Members' Comic Book Reviews
Title Issue # # Reviews # Comments Review Excerpt
Blade (2002) 1 1 0 A great beginning to an amazing story. Really shows how Blade yearns to be human.
by mgiger on 9/19/2014 12:48:00 PM
Deadpool (2012-Present) Bi-Annual 1 1 0 Needed some Heavy Metal! Perhaps they are saving that clash for the next awesome team-up.
by mbach on 9/19/2014 7:34:00 AM
Batman (2011-Present) 34 1 0 A decent, apparently minimalist Batman story in the tradition of Batman as the "World's Greatest Detective". You can look at it as a self-contained is...
by Icarus27k on 9/18/2014 10:53:00 PM
Multiversity (2014-Present) 1 1 0 Almost instantly impressive and unique, it engages you more than most new comics today. You also get the sense from this introductory issue that we ar...
by Icarus27k on 9/18/2014 10:46:00 PM
Next, The 6 1 0 To my knowledge, this is the only appearance of the Next. It’s the only comic to star them and I am pretty sure that’s it. There’s a very good r...
by bobashep on 9/18/2014 6:34:00 PM
Next, The 5 1 0 As the Next keep one step ahead of Sion, the Oblivion Shadow continues to grow, further threatening all of time and space. If there is any chance of b...
by bobashep on 9/17/2014 9:36:00 PM
Next, The 4 1 0 The inter-dimensional bounty hunter Sion has finally found his prey. Coming to the Next’s rescue is Superman. But how can the Man of Steel defeat so...
by bobashep on 9/17/2014 9:34:00 PM
NFL SuperPro (1991-1992) 1 1 0 Instead of considering Superpro the worst comic of all-time, I see this as the Plan 9 from Outer Space of comic books. I paid a buck for this in a bar...
by bobashep on 9/16/2014 6:41:00 PM
Spirit: The Origin Years 4 1 0 The stories themselves are entertaining. First up is a patriotic WWII era morality play between two orphans: one who chooses to fool good and one who ...
by bobashep on 9/16/2014 6:37:00 PM
Spirit: The Origin Years 6 1 0 Once again, I read a controversial comic book. But, I still consider it worth reading because I feel the best way to learn who we are is to examine wh...
by bobashep on 9/16/2014 6:37:00 PM
Untold Tales of Spider-Man (1995-1997) Annual 1996 1 0 The only complaint I have about this comic is that Mike Allred doesn’t do all of the art. I just love his thick inked style and the color palette us...
by bobashep on 9/16/2014 6:33:00 PM
Next, The 3 1 0 One of the Next is known for being a brain and uses a lot of technical jargon to get his point across. He’s basically Reed Richards, only I can unde...
by bobashep on 9/16/2014 6:19:00 PM
Detective Comics (2011-Present) HC Vol 4 1 0 In my opinion this volume is how Detective Comics should be. These issues harken back to the original days of this series where Batman was the lead fe...
by bobashep on 9/16/2014 5:55:00 PM
Daredevil: End of Days (2012-2013) HC 1 0 Aside from the last word of Murdock, there are a few other mysteries to be solved. I won’t mention those as to do so would reveal some spoilers. But...
by bobashep on 9/16/2014 5:22:00 PM
Elektra (2014-Present) 2 1 0 The artwork on this series is STUNNING! Absolutely amazing. Worth the price of admission just for that alone.
by jonervin26 on 9/16/2014 10:13:00 AM
Next, The 2 1 0 While Superman has his hands full with the space anomaly in earth’s orbit, the Next and their earth friend Monikka are experiencing fluctuations in ...
by bobashep on 9/15/2014 9:22:00 PM
Next, The 1 1 0 Issue 1 is the very first appearance the Next. So, there’s a ton of introduction and back story to be made. Most of the plot is devoted to explainin...
by bobashep on 9/15/2014 9:20:00 PM
Prometheus: Fire and Stone 1 1 0 I hope this picks up because I found it as contrived and problematic as the film it was based on.
by MikeJozic on 9/14/2014 1:12:00 AM
X-Files: Year Zero (2014) 1 1 0 Surprisingly good. Looking forward to seeing how this series develops.
by MikeJozic on 9/14/2014 1:09:00 AM
Itty Bitty Hellboy (2013) 1 1 0 Itty Bitty Hellboy is the brainchild of that dynamic duo of all-age friendly comics Art Baltazar and Franco. If you’ve read my blog regularly, you...
by bobashep on 9/12/2014 9:21:00 PM
Saga (2012-Present) 22 1 0 Fantastic new venture and the new plot line is coming into better form. We see the tragedy foreshadowed a few issues ago come into bloom here, as much...
by romevi on 9/12/2014 5:12:00 PM
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Enemy Unseen (2001) TP 1 0 All three stories were very good. But what surprised me was that I liked the Redjac story best! Wolf in the Fold is my all-time least favorite Origina...
by bobashep on 9/10/2014 10:42:00 PM
Daredevil (2011-2014) TP Vol 3 2 0 In this volume, Daredevil still has the hard drive that’s made every terrorist organization from Hydra to AIM froth at the mouth. Now with Spider-ma...
by bobashep on 9/10/2014 10:03:00 PM
Sarge Snorkel (1973-1976) 13 1 0 The book is filled mostly with 1-2 page comics. I’m assuming they were rejected from the Sunday paper. They weren’t awful- they just weren’t my ...
by bobashep on 9/10/2014 7:11:00 PM
Savage Dragon (1993-Present) 148 1 0 I had been getting more and more into comics when this issue came out, and that year was the first FCBD I attended. I remember Savage Dragon from my N...
by romevi on 9/9/2014 5:50:00 PM
Detective Comics #27 Special Edition (2014) 1 2 0 Fun to read the first appearance of Batman and to see a modern take on the same tale. Worth the $0!
by daftyduck on 9/9/2014 1:36:00 AM
Fatale (2012-2014) 24 1 0 Fatale will be missed, but they ended it right and it was a pleasure to read for the last few years.
by daftyduck on 9/9/2014 1:36:00 AM
Fade Out (2014-Present) 1 1 0 Looking forward to see more from this all star creative team.
by daftyduck on 9/9/2014 1:36:00 AM
Batman (2011-Present) 33 2 0 Zero Year lasted a little long, bit this was a fitting ending.
by daftyduck on 9/9/2014 1:36:00 AM
Star-Spangled War Stories Featuring G.I. Zombie (2014- present) 1 2 0 An Interesting start to a new charecter. IM IN! The concept is strong eventhough the first couple pages were a bit of a slow burn.I have to give a few...
by TJP80 on 9/8/2014 2:27:00 AM
Justice League: The Nail 1 1 0 Imagine a world without Superman. Oh, don’t worry! He’s out there; he’s just never been discovered. In this Elseworld, meta-humans and aliens a...
by bobashep on 9/6/2014 9:28:00 AM
Justice League: The Nail 2 1 0 The book is great- but things go from bad to worse for the Justice League!!! Some alien presence is building up a disdain for meta-humans and the worl...
by bobashep on 9/6/2014 9:28:00 AM
Justice League: The Nail 3 1 0 The Nail comes to an end with an all-out battle against the biggest, baddest, most powerful enemy the Justice League as ever fought…Jimmy Olsen? I k...
by bobashep on 9/6/2014 9:28:00 AM
Wonder Man (2007) TP 1 0 The best parts are the scenes that take place in the distant future. It’s a bleak outlook for planet Earth, with the only superhero remaining is Won...
by bobashep on 9/6/2014 9:26:00 AM
Superman Family Adventures (2012-2013) 4 1 0 The team of Art Baltazar and Franco continue to pump out instant classics like this one. I love how they created exciting new stories for kids that ar...
by bobashep on 9/6/2014 8:38:00 AM
Mekanix (2002-2003) 5 1 0 Kitty Pryde and her classmates have accepted the challenge of Purity, the mutant hate group and prepare for a debate over whether to allow mutants to ...
by bobashep on 9/4/2014 10:05:00 PM
Mekanix (2002-2003) 4 1 0 It took a while and I mean a good long while, but this series finally got good. I like Kitty’s angst and her clever methods of throwing the agents t...
by bobashep on 9/3/2014 7:05:00 PM
Classics Illustrated Deluxe (2007-Present) GN Vol 1 1 0 , I have no idea what the author was trying to get across as the main theme. In Moby Dick, the theme is obsession. In Peter Pan, the theme is not want...
by bobashep on 9/3/2014 6:22:00 PM
Batman Mitefall 1 1 0 The art doesn’t work. It’s too raw and childish. Although O’Neil’s art is a perfect fit in his work on “The League of Extraordinary Gentleme...
by bobashep on 9/3/2014 6:15:00 PM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 16 1 0 After the horror that was the last 3 issues, Peter David returns with a tale about the original crew. Sadly, this episode is too much like TOS episode...
by bobashep on 9/3/2014 6:12:00 PM
Mekanix (2002-2003) 1 1 0 The book starts off a little slow and it’s a little bit of an oddity for me. Published around 2002-03 this is probably the time period for comics th...
by bobashep on 9/2/2014 10:28:00 PM
Catwoman: The Movie & Other Cat Tales (2004) TP 1 0 Along with the movie adaptation, we get 3 stories of the actual Catwoman in action. All three are reprints from her 90s self-titled series and involve...
by bobashep on 9/2/2014 10:26:00 PM
NBC Saturday Morning Comics (1991) 1 1 0 The concept behind this comic was a clever ploy of marketing. I'm sure kids were delighted with this, even if they had to shell out a buck twenty-five...
by bobashep on 9/1/2014 8:49:00 PM
Sword of the Atom Special 3 1 0 At the end of this issue was a letter by some of the writers and editors of SOTA asking fans to write in for a permanent series based on Atom’s adve...
by bobashep on 8/30/2014 9:37:00 PM
Superman and Batman World's Funnest 1 1 0 This is one of my (new) all-time favorites. Mr. Mxyzptlk and Bat-Mite destroys every possible world in the DC Universe (Pre-Crisis, Post-Crisis, and e...
by bobashep on 8/29/2014 6:39:00 PM
Batman: Master of the Future 1 1 0 This book is the sequel to “Gotham by Gaslight”. The events clearly take place during the Chicago World’s Fair of 1889 and mixes in the Great Fi...
by bobashep on 8/29/2014 6:36:00 PM
Batman: Gotham By Gaslight (1989) GN 2 0 Despite that it doesn’t say that it’s an Elseworld, it’s the first book to explore the “infinite” earths since the end of the Crisis. Gaslig...
by bobashep on 8/29/2014 6:35:00 PM
Daredevil (2011-2014) HC Vol 5 1 0 This issue had excitement, action, and most of all, heart. The art continues to be a highlight of this series as well. I wasn’t much of a Daredevil ...
by bobashep on 8/29/2014 6:23:00 PM
Ultimate Comics: Avengers 3 (2010-2011) HC 1 0 I'm not a fan of the whole "ultimate" universe but I do love anything with Blade in it. I do enjoy how Captain America is portrayed. Shows his superb ...
by mgiger on 8/28/2014 11:31:00 PM
Sword of the Atom Special 1 1 0 This book was around 48-pages but just under half of this book is recap from the previous series. I understand this was needed to keep newcomers to Sw...
by bobashep on 8/28/2014 7:54:00 PM
Sword of the Atom Special 2 1 0 I rather liked this issue. It was a very good way to progress the Atom storyline while keeping us in the loop as to what happened to Jean Loring after...
by bobashep on 8/28/2014 7:31:00 PM
Saga (2012-Present) 21 1 0 Just when I thought the plot line had gotten stale after the trade paperback volume 3, Vaughan wows us with this new plot line that seems to take thin...
by romevi on 8/28/2014 2:31:00 PM
Daredevil (2011-2014) HC Vol 4 1 0 While the mystery part of the story was fantastic and I loved every minute of it. I wasn’t so happy with this volume’s conclusion. Keep in mind, t...
by bobashep on 8/27/2014 6:49:00 PM
Sword of the Atom (1983) 4 1 0 The action in this issue was fantastic. However, I was not such a fan of the ending. There are 3 more ‘specials’ set in the ‘Sword of the Atom...
by bobashep on 8/26/2014 9:23:00 PM
Sword of the Atom (1983) 3 1 0 The Atom leads his band of tiny rebels in the deepest darkest Amazon against their despotic overlords. Meanwhile, estranged wife Jean Loring is convin...
by bobashep on 8/26/2014 9:22:00 PM
Red Handed: The Fine Art of Strange Crimes (2013) HC 1 0 I love a good mystery and this one’s not bad. It’s my first experience reading a Matt Kindt work and from what I read, I’d definitely give it an...
by bobashep on 8/25/2014 6:40:00 PM
Marvel Adventures: The Avengers (2006-2009) TP Vol 4 1 0 Finally, some info on the origin of Giant-girl and a little clarity about her place in Marvel Canon. Some really good stories in this volume. Tho...
by bobashep on 8/24/2014 5:53:00 PM
Batman Incorporated (2011) HC Vol 1 1 0 This is another jewel in the glistening crown of Grant Morrison. It’s not to be missed. Anytime you can make a crying baby or a kicked dog, characte...
by bobashep on 8/24/2014 5:47:00 PM
Sword of the Atom (1983) 2 1 0 All of the action that was missing from issue 1 was obviously saved for this dynamic issue. I was afraid this was going to turn into a John Carter of ...
by bobashep on 8/22/2014 5:31:00 PM
Sword of the Atom (1983) 1 1 0 Don’t get me wrong, I liked this opening segment. But it was too much like a soap opera and nothing like a super hero comic. Everything that happens...
by bobashep on 8/21/2014 10:09:00 PM
Star-Spangled War Stories Featuring G.I. Zombie (2014- present) 1 2 0 Decent artwork from Hampton. You can feel the atmosphere with it. The story in this issue seems a little lacking though. I love the idea of G.I. Zombi...
by Icarus27k on 8/20/2014 10:46:00 AM
Fred Hembeck Sells the Marvel Universe 1 1 0 Usually, I get really ticked if I buy a comic and I don’t know that it’s just a bunch of reprints. However, since I have no intention of ever coll...
by bobashep on 8/19/2014 6:29:00 PM
Legends of the DC Universe Crisis on Infinite Earths 1 1 0 The untold story about the Crisis on Infinite Earths answers the question “How did the Anti-Monitor happen to capture the Barry Allen Flash?” I’...
by bobashep on 8/19/2014 6:28:00 PM
Fairest (2012-Present) TP Vol 3 1 0 As with the Japanese fables in the previous volume, there were a lot of characters from Indian lore that I’ve never heard of before in this story. B...
by bobashep on 8/18/2014 5:50:00 PM
Avengers (2012-Present) 33 1 0 I just don't get it. I enjoy the art but story... where are they going with this ? It's just too cryptic for my taste.
by Cryotek on 8/18/2014 5:39:00 AM
Andre the Giant: Life and Legend (2014) GN 1 0 There’s some R-rated language and some very bawdy anecdotes about Andre. The man loved to drink, mingle, and play cards and fight. But above all els...
by bobashep on 8/17/2014 9:08:00 PM
Fred Hembeck Destroys the Marvel Universe 1 1 0 Hembeck crafts a tale in which Death is tasked with killing off all of the characters of the Marvel Universe in one day. Nobody is safe from Hembeck...
by bobashep on 8/16/2014 10:54:00 PM
Power Girl: Power Trip (2014) TP 1 0 Power Girl: Power Trips is a massive volume filled with 16 issues. For only $30 and in full color, that’s a freaking steal! The art of Conner and Gr...
by bobashep on 8/16/2014 10:05:00 AM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 5 1 0 An archivist has a broken heart, monsters run amok on Enterprise, and the conflict with the Klingons in resolved. While this issue has some good mom...
by bobashep on 8/15/2014 6:01:00 PM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 13 1 0 So Billy Mumy is writing the issue and the cover says “Danger, Danger!” what do you expect? The crew of the Enterprise meeting the Space Family Ro...
by bobashep on 8/15/2014 6:00:00 PM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 14 1 0 Remember when Bill Mumy was the creepy kid on the “Twilight Zone” who sent people to the cornfield (IE purgatory) when he didn’t like them or go...
by bobashep on 8/15/2014 6:00:00 PM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 15 1 0 From the cover, you can tell that the end of the Worthy’s journey is not gonna end well. However, this volume is done quite well. Why couldn’t th...
by bobashep on 8/15/2014 6:00:00 PM
Treasury Of Victorian Murder HC Vol 8 1 0 The books of Geary are proof that the comics medium can not only entertain but also educate and can be very ‘highbrow.’ Much of the tale is a revi...
by bobashep on 8/15/2014 5:53:00 PM
Treasury of XXth Century Murder (2008-Present) HC Vol 1 1 0 A great read. This is a book for people who love comics, but are afraid to read them in public. I want to read the entire series.
by bobashep on 8/15/2014 5:50:00 PM
Adventures of the Thing (1992) 4 1 0 The reprint mini-series comes to a close with a classic ‘team-up’ of the Thing and the Man-Thing. Technically, they don’t really meet as Ben Gri...
by bobashep on 8/15/2014 5:45:00 PM
Adventures of the Thing (1992) 3 1 0 I’ve read this one before and yes, I was miffed that this series is nothing more than 4 reprints of the Thing’s team-up comic in the 80s. But, I l...
by bobashep on 8/14/2014 5:57:00 PM
Saga (2012-Present) 20 1 0 With a new plotline in this amazing comic comes plot-twists and turns. Some major characters come and some go, and this issue is packed with a lot of ...
by romevi on 8/13/2014 6:50:00 PM
Essential Spider-Woman TP Vol 1 1 0 Some of these issues are really good, especially the Marvel two-in-one issues, and the first 7 issues of Spider-woman. But when she starts to become a...
by bobashep on 8/13/2014 6:43:00 PM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 10 1 0 In Star Trek IV, the Klingons demanded the Kirk be brought to trial for his actions in the Search For Spock. Finally, after the fiasco of the Nasgul...
by bobashep on 8/13/2014 6:40:00 PM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 11 1 0 The courtroom goes insane when witnesses for the Klingons enter the courtroom- ending with the appearance by the Gangster race encountered in the orig...
by bobashep on 8/13/2014 6:40:00 PM
Star Trek (1989-1996) 12 1 0 If you’re a Klingon, the last thing you should ever do is insult Kirk’s son, who was killed by Klingons while defending Spock and Saavak. The tri...
by bobashep on 8/13/2014 6:40:00 PM
Adventures of the Thing (1992) 1 1 0 Ben Grimm travels backwards in hopes of getting himself to take this magic cure, only the younger Thing is so angry and so misshapen, he doesn’t rea...
by bobashep on 8/12/2014 5:56:00 PM
Black Science (2013-Present) 6 1 0 First off, this is a great sci fi book. It has the perfect amount of action, mystery, and grit. This issue wraps up the first story arc and doesn't ...
by tcaino74 on 8/12/2014 4:40:00 PM
Fantastic Four: Big Town (2001) 3 1 0 Seeing how threads from a story told about the future is coming to past in the comics I read now is pretty eerie. But I like it! It’s actually given...
by bobashep on 8/11/2014 5:44:00 PM
Fantastic Four: Big Town (2001) 4 1 0 I hate it when books end ambiguously and that’s the main reason I give this final chapter such a low mark. But the series itself is good and some re...
by bobashep on 8/11/2014 5:44:00 PM
Saga (2012-Present) 19 1 0 With the ending of issue 18, and trade paperback volume 3 to boot, the story takes a more relaxed approach to the characters, showing their quotidian ...
by romevi on 8/11/2014 5:33:00 PM
Fantastic Four: Big Town (2001) 2 1 0 Big Town was published in 1999-2000 and was meant to take place in the not too distant future. With Occupy, Obamacare, and the constant struggle to ma...
by bobashep on 8/10/2014 9:00:00 PM
Fantastic Four: Big Town (2001) 1 1 0 In the not too distant future, the combined intelligence of Reed Richards and Tony Stark has turned Manhattan into a utopian society. Known as “Big ...
by bobashep on 8/10/2014 8:58:00 PM
A + X (2012-Present) 17 1 0 Funnies shit I have vere read
by Punkero on 8/10/2014 2:59:00 AM
Simpsons Comics (1993-Present) TP Vol 12 1 0 This book has some hilarious moments like a story that takes place in the future after Bart goes into a coma for a badly ruptured stomach. Plus, there...
by bobashep on 8/9/2014 8:12:00 PM
Action Comics (1938-2011) 377 1 0 This issue sees Superman fighting the The Anti-Superman Gang. The gang has tried in the past to kill the Man of Steal, but each time have been thwarte...
by TheDylanCharles on 8/9/2014 10:40:00 AM
Avengers (2010-2012) HC Vol 2 1 0 , a third-tier villain has discovered where the illuminati have hidden the Infinity Gems. In an adventure that calls for Steve Rogers to bring in just...
by bobashep on 8/8/2014 6:19:00 PM
Incredible Hulk (1968-1999) Annual 16 1 0 My favorite Hulk annual, Peter David's writing here is as good as ever.
by thequestion77 on 8/8/2014 6:00:00 PM
Bizarro Comics GN 2 0 This is actually like 54 comics in one. The best and brightest Indy artists and writers team-up to provide the most absurd, strange, hilarious, and of...
by bobashep on 8/7/2014 6:18:00 PM
Batman: Arkham Unhinged (2012-2014) HC Vol 1 2 0 The Arkham series is by far the best version of Batman there is. These stories are almost as if you were playing the actual game (well w/o the game pl...
by mgiger on 8/7/2014 2:57:00 AM
Black Science (2013-Present) 7 1 0 This issue really starts the new arc off with tons of action. In fact the majority of the issue is one action sequence. Remender does a great job of...
by tcaino74 on 8/6/2014 11:37:00 PM
New Avengers (2010-2013) HC Vol 2 1 0 The Marvel Adventures Avengers is my all-time favorite line-up but now having read 2 volumes of New Avengers, I would have to say that this team is ru...
by bobashep on 8/6/2014 7:52:00 PM
Amazing X-Men (2014-Present) 7 1 0 This was very much a filler issue in the continutity. It was clear that the only point of this issue was to tread-water until the next story arc begin...
by p2mac on 8/6/2014 7:50:00 PM
Simpsons Comics (1993-Present) TP Vol 13 1 0 Simpsons Comics almost always fits the bill. They’er almost just like the TV show, just as hilarious, with awesome sight gags and crazy plots. What ...
by bobashep on 8/5/2014 6:12:00 PM
Avengers (1963-1996) Annual 21 1 0 The ending ties up some loose ends of the multi-parted origin of Kang. It also ties it that very confusing story starting Mantis from the previously r...
by bobashep on 8/4/2014 6:59:00 PM