Members' Comic Book Reviews
Title Issue # # Reviews # Comments Review Excerpt
Top 10: Beyond The Farthest Precinct TP 1 0 Neopolis is besieged with a terrifying vision of a grim reaper like entity. As the Top 10 investigate, the mystery deepens with a new drug for robots ...
by bobashep on 5/24/2018 9:32:00 PM
Exiles (2018) 1 1 0 So far, the characters are one dimensional and the artwork is zero dimensional. If you collected the Exiles series from 2001 to 2009, you will be dis...
by Furtive55 on 5/21/2018 11:01:00 PM
Superman Special (2018) 1 1 0 There's just two more weeks until Bendis officially takes over as the writer of the Superman Family. But before that happens, a trio of current writer...
by bobashep on 5/16/2018 9:19:00 PM
Bob's Burgers (FCBD) 2018 1 0 In this issue, there's a parody of Where the Wild Things Are as well as the James Cameron epic, Titanic. Then Bob gets his hands on some magical pinea...
by bobashep on 5/13/2018 10:36:00 PM
Beef 3 1 0 Our hero Chuck learns more about the new powers he has developed. And they involve being able to talk and control cattle. Oh, My God- Chuck. I...
by bobashep on 5/13/2018 9:47:00 PM
Hungry Ghosts 4 1 0 Overall, Hungry Ghosts is a great anthology horror. But the last issue wasn't as dynamic an ending as expected.
by bobashep on 5/12/2018 11:07:00 PM
Fraggle Rock (2018) 1 1 0 This was an extremely quick read. Large portraits of the caves of Fraggle Rock take over most of the pages. I thought Jared Cullum’s watercolors w...
by bobashep on 5/10/2018 12:32:00 PM
2099 Unlimited (1993-1995) 1 1 0 Spider-man battles a mutant Dr Kavokian and the Hulk battles a evil TV producer. This 2099 looks at a grim future that people are the commodity and th...
by xoregox on 5/9/2018 11:15:00 PM
Vinegar Teeth 4 1 0 Just who is behind all of the residents of the city becoming zombified? Why does Detective Buckle act all weird at the beginning of each issue? What...
by bobashep on 5/9/2018 9:19:00 PM
Vinegar Teeth 3 1 0 Vinegar Teeth's origin is finally revealed! After having to kill one of the citizen's he has sworn to protect, Vinegar Teeth is greatly troubled and s...
by bobashep on 5/6/2018 9:38:00 PM
DC Nation (2018) 0 1 0 DC Nation #0 was a very good sampler of what’s in story for the DCU. Though not 100% happy with every story, I absolutely cannot complain about th...
by bobashep on 5/5/2018 10:09:00 PM
Vinegar Teeth 1 1 0 Vinegar Teeth is an odd mix of Eric Powell’s The Goon, HP Lovecraft’s Cthulu, and Will Eisner’s The Spirit. A buddy cop adventure at heart, this...
by bobashep on 5/5/2018 2:39:00 PM
Lumberjanes (2014-Present) 49 1 0 I give Lumberjanes high marks. The storytelling was flawless, though I wish that some of the characters names were given earlier on. In terms of the a...
by bobashep on 5/5/2018 2:38:00 PM
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? (2010-Present) 92 1 0 I solved the mystery in both of the bookend stories. I like that DC frames the stories this way as to engage readers. The clues are there- you just ...
by bobashep on 5/5/2018 2:37:00 PM
Action Comics (1938-2011, 2016-Present) 1000 2 0 A star-studded event with so many big names it rivals most awards ceremonies. And that’s just the talent! This issue marks the 80th anniversary of t...
by bobashep on 5/5/2018 2:36:00 PM
You Are Deadpool 1 1 0 Marvel is at it again with a 4-issue miniseries in which you the reader gets to be the Merc with a Mouth! Only there’s a twist to the formula- you a...
by bobashep on 5/5/2018 2:33:00 PM
Alpha Flight (1983-1994) 13 1 0 I bought this issue because Wolverine was on the cover, this is not Wolverine appearing in an issue of Alpha Flight. I like the pace of the second hal...
by xoregox on 4/28/2018 11:45:00 AM
Alpha Flight (1983-1994) 4 1 0 This appears to be one of the stories where the previous issues might help me understand the character dynamics a bit better. From a first read throug...
by xoregox on 4/28/2018 10:12:00 AM
Air Raiders (1987-1988) 1 1 0 I purchased this when it was released, $1.00, if i had invested that money i would have $8.00 now. I would have rather had the money. Don't get me wro...
by xoregox on 4/28/2018 9:19:00 AM
2099 Unlimited (1993-1995) 2 1 0 2099 Unlimited Vol.1 No.2 is split into 3 story lines, Hulk, Spider-Man, and R-Gang set in a near dystopian future. Both Hulk and Spider-Man touch on ...
by xoregox on 4/28/2018 8:34:00 AM
100th Anniversary Special: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) 1 1 0 The artwork and story were a bit choppy, I got lost a couple of times and had to reread several panels. Would not reccomend.
by xoregox on 4/27/2018 9:45:00 PM
Defenders of the Earth (1987) 4 1 0 Mandrake the Magician is the focus of this, the final issue of Defenders of the Earth. When Mandrake attempts to train his apprentice Kshin,...
by bobashep on 4/23/2018 5:38:00 PM
Defenders of the Earth (1987) 2 1 0 Once again, the Phantom is grossly underused. He appears in the first act. But it's not until the third and final part of this story does he finally t...
by bobashep on 4/22/2018 7:12:00 PM
Defenders of the Earth (1987) 1 1 0 This was an enjoyable blast from the past. Having Stan Lee as writer for the first issue was a pleasant surprise. The artwork by Alex Suviuk was bea...
by bobashep on 4/22/2018 2:21:00 PM
Action Comics (1938-2011, 2016-Present) 1000 2 0 So I indulged myself and bought three covers, 1930's by Steve Rude, 1960's by Mike Allred, and 1970's by Jim Steranko; I'm happy I got them at discoun...
by alanmoore69 on 4/19/2018 9:14:00 AM
Skyward (2018) 1 1 0 I really enjoyed this comic. Lee Garbett has never looked better and I love how Fabela colors him. In addition, I love the whimsical tone of the story...
by alanmoore69 on 4/19/2018 9:06:00 AM
Lazarus (2013-Present) 27 1 0 This was a really fun issue. We finally find out about what happened to Jonah when he jumped into the sea. I just love how Rucka is able to weave in n...
by alanmoore69 on 4/19/2018 9:03:00 AM
Just Imagine Stan Lee Creating the DC Universe Omnibus (2013) HC 1 0 Weakness is a big flaw in most of these characters. DC's characters are known to be sources of limitless power and resolve. The Marvel characters fath...
by bobashep on 4/15/2018 11:12:00 PM
Atomic Blonde The Coldest City GN 1 0 This book is the inspiration behind the 2017 hit action movie Atomic Blonde starring Charlize Theron. From reviews I read about the film, it's suppose...
by bobashep on 4/12/2018 10:08:00 PM
Power of Shazam (1994) TP 1 0 There was a couple of plot holes in this story. But overall it was a great adventure. Visually stunning, I haven't seen such masterful paintings in ...
by bobashep on 4/7/2018 11:21:00 PM
Spider-Man (1990-1998) 1 5 1 pretty great. epic and fun to read i think. it was extraordinary.
by Barrakuda on 4/6/2018 7:35:00 PM
Hungry Ghosts 3 2 2 I read the first issue in this series and was excited to get the one with Paul Pope on it. This issue was pretty disgusting, which took away points, b...
by alanmoore69 on 3/31/2018 11:46:00 PM
Jessica Jones (2016-Present) 18 1 0 Nice ending to Bendis's last Jessica Jones issue. There were some parts that I didn't get, probably because the last issue I read from this run was fr...
by alanmoore69 on 3/31/2018 11:39:00 PM
Damnation: Johnny Blaze - Ghost Rider (2018) 1 1 0 Fun story about Johnny Blaze and the Ghost Rider kicking butt in hell.
by alanmoore69 on 3/31/2018 11:37:00 PM
Doctor Strange: The Oath (2006-2007) TP 1 0 I know that Marvel fans love their writer to be named Brian. I do too, but instead of Bendis, I am a huge fan of Brian K Vaughn (Y: The Last Man.) V...
by bobashep on 3/31/2018 9:09:00 PM
Hungry Ghosts 3 2 2 The third issue of Hungry Ghosts could be summarized as a major pain in the tuchus. That's because the horrors are all about digestion. And well, you ...
by bobashep on 3/30/2018 10:41:00 PM
Beef 2 1 0 The story continues to be very good. However, I had trouble understanding about 5-6 pages of the story. It was in Spanish and mine is not good. Too ...
by bobashep on 3/30/2018 10:22:00 PM
Fathom (2011-2013) 2 1 0 A very good read for adults
by rgh1750 on 3/20/2018 11:44:00 PM
Prisoner 4 1 0 Dean Motter and Mark Askwith's amazing miniseries based on the pop culture hit, The Prisoner comes to an exciting and explosive end. This was ...
by bobashep on 3/20/2018 7:39:00 PM
Prisoner 3 1 0 This issue seems rather unnecessary. Not really revealing anything nor doing anything of significance, Book C mostly just moves the players into the r...
by bobashep on 3/19/2018 10:16:00 PM
DC Super Stars (1976-1978) 10 1 0 A baseball game between heroes and villains! Batman, Joker, Lex Luthor, Green Arrow, Amazo- all of your favorite heroes were there. The game s...
by bobashep on 3/17/2018 10:39:00 PM
AAFES 17 1 0 This was the first comic I ever read, I guess it served as a good starting point since I'm still reading them.
by Jayejoker on 3/15/2018 2:41:00 PM
Oblivion Song 1 1 0 I expected a little more. Maybe I expected too much? The concept and story seems kind of cool. But feels like stories I've already read before. I real...
by jonervin26 on 3/15/2018 10:11:00 AM
Flintstones (2016-2017) TP Vol 2 1 0 I didn't have a perfect experience with this book. Sadly, one of my favorite characters got killed off and it actually left me a little heartbroken. T...
by bobashep on 3/14/2018 10:28:00 PM
Prisoner 2 1 0 Former secret agent Alice Drake has just spent her first night in the abandoned Village. Only for an abandoned village, there seems to be quite a few ...
by bobashep on 3/12/2018 11:15:00 PM
Justice League Unlimited (2004-2008) 12 1 0 The Flash answers a JLA distress signal only to find that his fellow teammates have been trapped by the Mirror Master! Now a prisoner himself, the onl...
by bobashep on 3/11/2018 10:02:00 PM
Hungry Ghosts 2 1 0 There's only 2 issues left in this miniseries and I can't wait for them. As a professional chef, I love seeing that food and culinary is getting hig...
by bobashep on 3/11/2018 9:16:00 PM
Azrael/Ash (1997) GN 1 0 Fun story and great art by Quesada and Palmiotti. This was my first introduction to Ash and I will look up more of his books.
by Deadman2000 on 3/9/2018 11:34:00 PM
Prisoner 1 1 0 Book A was a good opening chapter. I have heard that when this miniseries was published, fans felt that this story revised most of the final episode o...
by bobashep on 3/9/2018 11:10:00 PM
Speed Racer TP Vol 1 1 0 Len Strazewski does an amazing job crafting the origins of both our hero Speed and the mysterious Racer X! My only regret is that I blew through this ...
by bobashep on 3/8/2018 9:46:00 PM
Showcase Presents: The Flash TP Vol 4 1 0 Though these issues were published in the late 1960s, the foundation of the Flash television show on the CW begins here. The face changing a...
by bobashep on 3/5/2018 11:26:00 PM
Justice League America (1989-1996) 76 1 0 The art and writing are superior as usual and the plot continues the previous storyline but offers a refreshing new take that keeps things from gettin...
by bobashep on 3/4/2018 10:24:00 PM
Beef 1 1 0 I think through The Beef, Starkings and Shaneline are trying to hit comic readers in their stomachs. But considering how brutal he makes the Vodino fa...
by bobashep on 3/4/2018 1:46:00 PM
Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2014-Present) 35 1 0 One of the best issues of the entire series and it stars not a DC legend but Yogi Bear! Somebody is stealing the picnic baskets of visitors to ...
by bobashep on 3/4/2018 1:09:00 AM
Vinegar Teeth 2 1 0 Things seem to be going from bad to worst for Artie Buckle. His squad car has been painted with a perp's entrails. His apartment has been destroyed by...
by bobashep on 3/1/2018 10:09:00 PM
Doom Patrol (2016-Present) 2 1 0 Slowly but surely, the incomprehensible scenes from issue #1 are starting to gel here. We are still far from a completely "normal" narrative, but it's...
by Icarus27k on 2/26/2018 12:32:00 AM
Doom Patrol (2016-Present) 1 2 0 It's different than usual DC fare, for sure. It's more experimental. Some may see the issue as nonsense, but it is comparable to the weirdness of the ...
by Icarus27k on 2/25/2018 11:16:00 PM
Superman (2016-Present) 41 1 0 The conclusion of this arc seemed a little rushed, like it could have been extended over another issue or two. The issue definitely suffers a bit beca...
by Icarus27k on 2/24/2018 11:47:00 PM
Superman (2016-Present) 40 1 0 A great first part of a story arc. The narrative is compelling and at time surprising (in a good way). Writer James Robinson is excellent in most of h...
by Icarus27k on 2/24/2018 11:25:00 PM
Deadpool (2016-Present) TP Vol 7 1 0 I am in no way a fan of Shakespeare. I never really understood him, his use of iambic pentameter, or about half of the vocabulary he would use. While ...
by bobashep on 2/24/2018 5:12:00 PM
Deadpool (2016-Present) TP Vol 6 1 0 This volume was not as good than the last. Things aren't great for Deadpool and I like my Deadpool to be a little more upbeat. If I wasn't used to a ...
by bobashep on 2/21/2018 4:44:00 PM
Unlimited Access (1997-1998) 4 1 0 This issue marks the general end of the DC and Marvel crossovers. There might have been one or two one-shots still to come after this. But that was pr...
by bobashep on 2/15/2018 6:33:00 PM
Batman: The Black Casebook TP 1 0 Relive the stories that inspired Grant Morrison's Batman: R.I.P. This collection of Batman tales are from the much maligned period of the mid-...
by bobashep on 2/13/2018 11:04:00 PM
Unlimited Access (1997-1998) 3 1 0 The plot is getting kinds thin. The action is top notch especially the battle between Justice Leaguers and Earth's Mightiest Heroes. But it's just not...
by bobashep on 2/13/2018 10:38:00 PM
Unlimited Access (1997-1998) 2 1 0 The dimension shifting time-travelling adventures of Access puts the new hero in the direct path of the Legion of Superheroes. That's not all of the f...
by bobashep on 2/12/2018 8:49:00 PM
Unlimited Access (1997-1998) 1 1 0 Written by Karl Kesel, a writer with experience in both DC and Marvel lore, Unlimited Access is in good hands. But this 1997 miniseries isn't written ...
by bobashep on 2/10/2018 8:32:00 PM
Swamp Thing Winter Special 1 1 0 This one-shot is an essential read for a lot of comic book fans. First and foremost to want to own this issue is Swamp Thing fans. Len Wein also had a...
by bobashep on 2/10/2018 7:21:00 PM
Yets Book 2 1 0 Mike Bocianowski does such an amazing job on this book. The art is so clean and expressive. His writing is whimsical and funny. I really love this ser...
by bobashep on 2/8/2018 9:00:00 PM
Showcase Presents: Justice League of America TP Vol 6 1 0 Speaking of later issues, this volume ended quite sadly for me. Or at least bittersweet. This is the final volume of Showcase Presents: Justice League...
by bobashep on 2/7/2018 9:06:00 PM
DC/Marvel: All Access 4 1 0 The JLA and X-Men realize who is behind the dimensional crisis between the DC and Marvel Universes. It's not as epic of a team-up as when the JLA and ...
by bobashep on 2/6/2018 8:49:00 PM
DC/Marvel: All Access 3 1 0 The excitement continues with Access recruiting Batman and Doctor Strange to assist with the mystery of the weakening barriers between the two dimen...
by bobashep on 2/6/2018 8:42:00 PM
DC/Marvel: All Access 2 1 0 Another good mind twisting issue with one very odd exception. Normally Batman is all very rigid and all business. Yet here he's willing to bend the ru...
by bobashep on 2/4/2018 7:34:00 PM
DC/Marvel: All Access 1 1 0 If ever the DC and Marvel Universes ever touch again for too long, the Amalgam Universe will again dominate the two. Thus a new hero called Access was...
by bobashep on 2/4/2018 7:19:00 PM
DC Versus Marvel (1996) TP 1 0 After the first issue, fans were given a number of match-ups and encouraged to vote for the winner. Could Superman defeat the Hulk? Whose mightier: T...
by bobashep on 2/4/2018 7:09:00 PM
Stretch Armstrong And The Flex Fighters 1 1 0 None of the Flex Fighters parents know that their kids were exposed to a potentially dangerous chemical. That's just completely unrealistic. Just once...
by bobashep on 2/2/2018 7:56:00 AM
Axe Cop (2010-2014) TP Vol 3 1 0 This collection of shorts includes a number of Ask Axe Cop vignettes in which AC gives really bad advice. Plus, there's a fantastic crossover with ano...
by bobashep on 2/1/2018 7:50:00 PM
Hungry Ghosts 1 1 0 Hungry Ghosts began as I expected an Anthony Bourdain story too kick off. The beginning is full of grumpy chefs, lots of F-bombs, and sleazy customers...
by bobashep on 1/31/2018 6:33:00 PM
GCD Vol. 1 1 0 I really enjoyed this book by Adam Wilson. Very well written, quite creative, and essentially captivating, I wanted to know what happens next. Unfortu...
by bobashep on 1/31/2018 6:26:00 PM
Showcase Presents: Blue Beetle (2015-Present) TP Vol 1 1 0 Featuring artwork from DC legends such as Gil Kane, Ross Andru, and Don Heck, this late 80s series was about as close to the original vision of Blue B...
by bobashep on 1/28/2018 9:22:00 PM
Superman 80-Page Giant (1999-2000) 1 1 0 My favorite story was the Mr. Mxyzptlk affair in which the Fifth dimensional imp take Lois and Clark on a genre filled ride through cable TV. I loved ...
by bobashep on 1/28/2018 8:59:00 PM
Three Stooges (2012) GN Vol 1 1 0 Bed-Bugged is filled with several short stories of the Stooges either taking on menial jobs and failing miserably or attempting to cash in on get rich...
by bobashep on 1/27/2018 10:17:00 PM
Troublemaker (2010) HC Vol 1 1 0 This mystery was very funny with a sort of Moonlighting sexual tension between the two lead characters. There was some elements of Dexter mixed it wha...
by bobashep on 1/25/2018 5:15:00 PM
Showcase Presents: Justice League of America TP Vol 5 1 0 I love the Justice League of America and despite the flaws in this book, they are a delight to read and a fond throwback to my childhood.
by bobashep on 1/23/2018 11:02:00 PM
Essential Marvel Two-in-One (2005-2011) TP Vol 3 1 0 Featuring Tom DeFalco, Chris Claremont, John Byrne, George Perez, and many more from the Marvel Bullpen, this was an great collection of issues from t...
by bobashep on 1/21/2018 11:15:00 AM
Batman: White Knight 4 1 0 Great Story, brilliant cliffhanger.. so much so, I'm adding this series to my pull list. :)
by petey212 on 1/21/2018 12:39:00 AM
Showcase Presents: The Spectre TP Vol 1 1 0 I have a few of these stories in other issues already- especially Wraith of the Spectre and Brave and the Bold tales. But this collection was filled w...
by bobashep on 1/20/2018 10:39:00 PM
Yets Book 1 1 0 The opening chapter of artist and writer Mike Bocianowski's 2013 series was a heartwarming tale. Full of adventure, laughs, and myth, Yets! is a serie...
by bobashep on 1/17/2018 5:23:00 PM
Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2014-Present) 30 1 0 A series of monster sightings have been popping up around the world as of late. On the scene is Mystery Inc and the Challengers of the Unknown, and Ca...
by bobashep on 1/14/2018 9:04:00 PM
America's 1st Patriotic Comic Book Hero, The Shield TPB 1 0 For its historic significance, this was an very interesting read. The Shield got started in the pages of Pep Comics. He would reign as the featured ch...
by bobashep on 1/12/2018 6:37:00 PM
Flash (1987-2009) TP Vol 6 1 0 I’m a huge fan of the Flash. However, it’s the Barry Allen Flash that I am so devoted to. I do not hate Wally west. It’s just that I grew up rea...
by bobashep on 1/12/2018 6:34:00 PM
Archer and Armstrong (2012-2014) TP Vol 1 1 0 One is an ancient immortal warrior who has seen it all, done it all, and has the dad bod to prove it. One is an enhanced teenage fighting machine, ...
by bobashep on 1/9/2018 7:14:00 PM
Archie's Christmas Stocking (1993-1999) 1 1 0 A near flawless holiday special from Archie Comics!
by bobashep on 1/9/2018 3:56:00 PM
Not Brand Echh (2017) 14 1 0 This issue skewers the recent cross-title events of Civil War II and the highly controversial Secret Empire. There's over a dozen vignettes that refle...
by bobashep on 1/8/2018 11:04:00 PM
Deathlok (2010) TP 1 0 This book was a mixed bag. I really enjoyed the opening chapter and the ending was really good. There were some kick-ass fight scenes spread throughou...
by bobashep on 1/7/2018 11:19:00 PM
Die Kitty Die: Christmas Special (2017) 1 1 0 Created, written and illustrated by Archie contributors Dan Parent and Fernando Ruiz, Die Kitty Die is a parody on Archie Comics. (Most of the charact...
by bobashep on 1/6/2018 2:12:00 PM
Uncle Scrooge Adventures (1987-1998) 17 1 0 Both stories were classic Carl Barks epics drawn in Disney's patented style. I thought both were equally great. Yes, these stories wouldn't be conside...
by bobashep on 1/2/2018 4:35:00 PM
Amazing Spider-Man (2015-2017) 32 1 0 The Green Goblin is no more... long live the Green Goblin! Great Storyline and character development in this one. I can see a what if? story being spu...
by petey212 on 12/28/2017 2:17:00 AM
Action Comics (1938-2011, 2016-Present) 988 1 0 As this is part 2 in a multi-part story and I haven't read or have the other issues it's hard to judge this story on it's own. It does introduce some ...
by petey212 on 12/27/2017 10:10:00 PM
DC Universe Holiday Special 2017 1 1 0 For the second year in a row, DC asked a cover price of $9.99 and I willingly shelled it out. Last year, the entertained the hell out of me! And they ...
by bobashep on 12/24/2017 10:52:00 PM
Green Arrow (2016-Present) Annual 1 1 0 This annual is a fairly good starting point for newbies like myself. I've been into comics for almost 40 years mind you. It's just that I'm not a big ...
by bobashep on 12/24/2017 10:19:00 PM