Members' Comic Book Reviews
Title Issue # # Reviews # Comments Review Excerpt
Lola XOXO (2014-2015) TP 1 0 The story was pretty good. The concept was fairly original. Though I felt like there were elements of that very short-live NBC series Revolution mixed...
by bobashep on 2/21/2019 5:35:00 PM
Futurama Comics (2000-2016) 68 2 0 One of the most confusing issues Bongo has ever produced. Taking a bag from the film Memento, many of the scenes are shown in reverse order. There wer...
by bobashep on 2/20/2019 10:52:00 PM
Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2014-Present) 46 1 0 This is perhaps the most different Scooby-Doo Team-Up I have ever read. In the DC heroes crossovers, the gang will usually encounter comical version...
by bobashep on 2/19/2019 9:31:00 PM
Hip Hop Family Tree (2013-2015) GN Vol 2 1 0 Ed Piskor continues his Who's Who of major players of the evolution of hip hop. This chapter finishes out 1981, blows through 1982 and ends at the wan...
by bobashep on 2/18/2019 6:07:00 PM
Star Wars Tales From Vader's Castle 5 2 0 yea disney really has no clue what fans want from a vader book the only real reason i bought the book was because it was the first time vader reveals ...
by scandy707 on 2/18/2019 2:37:00 PM
New X-Men (2001-2004) TP Vol 2 1 0 Grant Morrison is an odd duck. But he always manages to take all these great classic and shoot them into the 21st century. It's no different here wi...
by bobashep on 2/17/2019 8:15:00 PM
Che: A Graphic Biography (2008) GN 1 0 An interesting read that is skewed way too far to the left. There's nothing centric here. Great art but the editing is irregular.
by bobashep on 2/16/2019 6:36:00 PM
Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2014-Present) 36 1 0 A great DC/Hanna-Barbara crossover. With the mystery guests behind this caper, this issue was a great nod to some of the more oddball DC titles of t...
by bobashep on 2/13/2019 9:04:00 PM
Graphix Spotlight Sparks (FCBD 2018) 1 1 0 I've been hoping that my local library would have a copy on hand but it's just hasn't been meant to be. That doesn't mean that I've stopped looking....
by bobashep on 2/12/2019 10:06:00 PM
Nightwing (1996-2009) TP Vol 6 1 0 After the events of the 'Hunt for Oracle', which concluded in the pages of Birds of Prey, Bludhaven is in a power vacuum. Blockbuster is recovering fr...
by bobashep on 2/11/2019 8:36:00 PM
Star Wars Tales From Vader's Castle 5 2 0 I wasn't such a big fan of this issue as the loose ends got tied up just a little too neat and clean for my taste. I understand that this is an all-ag...
by bobashep on 2/10/2019 9:27:00 PM
Nightwing (1996-2009) TP Vol 5 1 0 Chuck Dixon hit a home run with this issue. Plus there's the great art by Bruce Guice, Patrick Zircher and Greg Land. There's so much action and adv...
by bobashep on 2/9/2019 11:12:00 PM
Coda (2018) 1 1 0 Best independent comic from 2018. This is a must have for any true comic book collector.
by Furtive55 on 2/9/2019 12:52:00 AM
Die Kitty Die: I Love You To Death (FCBD 2018) 1 1 0 Die Kitty Die is yet another example of why I am such a fan of Dan Parent. He kills it every time in his classic Archie tales. Then when he comes over...
by bobashep on 2/7/2019 10:50:00 PM
Phantom (1962-1977) 72 1 0 It seems that every Phantom story goes around in 3s. Either The Phantom will fight the baddie 3 times, get injured 3, or get captured 3 times. In this...
by bobashep on 2/6/2019 10:33:00 PM
Robin: Days Of Fire And Madness TP 1 0 From the cover, it appears that Robin has teamed with Shadowpact. And while the Boy Wonder does join forces with Blue Devil and Ragman, the alliance i...
by bobashep on 2/4/2019 10:03:00 PM
Superman vs. The Amazing Spider-Man TP 1 0 A good read that doesn't disappoint but really doesn't do much on surprises either. An important milestone in comic book history on so many levels, ...
by bobashep on 2/3/2019 9:11:00 PM
Bongo Comics Free-for-All! (FCBD) 2018 1 0 The final Bongo Free Comic Book Day offering. Late last year, Bongo shut down it's presses and closed it's doors after nearly 20 years in existence. T...
by bobashep on 2/2/2019 8:17:00 PM
Starburns Presents (FCBD 2018) 1 0 If you do a search for SBI, you find a website that specializes in online animated shorts and humorous cassette tapes. (Who still listens to cassett...
by bobashep on 1/31/2019 10:53:00 PM
Youngblood (1995-1996) 6 1 0 cool cover
by rlopezjr on 1/30/2019 7:10:00 PM
Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2014-Present) 26 1 0 A funny issue of which I hope to see Hong Kong Phooey making a return visit. Just maybe with a different artist.
by bobashep on 1/29/2019 10:45:00 PM
Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2014-Present) 37 1 0 The Detectives of Mystery Inc. are summoned to National City. It appears that Supergirl has been troubled by a pair of ghosts. Scooby and the gang are...
by bobashep on 1/28/2019 8:31:00 PM
Yets Book 3 1 0 I really love this series. I'm quite disappointed that I can't find any further adventures with the Yets! It's such a beautifully written and illust...
by bobashep on 1/28/2019 6:56:00 PM
Star Trek: The Key Collection (2004-2006) TP Vol 1 1 0 Collecting the first eight issues of the equally much loved and much maligned Star Trek series from Gold Key. The publisher first debuted the sci-fi s...
by bobashep on 1/27/2019 10:04:00 PM
Batman: Europa (2016-Present) 1 1 0 Was not ready for the story to be this good, how does batman ask the Joker for help. As much as he has done, what a story and the drawings are great a...
by rlopezjr on 1/27/2019 8:56:00 PM
Batman (1940-2011) 319 1 0 The roots of Batman are alive in this issue, because of the mystery "is he a Ghost or Not? It also marks the return of Wayne Manor after an entire dec...
by rlopezjr on 1/27/2019 8:15:00 PM
Blade Runner (1982) 1 2 0 this is a classic movie staring Harrison ford in the prime of his life and the and the comic movie adaption does the actor justice by illustration and...
by scandy707 on 1/27/2019 1:06:00 PM
Crypt Of Shadows (2019) 1 1 0 A man with a fear of dogs seeks out a therapist who specializes in a radical new treatment. Marvel has decided to reflect on it's past during the wh...
by bobashep on 1/26/2019 9:20:00 PM
Marvel Firsts: The 1970s (2012) TP Vol 3 1 0 A really awesome grab bag of late 1970s Marvel books. Some real money savers here.
by bobashep on 1/23/2019 9:05:00 PM
Wolverine: Flies to a Spider (2009) One-Shot 1 0 Not a kids book! It has a parental warning and parents should take heed. In most X-Men books, Wolverine’s claws are mostly for show or cutting up ...
by bobashep on 1/21/2019 8:51:00 PM
Marvel Holiday Special (1991-Present) 2011 1 0 Not the best effort by Marvel.
by bobashep on 1/21/2019 8:33:00 PM
Disney Comic Hits (1995) 5 1 0 I knew Gladstone made Disney comics. But, who knew Marvel did? In the mid-90s, they did with an anthology series called Comic Hits. Here, they focused...
by bobashep on 1/21/2019 8:24:00 PM
Justice League Europe (1989-1993) 39 1 0 Finally, things seem to be picking up. The abstract artist whose turned London inside out is on the loose, still. Yet, it seems that despite the fac...
by bobashep on 1/21/2019 8:17:00 PM
Milt Gross' New York (2015) HC 1 0 A lost precursor to the modern graphic novel, warts and all. To all publishers out- learn from Craig Yoe! Don't be like DC Comics and cancel a colle...
by bobashep on 1/21/2019 7:15:00 PM
Superman (1939-1986, 2006-2011) 358 1 0 This was a nostalgic look at my comic book filled childhood. It featured an interesting take on the Superman/Batman mythos. Plus there were unexpect...
by bobashep on 1/20/2019 10:50:00 PM
Star Wars Tales From Vader's Castle 3 1 0 I didn't think it was possible. But writer Cavan Scott found a way to bring together both the Alden Ehrenreich Han Solo with the Harrison Ford Han Sol...
by bobashep on 1/19/2019 8:44:00 PM
A1 (2013) 1 1 0 Alice (from Alice in Wonderland), some Weekly Agents, WWII soldier sacrifices. Trippy book, will read more, the art is beautiful!!
by xoregox on 1/19/2019 3:18:00 PM
52 (2006-2007) 22 1 0 Quality art and coherent story. Will look for more of these in the dollar bin.
by xoregox on 1/19/2019 2:28:00 PM
2099 Unlimited (1993-1995) 10 1 0 The Spider-man 2099 story continues to be interesting, this time Miguel is at Woodstock 2099 (and they have the equivalent of bad brown acid), Machina...
by xoregox on 1/19/2019 1:43:00 PM
2099 Unlimited (1993-1995) 9 1 0 The main focus stories in the series (both Hulk and Spider-Man) continue to have the best art work and stories. The smaller one-offs have been hit or ...
by xoregox on 1/19/2019 1:19:00 PM
Click (2019) HC Vol 1 1 0 Get in on the ground floor with an all-new graphic novel series from up-and-coming author-illustrator Kayla Miller in this week’s edition of Family...
by bobashep on 1/18/2019 7:47:00 PM
Star Wars Adventures (2017) Ashcan 1 0 Cavan Scott has done a great job writing never-before-revealed episodes of your favorite Star Wars characters. But there is this back-up feature calle...
by bobashep on 1/17/2019 9:37:00 PM
100 Bullets (1999-2009) 76 1 0 Well written, drawn, and executed. Dark, gritty and mature.. will read more!
by xoregox on 1/17/2019 8:52:00 PM
Marvel Super Hero Adventures: Captain Marvel - Frost Giants 1 1 0 You know, I am not really sure why any of these Marvel Super Hero Adventures one-shots are being titled after Captain Marvel. It's not that I have a...
by bobashep on 1/16/2019 4:13:00 PM
Elvira, Mistress Of Dark (2018) 1 1 0 The Mistress of the Dark has attracted her fair share of men. Now, she's the object of desire of Dracula, Lord of the Vampires. As she seeks to escape...
by bobashep on 1/16/2019 3:53:00 PM
Four Color (1942-1962) 896 1 0 On the back cover there's an activity in which children could cut out a picture of Tinkerbell, make a few folds, add glue, string, a stick and some ...
by bobashep on 1/15/2019 10:32:00 PM
Justice League Europe (1989-1993) 40 1 0 m his promised role as JLE leader and it seems all is right with the world. At least all the members are in agreement that Hal’s the right guy for t...
by bobashep on 1/15/2019 9:51:00 PM
Justice League International (1987-1989, 1993-1994) 51 1 0 With some new members, a few departures, and some dramatic costume changes, the Justice League Europe has become a global superhero team and is now th...
by bobashep on 1/15/2019 9:31:00 PM
Justice League International (1987-1989, 1993-1994) 52 1 0 The plot is getting a little convoluted and I don’t enjoy the way some of these mysteries are being handled. Usually, with a suspenseful plot-line...
by bobashep on 1/14/2019 10:11:00 PM
Justice League International (1987-1989, 1993-1994) 56 1 0 The castle embassy of the JLI is under assault from druids who want to bring England back under a form of pre-Roman Celtic rule. Only Power Girl i...
by bobashep on 1/14/2019 10:01:00 PM
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales HC Vol 7 1 0 The opening salvos of the Pacific Theater are explored in this World War II themed edition of Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales. With stunning aerial pict...
by bobashep on 1/14/2019 9:51:00 PM
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales HC Vol 8 1 0 I really thought that I knew about the War of Independence. Boy, was I wrong at that! I especially did not know how much of an impact the French offic...
by bobashep on 1/13/2019 7:24:00 PM
Fantastic Four (2018-Present) 5 2 1 Is someone cutting onions in here? I'm not crying, you're crying! Seriously, this is one of the best comics I've ever read in my 35 plus years of read...
by jonervin26 on 1/13/2019 2:17:00 PM
Ice Cream Man 6 1 0 this one was great . having not even read the previous issues and this being my first take on the series i would only assume other issues dont follow ...
by scandy707 on 1/12/2019 10:29:00 PM
Fantastic Four (2018-Present) 5 2 1 One of the most perfect comics of all-time! Definitely worth the couple extra bucks!
by bobashep on 1/12/2019 9:36:00 PM
Judas (2017) 4 1 0 LOVE IT not much dialog awesome artwork great story
by scandy707 on 1/12/2019 8:39:00 PM
Wolverine: The Long Night 1 1 0 I haven't listened to the podcast this comic is based on. This comic was excellent though. It builds suspense very well. Love the setting and story so...
by jonervin26 on 1/12/2019 10:59:00 AM
Conan The Barbarian (2019) 1 1 0 Wow! This was a great comic! I don't ever give scores of 10. The art, the story, the action, it was friggin' fantastic! I love the old Barry Windsor S...
by jonervin26 on 1/12/2019 10:50:00 AM
Myth of 8-Opus: The Doomed Battalion GN 1 0 I enjoyed this second act some much more than the prior. Scioli's art, while still tributing the great Jack Kirby, looks more original and the inks ...
by bobashep on 1/9/2019 11:13:00 PM
Justice League International (1987-1989, 1993-1994) 57 1 0 This is a case of the cover not really doing anything that occurs in the book. It along with the story itself was sort of a let down and not exactly t...
by bobashep on 1/7/2019 11:19:00 PM
Justice League International (1987-1989, 1993-1994) 58 1 0 Not bad story, but it has some very tangled story lines that need tying up badly.
by bobashep on 1/7/2019 11:13:00 PM
Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2014-Present) 45 1 0 After a one-month holiday absence, I was so eager for this series to come back. It did not disappoint. Dario Brizuela's art was as perfect as always...
by bobashep on 1/7/2019 10:50:00 PM
Fantastic Four Wedding Special (2018) 1 1 0 The Fantastic Four Wedding Album is a treat not to be missed. I can't wait to save up some money for the actual ceremony that takes place in Fantast...
by bobashep on 1/6/2019 10:36:00 PM
Justice League International (1987-1989, 1993-1994) 59 1 0 More reincarnated god gang hi-jinx. Alhough this issue isn’t half bad. That’s mostly through the clever use of newly introduced character Godfrey....
by bobashep on 1/5/2019 7:07:00 PM
Justice League International (1987-1989, 1993-1994) 60 1 0 The Crimson Fox had returned and it’s shocking everyone, non the least, Metamorpho. Thankfully, this story let’s both Fox’s other alter eg...
by bobashep on 1/5/2019 6:53:00 PM
Justice League International (1987-1989, 1993-1994) 53 1 0 The past catches up with the Crimson Fox when her husband shows up from the dead! Expect new paramour, Metamorpho, to not take this new competition ly...
by bobashep on 1/5/2019 6:46:00 PM
Harley & Ivy Meet Betty & Veronica HC 1 0 I had fun reading this book. As I always say, Paul Dini is the definitive Harley Quinn writer, having been her creator and all that. There's lots of...
by bobashep on 1/5/2019 6:33:00 PM
Marvel Treasury Edition (1974-1981) 13 1 0 For many collectors who grew up reading comics in the 70s and 80s, this book is a Holy Grail. I count myself as one of those collectors. Compared to...
by bobashep on 1/4/2019 10:09:00 PM
Three Stooges: Merry Stoogemas 1 1 0 American Mythology really do a dynamic job capturing the Stooges perfectly in the all-new tale. They've done such a better job than Papercutz ever d...
by bobashep on 1/3/2019 9:33:00 PM
A Very DC Rebirth Holiday TP 1 0 My favorite story is a Christmas Eve romp with Detective Chimp and Batman. There just aren't enough stories with Detective Chimp and this team-up was ...
by bobashep on 1/2/2019 8:49:00 PM
DC's Nuclear Winter Special 1 1 0 There's not really a bad story in the bunch. It's just that this year's holiday special wasn't very cheery at all. I hope 2019's edition is much...
by bobashep on 1/2/2019 6:20:00 PM
Mickey's Craziest Adventures HC 1 0 The unique premise of this 2017 offering from IDW Publishing is that a pair of cartoonists discovered a lost Disney Comic at a flea market. When ori...
by bobashep on 1/1/2019 3:09:00 PM
Justice League: No Justice TP 1 0 For a lot of fans, the second act of Metal was the best storyline of 2018 for DC Comics. Yet to me, No Justice is the defining storyline of all 2018...
by bobashep on 12/30/2018 6:54:00 PM
Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four (2007) TP 1 0 Penciled by the late Mike Wieringo, there's a quirky appeal to this book. 'Ringo, as he liked to refer to himself when signing autographs, had a timel...
by bobashep on 12/30/2018 4:17:00 PM
Mickey & Donald: Christmas Parade (2015-Present) 2018 1 0 Once again all of the stories are taken from Disney comic mags from across the globe. The artwork is classic and very visually stunning. And I think...
by bobashep on 12/27/2018 11:27:00 PM
Seasons Beatings 1 1 0 X-Force, Spider-Men Miles Morales and Peter Parker, Squirrel Girl and the West Coast Avengers join Deadpool in this 2018 holiday comic. While it has e...
by bobashep on 12/25/2018 8:13:00 PM
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2011-Present) 89 1 0 This book came out like a week ago or so. I've heard from a couple of fans that they were disappointed in this issue. As I've not really been up-to-...
by bobashep on 12/25/2018 1:38:00 PM
Great Treasury of Christmas Comic Book Stories TP 1 0 The Great Treasury of Christmas Comic Book Stories is just that; it's over one hundred and seventy pages of classic Christmas themed comics from the 1...
by bobashep on 12/23/2018 9:19:00 PM
Merry X-Men Holiday Special (2019) 1 1 0 I like the Advent idea of this book. But I think that the entire Marvel universe would have been better suited for this special instead of just the X-...
by bobashep on 12/21/2018 10:22:00 PM
Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur (2016-Present) 37 1 0 This series is rated T for Teen and I think that's a big mistake on Marvel's part. I've read several issues of Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur and whil...
by bobashep on 12/19/2018 8:43:00 PM
Brave and the Bold (1955-1983) 184 1 0 I was expecting this issue to be a downer. I'm not so very familiar with the Earth-2 Huntress. The one I know is from post-Crisis DC in which Batman...
by bobashep on 12/19/2018 8:38:00 PM
Harley Quinn (2016-Present) 55 1 0 It's Christmas Time on Coney Island. Harley Quinn is all ready for her annual holiday party when it's crashed by those she dreads most- her family! ...
by bobashep on 12/18/2018 9:58:00 PM
2099 Unlimited (1993-1995) 7 1 0 Doom 2099 throws Doom into an alternate timeline where he is a good guy. Midsummer Knights 2099 was a very literary bit, dipping into Shakespeare. If...
by xoregox on 12/15/2018 11:50:00 PM
2099 Unlimited (1993-1995) 6 1 0 Hulk 2099 continues to be the most interesting of the stories presented. Galahad 2099 pulls in as a strong second. Doom 2099 was weird.
by xoregox on 12/15/2018 11:27:00 PM
Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2014-Present) 44 1 0 Those flying fiends Dastardly and Muttley have tried for years to do away with the Yankee Doodle Pigeon. Their latest scheme has them calling upon the...
by bobashep on 12/14/2018 10:12:00 PM
2099 Unlimited (1993-1995) 4 1 0 Its funny how the issues of a comic from over 20 years ago keep hitting on topics that show up in the news in 2018. This week we just learned about a ...
by xoregox on 12/14/2018 9:42:00 PM
Die (2018-2019) 1 1 0 Wow... Wow.. I don't think i have been as impressed with a new comic like this since the 80's when i fell in live with comics. Image continues to publ...
by xoregox on 12/14/2018 8:26:00 PM
New Humanz 1 1 0 New Humanz takes place in the Relativity Universe created by Roberts ad Moorthy. This first in a 4 issue miniseries opens with Riley, her daughter, an...
by xoregox on 12/14/2018 8:11:00 PM
Dennis the Menace Giant (1958-1969) 11 1 1 In this huge edition from 1963, Dennis gets all of the toys of his dreams from Santa, treats the Wilsons to a night of Christmas shopping, and fills i...
by bobashep on 12/12/2018 8:48:00 PM
Myth of 8-Opus TP 1 0 With the face of Darkseid, the costume of Orion and equipment that rivals a mother box, The Myth of 8-Opus feels like someplace I've been before. Writ...
by bobashep on 12/11/2018 9:41:00 PM
S.H.I.E.L.D. (2015-2016) 1 1 0 This is a fun comic that I'm a few years late on, but it makes me want to get the rest of the series and find out how Agent Coulson shapes the battles...
by hardtravelinghero on 12/11/2018 2:08:00 PM
Batman: The TV Stories (2014) TP 1 0 This DC Comics collection features about a dozen stories that either influenced or were influenced by the ABC live-action series. Featuring The Ridd...
by bobashep on 12/10/2018 8:05:00 PM
Steven Universe (2017-Present) 1 1 0 Lousy, pointless issue. The artwork is okay, but the story is so small, and it really goes nowhere. This was my first read from the series, and if it'...
by torchiest on 12/8/2018 8:42:00 AM
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics Micro-Series: Michelangelo (2012) One-Shot 1 0 Reprinting the extremely difficult to find (as well as quite expensive when you do) Michelangelo one-shot from 1985. This colorized version recalls Mi...
by bobashep on 12/2/2018 9:45:00 PM
Avengers (2015) 0 2 0 Basically the first appearance of our Modern MCU! The Art Adams Wraparound says it all.
by SandBComicCollection on 12/2/2018 12:09:00 PM
Brave and the Bold (1955-1983) 148 1 0 On Christmas Eve morning, somebody steals the display. Also missing is Plastic Man who was posing as Santa. He does manage to leave a clue befor...
by bobashep on 12/1/2018 10:55:00 PM
Generation X (1994-2001) 1 1 0 1st Issue, Good start to a great Series
by Jeremytd77 on 12/1/2018 5:44:00 PM
Doctor Who: 12th Doctor (2014-2015) 16 1 0 The Doctor and Clara are about to celebrate the holidays whether they want to or not. In classic fashion, the TARDIS has taken her crew to the most my...
by bobashep on 11/28/2018 9:41:00 PM
World of Archie Double Digest (2010-Present) 53 1 0 Starring Archie and the gang in a number of Christmas and winter themed stories. Featuring works by Dan Parent (the Master of Archie Holiday stories),...
by bobashep on 11/27/2018 10:17:00 PM
Justice League International (1987-1989, 1993-1994) 54 1 0 In one of the better story-lines in the entire 1990s Justice League gambit, the Leaguers are undergoing some strange changes. Powergirl’s no longe...
by bobashep on 11/26/2018 9:37:00 PM