Members' Comic Book Reviews
Title Issue # # Reviews # Comments Review Excerpt
Tales From the Con (2014-Present) 1 1 0 Given what I've heard about big cons and folks' experiences at them, this seems like a clever book, but nothing truly surprised me or caused me to lau...
by hardtravelinghero on 1/17/2020 7:27:00 PM
Malinky Robot Bicycle 1 1 0 A fun and strange comic with dynamic art that contains lots of energy, but has some leaps in what the narrative is trying to accomplish. It's great to...
by hardtravelinghero on 1/17/2020 7:17:00 PM
Justice League: Darkseid War: Lex Luthor (2016) 1 1 0 Reading this out of context of whatvever the Darkseid War is I was hoping for an engaging Lex Luthor story. This was a decent exploration of what make...
by hardtravelinghero on 1/17/2020 7:08:00 PM
New Avengers (2013-2015) Annual 1 2 0 An engaging solo tale for Dr. Strange as he learns about hubris and humility, which super creepy strange art that serves the story well as we've learn...
by hardtravelinghero on 1/17/2020 7:05:00 PM
Joker Year Of The Villain 1 1 0 So why did I buy this Year of the Villain one-shot at original price? That's easy! Two words: John Carpenter! A good story that is at times quite cre...
by bobashep on 1/16/2020 8:51:00 PM
Superman vs. Zod (2013) TP 1 0 This volume collects some but not all of the appearances of General Zod. However, he's such a non-player in many of these stories, that DC really shou...
by bobashep on 1/15/2020 9:00:00 PM
Fantastic Four: Grand Design 1 1 0 With artwork that looks like it was done with a BIC ballpoint by a high schooler chilling during study hall, you would think that I wouldn't be on boa...
by bobashep on 1/15/2020 8:51:00 PM
Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2014-Present) 49 1 0 Sadly, this was one of the weakest stories in what I consider one of my favorite comics series of all time. I knew who the monster was from the beginn...
by bobashep on 1/14/2020 9:36:00 PM
Classic Star Wars: The Early Adventures (1994-1995) TP 1 0 The main reason anybody would want to own this book is that it contains one of the earliest appearances of Boba Fett! He crosses paths with Luke and...
by bobashep on 1/13/2020 9:35:00 PM
Midnight Sky 1 1 0 A solid post apocalyptic tale with a interesting twist. The art and the story are solid, this is one to watch.
by xoregox on 1/11/2020 11:49:00 PM
Bowie: Stardust, Rayguns & Moonage Daydreams HC 1 0 An intergalactic playlist for the soul.
by bobashep on 1/11/2020 10:12:00 PM
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales HC Vol 9 1 0 Major Impossible is perhaps the most different volume of this fan favorite series. For one, a new character from the Colonial Era is introduced whil...
by bobashep on 1/10/2020 8:45:00 PM
Library of American Comics Essentials (2012-Present) HC Vol 13 1 0 Around 3 years worth of stories were created for the funnies. This volume by the Library of American Comics covers roughly the first 365 days of s...
by bobashep on 1/10/2020 8:40:00 PM
Marvel Comics (2019) 1000 2 0 Marvel Comics #1000 had promise. It just couldn't decide which way it wanted to go. 80 different Tributes or epic story spanning all of Marvel's publi...
by bobashep on 1/7/2020 9:07:00 PM
Star Trek: The Q Conflict TP 1 0 This was a book that I had to pick up new! I could not wait for a used copy to go on sale! I really wanted to read this book. I know I could have re...
by bobashep on 1/5/2020 2:06:00 PM
X-Men 2099 (1993-1996) 2 1 0 Not as good as the 2099 Unlimited run, but still a fun story. I don't get the X-Men vibe from this, yet, but i will look at the next 3 issues shortly ...
by xoregox on 1/3/2020 9:17:00 PM
Gideon Falls 19 1 0 Whatever was in the barn is now more in the real world than it was before. The team of Lemire and Sorrentino continue to put out super solid and cohes...
by xoregox on 1/3/2020 8:45:00 PM
Essential Rawhide Kid TP Vol 1 1 0 With the Rawhide Kid just wanting to be left alone, I'm wondering if this comic book was the inspiration for another Marvel creation- the Incredible H...
by bobashep on 1/3/2020 8:32:00 PM
Incoming (2020) 1 2 0 Although it was a good issue, are we really ready for another major crossover event? Didn't War of the Realms just happen? Is this like a yearly thing...
by xoregox on 1/3/2020 7:23:00 PM
Kaijumax TP 1 0 Zander Cannon's (Star Trek: The Next Generation) labor of love was something that I couldn't look at yet couldn't put down at the same time. I liken t...
by bobashep on 1/3/2020 4:56:00 PM
Astonishing X-Men (2017-Present) 13 1 0 The only reason I picked up this issue was Dazzler on the cover and she was barely in the issues.. maybe a couple of panels on the last page. Need to ...
by xoregox on 1/3/2020 12:06:00 PM
Dr. Strange Surgeon Supreme 1 1 0 Doctor Strange has been healed and can perform surgery again. This issue balances his mystical side with his mundane side and hits that balance well.
by xoregox on 1/3/2020 10:29:00 AM
Morning In America 2 1 0 This continues to be a solid comic. Two more issues in this series, i am adding them to my buy list for next NCBD.
by xoregox on 1/3/2020 10:04:00 AM
Folklords 2 1 0 The story and art are still interesting, but the story didn't get advanced near as much in this issue as the last, it almost felt like half a story. S...
by xoregox on 1/3/2020 9:44:00 AM
Folklords 1 1 0 Folklords has a M Night Shyamalan feel to the setup. A village overseen by a possible theocratic group of knowledge holders, the "Librarians", is the ...
by xoregox on 1/3/2020 9:18:00 AM
Lab Raider (2019) 1 1 0 The first 3/4ths of the book are heavy with flashbacks, almost too much. The ending is enough of a payoff to follow for at least one more issue. The a...
by xoregox on 1/3/2020 8:40:00 AM
New Years Evil 1 1 0 In this 80-page giant, fans will celebrate the holiday season with a number of bad guys including the calculating Calendar Man, the intoxicating Poiso...
by bobashep on 1/2/2020 7:51:00 PM
Marked (2019) 1 1 0 The art work is beautiful. I just have a reluctance to love the story, yet. I will give it a couple more issues to see how it shakes out.
by xoregox on 1/2/2020 3:20:00 PM
AXIS: Revolutions (2014-2015) TP 1 0 The only stories worth reading are the Doctor Strange, for a bit of goofy fun, maybe the Sandman issue because it calls back to moments a few decades ...
by hardtravelinghero on 1/2/2020 12:26:00 PM
Original Sin: Thor & Loki - The Tenth Realm (2014) TP 1 0 I hate this idea of this Tenth Realm of Heven and that Angela apparently needs to be cleverly inserted into earlier times of the MCU. She was cool whe...
by hardtravelinghero on 1/2/2020 12:20:00 PM
Avengers and X-Men: AXIS (2014-2015) HC 1 0 This was an OK read that was too event-driven and didn't offer a lot of characterization. Given I hadn't been closely reading Marvel Comics at this ti...
by hardtravelinghero on 1/2/2020 12:15:00 PM
Wolverine: Season One (2013) HC 1 0 Logan/Wolverine's origin has been explored to an Nth degree. There's been Wolverine: Origin, his time as in the Weapon X project in Marvel Comics Pr...
by bobashep on 1/1/2020 8:28:00 PM
Fantastic Four Roast 1 1 0 I love Fred Hembeck. He's extremely fun and he's a great storyteller. Hembeck is a comic book historian and though he does ramble, I could read his st...
by bobashep on 1/1/2020 3:32:00 PM
Marvels Epilogue (2019) 1 1 0 For sure- don't skip that interview with Busiek and Ross. They reveal a ton of Easter Eggs and cameos throughout this book. You'll spend hours pouring...
by bobashep on 12/31/2019 8:35:00 PM
Kill Lock 1 1 0 Livio Ramondelli is both an excellent author and artist. He has been working on this series over the past couple of years as a side project. It is obv...
by xoregox on 12/31/2019 10:36:00 AM
Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child 1 1 0 Frank Miller always tells a solid tale. The interactions of Lara, Jonathan, and Carry felt real, and the political machinations of the Joker worked (r...
by xoregox on 12/31/2019 9:40:00 AM
Welcome Back Kotter (1976-1978) 1 1 0 Superman's Elliot S! Maggin crafted a very good opening issue. Amazingly enough, Maggin didn't fall into those traps that prevented Kotter from bein...
by bobashep on 12/30/2019 12:33:00 PM
An Archie Special Edition: Christmas and Archie 1 1 0 There's 3 or 4 regular sized stories in this book. For the most part, they are all full of festive fun. Though one story felt like it was an non-hol...
by bobashep on 12/29/2019 7:52:00 PM
Teen Titans Go! (2014-Present) 25 1 0 Overall, this was a great issue that covered 2 of the 3 most important holidays of the season!
by bobashep on 12/27/2019 6:49:00 PM
A Kidnapped Santa Claus HC 1 0 A lost classic from Oz creator L. Frank Baum.
by bobashep on 12/26/2019 8:58:00 PM
Crow: Hark The Herald 1 1 0 This is not a holiday special for those who like their Christmases sweet and happy. Hark the Herald is gritty and violent. There's no punches pulled...
by bobashep on 12/26/2019 8:28:00 PM
Incoming (2020) 1 2 0 Sanford Greene Variant Edition Incoming #1
by fr0zenf00d on 12/26/2019 2:36:00 PM
Low Low Woods 1 1 0 This is a good start to what looks like an interesting story. While the art is not my cup of tea, the colors present a good mood that follows with the...
by xoregox on 12/22/2019 5:11:00 PM
G.I. Joe Special Missions (1986-1989) 1 1 0 A good gift for any avid G.I. Joe or comic book fan. A must have for the collection for sure.
by saiyanprincess7 on 12/22/2019 4:33:00 AM
New DNAgents 6 1 0 Recommend to any superhero comic book fan. Defintely a must read. Good addition to the collection too.
by saiyanprincess7 on 12/22/2019 4:23:00 AM
Archie's Christmas Spectacular (2019) 1 1 0 Fans of Archie, young and old will delight in the four stories comprised in this holiday comic. The girls in this comic are certainly alluring. But ...
by bobashep on 12/20/2019 8:15:00 PM
Fallen Angels (2020) 4 1 0 Fallen Angels just got weird. It wasn't a bad issue, just a little weird, in a Snowcrash kinda way.
by xoregox on 12/19/2019 7:31:00 PM
Fallen Angels (2020) 3 1 0 The Hickman reboot spinoffs continue to be well worth the read, with Fallen Angels being one of the better ones.
by xoregox on 12/18/2019 9:35:00 PM
Spider-Man 2099 (1992-1996) 17 1 0 Miguel runs into Bloodsword, gets tied up, pretends to see Thor, gets let down, and gets in trouble with his mother.
by xoregox on 12/16/2019 10:53:00 PM
Belle: Oath Of Thorns (2019) 1 1 0 This is Zenescope's take on Beauty and the Beast. Not a bad story thus far and their art work is always on point.
by xoregox on 12/16/2019 10:11:00 PM
Once & Future (2019) 3 1 0 Kieron Gillen is one of the best story tellers of the 2000s. This series is like "The Librarians" meets "The Mummy" with teeth, pacing, and good char...
by xoregox on 12/16/2019 9:59:00 PM
2099 Unlimited (1993-1995) 8 1 0 Another great issue. As this series has continued to do, it makes timely (timeless) commentary about the state of the world. Public Enemy shows that w...
by xoregox on 12/16/2019 8:09:00 PM
'Nam (1986-1993) 4 1 0 The whole Nam series deals with true stories of the war. As such, and being as close in time to the conflict as they were, they deal with the subject ...
by xoregox on 12/15/2019 9:01:00 PM
Scooby Doo (1997-2010) 127 1 0 I felt like this was a case of the old bait-and-switch! The cover has a ghoulish hand taking Santa's cooking while poor Scooby looks on in terror. Cle...
by bobashep on 12/14/2019 8:18:00 PM
Scary Christmas 1 1 0 Fear seems to be the theme of the 2019 holiday season. A number of movies, TV specials and comics based on the holidays are set in the horror genre th...
by bobashep on 12/13/2019 10:10:00 PM
1963 (1993) 1 1 0 A time and dimensional traveler from the future other Earth invades Mystery Incorporated's HQ. This ish is both silly and interesting, but due to the ...
by xoregox on 12/13/2019 7:47:00 PM
Doctor Who The Thirteenth Doctor Holiday Special 1 1 0 Artist Roberta Ingranata (Robyn Hood) does a good job illustrating Graham and Ryan. But the images of the Doctor are hit-and-miss. Sometimes it looks ...
by bobashep on 12/13/2019 7:24:00 PM
Harley Quinn (2016-Present) 68 1 0 Harley Quinn finds herself a holiday fugitive in this festive issue!
by bobashep on 12/7/2019 10:20:00 PM
Disney A Christmas Carol Starring Scrooge McDuck TP 1 0 I loved the timelessness of the book. The artwork was really good. But that omission of one of the most iconic characters in not just holiday litera...
by bobashep on 12/6/2019 8:49:00 PM
Secret Spiral Of Swamp Kid TP 1 0 This was a fun read that doesn’t seek to reboot the Swamp Thing franchise. Instead, it adds a somewhat fresh take on a fan favorite character!
by bobashep on 12/6/2019 7:32:00 PM
Mickey & Donald: Christmas Parade (2015-Present) 2019 1 0 The Scrooge story was a modern classic. It had a Carl Barks feel to it. The Peg-Leg Pete piece would up being heartwarming in that classic Disney mann...
by bobashep on 12/6/2019 7:25:00 PM
Caliber Christmas 1 1 0 One thing that surprised me about this comic book was how religious it was. Most Christmas specials these days tend to stay away from Christianity;...
by bobashep on 12/4/2019 9:06:00 PM
Strange Adventures (1950-1973) 79 1 1 The opening story was quite interesting. It had a segment based on factual science as a lot of DC sci-fi stories from this era did. Basically, everyth...
by bobashep on 12/2/2019 8:56:00 PM
Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (2018-2020) 8 1 0 Read
by CDWcomicStash on 12/2/2019 9:26:00 AM
Dawn/Vampirella (2014-Present) 1 1 0 Read
by CDWcomicStash on 12/2/2019 9:21:00 AM
Dawn/Vampirella (2014-Present) 2 1 0 Read
by CDWcomicStash on 12/2/2019 9:21:00 AM
Dawn/Vampirella (2014-Present) 3 1 0 Read
by CDWcomicStash on 12/2/2019 9:21:00 AM
Dawn/Vampirella (2014-Present) 4 1 0 Read
by CDWcomicStash on 12/2/2019 9:21:00 AM
Black Hammer: Age Of Doom 12 1 0 Read
by CDWcomicStash on 12/2/2019 9:10:00 AM
Harley Quinn (2013-2016) 1 1 0 Read
by CDWcomicStash on 11/25/2019 5:22:00 PM
Harley Quinn (2013-2016) 17 2 0 Read
by CDWcomicStash on 11/25/2019 5:21:00 PM
Harley Quinn (2013-2016) 18 1 0 Read
by CDWcomicStash on 11/25/2019 5:21:00 PM
Harley Quinn (2013-2016) 19 1 0 Read
by CDWcomicStash on 11/25/2019 5:21:00 PM
Immortal Hulk TP Vol 3 1 0 Kyle Hotz (Agent X) illustrates issue #14 which finds that while a foe of Banner has fallen, love never dies. His rendering of the funeral in the ra...
by bobashep on 11/24/2019 5:36:00 PM
Immortal Hulk TP Vol 2 1 0 Volume one was so creepy. It was retro. It was something that I felt that I'd be remembering for years to come. Volume 2 went in a completely differen...
by bobashep on 11/23/2019 8:04:00 PM
Big Hero 6 The Series 1 1 0 Both writers of this comic do a good job crafting individual tales about team member Fred. The stories are funny and smartly written. But as I have ...
by bobashep on 11/22/2019 9:07:00 PM
Arya 3 1 0 The first story features a wonderful trans character growing into themself in a sweet little story. The second story has beautiful art and great actio...
by hardtravelinghero on 11/20/2019 10:14:00 AM
Immortal Hulk TP Vol 1 1 0 I loved this first volume. The first 3-4 issues had great twist endings similar to the EC Comics of the 1950s. Each issue has Banner playing gumshoe w...
by bobashep on 11/19/2019 9:13:00 PM
Sea Sirens: A Trot & Cap'n Bill Adventure GN 1 0 Not to be confused with the characters of the same name by L. Frank Baum, Trot and Cap’n Bill (the cat) are a great team. Amy Chu must know how to s...
by bobashep on 11/15/2019 9:45:00 PM
Nightmare Before Christmas: Zero's Journey TP Vol 1 1 0 So I enjoyed the book. It's a great segue-way between All Hallow's Eve and the Yule Tide Season. It's only the first chapter of this epic. But, it c...
by bobashep on 11/15/2019 9:37:00 PM
Encounter (2018) TP Vol 2 1 0 But when it came to the ending, I hated it! I am not going to spoil it. But I am quite afraid that there might not be a volume 3 of this series....
by bobashep on 11/13/2019 9:29:00 PM
Gen 13: Science Friction 1 1 0 Haha ha... Ongoing jokes about objectifying Caitlin Fairchild and how her costume always gets torn... not a terribly engaging story that's supposed to...
by hardtravelinghero on 11/13/2019 7:00:00 PM
Flaming Carrot Comics Omnibus TP Vol 1 1 0 I really enjoyed Bob Burden's absurdist humor. But the omnibus felt less like a complete collection and more like a scrapbook of the Flaming Carrot'...
by bobashep on 11/11/2019 1:43:00 PM
Rags (2018) 4 1 0 Read
by CDWcomicStash on 11/11/2019 1:21:00 AM
Rags (2018) 3 1 0 Read
by CDWcomicStash on 11/11/2019 1:21:00 AM
Rags (2018) 1 1 0 Read
by CDWcomicStash on 11/11/2019 1:21:00 AM
Super Sons (2019) GN Vol 2 1 0 Don’t get me wrong. I am a big fan of Ridley Pearson. I loved his Peter and the Starcatchers series that he wrote with humorist Dave Berry. But ev...
by bobashep on 11/10/2019 8:35:00 PM
Addams Family: The Bodies 1 1 0 The Bodies Issue was a fun read that got me into a very late (or really early) Halloween spirit. Too bad it came out after all the festivities. But it...
by bobashep on 11/10/2019 8:30:00 PM
Rags (2018) 5 1 0 READ
by CDWcomicStash on 11/9/2019 3:58:00 PM
Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (2018-2020) 9 1 0 READ
by CDWcomicStash on 11/9/2019 3:55:00 PM
Star Wars Special: C-3PO 1 1 0 The biggest question behind 2015's The Force Awakens wasn't 'Where is Luke Skywalker?' It was 'What is up with C-3PO's red arm?' Well this one-...
by bobashep on 11/5/2019 9:34:00 PM
Very DC Halloween TP 1 0 I love Halloween comics. These didn't disappoint getting me in that holiday spirit. But I was unprepared for the level of depravity and sorrow that th...
by bobashep on 11/3/2019 8:46:00 PM
Harley Quinn (2013-2016) 11 2 0 Read
by CDWcomicStash on 11/2/2019 11:01:00 AM
Harley Quinn (2013-2016) 11 2 0 Read
by CDWcomicStash on 11/2/2019 11:01:00 AM
Harley Quinn (2013-2016) 9 1 0 Read
by CDWcomicStash on 11/2/2019 11:01:00 AM
Harley Quinn (2013-2016) 10 1 0 Read
by CDWcomicStash on 11/2/2019 11:01:00 AM
Harley Quinn (2013-2016) 14 1 0 Read
by CDWcomicStash on 11/2/2019 11:01:00 AM
Harley Quinn (2013-2016) 12 1 0 Read
by CDWcomicStash on 11/2/2019 11:01:00 AM
Harley Quinn (2013-2016) 13 1 0 Read
by CDWcomicStash on 11/2/2019 11:01:00 AM
Harley Quinn (2013-2016) 8 1 0 Read
by CDWcomicStash on 11/2/2019 11:01:00 AM