Members' Comic Book Reviews
Title Issue # # Reviews # Comments Review Excerpt
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2016) TP Vol 1 1 0 this 2015-2016 series is not a continuation of the live action show.Though masterfully written by S.H.I.E.L.D. screenwriter Marc Guggenheim, you can't...
by bobashep on 11/18/2017 3:01:00 PM
Not So Secret Society GN 1 0 The No-So Secret Society have potential to be a great series for readers of all ages. But you, the readers are going to have to go out there and show ...
by bobashep on 11/17/2017 11:42:00 PM
Clue (2017) 5 1 0 With only one issue before the finale, this chapter reveals but a sliver of the motives behind the murders of Mr. Boddy and several other characters. ...
by bobashep on 11/17/2017 11:39:00 PM
Weird War Tales Special 1 1 0 In a tale from Garth Ennis, a quartet of buddies swap war stories while waiting out a rain storm. Then learn the secrets behind Helen of Troy. The bri...
by bobashep on 11/16/2017 8:34:00 PM
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 10 (2014-Present) 8 1 0 A Halloween themed comic. It also helps that the cover says that this is a good starting point for new readers. So I wasn't so very lost. But some req...
by bobashep on 11/15/2017 9:54:00 PM
Star Wars Adventures (2017) 2 1 0 Issue #2 concludes the story about Rey and her attempt to rescue her junk lord boss on Jakku. Then in the Tales From Wild Space segment, we are to...
by bobashep on 11/13/2017 10:38:00 PM
Vault of Horror (1992-1999) 14 1 0 I usually am not big on the Old Witch's stuff at all. I'm just not a Ghastly (Graham Ingels) fan. But the story about the wife and her taxidermist hub...
by bobashep on 11/11/2017 10:42:00 PM
Grumpy Cat (and Pokey!): Halloween ComicFest 1 1 0 Of the mini comic freebies from last year, this one was my favorite. Grumpy Cat is in many ways like Garfield- only funnier. Way more funnier. Pokey i...
by bobashep on 11/10/2017 10:21:00 PM
John Carpenter's: Tales for a HalloweeNight 2 1 0 It wasn't the best story. I did like the twist ending. But the flow of the story was off to me. I'm sorry but it you title something as 'tales' then w...
by bobashep on 11/8/2017 10:14:00 PM
X-Files: JFK Disclosure 1 1 0 The X-Files delves into uncharted waters- the assassination of President Kennedy! I was really excited for this issue and I thought it was quite eerie...
by bobashep on 11/7/2017 9:47:00 PM
Tomb of Dracula Presents: Throne of Blood (2011) One-Shot 1 0 An intriguing story of the arrival of the first ever vampire in Japan. Set during the feudal period of the Empire of the Rising Sun, a pair of brother...
by bobashep on 11/6/2017 10:08:00 PM
Batman: Masque 1 1 0 In this Elseworlds from 1997, the members of the Batman Family are still in Gotham City, but it's now the turn of the 19th century and the characters ...
by bobashep on 11/4/2017 10:02:00 PM
Flintstones (2016-2017) 12 1 0 Honestly one of the best comics series IMO from DC in a while. This finale issue was funny and sharp (as was every issue in this series) and wrapped u...
by showcasefloyd on 11/3/2017 1:06:00 PM
Super Team Family (1975-1978) 10 1 0 This is some crazy stuff. Two stories in this issue. The first story (an original) is called "Multi-Man Rules the World!" and pits the Challengers of ...
by showcasefloyd on 11/2/2017 10:09:00 AM
Super Team Family (1975-1978) 7 1 0 Having not read a lot of 70's era Teen Titans books, it was hard for me to tell which team exactly these Titans were. But that aside, this books has t...
by showcasefloyd on 11/2/2017 9:53:00 AM
Twilight Zone (1962-1982) 47 1 0 There's some quality Dell Twilight Zone issues. This isn't one of them. Only one story was really great. The other fell apart at the end. At least I o...
by bobashep on 11/1/2017 10:58:00 PM
Twilight Zone (1962-1982) 42 1 0 There's some quality Dell Twilight Zone issues. This isn't one of them. Only one story was really great. The other fell apart at the end. At least I o...
by bobashep on 11/1/2017 10:56:00 PM
DC Essentials: DC: The Final Frontier 1 1 0 This issue is titled wrong. It is ACTUALLY "DC Comics Essentials "The NEW Frontier"
by djmoneystl on 11/1/2017 4:07:00 PM
You Choose The Story, When You're The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl 1 1 0 This issue isn't exactly the best 'find your fate' type of story I've ever read in terms of the number of options. But the overall story was extremely...
by bobashep on 10/31/2017 9:51:00 PM
Demon (1972-1974) 2 1 0 When it comes to the art style of this comic- it's A-1, top notch stuff. Etrigan is probably my favorite visually appealing character that Kirby has e...
by bobashep on 10/31/2017 9:25:00 PM
Archie's Mad House: Halloween ComicFest 1 1 0 At only 16 pages, there's a ton of fun packed into this book. It's one reason why I consistently grab the Archie mini-comics during each Halloween Com...
by bobashep on 10/30/2017 11:01:00 PM
Grimmiss Island Mini-Comic 1 1 0 On a tiny island, a pair of witch doctors craft a Grimmiss in order to appease the angry volcano goddess. This sort of tiki golem has a mind of it's o...
by bobashep on 10/30/2017 10:34:00 PM
Haunted Mansion (2016) 1 1 0 Part of the Disney Kingdoms imprint from Marvel, I really enjoyed this opening chapter. Based on the Disney attraction, this book seems way more inter...
by bobashep on 10/28/2017 11:20:00 PM
Three Stooges: Halloween Hullaballoo 1 1 0 There was some awesome pictures of the guys in their heyday, along with some cut-out masks, and a couple of one-pagers from their Gold Key and Dell Co...
by bobashep on 10/28/2017 10:36:00 PM
Jughead: The Hunger (2017) 1 2 0 Solid fun and a nice artwork.
by showcasefloyd on 10/28/2017 12:26:00 PM
Scary Tales (1975-1984) 11 1 0 When is a scary book not scary? Apparently when it's Scary Tales #11. I wasn't too impressed with this issue. From the really corny cover, I shouldn't...
by bobashep on 10/27/2017 11:25:00 PM
Jughead: The Hunger (2017-Present) 1 1 1 Books like Jughead: The Hunger and Afterlife with Archie are what I wish the CW’s take of the Archie Universe, Riverdale, was more like. In fact, wh...
by bobashep on 10/25/2017 12:17:00 PM
Adventures of Bob Hope (1950-1968) 87 1 0 The overall story was pretty funny. I laughed a few times. Though I have a feeling if I had read six of seven issues in a row, some of the gags would ...
by bobashep on 10/24/2017 10:57:00 PM
Amazing Spider-Man (2014-2015) 18 2 0 Cool rip on original amazing Spider-Man #50 cover ...
by Toybox Village on 10/21/2017 6:27:00 PM
Deadpool Minibus (2014) HC 1 0 This extensive collection of Deadpool miniseries covers the complete gambit of the Merc with a Mouth's 'metaphysical' (or metaphysi-Kill as some fans ...
by bobashep on 10/19/2017 11:32:00 PM
House of Mystery (1951-1983) 250 1 0 This issue features a pair of frights. In Voyage to Hell, a lighthouse keeper is haunted by the ghost of his wife whom he left stranded on a sinki...
by bobashep on 10/19/2017 9:17:00 PM
Animal Noir (2017-Present) TP 1 0 Animal Noir is a gruff and gritty take on classic film noir and the comic book genre of funny animals. These great beasts of the plain, drawn by Izar ...
by bobashep on 10/17/2017 10:34:00 PM
Conan the Barbarian (1970-1993) 3 2 0 By Krom, this is a good comic! Honestly, all of the early Conan comics that were adapted/written by Roy Thomas and drawn by Barry Windsor-Smith were a...
by jonervin26 on 10/15/2017 9:33:00 PM
Blade Runner (1982) 2 1 0 The story of Rick Deckard continues in the second issue of the 1982 Marvel Comics adaptation. The artwork by Al Williamson and Carlos Garzon really is...
by bobashep on 10/9/2017 6:57:00 PM
Blade Runner (1982) 1 1 0 This 1982 adaptation from Marvel is a loving recreation from Archie Goodwin and Al Williamson and Carlos Garzon. If those names sound familiar, it's b...
by bobashep on 10/7/2017 10:27:00 PM
Shadow Batman (2017-Present) 1 1 0 The storyline doesn’t follow the established rules for a crossover. Generally, the first issue is balanced 50/50 between the two stars as they slowl...
by bobashep on 10/5/2017 6:14:00 PM
Clue (2017) 4 1 0 After a very rough second issue, last issue as well as this one have gotten really intriguing. I love the rift between Upton, Mr. Boddy's butler and o...
by bobashep on 9/25/2017 10:24:00 PM
Teen Titans Go! (2014-Present) TP Vol 2 1 0 Sometimes silly. Often hilarious and very entertaining, this volume was a great read for when you don’t want a serious comic. Kids will delight whil...
by bobashep on 9/24/2017 9:29:00 PM
Joe Kubert Presents (2012-2013) TP 1 0 Joe Kubert Presents was a fantastic read. It's tragically poignant that this was Kubert's last work. It's almost as if the art educator knew that his ...
by bobashep on 9/17/2017 3:38:00 PM
DC/ Looney Tunes 100-Page Spectacular 1 1 0 the Justice League's greatest challenge as Looney Tune meets the World's Finest. Now the World's Fastest Man is challenged by Speedy Gonzalez for the ...
by bobashep on 9/15/2017 10:22:00 PM
Justice League America (1989-1996) 79 1 0 In the conclusion to the storyline joining the Golden Age Flash with the JLA, Dreamslayer offers Bloodwynd a spot on the New Extremists roster. The my...
by bobashep on 9/15/2017 9:51:00 PM
Dark Nights Metal 2 1 0 An excellent second issue to an awesome series. By now, it's apparent Dark Knights: Metal is the "macabre, but quirky" kind of Scott Snyder story, lik...
by Icarus27k on 9/13/2017 7:23:00 PM
Harley Quinn 25th Anniversary Special 1 1 0 A good anthology tribute to a classic character. I have mixed feelings about the creative direction Harley has been taken in the past few years. I lov...
by Icarus27k on 9/13/2017 7:13:00 PM
Action Comics (1938-2011, 2016-Present) 987 1 0 A big story arc years in the making speeds up in this issue as Mr. Oz finally makes his move against Superman. After a few misdirections about his ide...
by Icarus27k on 9/13/2017 7:04:00 PM
Martian Manhunter/ Marvin the Martian Special 1 1 0 Don't get me wrong, I enjoyed both stories. But the back-up feature was way better than the DC Universe set story. Great writing by Steve Orlando (Sup...
by bobashep on 9/11/2017 4:17:00 PM
Last Days of the Justice Society Special 1 1 0 A seminal work in the history of DC Comics, from the era of the Crisis on Infinite Earths. It intends to be an epilogue for the Golden Age JSA, and it...
by Icarus27k on 9/9/2017 10:24:00 PM
Jonah Hex/Yosemite Sam Special 1 1 0 The Jonah Hex/Yosemite Sam Special was really good. It was another great DC/Looney Tunes crossover that got overlooked by the magnificence that was th...
by bobashep on 9/9/2017 8:25:00 PM
Star Wars Adventures (2017) 1 1 0 Star Wars Adventures has returned in an anthology series that promises to explore the origins of new trilogy characters as well as explore some never ...
by bobashep on 9/9/2017 7:48:00 PM
Cosmic Commandos GN Vol 1 1 0 Cosmic Commandos was a fun read by Franklin Richards: Son of a Genius' Christopher Eliopoulos. This 2017 all-ages graphic novel by Dial Books is his f...
by bobashep on 9/8/2017 10:48:00 PM
Essential Marvel Team-Up (2002-Present) TP Vol 3 1 0 Volume 3 includes the some of the first ever appearances of Iron Fist, the Giant-Sized X-Men, and the first American appearance of Captain Britain. A ...
by bobashep on 9/4/2017 10:54:00 PM
Darkseid Special 1 1 0 The all-new character of Makayla was one of the best new characters added to the DC Universe in a very long time. I need to know more of her story. I ...
by bobashep on 9/3/2017 8:50:00 PM
Iron Man: Mask in the Iron Man (2001) TP 1 0 Tony Stark creates an artificial intelligence inside of one of his suits in order to fill the role. But when the Ai becomes sentient (and like went do...
by bobashep on 9/2/2017 8:52:00 PM
Defenders (1972-1986) 2 1 0 Great art by Sal Buscema, but the writing is a little lacking.
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/29/2017 7:19:00 PM
Lobo/Road Runner Special 1 1 0 For a gritty property like Lobo marketed younger readers, it could have gotten too sugary sweet. Instead, this was a very good crossover read that did...
by bobashep on 8/28/2017 4:20:00 PM
Green Lantern/ Space Ghost Special 1 1 0 This crossover special overall was enjoyable. But the title feature of Green Lantern/ Space Ghost is really what carries this book. Just because I rat...
by bobashep on 8/27/2017 11:29:00 PM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 72 1 0 For those that have read this, the cover is a bit misleading, isn't it? (I guess they couldn't show a strip club!)
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/27/2017 6:50:00 PM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 71 1 0 "The Herald Ordeal"...why didn't I read this earlier?? It's a solid story, and even though Ron Lim is off doing the pencils in the Infinity War, the p...
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/27/2017 5:41:00 PM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 70 1 0 I know this is a guest penciler, but I must say, this artwork is amazing. It has a great pace to the story too.
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/27/2017 4:15:00 PM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 69 1 0 I thought this was terrific. A great read full of wonderful artwork, and a good story. It was nearly perfect.
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/27/2017 4:03:00 PM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 68 1 0 The title is getting good again after a handful of lackluster issues. The pencil / ink team of West and Christopher is looking very nice in this one.
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/27/2017 3:51:00 PM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 67 1 0 After some just average issues, this one is back to the high standards of when Jim Starlin was writing on this title. It also has the great artwork, n...
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/27/2017 1:38:00 PM
Grimm Fairy Tales Presents Coven 1 1 0 It's not a great book, but let's be honest here, this wasn't created for artistic superiority. It was for those who like a fun, campy comic, or, perha...
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/27/2017 1:23:00 PM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 66 1 0 It's the 1st appearance of "Avatar", as Princess Alaisa is gifted with some power given by Love and Hate. It's an 'OK' book, but I must say that it's ...
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/27/2017 11:09:00 AM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 65 1 0 Pretty decent comic, with the 1st appearance of Princess Alaisa (who will become Avatar), and Cap'n Reptyl becomes Reptyl Prime.
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/27/2017 5:13:00 AM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 64 1 0 Have you ever noticed how many Surfer issues deal with the struggle within?
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/26/2017 5:37:00 PM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 62 1 0 Great artwork, decent story.
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/26/2017 10:32:00 AM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 61 1 0 A decent read, and the 1st issue featuring a team called The Collection Agency, who will be featured in the next few books.
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/26/2017 10:20:00 AM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 60 1 0 This takes places after the ending of the Infinity Gauntlet story. It's another of those "filler" issues, that is to say, while it is worth reading fo...
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/26/2017 10:04:00 AM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 58 1 0 Just a filler issue, during the Infinity Gauntlet story, but not much to do with that. (I didn't want to say much about this issue and last issue for ...
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/24/2017 5:38:00 PM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 57 1 0 So, this is what happens when you get hit by a beam from Thanos' Infinity Gauntlet...
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/24/2017 5:23:00 PM
Adam Strange/ Future Quest Special 1 1 0 When this book debuted in March there really wasn't a lot of press. This Hanna-Barbera reboot crossover was a underrated delight to read. Marc Andreyk...
by bobashep on 8/22/2017 11:08:00 PM
Booster Gold/ Flintstones Special 1 1 0 Mark Russell continues his exciting run with the modern stone age family. While the story was quite entertaining it wasn't the best of this book. ...
by bobashep on 8/22/2017 10:08:00 PM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 54 1 0 Just like issue #53, this didn't have much to do with the Infinity Gauntlet. It sort of reminded of the old Afterschool Specials we had on TV here in ...
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/22/2017 7:48:00 PM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 53 1 0 Even though this is connected to the Infinity Gauntlet, it doesn't have much to do with it.
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/22/2017 7:34:00 PM
Woods (2014-Present) TP Vol 3 1 0 James Tynion IV continues to take this amazing series into new realms. I don't feel like the Woods ever gets stale. Tynion isn't afraid to kill off be...
by bobashep on 8/20/2017 10:47:00 PM
Flintstones (2016-2017) TP Vol 1 1 0 Mark Russell’s take on the Flintstones was very nostalgic. What the PREZ reboot’s writer does differently is introduce new elements of social comm...
by bobashep on 8/20/2017 9:44:00 PM
Defenders (1972-1986) 1 1 0 It's a decent book, but really nothing substantial in terms of writing or artwork, nor is it overly exciting.
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/20/2017 8:01:00 PM
Clue (2017) 3 1 0 Judge Dredd's Nelson Daniel continues to amazing with the art. But once again, it's the anonymous colorist of this series that is the real star of the...
by bobashep on 8/19/2017 10:09:00 PM
Varmints (2016) GN 1 0 Ned and his sister Opie are on the hunt for their Pa. Only Opie knows that their father is also the illusive criminal kingpin known as PA. As they sea...
by bobashep on 8/18/2017 4:25:00 PM
Clue (2017) 1 2 0 It's the first time in a long time that I've actually thoroughly enjoyed a comic and found a reason to buy the extra variants. I'm really looking forw...
by Fusion4Future on 8/18/2017 2:37:00 PM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 52 1 0 Sorry to say, but this is just a filler sort of issue. It's not exciting, and really, the Surfer has more of a cameo appearance. It's a tie-in to the ...
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/17/2017 7:27:00 PM
Dark Nights Metal 1 1 0 Snyder and Capullo team up again here to tell a crazy story that is designed to vastly expand the DC Multiverse. Along the way, this issue makes use o...
by Icarus27k on 8/17/2017 12:04:00 AM
Vision (2016-Present) TP Vol 2 1 0 This volume of the Vision gets as down and dirty as the closing chapter of volume 1 promised. But I love the Nick Fury-esque ending in which a little ...
by bobashep on 8/16/2017 9:49:00 PM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 51 1 0 It's a book with a profound message. Lim and Vincent's work is top notch here.
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/14/2017 7:55:00 PM
Batgirl and the Birds of Prey: Rebirth 1 1 0 Great, fast moving writing is what really makes this Batgirl story. Bringing Barbara Gordon back to her time as Oracle and re-introducing Huntress is ...
by Icarus27k on 8/14/2017 1:22:00 AM
Red Hood and the Outlaws: Rebirth 1 2 1 An awesome, fresh start for Red Hood. The canonical story of Jason Todd often gets lost among those of other DC characters, even among his fellow Robi...
by Icarus27k on 8/14/2017 12:55:00 AM
Aquaman: Rebirth 1 1 0 An able start to the Rebirth era of Aquaman. It does a great job of balancing between keeping longtime fans interested while also being explanatory to...
by Icarus27k on 8/14/2017 12:17:00 AM
Infinity Gauntlet (1991) 6 1 0 This is an absolutely stellar miniseries. Seriously, go read it now.
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/13/2017 5:00:00 PM
Infinity Gauntlet (1991) 5 1 0 Great issue in a classic story.
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/13/2017 4:47:00 PM
Star Trek Omnibus (2009) TP Vol 2 1 0 Excellent series! A shame there were not more issues of ST Early Voyages. The Omnibus edition is a great way to catch up on all issues and is nicely p...
by BoldlyGoing on 8/13/2017 1:06:00 AM
Infinity Gauntlet (1991) 4 1 0 This is it, the battle, finally! (or, at least, the beginning of the battle)
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/12/2017 7:32:00 PM
Infinity Gauntlet (1991) 3 2 0 Again, great artwork and story. Everyone should read this 6 parter at least once in their life. (This is my 2nd time through it)
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/12/2017 7:15:00 PM
Infinity Gauntlet (1991) 2 1 0 This trio of Perez / Rubinstein / Starlin is amazing. It's great reading, I highly recommend it.
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/12/2017 4:33:00 PM
Infinity Gauntlet (1991) 1 2 0 I thought the issue, along with the entire 6 issue miniseries, was great. The story and artwork are top notch. Like the other reviewer, I thought the ...
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/11/2017 7:54:00 PM
WWE Summer Slam 2017 1 1 0 Lastly, let’s talk price. The book retails for $7.99. In the past couple of years, I have shelled out eight bucks for holiday specials. But not for ...
by bobashep on 8/10/2017 9:46:00 PM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 50 1 0 **POSSIBLE SPOILERS** This is the issue that leads into INFINITY GAUNTLET #1. We also see for the first time the Silver Surfer's dad, Jartran, and a m...
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/10/2017 7:50:00 PM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 49 1 0 This issue doesn't really advance Silver Surfer's story, but it is a good story, with some amazing pencil and coloring work. It would've gotten a high...
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/8/2017 8:00:00 PM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 48 1 0 **SPOILERS** Adam Warlock is about to seek out Thanos for the plans he has in store for the universe.
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/8/2017 7:46:00 PM
Silver Surfer (1987-1998) 47 1 0 Just another in a FANTASTIC run by Lim and Starlin. (I hope it never ends)
by Blue Jackets Fan on 8/8/2017 7:00:00 PM
New Gods Special 1 1 0 DC’s latest offering in their year-long bicentennial celebration of Jack Kirby’s birth is all about the New Gods. Kalibak has plans to turn New Ge...
by bobashep on 8/7/2017 10:45:00 PM