Members' Comic Book Reviews
Title Issue # # Reviews # Comments Review Excerpt
Dennis the Menace Giant (1958-1969) 11 1 0 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
Justice League International (1987-1989, 1993-1994) 55 1 0 The issue sees two long-time members bidding adieu. Though I hate to see them go, I am glad that Gerard Jones decided to have the restored Leaguers ...
by bobashep on 11/26/2018 9:34:00 PM
Lobo Convention Special (1993) 1 2 0 The comic book industry isn’t safe when Lobo decides that comics speculating is the easiest way to making fast cash without wasting ammo. But, when ...
by bobashep on 11/26/2018 9:29:00 PM
Marvel Zombie (2018) 1 1 0 This is one of those titles where when I saw the premise, I slapped myself in the head and was like 'why didn't I think of that!’ One of the best ...
by bobashep on 11/26/2018 8:40:00 PM
Captain Universe: Power Unimaginable TP 1 0 For someone like myself who didn't any of the books or stories reprinted (except for the Marvel Fanfare beauty), this is a great collection of adventu...
by bobashep on 11/25/2018 10:42:00 PM
Avengers/Thunderbolts (2004) TP 1 0 One of the most action-packed and thrilling stories I have ever read, whilst doubling as an almost to-dull-for-words morality play. There's just so mu...
by bobashep on 11/22/2018 11:12:00 AM
Thunderbolts: First Strikes (1997) 1 1 0 Thunderbolts is a series that is over 20 years old. There's a twist at the end of issue; one that in it's day was shocking. Whether or not I should ...
by bobashep on 11/21/2018 9:28:00 PM
What If? X-Men (2018) 1 1 0 When you actually read the book, it's actually pretty good. I think that the cyberpunk premise is just so out there that only a fan of Willi...
by bobashep on 11/19/2018 11:49:00 AM
What If? Magik Became Sorerer Supreme 1 1 0 I absolutely love the cover by Jeff Dekal. It's my favorite of the 2018 one-shots. Quite stunning and really cool looking. The interior art ...
by bobashep on 11/19/2018 11:21:00 AM
Wolfenstein (2017) 2 1 0 The art and colors are great. The story is another story, however. It's a little all over the place and definitely confusing in places. Also, it expec...
by TheGhostWhoRocks on 11/18/2018 9:20:00 PM
Wolfenstein (2017) 1 1 0 The art and colors are great. The story is another story, however. It's a little all over the place and definitely confusing in places. Also, it expec...
by TheGhostWhoRocks on 11/18/2018 9:20:00 PM
Star Trek: New Visions (2014-Present) 21 1 0 The stories were good, the photos were great but the new art had some technical issues. So really bad, the Enterprise explodes in Star Trek III: The S...
by bobashep on 11/18/2018 8:26:00 PM
Star Wars Adventures (FCBD 2018) 1 1 0 Cavan Scott and Derek Charm are the Chris Claremont and John Byrne of SWA. Great storytelling! Amazing artwork! A pure love for all aspects of the fra...
by bobashep on 11/15/2018 11:04:00 PM
What If? Spider-Man (2018) 1 1 0 This was very, very good. Gerry Conway is one of my favorite Superman writers. He's also one of my favorite Spider-Man scribes. Conway does an amazing...
by bobashep on 11/14/2018 10:06:00 PM
What If? Thor Was Raised By Frost Giants 1 1 0 It's not a bad story. The art is quite good. I'm willing to bet that the the missteps of these book are due not because of poor storytelling but lac...
by bobashep on 11/13/2018 10:27:00 PM
Star Trek: Starfleet Academy (2015-2016) TP 1 0 There's lots of great Easter eggs in this book. Mike Johnson (Star Trek/Green Lantern) crafts an intriguing story that spans 'generations'. But real...
by bobashep on 11/12/2018 11:32:00 PM
Auntie Agatha's Home For Wayward Rabbits 1 1 0 Keith Giffen was responsible for crafting a large chunk of my childhood. A DC guy, Giffen wrote and created such characters the Ambush Bug, The Legion...
by bobashep on 11/8/2018 7:48:00 PM
Ren & Stimpy Show (1992-1996) 13 1 0 It's a book chock full of Halloween fun with your friends Ren and Stimpy!
by bobashep on 11/7/2018 10:57:00 PM
Hero Cats/Princeless: Halloween ComicFest 2014 1 1 0 That first story (Hero Cats) was perfect. The second just wasn't scary in the least. Good art. Clever writing. Just not the right fit for a HCF free...
by bobashep on 11/6/2018 9:30:00 PM
Venom: Lethal Protector (1993) 1 1 0 Loved the whole series
by Bigsafe138 on 11/6/2018 4:25:00 AM
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Minicomic Collection HC 1 0 It's really hard to complain about this book. Yes, some of the stories are quite silly, if not ludicrous. (They were written for kids aged 5-10!) Th...
by bobashep on 11/5/2018 4:32:00 PM
Flash (1959-1985) 139 1 0 Great comic and adds one of flashes most common villians
by tmjones on 11/5/2018 1:43:00 PM
Sentry (2018) 5 1 0 This series was quite good. I'm sad it seems like they are ending it already. There are some straight up SAVAGE scenes in this issue. I've always real...
by jonervin26 on 11/5/2018 11:34:00 AM
Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II (2018) 6 1 0 a great series full of suspense I enjoyed it.
by Barrakuda on 11/4/2018 9:35:00 PM
Chief Wiggums Felonious Funnies 1 1 0 a funny one shot that made me smile!
by Barrakuda on 11/4/2018 9:34:00 PM
Choose Your Own Aspen Adventure 1 1 0 By saying something like 'help the animals through a maze' doesn't change the characters' destinies. That's not the case here as this really more of a...
by bobashep on 11/4/2018 8:34:00 PM
Venom: Funeral Pyre (1993) 3 1 0 It was okay. Not great but ok
by Bigsafe138 on 11/4/2018 1:29:00 AM
Avengers Halloween Special 1 1 0 The Avengers Halloween Special has 5 short stories, some of which are quite eerie. Case in point- the first tale starring Daredevil. It has Matt Mur...
by bobashep on 11/3/2018 11:35:00 PM
Amazing Spider-Man (1963-1998) 112 1 0 A fantastic issue!!!
by Spiderguy72 on 11/3/2018 4:15:00 PM
Archie's Mad House: Mayhem Mini-Comic (HCF 2018) 1 1 0 Though it wasn't 100% perfect, I was barely disappointed by this mini-comic special. If I had to choose, I'd still pick this one above all the other s...
by bobashep on 10/31/2018 9:47:00 PM
Cursed Comics Cavalcade 1 1 0 Cursed Comics Cavalcade was a decent mix of horror themed adventures. But based on the title, I think it would have been cool to have had this speci...
by bobashep on 10/30/2018 9:58:00 PM
Kid Death and Fluffy Halloween Special (1997) 1 1 0 This special from the Event Comics was as they used to say in 1990s Southern Baptist churches: it's was rude, crude, and social unexceptionable. Som...
by bobashep on 10/28/2018 8:14:00 PM
Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2014-Present) 43 1 0 One of the best stories out of the entire series. If only the art was consistent, this would be perhaps the best issue of them all. An almost perfec...
by bobashep on 10/27/2018 8:17:00 PM
Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2014-Present) 39 1 0 Scooby-Doo versus the Nazis and demons!? DC has really upped it's game for an all-ages comic book. Another reason that I love this series so very much...
by bobashep on 10/25/2018 8:58:00 PM
Superman: The Earth Stealers (1988) GN 1 0 The John Byrne era of Superman is like a fine wine. It's gotten better with age. In fact, most modern Superman fans agree that this is one of the best...
by bobashep on 10/22/2018 11:05:00 PM
Tick (FCBD) 2018 1 0 The wedding story was the best of all four. The first tale would have been better enjoyed if I understood the backstory a little more. The middle stor...
by bobashep on 10/22/2018 11:02:00 PM
What If? Marvel Comics Went Metal With Ghost Rider 1 1 0 This one-shot turned out a lot better than I expected. It wasn't perfect but it made for a great read. Another thing What If is known for is for it'...
by bobashep on 10/20/2018 11:00:00 PM
Archie Halloween Spectacular 1 1 0 Archie Comics is never shy to celebrate the seasons with a holiday special! Fans of Archie can enjoy a trio of Halloween tales starring your favorite ...
by bobashep on 10/18/2018 11:07:00 PM
You Are Deadpool 5 1 0 You will need a calculator for this issue of You Are Deadpool. There's some serious math to be done and using fingers and toes will not get this...
by bobashep on 10/15/2018 9:36:00 PM
You Are Deadpool 4 1 0 you end up in the corporate raiding 1980s. Just as you are admiring the Big Aple before Disney got a hold of it, your time device is stolen. In order ...
by bobashep on 10/14/2018 11:14:00 PM
You Are Deadpool 3 1 0 you end up in the supernatural swamps of the 1970s. Here you must collect a certain number of mystical gems in order to transport yourself through a m...
by bobashep on 10/14/2018 11:11:00 PM
You Are Deadpool 2 1 0 Very fun trip through the 1960s. Here you must find the proper fuel in order to re-power the device in hopes of getting back to the future. Your trav...
by bobashep on 10/14/2018 11:07:00 PM
What If? Peter Parker Became The Punisher 1 1 0 This one-shot was pretty good. With real-life science, this is a great example of the scope of science fiction storytelling. However, this modern ve...
by bobashep on 10/13/2018 9:28:00 PM
Sgt. Rock (1977-1988) 390 1 0 Issue #390 isn’t exactly Sgt. Rock in his prime. By now, Rock is coming to the end of his decades long run. It’s the mid-80s and only the most die...
by bobashep on 10/11/2018 8:54:00 PM
Sgt. Rock (1977-1988) 374 1 0 For a late era Sgt. Rock book, this isn’t half bad. Rock goes out on patrol (and revenge) after some paratroopers are massacred and ends up being th...
by bobashep on 10/11/2018 8:49:00 PM
Justice League International (1987-1989, 1993-1994) 61 1 0 Finally some answers on the mystery of Godfrey. Plus, Godfrey’s family are complete loons and they are a demented delight.
by bobashep on 10/11/2018 8:45:00 PM
Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2014-Present) 42 1 0 Dario Brizuela is on point in this story filled with more primates than the St. Louis Zoo! His technique is so classic. He's really the artist to go...
by bobashep on 10/11/2018 8:36:00 PM
Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2014-Present) 38 1 0 Dynomutt’s human companion, the Blue Falcon, isn't acting like himself. Instead of being gentle and kind, Blue Falcon is being kinda moody. The hero...
by bobashep on 10/9/2018 10:43:00 PM
Swamp Thing's Halloween Horror Special 1 1 0 The Swamp Thing Halloween Horror Giant was a fun read. It had moments of humor and times of fright. They were all good scares though.
by bobashep on 10/8/2018 10:54:00 PM
Star Wars Tales From Vader's Castle 1 1 0 I realize that All Hallows Eve doesn't exist in the Star Wars universe. However I am excited that Disney and IDW Publishing finally figured out a wa...
by bobashep on 10/5/2018 6:04:00 PM
Thrilling Adventure Hour (2018) 1 1 0 The Thrilling Adventure Hour is about a married couple of semi-professional mediums/ghost hunters. Frank and Sadie Doyle seem better suited as mixolog...
by bobashep on 10/5/2018 5:58:00 PM
Marvel Two-In-One (1974-1983) 99 1 0 I've been reading the complete run of Marvel Two-In-One as part of the Marvel Essentials line. However, due to licensing rights with Hasbro, this is...
by bobashep on 10/3/2018 10:14:00 PM
Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2014-Present) TP Vol 2 1 0 For one reason or another, this series is on fire. Kids and adults love it. The series is actually more popular than the regular DC kids Scooby comic....
by bobashep on 10/2/2018 10:22:00 PM
Despicable Deadpool (2017-Present) TP Vol 2 1 0 When Marvel announced that Deadpool was going bad again, I had my reservations. Turns out, I am completely justified. This just isn't my favorit...
by bobashep on 9/30/2018 8:28:00 PM
Amazing Spider-Man (2018-Present) Annual 1 1 0 Alright story. Cool to see things from the symbiote's perspective. Some of seriously bad art though.
by TheGhostWhoRocks on 9/30/2018 4:08:00 PM
Joker/Daffy Duck Special 1 1 0 The Joker/Daffy Duck Special rounds out my completion of DC/Looney Tunes Wave 2. This one was the one I least expected to enjoy (though I really loved...
by bobashep on 9/29/2018 8:23:00 PM
Harley Quinn Gossamer Special 1 1 0 An interesting read with hints of humor that at the bottom of it. More probably if you know who these supporting characters of Harley’s are. This ...
by bobashep on 9/29/2018 8:16:00 PM
Spider-Man/Deadpool: Don't Call It A Team-Up TP 1 0 I loved every story in this collection. It was a fun read that had me laughing a lot! If you live near an Ollie's you might still be able to find a ...
by bobashep on 9/26/2018 11:09:00 PM
Catwoman/Tweety & Sylvester Special 1 1 0 Though I had to read the first 3 pages about 10 times to understand the mumbo-jumbo of those in the Witches Conclave, I liked this book. There's...
by bobashep on 9/25/2018 9:42:00 PM
Tales to Astonish (1959-1968) 93 1 0 Great early appearance of the Silver Surfer! The Hulk and Silver Surfer encounter is one to remember. I have told people the story in this issue many ...
by RobertD75 on 9/23/2018 11:29:00 PM
House Of Whispers 1 1 0 This Cajun cousin of The House of Mystery and The House of Secrets was a mixed bag. I really enjoyed the concept of a new domicile of darkness being...
by bobashep on 9/20/2018 10:06:00 PM
Fight Club 2 (2015-Present) HC 2 0 Honestly, did Fight Club need a sequel? That confined, never to be free from the influence of the club he created ending for our narrator, Sebastian...
by bobashep on 9/19/2018 10:12:00 PM
Project Superpowers (2018) 0 1 0 There are some things you just don't pass up. A new release comic book for only 10 cents is one of those things.
by bobashep on 9/17/2018 10:49:00 PM
Black Hammer TP Vol 2 1 0 This volume reprints issues #7-11 and #13. Where's 12? I would like to say it's going to be reprinted in Black Hammer Volume 3. However, according to ...
by bobashep on 9/15/2018 10:25:00 PM
Cemetery Beach 1 1 0 Really cool opening story sequence and lots of awesome action. I love Warren Ellis and Jason Howard (with the new style). Really cool action/art seque...
by alanmoore69 on 9/15/2018 6:18:00 PM
Casper's Ghostland 1 1 0 American Mythology has issued a new Casper’s Ghostland special just in time for Halloween. The comic features two all-new stories. In the first, C...
by bobashep on 9/14/2018 8:53:00 AM
Black Hammer TP Vol 1 1 0 I've got to have volume 2. I also need the spin-off series Sherlock Frankenstein. I can't wait to know what happens next. Dark Horse has really ...
by bobashep on 9/6/2018 9:17:00 PM
Prisoner (2018) 4 1 0 After 50 years of speculation, the identity of Number 1 is finally revealed.
by bobashep on 9/3/2018 9:30:00 PM
Prisoner (2018) 3 1 0 If at first you do not succeed from escaping the Village; try, try again!
by bobashep on 9/3/2018 9:24:00 PM
Uncle Scrooge (2015-Present) 39 1 0 This was a fun read starring the original Duck Dynasty family! Great for the whole family. It may not look 100% like Donald, Uncle Scrooge and the...
by bobashep on 9/1/2018 10:40:00 PM
Lex Luthor/Porky Pig Special 1 1 0 This odd pairing of Lex Luthor and Porky Pig actually worked. Porky is normally the sidekick of the conniving Daffy Duck. Daffy tends to be aloof an...
by bobashep on 9/1/2018 10:38:00 PM
Prisoner (2018) 2 1 0 Just as I predicted, the story, officially titled 'The Uncertainty Machine', is getting really good. That first issue had to introduce the new chara...
by bobashep on 9/1/2018 10:35:00 PM
2099 Unlimited (1993-1995) 3 1 0 Tales of immigration and eugenics. These stories could be pulled from headlines of Breitbart.
by xoregox on 9/1/2018 10:55:00 AM
Ms. Marvel (2014-2015) 15 1 0 The story is awesome, not a big fan of the art style though.
by xoregox on 9/1/2018 10:20:00 AM
True Believers: Captain Marvel (2015) 1 1 0 I am a big fan of all things Carol Danvers. That being said, I did enjoy this issue. The use of generally muted colors and bold lines made the art fee...
by xoregox on 9/1/2018 7:57:00 AM
Fantastic Four Unlimited (1993-1995) 1 2 0 The story is okay, but man I do not care for the artwork. Everyone makes the same obnoxious open-mouthed gawp over and over again. It gets old fast an...
by torchiest on 8/31/2018 11:35:00 PM
Relay (FCBD 2018) 0 1 0 If you picked this up for free on free comic book day, then you are definitely going to be following this series. Excellent story involving monoliths...
by Furtive55 on 8/31/2018 6:27:00 PM
Relay (2018) 1 1 0 Free comic book day had a preview of this monolith harbinger of change or destruction to all inhabited planets. This is the first issue explaining a ...
by Furtive55 on 8/31/2018 6:21:00 PM
Prisoner (2018) 1 1 0 Justice League Dark’s Peter Milligan explores the mysterious Village just in time for the 50th anniversary of the cult classic British TV series. Th...
by bobashep on 8/28/2018 9:31:00 PM
Supergirl: Being Super TP 1 0 Imagine if Kara Zor-El made it to Earth before Clark Kent became Superman. With no memory of her people and no Man of Steel to inspire her, she grow...
by bobashep on 8/25/2018 11:12:00 PM
Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2014-Present) 41 1 0 The Mystery Inc. gang are hired to protect heiress Penelope Pitstop from a menacing monster. Could it be that her pint sized saviors, the Ant Hill Mob...
by bobashep on 8/23/2018 10:55:00 PM
Solo Avengers (1987-1989) 1 2 0 Solid issue. Art was good, story interesting and the split style story is a great way to show concurrent stories without bouncing back and forth.
by xoregox on 8/22/2018 11:02:00 PM
Sgt. Rock: Between Hell & a Hard Place TP 1 0 I felt that the main storyline gets gobbled up in other elements, like the origin of the Ice Cream Soldier and the introduction of new recruits ...
by bobashep on 8/22/2018 9:41:00 PM
Supergirl: Rebirth 1 2 1 The stunning cover by Emanuela Lupacchino was just a teaser for an exciting story inside. The team of Ray McCarthy and Steve Orlando, a great story ...
by bobashep on 8/15/2018 9:05:00 PM
Batman: Arkham Knight - Batgirl & Harley Quinn (2016) 1 2 0 Date of this release is Apr 2016 NOT Feb
by djmoneystl on 8/14/2018 3:08:00 PM
Punisher (2001-2004) 24 1 0 This story arc "Hidden" (#24-26) is one definitely of the most whacked-out Punisher stories ever written. Just some straight up weird @#$%.
by TheGhostWhoRocks on 8/12/2018 11:51:00 PM
Punisher (2001-2004) 28 1 0 Good story arc here (#28-31), but the art is horrendous through out. Cam Kennedy has proven he's a talented artists, there's no doubt about that. But ...
by TheGhostWhoRocks on 8/12/2018 11:45:00 PM
Sandman Universe 1 1 0 By the end of this, you can just feel that it is the start of something epic, the revamp of the Vertigo imprint. Vertigo has never fully gone away, bu...
by Icarus27k on 8/12/2018 3:14:00 AM
Fantastic Four (2018-Present) 1 1 0 Unfortunately, it's not quite the reunion loyal fans were expecting. But Marvel promises that it will happen soon! If this series continues to exceed ...
by bobashep on 8/11/2018 9:51:00 PM