Members' Comic Book Reviews
Title Issue # # Reviews # Comments Review Excerpt
Marvel's Thor: The Dark World Prelude (2013) 2 1 0 The first issue art was much better. Ron Lim is a good artist, but his style isn't my favorite, and to switch from characters you recognize from the m...
by dix on 1/23/2017 10:39:00 PM
Marvel's Thor: The Dark World Prelude (2013) 1 1 0 Not bad for a quick between movies 2 issue. The story ties the two movies together, and the story good, if a bit short.
by dix on 1/23/2017 10:39:00 PM
Thanos vs. Hulk (2015) 1 1 0 See #4
by dix on 1/22/2017 7:45:00 PM
Thanos vs. Hulk (2015) 2 1 0 See #4
by dix on 1/22/2017 7:45:00 PM
Thanos vs. Hulk (2015) 3 1 0 See #4
by dix on 1/22/2017 7:45:00 PM
Thanos vs. Hulk (2015) 4 1 0 Excellent series! The story was great, and was complex enough to be interesting throughout. The conflict between Thanos and Anihilis was as good as be...
by dix on 1/22/2017 7:45:00 PM
Sgt. Fury (1963-1981) 73 1 0 Great art and great story. Not that the Howling Commandoes fighting beside the Russians is terribly believable, but it mad for a good read. Especially...
by dix on 1/22/2017 7:40:00 PM
Trinity (2016-Present) 1 1 0 Average art, but some of the coloring is terrible. Story is interesting, but too many books are better.
by dix on 1/22/2017 1:04:00 AM
Hookjaw 1 1 0 Interesting story, but pretty average art. The story is worth checking out the second issue.
by dix on 1/22/2017 12:57:00 AM
Deadly Class (2014-Present) 1 1 0 There is so much to take in and process while reading this first ish'. It's one problem after another for our protagonist. We find him homeless and in...
by grfanboy on 1/22/2017 12:56:00 AM
Poison Ivy: Cycle Of Life And Death 3 1 0 See #1
by dix on 1/22/2017 12:48:00 AM
Poison Ivy: Cycle Of Life And Death 4 1 0 see #1
by dix on 1/22/2017 12:48:00 AM
Gamora (2017-Present) 1 1 0 Good art, great story. I love the character, and relationships between her and her "sister" and Thanos are a fun read.
by dix on 1/22/2017 12:41:00 AM
Invisible Republic (2015-Present) 1 1 0 You know a series is going to be good when the writers (husband and wife duo) place you in midstream of their story. The setup is simple: on the dista...
by grfanboy on 1/22/2017 12:31:00 AM
Justice League of America (2013-2014) 7.2 2 0 I really loved this issue. The art is great, and the story of the origin of "Killer Frost" was an excellent read. Then you add the 3D cover, and it's ...
by dix on 1/22/2017 12:24:00 AM
Few (2017-Present) 1 1 0 Very disappointing! A complete waist of $5.00. The story your cliché rebel against the evil empire type of thing, but with a bad guy infiltrating the...
by dix on 1/21/2017 11:00:00 PM
Batman: Ego and Other Tails TP 1 0 Of all the material in this book, I had only read the Selina story once before. I wasn't really a fan of it then. I'm still not quite a fan of it now....
by bobashep on 1/21/2017 9:09:00 PM
Mother Panic 2 1 0 I've still heard little to no hype about this title. Granted, it's barely affiliated with Batman (as of yet) but it has Gotham City completely at its ...
by grfanboy on 1/19/2017 1:25:00 AM
War of the Worlds (1988-1990) 1 1 0 The art is okay, although if you're going to use black and white these days, it better be good. They completely mangled the story of War of the Worlds...
by dix on 1/18/2017 9:28:00 PM
World of Tanks (2016 - Present) 3 1 0 I love this series. The art is pretty average, but I like the way you get the story from both the British and the German side of things.
by dix on 1/18/2017 9:16:00 PM
Occupy Avengers 2 1 0 Love the story and the art. The Fireheart cousins that help Hawkeye and Red Wolf were a hoot, and Hawkeye and Wolf are a great team. I love the art, a...
by dix on 1/18/2017 9:11:00 PM
Marvel Team-Up (1972-1985) 35 1 0 Much more fun to read than most of todays books. Good art and a straight forward story. Best of all, it's all in one book!
by dix on 1/18/2017 8:54:00 PM
Marvel Team-Up (1972-1985) 99 1 0 I love having complete stories in one book. The combination of Spider-man and Machine-man was great. Both asume the other is a bad guy in the beginnin...
by dix on 1/18/2017 8:54:00 PM
Super Soldiers (1993) 5 1 0 The art is typical of the 90's look, with huge bulging muscles, and ludicrous proportions, but they are "super soldiers!" The story is nothing surpris...
by dix on 1/18/2017 8:40:00 PM
Aquaman (2016-Present) 9 1 0 This is my favorite series right now. The art is beautiful and the story is excellently written. Atlantis is getting raked through the coals, and the ...
by dix on 1/18/2017 8:19:00 PM
Micronauts Special Edition (1983-1984) 1 1 0 How cool is this comic?! This just might be a new guilty pleasure. Collecting the first three issues of the original Micronauts series of the late 70s...
by grfanboy on 1/18/2017 12:47:00 AM
Wraith (2013-2014) HC 1 0 This 2014 comic book prequel to author Joe Hill's NOS4A2. If you've been reading my blog for a while now, you'll know that I am a big fan of Hill's. T...
by bobashep on 1/16/2017 9:24:00 PM
Doctor Strange: Last Days Of Magic 1 1 0 Out of context of the ongoing series, which I haven't read, thus was OK. My time generally would've been spent reading another comic. I think the Xu s...
by hardtravelinghero on 1/16/2017 12:37:00 PM
Star Trek: Boldly Go (2016-Present) 1 1 0 The story was doing pretty good until the last line, "resistance is futile." I am really sick of the borg. Not going past the 1st issue on this one. A...
by dix on 1/16/2017 12:10:00 AM
Poison Ivy: Cycle Of Life And Death 1 1 0 Gorgeous art, and a very good story. It is an interesting take on Poison Ivy, and I love her "kids!" I've read the first four books so far, and all ar...
by dix on 1/15/2017 9:37:00 PM
Poison Ivy: Cycle Of Life And Death 2 1 0 see #1
by dix on 1/15/2017 9:37:00 PM
Batgirl and the Birds of Prey (2016-Present) 4 1 0 A pretty decent read. Good art, and I like the story. Somehow I missed subscribing to this title when I started the Rebirth storylines, and I'll save ...
by dix on 1/15/2017 9:24:00 PM
Deep 1 1 0 The story was pretty good, but the art and layout are just boring. There are too many good books out to waste money on a boring book.
by dix on 1/15/2017 9:18:00 PM
Dungeons & Dragons Frost Giants Fury 1 1 0 An enjoyable read, with a good story and art so far. I love the dragonkin character Saarvin the scout. A great character design and personality. I als...
by dix on 1/15/2017 9:08:00 PM
Teen Titans Go! (FCBD 2015) 1 1 0 The girls take over Titans Tower as they throw Starfire's first ever slumber party. Meanwhile, Beast Boy and Cyborg decide to go bowling. But is Vic u...
by bobashep on 1/14/2017 11:18:00 PM
Marvel Two-In-One (1974-1983) 83 1 0 Great art and story from the 80's. Love the Sasquatch! I haven't encountered him before, but his attitude about the wilderness (doesn't like it, it's ...
by dix on 1/14/2017 9:03:00 PM
Mister Amperduke: A Story In Pictures GN 1 0 A silent comic about bravery, playing God, and being unable to intervene in genocide. Also involves LEGO and an epilogue that's depressing. A good rea...
by hardtravelinghero on 1/14/2017 1:22:00 PM
Simpsons: Winter Wingding (2006-Present) 3 1 0 4 stories; all very funny. When you need a break from the winter blahs and there's no new episodes of the Simpsons to watch, the Winter Wingdings are ...
by bobashep on 1/10/2017 12:50:00 PM
Afterlife With Archie (2013-Present) 1 2 0 Another title I initially thought was a joke. I was working for an independent bookstore at the time and remember saying the market was saturated with...
by grfanboy on 1/10/2017 12:03:00 AM
Simpsons: Winter Wingding (2006-Present) 5 1 0 Cold weather and mischief abound in this 2010 winter annual from Bongo Comics. First, the whole town of Springfield gets the flu. Then Homer win...
by bobashep on 1/9/2017 9:34:00 PM
Unworthy Thor 1 1 0 I like the story a lot, but the art is a bit lacking. It's not bad, but when there is a fight, the debris just looks sloppy. I don't know if they were...
by dix on 1/8/2017 9:34:00 PM
Unworthy Thor 2 1 0 loving the story. The theft of old Asgard by The Collector is great. I hated when he killed the kid that was the last of his race, but it should suffi...
by dix on 1/8/2017 9:34:00 PM
Walking Dead (2003-Present) 108 1 0 He has a tiger.
by Masked Marvel on 1/8/2017 7:18:00 PM
Walking Dead (2003-Present) 92 1 0 FIRST APPEARANCE OF PAUL MONROE AKA JESUS-A must have
by Masked Marvel on 1/8/2017 7:14:00 PM
Slapstick (2017-Present) 1 1 0 There's elements of Deadpool, the Punisher, and Harley Quinn here and I enjoy it immensely. But will the character of Slapstick be enough of a draw? T...
by bobashep on 1/8/2017 5:32:00 PM
Daredevil (2016-Present) TP Vol 2 1 0 The new Daredevil series (which some dub Back In Black) is gradually getting better. But there's still some rough edges, like with the stories contain...
by bobashep on 1/7/2017 9:44:00 PM
Wonder Woman: Earth One HC 1 1 0 A good story that I don't think goes far enough to create a new mythos of a pop culture legend. If I am going to read a story that is suppose to re-in...
by bobashep on 1/6/2017 10:42:00 PM
Daredevil (2016-Present) TP Vol 1 1 0 A very gritty action-packed start to the new Daredevil. A little confusing with a great mystery at the heart of it all and oh so very complicated. The...
by bobashep on 1/5/2017 10:59:00 PM
Ms. Marvel (2014-2015) TP Vol 4 1 0 This series, not just this volume is the perfect Marvel Now! reading. It's very well written, lots of fun, and has lots of heart. One thing I'm one th...
by bobashep on 1/5/2017 10:10:00 PM
Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures (2016-Present) 1 1 0 I really enjoyed this issue. Various Batman titles writer Matthew K. Manning has done a great job thus far and I think this will end up as one of the ...
by bobashep on 1/4/2017 9:32:00 PM
Rockstars (2016-Present) 1 1 0 Mediocre art and pretty lame story. Plays on cliché rock and roll story lines, and hints at various rock myths and legends. I don't really understand...
by dix on 1/4/2017 4:59:00 PM
Mighty Captain Marvel 0 1 0 The art is pretty good, but the hero is too much a whiner. Just can't get into it.
by dix on 1/4/2017 4:46:00 PM
Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2014-Present) 21 1 0 I thought this issue was great. But it also surprised me. The last time Harley Quinn guest-starred in the pages of Scooby-Doo Team-Up (issue #12), the...
by bobashep on 1/3/2017 4:16:00 PM
Batman: Harley Quinn (2015) TP 1 0 The book covers Harley's first official appearance in the DC Universe in Harley Quinn #1. Why Batman Adventures #12, the ever so more demanded first a...
by bobashep on 1/3/2017 1:39:00 PM
Star Wars: Vader Down TP 1 0 Vader Down is the ultimate Star Wars crossover as Luke's quest to uncover the mysteries of the Force and Vader's search to find the Rebel pilot that d...
by bobashep on 1/2/2017 3:59:00 PM
Mummy (2016-Present) 1 1 0 The artwork is good, but the characters trying to raise the mummy are terribly lame. Not worth the price to follow it.
by dix on 12/30/2016 5:37:00 PM
Darth Vader: Doctor Aphra 1 1 0 Great art and great story.
by dix on 12/30/2016 5:34:00 PM
Galaxys For Hire 1 1 0 Pretty awful comic. The story reminds me of a Firefly wannabe about strange alien chicks. The art is terrible. Almost impossible to get through the wh...
by dix on 12/30/2016 5:21:00 PM
Bugs Bunny (1952-1983) 46 1 0 A Christmas themed cover does not a Christmas comic make. Other than the snow in the third story, there's very little winter hi-jinx much less anythin...
by bobashep on 12/29/2016 8:42:00 PM
Power Man And Iron Fist (2016-Present) Annual 1 1 0 Featuring guest appearances by Spider-Woman Jessica Drew, the Son of Satan, and maybe even a certain jolly old fat man, this was a very fun holiday sp...
by bobashep on 12/29/2016 8:40:00 PM
Assassination Classroom (2014-Present) GN Vol 1 1 0 A very weak first volume. The plot revolves around a weird octopus creature that blows up 70% of the moon, comes to earth and vows to do the same in a...
by Andany on 12/29/2016 3:54:00 PM
Super Powers (2016-Present) 1 2 0 Rather a silly take on the DC characters, with cartoon style characters. Not my cup of tea.
by dix on 12/27/2016 10:59:00 PM
Namesake (2016-Present) 1 1 0 See issue 2 review.
by dix on 12/27/2016 10:43:00 PM
Namesake (2016-Present) 2 1 0 I read the first two books, and I must say, this is one of the worst I've ever read. The art is horrible. It looks like it was drawn by a bunch of thi...
by dix on 12/27/2016 10:43:00 PM
The Great Treasury of Christmas Comic Book Stories HC 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 12/26/2016 7:58:00 PM
Limited Collectors' Edition (1973-1978) 34 1 0 Christmas fun with Batman, Superman, Shazam, the Teen Titans, and Angel and the Ape. Throughout this collection are nifty Christmas trivia challenges...
by bobashep on 12/26/2016 7:57:00 PM
Simpsons: Winter Wingding (2006-Present) 2 1 0 I love the Winter Wingdings. They are extremely enjoyable. Plus, they're a great cure for when you need a Simpsons holiday fix and your local TV stati...
by bobashep on 12/20/2016 10:34:00 PM
Mother Panic 1 1 0 Love at first sight. Not sure I'm part of the intended audience but I really enjoyed it. A new, edgy Gotham character without a convoluted history to ...
by grfanboy on 12/20/2016 9:57:00 PM
Fantastic Four (1961-1996) Annual 1 1 0 Early Namor special here. The story line is good but the art work is definitely early and not as well done as other issues. Overall I really did love ...
by Bigsafe138 on 12/20/2016 5:16:00 AM
Trencher: X-Mas Bites 1 1 0 Gideon Trencher- Zombie repo-man. His mission, to kill those souls that were erroneously reincarnated. With the help of his dispatcher, Phoebe, i does...
by bobashep on 12/19/2016 5:21:00 PM
DC Rebirth Holiday Special 1 1 0 Harley Quinn is your host in the super hero holiday spectacular to end all holiday spectaculars. Batman Adventures legend Paul Dini (who also created ...
by bobashep on 12/18/2016 9:19:00 PM
Pinky and the Brain Christmas Special 1 1 0 Pinky and the Brain, the lab mice superstars of the 90s cartoons that bared their name, as well as Animaniacs, star in this Christmas special from 199...
by bobashep on 12/14/2016 12:08:00 AM
Donald Duck (1940-1998) 251 1 0 You've head the old adage 'If it looks like a duck , swims like a duck, and sounds like a duck- then it must be a duck." This book says Donald Du...
by bobashep on 12/12/2016 6:26:00 PM
Radiskull & Devil Doll!: Radiskull Hate Christmas! (2002) 1 1 0 The disembodied head known as Radiskull really hates Christmas. So one Christmas Eve, the hellion and his little buddy decide to attack Santa and his ...
by bobashep on 12/11/2016 11:15:00 PM
Reborn (2016-Present) 1 3 0 I'm having a difficult time finding this amazing. Definitively have nothing ill to say about Capullo. He's golden. It's Millar's creativity that I fin...
by grfanboy on 12/11/2016 2:26:00 PM
Gwenpool Holiday Special 1 1 0 I would look forward to sharing the holidays with my favorite Marvel characters every year. It would be the one time that I'd pay full price for a com...
by bobashep on 12/10/2016 4:16:00 PM
Spookhouse (2016) 2 1 0 Spookhouse is set up like an old school horror comic from the 50s with a host, a plethora of short stories and some frightfully fun treats in between....
by bobashep on 12/9/2016 6:16:00 PM
Doctor Who (2011-2012) 16 1 0 The final issue of this series ends with the Doctor saving the day and then giving one of his signature speeches on peace and togetherness. It's a cla...
by bobashep on 12/5/2016 11:03:00 PM
East of West (2013-Present) 1 3 0 Who says sci-fi and western don't mix? I should've been reading this for years by now. This is so original it's mind-blowing. The phrase, "World out t...
by grfanboy on 12/5/2016 12:23:00 AM
Doctor Who (2011-2012) 15 1 0 The penultimate issue of this series of Doctor Who. It's not without thrills, chills, laughs, and a shocking twist or two. Unfortunately, the twists w...
by bobashep on 12/3/2016 10:29:00 PM
Doctor Who (2011-2012) 14 1 0 Nazis... Poisonous fog... assassination plots...Silurians... Fezzes! It's an adventure that could only star the Eleventh Doctor and his companions Amy...
by bobashep on 12/2/2016 10:13:00 PM
Get Jiro: Blood and Sushi (2015) HC 1 0 The story was everything I wanted in a prequel to Get Jiro! The art... well, let`s just say I missed Langdon Foss. A bit cartoon-like for my taste. Re...
by grfanboy on 12/2/2016 12:31:00 AM
Doctor Who (2011-2012) 13 1 0 A great opening chapter. The writing is quite good but the art is awfully abstract. Why IDW wouldn't use an artist capable of doing more photo-realist...
by bobashep on 12/1/2016 11:14:00 PM
Doctor Strange (2015-Present) 1 1 0 I finally took notice of this series after a friend recommended it to me. My love for Chris Bachalo goes way back and Jason Aaron of course is amazing...
by grfanboy on 11/29/2016 11:06:00 PM
Get Jiro! (2012) GN 1 0 Badass! I inadvertently had to put this done twice and come back it. This was a great way to go since the plot development was robust (and no issue b...
by grfanboy on 11/29/2016 12:49:00 AM
Star Wars: Darth Vader (2015-Present) TP Vol 2 1 0 Another thrilling chapter into the backstory of Darth Vader's life between A New Hope and Empire Strikes Back. While the first volume felt a little to...
by bobashep on 11/28/2016 9:10:00 PM
Doctor Who (2011-2012) 12 1 0 Titled 'Silent Knight', this issue goes full GI Joe #21 as there are no words or sound effects in this story at all with exception of a small Christma...
by bobashep on 11/27/2016 10:25:00 PM
Super Powers (2016-Present) 1 2 0 This new Super Powers series was lots of fun. I love the team of Baltazar and Franco. They craft stories that are funny and exciting for kids with jus...
by bobashep on 11/26/2016 10:59:00 PM
Wonder Woman (2011-2016) 49 1 0 The art is, as always very good. I need to go back a handful of issues, and get a better picture of what's going on (started at 47). Diana seems more ...
by dix on 11/26/2016 10:29:00 PM
Star Wars: Darth Vader (2015-Present) TP Vol 1 1 0 This series is a strange combination of Classic Star Wars meets the new trilogy with an unsettling amount of Disney-esque touches. I mean, I am thrill...
by bobashep on 11/26/2016 1:03:00 AM
DC Comics Presents (1978-1986) Annual 2 1 0 First appearance of Superwoman
by Masked Marvel on 11/25/2016 1:08:00 PM
Wonder Woman (2011-2016) 48 1 0 Very good art as usual with Wonder Woman, but the story is a lot better than the last issue. Doctor Maru (now Doctor Poison) is out smarting Cyborg an...
by dix on 11/25/2016 1:21:00 AM
Wonder Woman (2011-2016) 47 1 0 Love the art, and the story isn't bad, but nothing special. I do like a story that is contained in a single issue though. I like Cheetah, but this was...
by dix on 11/25/2016 1:08:00 AM
Doctor Who (2011-2012) 11 1 0 Trapped in an alien asylum, the Doctor and the Ponds find themselves in quite the predicament. The inmates, who have had their minds transplanted into...
by bobashep on 11/23/2016 4:41:00 PM
Doctor Who (2011-2012) 9 2 0 A fun story that was classic Doctor Who. The art was pretty good in this issue. Some images of Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, and Arthur Darvill actually l...
by bobashep on 11/23/2016 4:41:00 PM
Doctor Who (2011-2012) 10 1 0 An interesting story that seems to have copied elements from 12th Doctor Neil Gaiman tale The Doctor's Wife, a Fourth Doctor yarn called Meglos, and t...
by bobashep on 11/23/2016 4:41:00 PM
Doctor Who (2011-2012) 8 2 0 Funny but a bit confusing. That’s time travel for you. Oh, and this issue introduces the most unusual Doctor Who companion this side of Frobis...
by bobashep on 11/23/2016 4:41:00 PM
Pirates of the Caribbean (2016) 2 1 0 Like issue one, it is a really fun read, with great art, and great characterizations. Love it. They once again have Sparrow perfect.
by dix on 11/23/2016 1:06:00 AM
Pirates of the Caribbean (2016) 1 1 0 They captured Captain Jack Sparrow quite well, and the art is delightful. Full ten for really, really fun read.
by dix on 11/23/2016 1:06:00 AM
World Of Archie: Halloween Special (HCF 2015) 1 1 0 Kids of all ages will delight if they receive this mini-comic in their trick-or-treat bucket. Parents won't have anything to disapprove of either. The...
by bobashep on 11/19/2016 10:19:00 PM