Members' Comic Book Reviews
Title Issue # # Reviews # Comments Review Excerpt
Kitten Construction Company GN Vol 1 1 0 Kitten Construction Company was so much fun! I haven’t laughed so hard at something related to those with nine lives this side of a Youtube marath...
by bobashep on 4/18/2019 11:15:00 PM
Cretaceous GN 1 0 Cretaceous was an extremely quick read. But it was exciting, thrilling and at some moments a little tragic. I know it’s still early in the year, b...
by bobashep on 4/18/2019 11:14:00 PM
Marvel Team-Up (2019) 1 1 0 The first issue's gimmick is that of a flip-book. These type of stories are supposed to be perfectly balanced. While this wasn't a perfectly balanced ...
by bobashep on 4/14/2019 8:30:00 PM
Tales of the Unexpected (1956-1968) 98 1 0 A late 1960s DC treasure. I don't care if this was Marvel or Harvey or Charlton. I love these old school sci-fi anthology series. They're so kitschy t...
by bobashep on 4/9/2019 9:06:00 PM
Finding Molly An Adventure In Catsitting 4 1 0 Finding Molly is about a young aspiring artist who just moved to LA to find her fortune in the world of comics. To make ends meet while her web comic ...
by bobashep on 4/4/2019 9:09:00 PM
Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2014-Present) 27 1 0 A very fun team-up of two of Saturday morning cartoons greatest detective teams. Some many remember the Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show from 1979-81...
by bobashep on 3/31/2019 6:53:00 PM
Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2014-Present) 20 1 0 The Mystery Inc. gang go intergalactic in this exciting issue! But this time the phantom is real! Space Ghost- that star of dramatic cartoon an...
by bobashep on 3/30/2019 10:57:00 PM
Harley Quinn 25th Anniversary Special 1 2 0 This was a wonderful collection of stories celebrating one of my all-time favorite looneys.
by bobashep on 3/29/2019 10:26:00 PM
Looney Tunes Greatest Hits Volume 2 1 0 Your favorite Looney Tunes characters are back in this collection of DC Comics. Magicians Bugs and Daffy complete are only the rabbit and duck cou...
by bobashep on 3/28/2019 8:30:00 PM
Blacklist (2015-2016) TP Vol 1 1 0 This volume focuses on one of the bad guys on Red Reddington's Blacklist. It's a complex story of deceit, espionage and double crossing. I'd be lying ...
by bobashep on 3/27/2019 10:02:00 PM
Valiant (2014-2015) TP 1 0 The Valiant was quite good. Unfortunately, it wasn't properly balanced for a story that would unite an entire universe of characters. I think only h...
by bobashep on 3/26/2019 9:28:00 PM
Spider-Man/Deadpool (2016-Present) TP Vol 2 1 0 A fun read that is less preachy and offensive than the regular main series. It helped restore my faith in this series. But I also understand that th...
by bobashep on 3/24/2019 6:08:00 PM
Star Trek: New Visions (2014-Present) 22 1 0 A major disappointment.
by bobashep on 3/16/2019 1:32:00 PM
Batman: As The Crow Flies TP 1 0 One of L'il Gotham's Dustin Nguyen's first takes at the Batman Family. This was a very good story by Judd Winick (Pedro and Me). There's a great twist...
by bobashep on 3/11/2019 9:24:00 PM
Rai (2014-Present) TP Vol 1 1 0 It just wasn't that memorable a journey for me. I found myself going back trying to remember the plot of the story. A good rule of thumb is this- 'i...
by bobashep on 3/10/2019 9:46:00 PM
Rom (1979-1986) 23 1 0 Continuing from Power Man and Iron Fist #73, ROM the Spaceknight has followed a Dire Wraith into the Baxter Building. Now, ROM is convinced that one...
by bobashep on 3/9/2019 8:15:00 PM
Power Man and Iron Fist (1978-1986) 73 1 0 n the opening half of a two-part crossover, the Heroes for Hire are tasked to investigate the murder of a woman whom ROM the Spaceknight identifies as...
by bobashep on 3/9/2019 8:02:00 PM
Flash and Green Lantern: The Brave and the Bold TP 1 0 This is a friendship that on paper shouldn't really be. Barry is a nerd, nebbish and sorta a prude. Plus he's a family man, married to Iris West and s...
by bobashep on 3/7/2019 10:31:00 PM
Spider-Man/Deadpool (2016-Present) TP Vol 1 1 0 The Regeneratin' Degenerate has always been good for a laugh. And I'm a big fan of the wall-crawler. So, like with Spider-Man 3, I'll suffer through t...
by bobashep on 3/6/2019 9:56:00 PM
Hulkverines 1 1 0 With Hulk and Wolverine back from the dead, and Weapon H stepping into a bigger role in the Marvel comic universe, you knew this comic story was comin...
by jonervin26 on 3/3/2019 3:49:00 PM
Fantastic Four: Lost Adventures (2008) TP 1 0 The lost adventure that highlights this volume isn't really all that lost. It's merely the original script of issue #108 that wasn't able to be comple...
by bobashep on 3/3/2019 10:17:00 AM
RASL (2008-2012) TP Vol 4 1 0 The Jeff Smith sci-fi noir caper comes to a close with more questions than answers. Okay- the biggie: 'What does RASL mean?' gets finally gets answe...
by bobashep on 3/2/2019 2:21:00 PM
Simpsons Comics Explosion (2014-Present) 3 1 0 I wasn't sure if this book was comprised of all-new material or not. That was until I read I recently read a old issue of Futurama Comics. The last ...
by bobashep on 3/2/2019 2:15:00 PM
RASL (2008-2012) TP Vol 3 1 0 The penultimate chapter of Jeff Smith's RASL gets metaphysical thanks to the scary looking girl on the front cover. Just who is she is up to debate. B...
by bobashep on 2/26/2019 8:02:00 PM
Short & Skinny HC 1 0 Short and Skinny is the true story of how a certain movie from a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away forever changed the life of junior high schoo...
by bobashep on 2/24/2019 3:20:00 PM
RASL (2008-2012) TP Vol 1 1 0 A inter-dimensional art heist. A lizard-faced assassin. Sex. Lies. And Nikola Tesla!
by bobashep on 2/24/2019 3:18:00 PM
RASL (2008-2012) TP Vol 2 1 0 The origin of RASL is explored in this volume by Jeff Smith (Bone). Fans of the mystery of Nikola Tesla, the Philadelphia experiment, UFOs and conspir...
by bobashep on 2/24/2019 3:18:00 PM
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 (2017-2019) 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