Monthly Archives: May 2013

Clive Barker’s Next Testament #1 (of 12) (Boom! Studios)

Rating:  4/5 – What if God was one of us? Clive Barker’s name is synonymous with horror.  He has penned countless horror stories that have helped define the genre. Some were turned into mainstream horror movies such as Hellraiser and … Continue reading

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Adventure Time Annual #1 (Boom! Studios)

Rating: 4/5 – Quick light-hearted stories The Adventure Time Annual is a collection of six short stories each by different artists and writers. The first thing that jumped out at me is that the issue seems to be aimed at … Continue reading

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Deathmatch #6 (Boom! Studios)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Absolutely worth checking out We’re at the mid-point of Deathmatch (assuming this runs 12 issues like many other Boom! series) and the quality has been holding at a consistent level since issue #1.  Paul Jenkins is weaving … Continue reading

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Death Sentence #1 (Titan)

Rating: 5/5 – Highly original w/great dialogue, can’t wait to see what happens next! Writer Montynero starts us off right away with some information that lays the groundwork for the world the story is set in: What is G-Plus? It … Continue reading

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Lego Ninjago #7 Stone Cold OGN (Papercutz)

Rating: 4/5 – Licensed property, all ages Lego ninja fun Like many a young person, I enjoyed playing with Legos, heck I would still probably enjoy playing with Legos should future opportunities arise, but I don’t have much exposure to … Continue reading

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Half Past Danger #1 (IDW)

Rating: 4/5 – Dinosaurs & Nazis in the Pacific in WWII??  What’s not to like! I must admit to having a soft spot for US Marines vs. dinosaurs on islands in the Pacific Theater during WWII.  This goes back to … Continue reading

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Pietrolino (Humanoids)

Rating: 4/5 – An emotional story about a mime & his companions in WWII era France Comic book readers familiar with Alejandro Jodorowsky know him from sci-fi epics such as The Incal, Metabarons and The Technopriests.  But this prolific creator … Continue reading


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Silence & Co. OGN (Crystal Productions)

Rating: 4/5 – Solid crime genre fiction This black and white crime book follows the exploits of Alex Marazano, hitman for the Marazano mafia, fresh from his most recent job and ordered to take some time off abroad.  While there … Continue reading

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Doomsday.1 #1 (IDW)

Rating: 4/ 5  – John Byrne doing John Byrne things in a non-powered world that suffers a terrible catastrophe     There is a comforting level to a known quantity and at this point in time, many things about a John Byrne … Continue reading

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12 Reasons To Die #1 (Black Mask)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Gangsters, ominous records & sheep I’m not a follower of his music, so I took this crime-mixed-with-the-supernatural tale from Ghostface Killah and a large ensemble cast of writers & artists at face value based on what was … Continue reading

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