Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Extinction Parade #1 (Avatar)

Rating: 3.5/5 – A good beginning, but what happens next? We’ve seen a LOT of zombie apocalypse stories over the past decade but Max Brooks takes this one in a different direction.  Brooks is best known for the zombie outbreak … Continue reading

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100 Bullets: Brother Lono #1 (DC/Vertigo)

Rating: 4/5 – Hard-boiled Azzarello/Risso at their best A great follow-on to 100 Bullets focusing on one of my favorite characters from that series, Lono.  In some ways an easier read, like some of the earlier issues in the 100 … Continue reading

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The Bounce #1 (Image)

Rating: 3/5 – Deconstructing Superheroes with Joe Casey The Bounce by Joe Casey and David Messina, published by Image Comics, introduces the reader to Jasper Jenkins, who we are led to believe is the title character. Casey drops us into … Continue reading

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Wild Blue Yonder #1 (IDW Publishing)

Rating:  4.5/5 – A post-apocalyptic story that soars above the competition Post-Apocalyptic stories are popular nowadays and one does not need to look far to find zombies, nuclear fallout or natural disasters pushing the remaining inhabitants of Earth to their … Continue reading


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Lazarus #1 (Image)

Rating: 5/5 – Nobody lives forever?  Maybe Eve does. I was really looking forward to this book from the moment I saw it advertised.  Greg Rucka writing & Michael Lark on art?  A great team and something I went into … Continue reading

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A User’s Guide to Neglectful Parenting (Drawn & Quarterly)

Rating:  4/5 – A humorous look at the everyday interactions between parents and children. Guy Delisle is best known for travel graphic novels, his most recent work Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City recounted the year he spent there with … Continue reading

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Ghost Town #1 (Action Lab Comics/Danger Zone)

Rating:  4/5 – An interesting take on time travel Ghost Town #1 is a new release from the Danger Zone imprint of Action Lab Comics.  The Danger Zone imprint publishes comics for mature readers that contain scenes of violence or … Continue reading

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Green Lantern #21 (DC)

Rating:  4/5 – A new direction for Hal Jordan and the Green Lanterns Green Lantern fans have been on quite a ride lately.  Geoff Johns’ wrapped up his seminal run on Green Lantern with a bang in issue 20 after … Continue reading

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Mara #5 (Image)

Rating: 4.5/5 – You won’t like her when she’s angry… Brian Wood is telling a complex story here, ably complemented by Ming Doyle’s art.  In a story that started out in #1 focusing on a sports star with some special … Continue reading

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Superman Unchained #1 (DC)

Rating: 3/5 – An action heavy opening issue by Snyder and Lee A new number one issue of Superman brings together two of the industries best talents, Scott Snyder and Jim Lee.  Although the talents on the book are top … Continue reading

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