Monthly Archives: June 2013

Walking Dead #111 (Image)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Still a great story focused on the people affected by the Zombie apocalypse I’ve been a fan of the Walking Dead for a long time.  I came to the comics via the Trade paperbacks right around the … Continue reading

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The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating:  4.5/5 – An imaginative, high concept sci-fi tale with striking visuals As the front man for the band, My Chemical Romance, Gerard Way crafts stories through his songs.  That is an ability many songwriters strive for and Way has … Continue reading

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X-Factor #256 (Marvel)

Rating: 5/5 – Issue of the Year (so far) If you haven’t read X-Factor over the last few months, I’d advise you to go back and grab the trades before reading this issue. The 5/5 rating is reflecting the brilliance … Continue reading

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Superior Spider-Man #11 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – With a Superior Spider-Man, all that’s old is new again Issue eleven of Superior Spider-Man starts a new storyline for this new series and this new “hero”.  In case you didn’t know (and I’ll warn you here … Continue reading

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A1 #1 (Titan Comics)

Rating: 4/5 – Anthology with some very bright spots A1 is something that’s almost always a bit tricky for me, an anthology book.   The problem I often have with an anthology is also the greatest strength of the format, you … Continue reading

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Age of Ultron #9 (Marvel)

Rating: 2/5 – Boring, Repetitive, and Uninspired I am not a Bendis hater. In fact I pretty much love everything he has written from Powers to Secret Invasion. I have even “doubled dipped” and purchased the issues and the hardcovers … Continue reading

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He-Man and the Masters of the Universe #2 (DC)

Rating: 3.5/5 -Not Your Parent’s He-Man Although I was just a few years outside the target demographic when He-Man and the Masters of the Universe first arrived in cartoon format in the early 80s, I won’t deny that I was … Continue reading

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The Accelerators #1 (Blue Juice Comics)

Rating:  4/5 – Mmmmmmmm (time) donuts The Accelerators is the first ongoing series from a new publisher, Blue Juice Comics.  The publisher formed in 2012 and is the comic book publishing arm of Blue Juice Films, Inc.  I have to … Continue reading

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Akaneiro: The Path of Cloak and Wolf #1 (of 3) (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4/5 – Red Riding Hood Comes to Feudal Japan Normally when I hear a comic is coming out that’s based on a video game, I tend to run for the hills. I really had my doubts about this comic … Continue reading

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The Wake #1 (Vertigo)

Rating: 4/5 – Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy’s newest collaboration Proven talents Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy team up again in a new limited series from Vertigo titled The Wake.  The story’s opening scene takes place two-hundred years in the … Continue reading

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