Monthly Archives: August 2013

Astro City #3 (DC/Vertigo)

Rating: 5/5 – One of the best superhero comics you may not be reading I’ve been a fan of Astro City since it began back in 1995.  It has been published in a series of series, first from Image, then … Continue reading

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Station to Station (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4.5/5 – A complete story, beautifully done Station to Station is a well written and beautifully drawn one-shot from Dark Horse.  This story originally ran in three parts in the monthly Dark Horse Presents, and has been collected here … Continue reading


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Occupy Comics #3 (Black Mask)

Rating: 4/5 – Get this to read Alan Moore’s essay on the comics industry The Occupy Comics project spun out of the Occupy Wall Street movement that in turn spun into sit-in style protests across America trying to put a … Continue reading

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Touching Evil #1 (Beardo Comics)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Crime with horror elements mixed to create a suspenseful page turner One of the tricks of the trade involves teasing out my personal prejudices from legitimate concerns.  Making this more problematic is that often those prejudices are … Continue reading

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Secret #3 (Image)

Rating: 4/5 – There is no secret, Secret is great! It has been well over 3 months since the release of Secret #2. While I enjoyed the last issue of the series very much, the delay had really hurt the … Continue reading

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Superior Carnage #2 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – This is really a story about long-time villain the Wizard, that’s what makes it enjoyable After reviewing the first issue of Superior Carnage, I felt that the issue was a bit jumbled in its storytelling and was … Continue reading

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Skullkickers #24 (Image)

Rating: 4/5 – Fantasy style adventures with a sense of humor There are always those books that you mean to get around to reading, you like the creative team (or some part therein), you hear the good reviews, but it … Continue reading

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Uncanny X-Force #10 (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Humphries uncanny choice of characters for this X-Force team works Uncanny X-Force has put together a team of mutants that you wouldn’t think can hold a series on their own, but for the most part they’ve done … Continue reading

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X-O Manowar #16 (Valiant)

Rating: 4/5 – Excellent art pumps up this sci-fi action book Every once in awhile I like to pick up a comic book in a series midstream and give it a read. The goal is to see if the series … Continue reading

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Green Lantern Corps #23 (DC)

Rating: 3.5/5 – New creative team making this a fun read The Lantern rings have been randomly losing their charge and it’s causing the Green Lantern Corps and the Star Sapphires all sorts of problems in issue 23 of Green … Continue reading

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