Monthly Archives: September 2013

Batman and Robin #23.3 (DC)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Rising again from a long absence. Ra’s al ghul and the League of Assassins takes center stage in issue 23.3 of Batman and Robin.  It’s been quite a while since we’ve seen this longtime villain, and writer … Continue reading

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Green Lantern #23.3 (DC)

Rating: 3.5/5 – The dead shall rise… Black Hand is the starring Villain in Green Lantern 23.3, another Villains month tie in.  Although he was introduced way back in the original Green Lantern series, this villain is much different than … Continue reading

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Uncanny X-Men #12 (Marvel)

Rating: 3/5 – Nothing really happens…really. I’ve really enjoyed the Battle of the Atom series that has been crossing over through the X-Men books.  It’s been a fun, easy to understand and follow storyline that’s introduced us to some pretty … Continue reading

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Villain Month: Week 3 (DC) – Quick Reviews

This was the best week yet for stories, but also the 1st week where my local shop got hit by the “allocations” and was not able to provide me with 2 of the books, Justice League/Dial E and Swamp Thing/Arcane.  … Continue reading

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Justice League #23.2 (DC)

Rating: 3/5 – Who is the Main Man? I’ll start by saying that I am not a fan of Lobo.  During the 90’s, reading all the Lobo mini-series turned me off from the character.  I felt that what was once … Continue reading

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The Devastator #8

Rating: 4/5 – Anthology humor collection of short pieces skewering pop culture of the recent past One of the advantages of living in sunny Southern California is the plethora of local comic book shops.  I usually spend most of my … Continue reading

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Green Lantern #23.1 (DC)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Rags Morales’ art makes this story feel epic. Since Geoff Johns left this title, I’ve felt that writer Robert Venditti has done a pretty great job of filling those shoes.  He was taking over the title from … Continue reading

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Mars Attacks Judge Dredd #1 (IDW)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Just as crazy as it sounds. IDW has the rights to a variety of comic properties.  They have G.I.Joe, Transformers, Ninja Turtles, among others.  And occasionally they like to get a few of those properties together and … Continue reading

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Infinity: The Hunt #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 2.5.5 – Using the popularity of Infinity to tell an unoriginal story. Infinity: The Hunt number one looks to capitalize on the big Infinity crossover by including a mini-series that takes a variety of younger characters from Marvel’s big … Continue reading

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Brain Boy #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 3.5/5 – A surprise the world’s most powerful psychic never sees coming Brain Boy, the new miniseries from Dark Horse Comics is a mix of old and new.  The original series from the 1960s lasted six issues and was … Continue reading

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