Monthly Archives: October 2013

Astounding Villain House (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Great fun!  Check this out! This reprints stories originally presented in Dark Horse Presents #21-24, but given that DHP is $7.99 an issue and this comic is 32 pages (four 8-page stories) for $3.50, this is a … Continue reading

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Iron Man #17 (Marvel)

Rating: 3/5 – Tony’s life potentially changed forever… Iron Man number seventeen has “the shocking conclusion that changes the world of Iron Man forever” written on the cover.  The conclusion does change his world, but I’m not sure if the … Continue reading

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Justice League #24 (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – Ultraman’s dark origin by Johns and Reis. This issue of Justice League shows again just how dark the Justice League, and the DC Universe can potentially get.  Like Infinite Crisis or Identity Crisis before it, this issue … Continue reading

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Wolverine & The X-Men #37 ( Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – A jam packed issue in terms of characters and story! Wolverine and the X-Men number thirty-seven is the penultimate chapter in the fun and entertaining Battle of the Atom series that has ran through X-books.  Multiple X-Teams … Continue reading

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Nova #9 (Marvel)

Rating:  4/5 – Never go against a slave of Proxima Midnight when death is on the line! Nova was relaunched earlier this year but without the familiar Richard Rider under the helmet.  Instead a young boy, Sam Alexander, was thrust … Continue reading

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S.H.O.O.T. First #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 2/5 – Atheists who use guns fueled by doubt/anger does not work for me. This comic is a great example of anticipation and high expectations working against me.  I instantly felt drawn to the description of this book when … Continue reading

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Sergio Aragonés Funnies #10 (Bongo)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Learn to draw & pick up girls! I’m on record as being a huge fan of Aragonés, his Groo the Wanderer and Mad Magazine “marginals” are some of the very best cartooning that exist.  Each issue is … Continue reading

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