Monthly Archives: October 2013

Superior Spider-Man Team-Up #5 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – An evil version of Spider-Man and his amazing friends. I have to start by saying I love the Doc Ock as Spidey saga.  Everything he does is just interesting making Spider-Man an anti-hero.  He is doing good … Continue reading

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Pretty Deadly #1 (Image)

Rating: 4.5/5 – If at first you do not read, try, try again. Pretty Deadly is a supernatural western.  The story of Deathface Ginny, Death’s daughter who “rides the wind on a horse made of smoke and her face bears … Continue reading

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Rat Queens #2 (Image)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Hard-Charging Fantasy Femmes Sometimes a comic just sort of rattles around in your mind for awhile.  I had read the first issue and it intrigued me so I made a note to revisit upon issue 2.  Well … Continue reading

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Letter 44 #1 (Oni Press)

Rating: 5/5 – Sci-fi that is only 1 step away from the world outside your door. Charles Soule, you weave a damn fine yarn.  This is the best debut issue I’ve read in months! New President Stephen Blades gets a … Continue reading

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Trish Out of Water #1 (Aspen)

Rating: 4/5 – Strong debut; what happens when Trish goes IN the water? Another of Aspen’s “10 for 10” comics, the full length 1st issue is only $1, so people should be checking these out just in the spirit of … Continue reading

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Hunger #4 (Marvel)

Rating: 3/5 – A lead in for the next big Ultimate Universe event. Hunger number four wraps up the mini-series and leads into the Ultimate universe’s next big and rumored final event, Cataclysm. I reviewed the first issue of Hunger … Continue reading

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Justice League of America #8 (DC)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Finding out where the heroes are. Justice League of America number eight is the first issue after Villains Month and ties directly into the Forever Evil Crossover.  Writer Matt Kindt and artist Doug Mahnke tell a solid … Continue reading

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Batman: Earth One HC (DC)

Not a new comic (published July 2012), but as an OGN it’s still available in shops and on-line. Rating: 4/5 – Bat-god no more… but in a good way. Coming off of Superman: Earth One with a less than glowing … Continue reading

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Worlds’ Finest #16 (DC)

Rating: 2.5/5 – Comics are art+writing, but you have to love the art. Comics are a wonderful merger of words and art, but at their core, they’re a visual medium for storytelling.  I’m not going to make a declaration about … Continue reading

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Superior Spider-Man #19 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – Successfully tying the present day with 2099! This final part of the storyline that stars Spider-Man 2099 is here, and it finishes strong.  There was a brief moment towards the end of this issue where I thought … Continue reading

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