Monthly Archives: November 2013

Red Hood and the Outlaws #25 (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – Insight into the life of a young Jason Todd. This is another really well done Zero Year book again set against the stormy background we’ve seen explored in several other of the Zero Year books.  This story … Continue reading

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Action Comics #25 (DC)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Great art for an inexperienced Superman. I haven’t kept up on Action Comics since Grant Morrison left the title.  What brought me back to this series was the new creative team of Greg Pak and Aaron Kuder.  … Continue reading

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Batman #25 (DC)

Rating: 5/5 – Consistently great, deservedly best selling. Month in and month out Batman proves why it’s consistently one of the best sellers…it’s consistently great.  Snyder and Capullo are telling the story of Bruce Wayne’s first year as Batman and … Continue reading

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Batgirl #25 (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – Exploring Barbara Gordon’s heroic roots. I’ve been picking up a lot of the Bat-Family titles set during the “Zero Year” period exploring the time frame of Batman’s early career in  the New52 continuity.  Overall I’ve been fairly … Continue reading

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Animal Man #24 & #25 (DC)

Rating:  4/5 –A battle for control of the Red with the Baker family in the middle. In July of 2013 DC Comics released the news that talented artist Rafael Albuquerque would be joining the creative team of Animal Man during … Continue reading

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Harley Quinn #0 (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – Playful fun breaking the Fourth Wall and Featuring an Army of Artists. DC is giving Harley Quinn a shot at her own title here in the New 52.  She had previously appeared in the New 52 Suicide … Continue reading

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Hellboy: The Midnight Circus OGN (Dark Horse)

Rating:  4.5/5 – A young Hellboy visits a circus he won’t soon forget. There have been many stories of Hellboy’s exploits as an adult but his early years are not as deeply explored.  A young Hellboy is the focus of … Continue reading

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Lunita #1 (Amigo)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Magic & Mystery from California to Barcelona. As writer Xavier Morell points out on the text page in this issue: In Spain there is a long rooted tradition to publish comics produced in the United States… I … Continue reading

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Savage Wolverine #11 (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – A gritty tale with matching art that ends too soon. Savage Wolverine number eleven wraps up Jock’s three part story on the book.  His art is really a great fit for this title.  Although I can’t envision … Continue reading

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Protectors, Inc. #1 (Image)

Rating: 2.5/5 – All new story that feels like I’ve read it before. This is the latest offering from the “Joe’s Comics” imprint at Image created by J. Michael Straczynski (others so far include Ten Grand and Sidekick).  As a … Continue reading

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