Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Strumpet #3

Rating: 3.5/5 – An amazing range of artistic expression from 22 female creators. The Strumpet is a black & white comics anthology by female creators.  This 3rd issue is themed as “The Tasty Issue” and has stories focused on taste; … Continue reading

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Ghost #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4/5 – A strong start for the rebooted series! I came into this issue without having read a single Ghost comic from the title’s past runs. That said, this debut issue for the new rebooted series has managed to … Continue reading

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Superior Spider-Man #24 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – Doctor Octopus is still the Superior…Venom? Superior Spider-Man number twenty-four sets the stage for next months conclusion of the Darkest Hours storyline, which will then lead into the big and rumored start of the end of Doc … Continue reading

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Black Science #2 (Image)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Infinite worlds, infinite story potential. I’m really enjoying the new series from Image titled Black Science.  It reminds me of both E.C.’s Weird Science/Weird Fantasy titles, as well as a more mature and scarier version of the … Continue reading

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Doc Savage #1 (Dynamite)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Finally a Doc Savage comic done right! Bravo to Chris Roberson, this is Doc Savage done right!   I’ve been reading Doc Savage stories since Jr. High when I discovered the Bantam paperback reprints of his pulp adventures, … Continue reading

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Uncanny Avengers #15 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – An “event” like story in a solo series. After the events of last issue I was expecting to see all the ramifications of those shocking events.  Although we didn’t get a lot of follow up on those, … Continue reading

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Pretty Deadly #3 (Image)

Rating: 5/5 – The pattern has been revealed and it is beautiful. Pretty Deadly is a study in lyrical storytelling, giving us a phantasmagorical deluge of story elements culled from spaghetti Westerns, supernatural fantasy, Samurai-inspired manga, Spanish folklore, and who … Continue reading

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