Monthly Archives: December 2013

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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The Saviors #1 (Image)

Rating: 3.5/5 – An alien invasion story that will hopefully provide a “twist”. Creators J. Bone and James Robinson are two creators who’s work I really enjoy, so when I saw this book announced I was pretty excited.  The Saviors … Continue reading

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1 2 Space (Strips4)

Rating: 4/5 – Two strong narrative stories set in space. http://strips4.storenvy.com/collections/159691-all-products/products/4323836-1-2-space I was provided with a digital review copy of “1 2 Space” consisting of two stories, “The Great Reach” by John Dudley and Timothy O’Briant and “Hold To Release” … Continue reading

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Day Men #2 (Boom!)

Rating: 4/5 – Defending vampires can get a little hot sometimes. Day Men is a great idea and we’ve had 2 great issues so far.  It’s the story of the human servants for warring vampire covens who protect the interests … Continue reading

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Chew #38 (Image)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Mason Savoy decides that prison is not for him. Chew, co-created by John Layman (writer) and Rob Guillory (artist), has been one of the more inventive and unique comic books since its inception in 2009.  The story … Continue reading

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Avengers A.I. #7 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – Daredevil stops by to help the team clean up after Infinity. When Marvel announced that an Avengers title would be spinning out of Age of Ultron with an automaton-focused team led by Hank Pym I cast a … Continue reading

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Justice League #25 (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – A disturbing origin and a surprising 1st appearance. The opening scenes of Justice League number twenty-five tell the origin of Owlman.  It’s a similar origin to Batman’s, but takes an even more violent twist to the shooting … Continue reading

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