Comic Reviews

Showing results 5541-5580 of 7527

All Reviews

comics per page
FirstPreviousNextLast

Wolverine Origins #45

Wolverine takes an unorthodox approach to the Romulus problem, as Way and Braithwaite deliver some solid superhero action.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Daniel Way
Artists:
Dougie Braithwaite, Bill Reinhold, Mike Manley
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
Sat, March 20th, 2010

A-Team: War Stories: Hannibal #1

While I love it when a plan comes together, this comic could have used a bit more of a plan.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Chuck Dixon, Erik Burnham
Artists:
Hugo Petrus
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Sat, March 20th, 2010

Battlefields: The Firefly and His Majesty #4

The beginning of a new story, a sequel to “The Tankies” has a small German unit fighting in the dying days of the war with a superior tank.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Garth Ennis
Artists:
Carlos Ezquerra, Hector Ezquerra
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Thu, March 18th, 2010

Vengeance of the Moon Knight #6

Moon Knight vs. Bushman again for the bajillionth time. This time, however, Khonshu is in Moon Knight's corner, calling for him to bite off Bushman's face.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
Jerome Opeña, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Thu, March 18th, 2010

Dark Avengers #15

Bullseye and the Sentry’s wife are alone in a plane over the Atlantic Ocean. I don’t think Bob’s going to be too happy about that.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Thu, March 18th, 2010

Nova #35

The conclusion to the Sphinx storyarc is an average read with little style or pop.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Mahmud A. Asrar, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Thu, March 18th, 2010

Realm of Kings: Imperial Guard #5

Gladiator finally joins the Imperial Guard in battle. I’m thinking those crazy Lovecraftian X-Monsters are going to not like that.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Kevin Walker
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Thu, March 18th, 2010

Amazing Spider-Man #625

Spidey may have had trouble with one Rhino before, now it's Rhino vs. Rhino in a winner take all battle.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joe Kelly
Artists:
Max Fiumara
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Thu, March 18th, 2010

The Brave and the Bold #32

JMS continues to play in the DC Universe sandbox. Here he dusts off some fan favorites for a really unusual team-up.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Jesus Saiz
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Wed, March 17th, 2010

Doomwar #2

"Doomwar" is nowhere near as entertaining as "Siege," but then again, it doesn't set out to be. This is a story that plays from the shadows and foxholes of war.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Maberry
Artists:
Scot Eaton, Andy Lanning, Robert Campanella
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Wed, March 17th, 2010

Green Lantern Corps #46

"Green Lantern Corps" is normally a little more even than this issue, which (no pun intended) runs all over the emotional spectrum.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Patrick Gleason, Rebecca Buchman, Keith Champagne, Tom Nguyen
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Wed, March 17th, 2010

Hercules: Fall of an Avenger #1

I blame everyone who didn't buy "The Incredible Hercules" for its cancellation and this resulting mini-series.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente, Paul Tobin
Artists:
Ariel Olivetti, Reilly Brown, Jason Paz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Wed, March 17th, 2010

Hulk #21

Hulks rise, Hulks fall, Hulks smash. This one is mostly red Hulk.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Ed McGuinness, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Wed, March 17th, 2010

Guardians of the Galaxy #24

A somewhat padded issue where things slow down in the build to “The Thanos Imperative,” but still with plenty of entertainment to be found.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Wes Craig, Serge Lapointe
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Wed, March 17th, 2010

Siege #3

As far as penultimate issues go, this one is intense: old favorites return, epic battles occur, and the last page is a doozy.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Olivier Coipel, Mark Morales
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Tue, March 16th, 2010

American Vampire #1

A strong start to a new Vertigo series with a whole lot of bite. Yes, that's a vampire pun, and the comic is better than this blurb.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, Stephen King
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
Mon, March 15th, 2010

Dark X-Men #5

Nate Grey takes on Norman Osborn and the Green Goblin -- together?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Leonard Kirk
Reviewer:
James Hunt
Mon, March 15th, 2010

Breaking into Comics the Marvel Way #1

Six up-and-coming artists showcase their skills in short stories written by some of Marvel’s top writers.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Marc Guggenheim, Chris Yost, Stuart Moore, Mike Benson, Kathryn Immonen, Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Damion Hendricks, Mike Furth, Paul Davidson, Joe Suitor, Michele Bertilorenzi, Serena Ficca, Christian Nauck, Terry Austin
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Mon, March 15th, 2010

Daytripper #4

At the age of 41, Brás’s father dies just as his first child is about to be born. And this comic is excellent.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Fabio Moon, Gabriel Ba
Artists:
Fabio Moon, Gabriel Ba
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Mon, March 15th, 2010

Cable #24

Cable and Hope finally defeat Bishop and return to the present.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Giancarlo Caracuzzo, Alejandro Garza, Denys Cowan, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
James Hunt
Mon, March 15th, 2010

Action Comics #887

Nightwing and Flamebird fight their god, and I suppose someone might care. Maybe.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka, Eric Trautmann, James Robinson
Artists:
Pere Perez, Cafu
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
Sun, March 14th, 2010

Punishermax #5

Wilson Fisk has two choices: save his son from getting his throat slit or become the Kingpin of crime in New York. Guess which option he chooses.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Steve Dillon
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Sun, March 14th, 2010

1,000 Comic Books You Must Read

This is Tony Isabella's personal reflection on the "1000 Comic Books You Must Read," and it is an interesting start to an idea that could really grow some legs.

Publisher:
Krause
Writer:
Tony Isabella
Artists:
Shawn Williams, Rachael Knier
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Sun, March 14th, 2010

The Mystic Hands of Doctor Strange #1

This black and white one-shot sure is pretty, but none of the stories feel up to par.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen, Peter Milligan, Ted McKeever, Mike Carey
Artists:
Frazer Irving, Frank Brunner, Ted McKeever, Marcos Martin
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Sun, March 14th, 2010

The Muppet Show #3

If you've already watched all of your DVDs of "The Muppet Show" half a dozen times, this is a good substitute.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Roger Langridge
Artists:
Roger Langridge
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Sat, March 13th, 2010

Superman: Last Stand of New Krypton #1

Sometimes all it takes is a big, red "S." And Brainiac. And the Legion of Super-Heroes.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates, James Robinson
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
Sat, March 13th, 2010

Hulk: Let the Battle Begin #1

This book isn't part of the current "Hulk" stories by a long shot, but if you get past that it's entertaining enough.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jesse Blaze Snider, Mark Parsons, Tom Cohen
Artists:
Steve Kurth, Ed McGuinness, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Sat, March 13th, 2010

Zorro: Matanzas #2

This never-before-printed Zorro tale feels like a musty artifact of an earlier era, but Mike Mayhew's art looks pretty great.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Don McGregor
Artists:
Mike Mayhew
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
Sat, March 13th, 2010

Red Robin #10

The second part of a crossover with "Batgirl" continues here, with explosions and butt-kicking (not necessarily in that order)

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christopher Yost
Artists:
Marcus To, Ray McCarthy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Fri, March 12th, 2010

Batgirl #8

It was bound to happen. This "Batgirl" series hits its hiccup issue. Hopefully it doesn’t get derailed by it.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Bryan Q. Miller
Artists:
Talent Caldwell, Yvel Guichet, John Stanisci
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Fri, March 12th, 2010

S.W.O.R.D. #5

The story (and series) ends here with Earth about to be invaded and only Brand, Beast, and Death’s Head standing in the way.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Steven Sanders, Craig Yeung
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Thu, March 11th, 2010

Doom Patrol #8

"BRONK!"

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen
Artists:
Matthew Clark, Ron Randall, Livesay
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Thu, March 11th, 2010

The Unwritten #11

Who knew, all those complainers were right. A bad movie does hurt the original book after all.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross, Jimmy Broxton
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Thu, March 11th, 2010

The Twelve: Spearhead #1

“The Twelve” artist Chris Weston writes and draws this World War II tale featuring the Invaders.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Weston
Artists:
Chris Weston, Gary Erskine
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Thu, March 11th, 2010

X-Men Forever #19

An uneasy blend of backward-looking styles and forward plot momentum.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Claremont
Artists:
Graham Nolan, Scott Koblish
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
Wed, March 10th, 2010

Justice League: The Rise and Fall Special #1

Green Arrow's actions in "Justice League: Cry for Justice" come to light here, and the reaction is just what you'd expect. After all, there wouldn't be much of a story otherwise, right?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.T. Krul
Artists:
Diogenes Neves, Mike Mayhew, Fabrizio Fiorentino, Vicente Cifuentes, Ruy José
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Wed, March 10th, 2010

Prelude to Deadpool Corps #2

The weekly run-up to “Deadpool Corps” continues with an issue spotlighting Kidpool and other child versions of X-characters.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Victor Gischler
Artists:
Whilce Portacio, Jamie Mendoza
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Wed, March 10th, 2010

X-Men: Pixie Strikes Back! #2

A Pixie mini-series seemed to be an odd choice, but so far it's turned out to be an enticing read.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kathryn Immonen
Artists:
Sara Pichelli
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Wed, March 10th, 2010

Demo, Volume 2 #2

A young man with a taste for human flesh tries to break his dependency once and for all.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Becky Cloonan
Reviewer:
James Hunt
Wed, March 10th, 2010

Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers Unleashed #1

This comic has everything in it that you didn't know you were missing in comics – hippos, alligators, saber-toothed tigers, and Frog Thor! That's right, the Pet Avengers are back!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Eliopoulos
Artists:
Ig Guara
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Tue, March 9th, 2010
FirstPreviousNextLast