Greg McElhatton

Reviewer
Arlington, VA
Indiana, PA
Mar 26

I first discovered the joy of comics in 1980 when some girls on my school bus brought in their father's copies of Wendy and Richard Pini's "Elfquest" and the rest, as they say, is history. Since then, I've written freelance interviews and articles for "Wizard" (going all the way back to the first issue), headed up the Small Press Expo and the Ignatz Awards, served as an Eisner judge and written reviews regularly since 1999 (first for iComics.com, then moving to my own site Read About Comics).

I moved to the Washington DC area in 1974 and have yet to leave. I design and develop training for the Federal government during the day, and I've had both fiction and non-fiction professionally published. In my spare time I train for marathons and triathlons. I've promised my friends one of these days I'll run a race dressed as the Flash.

FIRST COMIC: "Elfquest" #5

FAVORITE CHARACTER: Fone Bone, Captain Britain, Rachel Summers Grey

Articles By Greg McElhatton

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Batwing #3

Thu, November 3rd, 2011 | Category: Review

"Batwing" isn't bad, but it's losing a bit of steam.

Men of War #3

Thu, November 3rd, 2011 | Category: Review

"Men of War" loses a bit of what made the first two issues more interesting, but at least the back-up story concludes.

Action Comics #3

Wed, November 2nd, 2011 | Category: Review

It's the flashback within a flashback that will grab your attention.

The Strange Talent of Luther Strode #2

Wed, November 2nd, 2011 | Category: Review

"The Strange Talent of Luther Strode" is strange and disturbing, and its creators are talented. There's even someone called Luther Strode.

American Vampire #20

Wed, November 2nd, 2011 | Category: Review

Never mind that this is part 2 of 3, "American Vampire" #20 stands on its own wonderfully.

All-Star Western #2

Sat, October 29th, 2011 | Category: Review

"All-Star Western" adds an El Diablo backup to the mix, and it's devilishly fun.

Legion: Secret Origin #1

Sat, October 29th, 2011 | Category: Review

The Legion's early days get re-examined and slightly tweaked in this new mini-series.

The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Men #2

Thu, October 27th, 2011 | Category: Review

It's a good thing "Firestorm" fans are so patient, because they're going to need to wait a while longer.

I, Vampire #2

Thu, October 27th, 2011 | Category: Review

I'm still not sure how this fits into the rest of the DC Universe, but "I, Vampire" is good enough that I ultimately don't care.

Voodoo #2

Thu, October 27th, 2011 | Category: Review

Reading "Voodoo" makes me feel like we're getting a comic adaptation of a hot new action thriller film.

FF #11

Wed, October 26th, 2011 | Category: Review

"FF" #11 leads into next month's "Fantastic Four" #600 with a remarkably low-energy issue.

The Flash #2

Wed, October 26th, 2011 | Category: Review

It's the little touches in "The Flash" that make this issue stand out.

Justice League Dark #2

Wed, October 26th, 2011 | Category: Review

"Justice League Dark" might have a cheesy title, but this is the clear winner of the books with "Justice" in their title.

DC Universe Presents #2

Sun, October 23rd, 2011 | Category: Review

Deadman helps his latest host, and breaks into a mystical stronghold. The former is easier than the latter.

X-Factor #226

Fri, October 21st, 2011 | Category: Review

Peter David knows how to woo a new audience, and this issue attempts to gently ease new readers into this title.

Fables #110

Thu, October 20th, 2011 | Category: Review

"Fables" quietly turns what looked like a fun story into something a bit more dangerous.

B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: Russia #2

Thu, October 20th, 2011 | Category: Review

Tyler Crook has settled well into "B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: Russia" and brings the creepy to life.

Red Hood and the Outlaws #2

Thu, October 20th, 2011 | Category: Review

Those looking to be offended with "Red Hood and the Outlaws" will probably need to look elsewhere.

Legion of Super-Heroes #2

Thu, October 20th, 2011 | Category: Review

"Legion of Super-Heroes" gets a little more focused for its second issue, but is it too late?

Wonder Woman #2

Wed, October 19th, 2011 | Category: Review

"Wonder Woman" continues to reinterpret Diana's world, and for the better.

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