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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Uncanny X-Force #3

Fri, December 17th, 2010 | Category: Review

"Uncanny X-Force" continues a run of violence and humor, but in a way that actually works.

Avengers vs. the Pet Avengers #3

Fri, December 17th, 2010 | Category: Review

You can see the end coming a mile away, but "Avengers vs. the Pet Avengers" is still charming in a silly sort of way.

Batman #705

Thu, December 16th, 2010 | Category: Review

"Batman" builds on the past while looking ahead to the future.

New Mutants Forever #5

Thu, December 16th, 2010 | Category: Review

Things don't so much conclude, here, as come to a screeching halt.

Green Lantern: Emerald Warriors #5

Thu, December 16th, 2010 | Category: Review

"Green Lantern: Emerald Warriors" is still struggling to find its voice, something I wouldn't have expected from Peter J. Tomasi.

Mighty Samson #1

Thu, December 16th, 2010 | Category: Review

Never before have I wanted to see a comic book crushed by a falling temple, until I read "Mighty Samson" #1.

Mouse Guard: The Black Axe #1

Wed, December 15th, 2010 | Category: Review

This prequel series to "Mouse Guard" has a promising beginning, and not just because of the killer weasels.

Detective Comics Annual #12

Thu, December 9th, 2010 | Category: Review

There are some flashes of interest in the new "Detective Comics Annual," but overall it's not quite worth its price.

R.E.B.E.L.S. #23

Thu, December 9th, 2010 | Category: Review

"R.E.B.E.L.S." quietly continues to do its own thing, but it's hard to keep from wishing it would focus more on its own cast of characters.

B.P.R.D.: Hell on Earth: New World #5

Wed, December 8th, 2010 | Category: Review

The first "B.P.R.D.: Hell on Earth" mini-series comes to a satisfying conclusion, with hints of bad things still to come.

Superboy #2

Wed, December 8th, 2010 | Category: Review

There are some rough edges on "Superboy" right now, but nothing that can't be fixed.

Fables #100

Wed, December 8th, 2010 | Category: Review

No more happy endings.

Motel Art Improvement Service

Tue, December 7th, 2010 | Category: Review

"Motel Art Improvement Service" is a modern "Nancy Drew," only with sex and drugs and defacement of bad hotel art.

American Vampire #9

Mon, December 6th, 2010 | Category: Review

"American Vampire" continues to have a lot of bite.

Sweet Tooth #16

Sun, December 5th, 2010 | Category: Review

"Sweet Tooth" is good not only because of its overall plot and action, but because of its heart.

Adventure Comics #521

Fri, December 3rd, 2010 | Category: Review

It's not a bad setup, but at the same time it's hard to keep from feeling like remarkably little happens here.

JSA All-Stars #13

Fri, December 3rd, 2010 | Category: Review

After a fun first half, "JSA All-Stars" and its spotlight on Cyclone grinds to a conclusion.

RASL #9

Fri, December 3rd, 2010 | Category: Review

An issue of "RASL" is always worth the wait.

Brightest Day #15

Thu, December 2nd, 2010 | Category: Review

You know from the start what the conclusion of this issue will be, and yet it's still somewhat entertaining.

Uncanny X-Men #530

Sat, November 27th, 2010 | Category: Review

Quarantines, as it turn out, make for a great X-Men line-up.

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