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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FF #3

Wed, May 11th, 2011 | Category: Review

The FF decide to explore a massive information dump, and drag us through it in the process.

Hellboy: Being Human #1

Wed, May 11th, 2011 | Category: Review

A flashback to the early days of "Hellboy," with guest-star Roger the homunculus.

Secret Six #33

Fri, May 6th, 2011 | Category: Review

"Secret Six" wraps up a trip to Hell with a devilish choice to be made.

Usagi Yojimbo #137

Thu, May 5th, 2011 | Category: Review

"Usagi Yojimbo" might be consistent, but it isn't afraid to surprise its readers too.

iZombie #13

Wed, May 4th, 2011 | Category: Review

The "iZombie" soap opera continues, unabated.

Avengers Academy #13

Wed, May 4th, 2011 | Category: Review

"Avengers Academy" dips a bit too much into sitcom tropes, but pulls out by the end.

Mouse Guard: The Black Axe #2

Wed, May 4th, 2011 | Category: Review

The second issue might be late, but "Mouse Guard: The Black Axe" still enchants.

Superboy #7

Wed, May 4th, 2011 | Category: Review

Free of "Reign of the Doomsdays," it's business as usual in "Superboy."

X-Men #10

Sun, May 1st, 2011 | Category: Review

It’s not bad, but you’re not getting enough bang for your buck here.

Green Lantern: Emerald Warriors #9

Sun, May 1st, 2011 | Category: Review

"War of the Green Lanterns" continues to inch forward.

The Strange Case of Mr. Hyde #1

Sun, May 1st, 2011 | Category: Review

"Silence of the Lambs" meets "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen."

Batman Incorporated #5

Thu, April 28th, 2011 | Category: Review

Who is Leviathan?

Justice League: Generation Lost #24

Wed, April 27th, 2011 | Category: Review

A double-sized finale packs a big punch.

Action Comics #900

Wed, April 27th, 2011 | Category: Review

This is the sort of comic where you wish the big anniversary issue was less pages in length, not more.

X-Factor #218

Mon, April 25th, 2011 | Category: Review

Simon Cowell wants Paula Abdul and Cheryl Cole to be the other judges... oh wait, wrong "X- Factor."

Superman/Batman #83

Sun, April 24th, 2011 | Category: Review

Cullen Bunn and ChrisCross's magically- themed story isn't bad, but it doesn't quite have the punch you'd expect either.

Legion of Super-Heroes #12

Sun, April 24th, 2011 | Category: Review

Month after month, "Legion of Super-Heroes" delivers solid super-hero entertainment.

Zatanna #12

Sat, April 23rd, 2011 | Category: Review

The story reads like it was meant for a much younger audience, but the art is drop-dead gorgeous.

Green Lantern #65

Wed, April 20th, 2011 | Category: Review

Original, rejected title: "War of the Vats of Molasses."

Dark Horse Presents #1

Wed, April 20th, 2011 | Category: Review

Dark Horse's flagship anthology is back, and in color... but can it find the magic once more?

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