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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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.

Blue Beetle #2

Wed, October 19th, 2011 | Category: Review

If the old "Blue Beetle" run was even half as fun, I'm kicking myself for not reading it, but making up for lost time now.

Resurrection Man #2

Sat, October 15th, 2011 | Category: Review

"Resurrection Man" is back from the dead and spryer than ever.

Deathstroke #2

Thu, October 13th, 2011 | Category: Review

"Deathstroke" tries to have its action cake and eat it too, but it bites off more than it can chew.

Grifter #2

Thu, October 13th, 2011 | Category: Review

"Grifter" is light on story, but high on pretty action

Suicide Squad #2

Thu, October 13th, 2011 | Category: Review

Bad character designs aside, "Suicide Squad" is actually shaping up better than expected.

Batman and Robin #2

Thu, October 13th, 2011 | Category: Review

Tomasi and Gleason bring a pleasant consistency to "Batman and Robin."

Mister Terrific #2

Thu, October 13th, 2011 | Category: Review

"Mister Terrific" is sadly not terrific.

Green Lantern #2

Wed, October 12th, 2011 | Category: Review

"Green Lantern" feels like it hasn't so much re- launched, as regressed.

The Shade #1

Wed, October 12th, 2011 | Category: Review

"Starman" fans, prepare to rejoice.

Stormwatch #2

Thu, October 6th, 2011 | Category: Review

"Stormwatch" is starting to find its groove this issue, with undertones of Paul Cornell's late, lamented "Captain Britain and MI: 13."

Static Shock #2

Wed, October 5th, 2011 | Category: Review

"Static Shock" is quickly settling down to a solid, middle-of-the-road comic.

Justice League International #2

Wed, October 5th, 2011 | Category: Review

Full of clichés, "Justice League International" doesn't come close to its namesake, alas.

Red Lanterns #2

Wed, October 5th, 2011 | Category: Review

Peter Milligan takes his time setting up the "Red Lanterns" status quo, but this is going to shed readers quickly if it doesn't get moving.

Snarked #1

Wed, October 5th, 2011 | Category: Review

"Snarked" is off to a pleasant start, and the set- up for what's to come is strong.

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