Greg McElhatton

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, 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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Marvels: Eye of the Camera #6

Sun, February 21st, 2010 | Category: Review

As a conclusion to both this mini-series and "Marvels" in general, it was worth the wait.

Hulk #20

Thu, February 18th, 2010 | Category: Review

Now that the pattern is established, this issue is predictable, but at least it's entertaining.

Dark Avengers #14

Wed, February 17th, 2010 | Category: Review

If you're going to stall for a month, "Dark Avengers" shows a good way to do so.

Green Lantern Corps #45

Wed, February 17th, 2010 | Category: Review

I'm going to miss Tomasi and Gleason on "Green Lantern Corps," because it's going to be hard to replicate this kind of crazy.

Captain America #603

Wed, February 17th, 2010 | Category: Review

This would be a fairly standard issue of "Captain America" if it wasn't for its opening pages.

DMZ #50

Mon, February 15th, 2010 | Category: Review

"DMZ" hits 50 with an excellent look around the state of New York, offering something to old and new readers alike.

JSA All-Stars #3

Thu, February 11th, 2010 | Category: Review

"JSA All-Stars" is in a strange position thanks to odd scheduling, where its subplots are more interesting than the main story.

Batgirl #7

Thu, February 11th, 2010 | Category: Review

"Batgirl" is slowly finding its way, but it's not quite there yet.

Dark X-Men #4

Tue, February 9th, 2010 | Category: Review

"Dark X-Men" is continuing to be a fun read, but its nature as a secondary mini-series means that some of the focus is misplaced.

Strange #4

Tue, February 9th, 2010 | Category: Review

That was a strange ending. No pun intended.

New Mutants #10

Tue, February 9th, 2010 | Category: Review

At last! A purpose! Why did it take all the way until #10?

Sweet Tooth #6

Mon, February 8th, 2010 | Category: Review

With the start of the second "Sweet Tooth" storyline, this mixture of past and future is a strong opening installment.

Doom Patrol #7

Wed, February 3rd, 2010 | Category: Review

Keith Giffen keeps throwing ideas at the wall, but I'm not sure any of them are going to stick.

Superman: World of New Krypton #12

Wed, February 3rd, 2010 | Category: Review

At the end of the day, the thing I liked the most about "Superman: World of New Krypton" may surprise you.

Nova #34

Wed, February 3rd, 2010 | Category: Review

I'd like to think that we don't need any more, "and then two teams fight each other, one at a time" stories in comics.

Criminal: The Sinners #4

Tue, February 2nd, 2010 | Category: Review

When an issue of "Criminal" is just ok, it's still head-and-shoulders above the rest.

Detective Comics #861

Sun, January 31st, 2010 | Category: Review

Jock steps in to draw three issues of "Detective Comics," and Rucka's script matches his new artist perfectly.

Justice League of America #41

Sun, January 31st, 2010 | Category: Review

James Robinson's "Justice League of America" starts building its new team, finally.

Superman #696

Sat, January 30th, 2010 | Category: Review

Not an awful lot happens in "Superman" this month, but it's still entertaining; doubly so with some great art.

Guardians of the Galaxy #22

Thu, January 28th, 2010 | Category: Review

"Guardians of the Galaxy" continues to show off solid, entertaining, outer-space super-hero stories.