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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S.H.I.E.L.D. #1

Tue, April 6th, 2010 | Category: Review

Jonathan Hickman and Dustin Weaver's "S.H.I.E.L.D." is the best debut issue I've seen in a very long time.

Teen Titans #81

Sun, April 4th, 2010 | Category: Review

It's time to stop getting tricked by the lure of "Teen Titans."

Gotham City Sirens #10

Fri, April 2nd, 2010 | Category: Review

With a guest art team in this month, "Gotham City Sirens" is able to narrow down what wasn't working up until now.

Detective Comics #863

Thu, April 1st, 2010 | Category: Review

Despite being plagued with artist switcheroos, "Detective Comics" still makes you eager for more Batwoman.

Justice League of America #43

Thu, April 1st, 2010 | Category: Review

Have you ever gotten the impression that even the creative team of a title isn't sure what's happening behind the scenes?

The Punisher #15

Wed, March 31st, 2010 | Category: Review

"Frankencastle" continues to be surprisingly charming; this is a lot better than old stories, like when Captain America became a werewolf.

She-Hulk Sensational #1

Tue, March 30th, 2010 | Category: Review

A 30th anniversary "She-Hulk" special is a nice idea, but two of the three entries ignore that word "special."

Wall-E #4

Mon, March 29th, 2010 | Category: Review

"Wall-E" is serving up a series of prequels, which is a nice idea in theory but ends up not being that gripping.

Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time: The Eye of the World #1

Mon, March 29th, 2010 | Category: Review

This adaptation of "The Wheel of Time" isn't bad, but I feel like it's preaching to the choir just a bit.

X-Factor #203

Sun, March 28th, 2010 | Category: Review

A little slow in spots, but an issue only starring Monet and Guido is more enjoyable than one might think at first.

The Marvels Project #7

Sun, March 28th, 2010 | Category: Review

"The Marvels Project" is set to wrap up next month, but my one complaint with this issue is it feels like we're barely there.

Superman #698

Fri, March 26th, 2010 | Category: Review

As a middle chapter of "The Last Stand of New Krypton," remarkably little happens.

Nemesis #1

Wed, March 24th, 2010 | Category: Review

Mark Millar and Steve McNiven's "Nemesis" is, unfortunately, something we've all seen before.

Nation X #4

Mon, March 22nd, 2010 | Category: Review

For whatever reason, the "Nation X" anthology mini-series just didn't seem to work out as well as past anthology attempts.

Booster Gold #30

Sun, March 21st, 2010 | Category: Review

"Booster Gold" continues, month after month, being a solid old-school superhero comic, thanks to Dan Jurgens.

Batman #697

Sat, March 20th, 2010 | Category: Review

Black Mask is revealed, but it's actually the least interesting thing about Tony Daniel's "Batman" run to date.

The Incredible Hulk #608

Sat, March 20th, 2010 | Category: Review

When is a conclusion not a conclusion? When it's really just the first half of another story, unfortunately.

Green Lantern Corps #46

Wed, March 17th, 2010 | Category: Review

"Green Lantern Corps" is normally a little more even than this issue, which (no pun intended) runs all over the emotional spectrum.

Hercules: Fall of an Avenger #1

Wed, March 17th, 2010 | Category: Review

I blame everyone who didn't buy "The Incredible Hercules" for its cancellation and this resulting mini-series.

The Mystic Hands of Doctor Strange #1

Sun, March 14th, 2010 | Category: Review

This black and white one-shot sure is pretty, but none of the stories feel up to par.