Articles By Greg McElhatton
Showing results 1787-1806 of 1898
Thu, July 24th, 2008 | Category: Review
For the first time in years, "Uncanny X-Men" feels like it's back in its prime, while still remaining modern.
Tue, July 15th, 2008 | Category: Review
The bulk of Scott McCloud's "Zot!" comes back into print, and it's probably one of the more charming learning-processes to be published in comics.
Mon, July 14th, 2008 | Category: Review
Eric Shanower's multi-award-winning series releases another issue, and is unsurprisingly as great as always. Learning "The Iliad" in high school was never this exciting.
Fri, July 11th, 2008 | Category: Review
Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale finally reunite for another of their "color" mini-series, but their "zero" issue feels like a shakedown cruise gone astray.
Thu, July 10th, 2008 | Category: Review
Geoff Johns and Jeff Katz conclude their year writing "Booster Gold" with a belated "DC One Million" tie-in, but more importantly an emotional issue that makes me really wish they'd sign back on board for more issues.
Wed, July 9th, 2008 | Category: Review
Jim Shooter's run on "Legion of Super-Heroes" has spent seven issues moving towards this point, but the moment comes off surprisingly lackluster.
Thu, July 3rd, 2008 | Category: Review
The story-within-a-story for "House of Mystery" still doesn't seem to fit with the greater whole, but it's hard to complain when the main story is so entertaining.
Thu, July 3rd, 2008 | Category: Review
"Batman: R.I.P." goes down the proverbial rabbit hole, here, making Grant Morrison's "Batman" its strangest yet. At the same time, though, it's also at its most compelling.
Sat, June 28th, 2008 | Category: Review
Matt Fraction and David Aja tease us with what should have been a fantastic lead-in to their next story, but is instead their final issue on the book.
Fri, June 27th, 2008 | Category: Review
A so-so ending to a story that, while good, feels like Brubaker was stalling to reach next month's milestone issue.
Sun, June 22nd, 2008 | Category: Review
Peter David closes out one chapter of the new "X-Factor" and begins another one, with good if slightly rushed results.
Thu, June 19th, 2008 | Category: Review
Two issues into Bruce Jones's debut as the new writer of "Checkmate", and it couldn't be further from what we've seen on the book so far.
Wed, June 11th, 2008 | Category: Review
What started as an odd-couple situation continues to blossom into so much more, the most fantastic soap opera meets punk rock story you could imagine.
Wed, June 4th, 2008 | Category: Review
It's a slow start for DC's new weekly series, but the character building sequences alone are worth the price of admission, and holds great potential for the year to come.
Tue, June 3rd, 2008 | Category: Review
Kozue Amano's transformation of Mars into an otherworldly Venice, complete with canals and gondolas, is so enchanting you'd want to move there.
Fri, May 30th, 2008 | Category: Review
One of the masters of Japanese horror comics merges the anthology-with-host comic with the traveling-nomad-encountering-horror comic, with bizarre and fun results.
Wed, May 28th, 2008 | Category: Review
After a year's lead in, "Final Crisis" finally debuts... not with a bang, but rather a whimper.
Tue, May 27th, 2008 | Category: Review
Half-art-book, half-interview-collection, "Studio Space" is an impressive and daunting undertaking that ultimately tries to be two different books simultaneously and doesn't quite hit the mark with either.
Wed, May 21st, 2008 | Category: Review
Dusted off for a new edition, "One-Pound Gospel" is still surprisingly charming, even if it doesn't seem entirely sure at first just what it's trying to be.
Tue, May 20th, 2008 | Category: Review
The Legion slowly shifts from being a group of super-brats into, shockingly, heroes. And even better, it's vastly entertaining no matter which of the two it is.