REVIEW: Violent, Profane "Deadpool" Shouldn't Work, But Really F---ing Does
Chad Nevett was born, raised, and educated in London, Ontario. His work has appeared in print, online, and onstage. He currently writes about comics for Comic Book Resources, Comics Should be Good, his own blog, and you can hear him talk about comics nearly every week with fellow CBR writer Tim Callahan on the Splash Page Podcast. He has contributed essays to "Minutes to Midnight: Twelve Essays on Watchmen" and "Keeping the World Strange: A Guide to Planetary" from Sequart and is the editor of the upcoming book "Shot in the Face: A Savage Journey to the Heart of Transmetropolitan." He also writes about wrestling for 411mania. He doesn't write enough fiction. He currently resides in Windsor, Ontario with his girlfriend and her cat.
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Grant Morrison’s two-year run comes to a satisfying conclusion as Batman battles through false memories to take on Darkseid’s forces.
J. Michael Straczynski sheds new light on Loki’s past and how he came to be Odin’s adopted son. It was a lie, but that’s to be expected from the god of trickery.
Mulder is poisoned, on the brink of death, and Scully must take down those responsible in the strong conclusion to this mini-series’ first story.
A killer with no identity is caught in Heavenside and Detective Alex Singer has to figure out who he is, why he kills, and what his connection to the good Doktor is.
Matt Fraction’s final “Thor” story of 2008 has him joined by four artists as Thor, Loki and Baldur seek to remember Skurge the Executioner.
Bendis concludes his run on the book with a “Secret Invasion” epilogue that doesn’t do the job, because of a lack of focus.
A mysterious explosion involving a CIA agent kicks off this generic yet entertaining thriller.
David Lapham possibly lies to his readers again, but who cares when the comic is this good? Besides, I like being lied to by Lapham. Who doesn’t?
A solid comic when the action starts, but it lacks an emotional core with an enigmatic hero who may not be what he appears. Not that we care.
Witty, intelligent, emotionally deep... Paul Cornell and Leonard Kirk do it all in this month’s issue!
The Punisher versus Ma Gnucci round two begins here with Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon back together again. What’s not to like?
Another lackluster issue in this magic-based book that has lots of promise, but little follow-through.
The conclusion to “Bad Night” has Jacob Kurtz confront the pair that’s framing him for murder and release his inner monster in the process.
Brian Michael Bendis is joined by former “Alias” collaborator Michael Gaydos for an untold story of Luke Cage’s quest to find his father with the help of Jessica Jones.
With an emphasis on characters over plot movements, Bendis and Yu not only provide a satisfying conclusion to “Secret Invasion,” but also dare readers not to read “Dark Reign.”
The third of Matt Fraction’s “Thor” specials has Thor square off against his father in a battle for the ages.
DC’s third weekly series is half over and nearly impenetrable with almost a complete disconnect from the DCU.
A vicious attack on humanity in a future where technological improvements and implants can’t quite get rid of baser instincts and motivations.
Part process book on Alex Raymond’s inking style, part fashion magazine parody, not a wholly successful comic book, but still quite interesting and most certainly unique.
A good jumping-on point, “Dragon Prince” #3 is a solid read with few flaws, but also few ambitions.