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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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A quick issue that goes through the motions instead of telling an interesting story.
Jonathan Hickman’s intelligent writing on conceptions of government and the advancement of humanity make for a thought-provoking read matched only by his uniquely beautiful art.
Jason Aaron and R. M. Guera continue their stellar run with an issue that focuses on Dino Poor Bear and the bad choices he continually makes.
Warren Ellis’s latest Apparat book is one of his best efforts in recent years, with a Holmesian detective living in a futuristic 1907 London and solving “The Case of the Man Who Wasn’t There.”
Johnny Blaze and Danny Ketch finally duke it out as it’s Ghost Rider versus Ghost Rider round one!
The answers just raise new questions in David Lapham’s latest unpredictable issue of “Young Liars.”
Warren Ellis’ combat magician finds himself with a problem magical bullets won’t solve: wealth, social class, and a group of acolytes who want him to teach them the way of magic.
Deft character work, the expert juggling of multiple plots, and clean, crisp art make this one of the best superhero books out there.
Competent in its craft, the conclusion to this space station murder mystery lacks ambition and the ability to rise above simple entertainment.
Is there anything better than Cable fighting giant cockroach soldiers? Probably, but it does make for a pretty decent comic book!
Finally, Spider-Man and Iron Man are back together and Matt Fraction’s strong character work cuts through confusing continuity to deliver the best issue of the series yet.
Alternate reality fisticuffs may be boring, but it’s the small character moments and great art that make this issue worth reading.
Put this issue back on the shelf with by-the-numbers crime drama with cliche characters, lackluster writing, and stiff art.
Only the bonus of Jim Starlin’s art makes this issue worth picking up.
Despite moving at a slow pace, "No Hero" #2 provides more back story on the Front Line's world, and creates an uneasy feeling of paranoia throughout.
Hughie’s undercover mission turns into a bad version of Animal House, but his discomfort is our pleasure in the latest issue of "The Boys."