Ryan K. Lindsay

Reviewer
Canberra, ACT, Australia
Frankston, VIC, Australia
Jun 11

It started with the Vault Keeper. It was resparked by Rick Grimes years later. In between and all around has been Matt Murdock.

I write in my spare time, so I set up my site to feature some writing. To promote the writing, I joined Twitter. I met a stack of people on Twitter which landed me the gig writing comic gonzo at The Weekly Crisis (weeklycrisis.com). Through all of that, I started thoughtballoons (thought-balloons.com), a comic scripting exercise site. Soon after, I slipped my foot in the CBR door. It’s been a long journey from fictional to factual writer but I still wear both hats, at times.

I’m the bronzed Aussie of the CBR experience. If you think that means I look like Chris Hemsworth then feel free to ignore the image posted here. I’ve lived in one of the poorest areas of Australia and now live in the capital. To experience the rest of the world I utilise the Internet. I pay the bills by primary school teaching and my wife and very young son thank me for periodically dedicating time to being an Assistant Principal. One day writing will give me enough money to retire, at the moment it pays for all my comics with change.

FIRST COMIC: "Vault of Horror" #1 Reprint

FAVORITE CHARACTER: Matt Murdock, Yorick Brown

Articles By Ryan K. Lindsay

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The Boys #53

Wed, April 6th, 2011 | Category: Review

Even superheroes in WWII can be crushed by a tank. Why? Because they’re strong, but still so dumb.

Blue Estate #1

Wed, April 6th, 2011 | Category: Review

A crime comic worth checking out because it's not noir. It's fun pulp.

Green Wake #1

Sun, April 3rd, 2011 | Category: Review

“Green Wake” is a comic so sharp and smart you’ll be thinking about it for weeks after reading it. It's the best new release of 2011.

Incognito: Bad Influences #5

Sat, April 2nd, 2011 | Category: Review

This is how “Incognito” ends, with a whimper and not a bang.

Captain America and the Secret Avengers #1

Sat, April 2nd, 2011 | Category: Review

Black Widow and Sharon Carter team up on a mission that’s all sparkle and no polish.

Detective Comics #875

Wed, March 30th, 2011 | Category: Review

What’s a creepy kid to do when his family won’t give him a chance? A puzzle piece about James Gordon Jr falls into place with a dull thud.

Captain America And Batroc #1

Fri, March 25th, 2011 | Category: Review

Batroc is a flying foot for hire within the crime game, but his one true event is something he’ll always try to improve at: kicking Captain America in the chest.

Power Man and Iron Fist #3

Fri, March 25th, 2011 | Category: Review

Our heroes are lowered into the well and the room to breathe is drastically running short.

Hellraiser #1

Wed, March 23rd, 2011 | Category: Review

It’s a standard slasher flick, except for the intriguing actions of the slasher. This has room to develop.

Iceman & Angel #1

Sat, March 19th, 2011 | Category: Review

A very unlikely pair make for quality hijinx against Goom, The Thing From Planet X. It looks great and is funnier than anything else you’re reading.

Captain America and Crossbones #1

Sat, March 19th, 2011 | Category: Review

Crossbones goes all Snake Plissken on a solo mission and Shalvey draws it with brains and talent.

The Spider #1

Wed, March 16th, 2011 | Category: Review

The secret ingredient is a soupcon of pulp. These shorts are fun and thin and relatively delightful.

Venom #1

Fri, March 11th, 2011 | Category: Review

The symbiotic superspy begins his global espionage with a standalone tale of extraction gone wrong.

Jennifer Blood #2

Wed, March 9th, 2011 | Category: Review

More degenerates bite the dust in kind of inventive ways, but this isn’t anything past what we got in the first issue.

The Walking Dead #82

Wed, March 9th, 2011 | Category: Review

What do you do in a zombie apocalypse when you already know what happens in a zombie apocalypse?

Incognito: Bad Influences #4

Fri, March 4th, 2011 | Category: Review

Overkill travels through a Frank Miller landscape to see he is not a man of that land. He’s now in the mindset to end this tale.

Thunderbolts #154

Fri, March 4th, 2011 | Category: Review

This is the one-stop Man-Thing one-shot to get you completely caught up and definitely on board.

Carbon Grey #1

Wed, March 2nd, 2011 | Category: Review

Hyperviolent and sexily dangerous, this new comic is going to win some serious fans with its depiction of a surreal war and unreal ladies.

The Intrepids #1

Wed, March 2nd, 2011 | Category: Review

It’s a little bit retro-pulp and a little bit superspy crucible. Buy it.

Fantastic Four #588

Sat, February 26th, 2011 | Category: Review

Hickman’s greatest issue on this title yet, it’s a poignant set of moments in the history of the “Fantastic Four” that look simply gorgeous in every panel.

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