Kelly Thompson

Reviewer
New York City, NY
Mountainview, CA
Jun 28, 2013

My younger brother brought home "Uncanny X-Men" #290 one day from the mall after recognizing Storm from the X-Men cartoon we'd stumbled across. And with that, I had discovered comics, or rather my brother had, but whatever. Love of comics eventually led me to the Savannah College of Art & Design where I got a degree in Sequential Art. Love of comics more recently drove a lot of my blogging, which led Brian Cronin to me and the creation of She Has No Head! and from there the 3 Chicks Review Comics podcast, reviews for CBR, and a comics columnist gig on Lit Reactor. In other words, comics have led me a lot of good places.

I'm the author of the superhero novel The Girl Who Would Be King and the novel Storykiller. I'm represented by The Irene Goodman Agency and managed by Principato Young. I live in Manhattan and love it, but constantly fantasize about returning to Los Angeles so that I can go to Target whenever I want and have less frizzy hair.

FIRST COMIC: "Uncanny X-Men" #290

FAVORITE CHARACTER: Batman and a smorgasbord of female runner ups? Batwoman, Wonder Woman, Cass Cain/Batgirl, Rogue, Emma Frost, Michonne, Agent 355, Big Barda...the list goes on and on.

Articles By Kelly Thompson

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Adventure Time: Marceline and the Scream Queens #6

Mon, December 17th, 2012 | Category: Review

Meredith Gran's "Marceline and the Scream Queens" Adventure Time mini-series comes to an end, with solid lessons about friendship, anxiety, and the pressure of expectation without ever feeling heavy handed or cloying.

Supurbia #2

Mon, December 17th, 2012 | Category: Review

Grace Randolph and Russell Dauterman continue to explore the private lives of superheroes and their families in issue #2 of the ongoing "Supurbia" series.

X-Men #39

Mon, December 10th, 2012 | Category: Review

Domino and Daredevil team up to take down Armitage in Seth Peck, Paul Azaceta, and Matthew Southworth's "X-Men" #39.

Red She-Hulk #60

Mon, December 10th, 2012 | Category: Review

Aaron Stack continues to hunt Red She-Hulk, while Red She-Hulk continues to hunt down the super soldier program in Jeff Parker, Carlo Pagulayan and Wellington Alves' "Red She-Hulk" #60.

Avengers #1

Tue, December 4th, 2012 | Category: Review

"Avengers" gets a reboot with the all-star creative team of Jonathan Hickman and Jerome OpeƱa as well as a surprisingly new-reader friendly story.

Captain America and Black Widow #639

Mon, December 3rd, 2012 | Category: Review

"Captain America and Black Widow" #639 by Cullen Bunn and Francesco Francavilla stumbles a bit, but sets up the final issue of this arc nicely.

All-New X-Men #2

Wed, November 28th, 2012 | Category: Review

The original five "young" X-Men have been jaunted by a dying Beast to the present in a last ditch attempt to change recent horrifying events in this stellar second issue of "All-New X-Men" by Brian Michael Bendis and Stuart Immonen.

Ultimate Comics X-Men #18.1

Fri, November 23rd, 2012 | Category: Review

The war is over, so what does that mean for our heroes? We find out in Brian Wood and Filipe Andrade's "Ultimate Comics X-Men" #18.1

Castle Waiting: Volume 2 #18

Fri, November 23rd, 2012 | Category: Review

The much awaited final installment of Linda Medley's "Castle Waiting: Volume 2" #18 nicely ties up the Castle Waiting characters while setting the stage for the story to continue at anytime.

Catwoman #14

Fri, November 23rd, 2012 | Category: Review

It's Catwoman vs. The Joker (but only sort of) in Ann Nocenti and Rafa Sandoval's "Catwoman" #14.

Journey Into Mystery #646

Tue, November 20th, 2012 | Category: Review

Katherine Immonen and Valerio Schiti take over "Journey Into Mystery" and put Sif in the driver's seat for this journey of the epic and incredibly personal.

Ame-Comi II: Batgirl #1

Fri, November 16th, 2012 | Category: Review

Alternate "Ame-Comi" Universe Batgirl Barbara Gordon and Carrie as her sidekick Robin mix things up with a bevy of baddies in Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray and Sanford Greene's "Ame-Comi II: Batgirl."

Wolverine and the X-Men #20

Thu, November 15th, 2012 | Category: Review

Angel takes on a primary role in recruiting new mutants for the Jean Grey School in "Wolverine & The X-Men" #20 by Jason Aaron and guest artist Steve Sanders.

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Volume 1

Wed, November 14th, 2012 | Category: Review

Volume 1 of Denise Mina, Leonardo Manco, and Andrea Mutti's adaptation of Stieg Larsson's "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" isn't a bad book but it can't live up to the superior source material.

Freelancers #1

Thu, November 8th, 2012 | Category: Review

Created by Matt Gagnon and Felipe Smith, "Freelancers" #1 has a primary story by Ian Brill and Joshua Covey -- it's a lot for $0.99, but ultimately, a disappointing first issue.

Uncanny X-Force #33

Thu, November 8th, 2012 | Category: Review

"Uncanny X-Force" #33 continues Rick Remender and Phil Noto's "Final Execution" with a gruesome showdown between Nightcrawler and Blob.

Deadpool #1

Wed, November 7th, 2012 | Category: Review

Gerry Duggan, Brian Posehn and Tony Moore deliver a rollicking adventure chock full of laughs in "Deadpool" #1 as the Merc With A Mouth takes on a cadre of dead presidents.

The New Deadwardians #8

Thu, November 1st, 2012 | Category: Review

Dan Abnett and I.N.J. Culbard's excellent "The New Deadwardians" mini-series comes to a solid conclusion with issue #8.

Lot 13 #1

Thu, November 1st, 2012 | Category: Review

Steve Niles and Glenn Fabry bring an unlikely horror mini-series with lots of potential to DC with "Lot 13" #1.

A+X #1

Thu, November 1st, 2012 | Category: Review

"A+X" #1 tells two very short but mostly satisfying tales -- the first has Dan Slott and Ron Garney pairing up Captain America and Cable, while the second has Jeph Loeb and Dale Keown doubling up on doses of Wolverine and The Hulk.

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