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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Angel & Faith #7

Mon, March 5th, 2012 | Category: Review

Angel resists Drusilla's tempting offer to rid himself of sadness and the obligation that comes with it, meanwhile Faith doesn't even attempt to resist rekindling her relationship with her father, a (former) drunk who abandoned her as a child.

Avengers #23

Thu, March 1st, 2012 | Category: Review

Some of Norman Osborn's people make their demands to the President while others try (and fail) to contain the kidnapped Avengers.

Wolverine & The X-Men #6

Thu, February 23rd, 2012 | Category: Review

Wolverine and Kid Omega try to save the Jean Grey School by cheating at gambling while the rest of the team tries to save Kitty and the students from a Brood attack.

Birds of Prey #6

Mon, February 20th, 2012 | Category: Review

The Birds finally get toward the bottom of the mysterious sleeper agents but are they too late?

B.P.R.D. Hell On Earth: The Long Death #1

Mon, February 20th, 2012 | Category: Review

After a disturbing dream, Agent Kraus heads off on a mission with Agent Giarocco and a B.P.R.D. team to British Columbia to look into some strange disappearances.

Winter Soldier #2

Mon, February 20th, 2012 | Category: Review

The Winter Soldier and Black Widow continue tracking the sleeper agents bought on the black market and released with deadly missions.

Glory #23

Thu, February 16th, 2012 | Category: Review

"Glory" kicks off its re-launch with a bold new creative team and direction.

Princeless #4

Wed, February 15th, 2012 | Category: Review

"Princeless" #4 wraps up an excellent mini-series, and sets the stage for the next chapter.

Conan The Barbarian #1

Thu, February 9th, 2012 | Category: Review

On the run from the law, Conan commandeers a ship and makes some friends, but when he meets Bēlit, Queen of The Black Coast, you know nothing will be the same for him again.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 #6

Wed, February 8th, 2012 | Category: Review

Buffy considers her life, as a slayer and as a woman, as she tries to come to terms with the right decision about her pregnancy.

Rachel Rising #5

Mon, February 6th, 2012 | Category: Review

The mysteries and body count continue to rise in Terry Moore’s “Rachel Rising.”

Dark Horse Presents #8

Sun, February 5th, 2012 | Category: Review

Dark Horse continues to deliver strong creative teams with "Dark Horse" presents. This issue features the debut of Brian Wood’s new story, “The Massive.”

Fatale #2

Thu, February 2nd, 2012 | Category: Review

Brubaker and Phillips deliver a fantastic second issue of a smart noir crime story with a supernatural bent that spans generations.

I, Vampire #5

Sat, January 28th, 2012 | Category: Review

Batman and Bennett meet up for the first time, and things do not go well.

Voodoo #5

Sat, January 28th, 2012 | Category: Review

Voodoo, on the verge of completing her mission, makes a discovery.

The Walking Dead #93

Thu, January 26th, 2012 | Category: Review

Rick and a handful of others explore the tantalizing possibility that there are many other communities like theirs outside their walls.

Legion Of Monsters #4

Sun, January 22nd, 2012 | Category: Review

Things are looking grim for Elsa and the Legion of Monsters as they try to save the world from a monster infection, but teamwork and smarts will save the day when rocket launchers won’t!

Ultimate Spider-Man #6

Thu, January 19th, 2012 | Category: Review

Miles Morales gets a reality check while he begins actively fighting crime. Everyone wants a piece of him in both good and bad ways.

Wonder Woman #5

Thu, January 19th, 2012 | Category: Review

Diana goes up against Poseidon, and instead of punching gods ineffectively, she uses her brains and sets some intriguing characters against one another.

Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Season 9 #5

Thu, January 12th, 2012 | Category: Review

Buffy experiences a “positive” change that could seriously alter her whole world. The rest is all dreams.

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