Jennifer Cheng

Reviewer

Jen is from Texas, so don’t try to pass off your crappy inferior barbecue from anywhere else on her. She’s got an art and art history background, so she’s more likely than not to bore you by blabbering on about composition and depth of field. Jen been addicted to consuming sequential art since late middle school. Other hobbies include eating, baking and cooking, watching cartoons, being Asian and eagerly anticipating whatever project Joss Whedon does next.

FIRST COMIC: "X-Force" #34

FAVORITE CHARACTER: Spider Jerusalem and filthy assistants Channon and Yelena from "Transmetropolitan," Thessaly/Larissa in "Sandman," Zoe in "Morning Glories"

Articles By Jennifer Cheng

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Uncanny X-Men #2

Mon, March 4th, 2013 | Category: Review

"Uncanny X-Men" #2 by Brian Michael Bendis and Chris Bachalo delves into the mind and motivations of Emma Frost, before moving the plot towards the new student recruits and the dangers that Cyclops' team must face to keep them.

Courtney Crumrin #10

Mon, March 4th, 2013 | Category: Review

"Courtney Crumrin" #10 by Ted Naifeh is a pitch-perfect ending to the first major story arc of the series, containing a mythic-feeling resolution as well as a twist about the narrator that is both surprising and poignant.

Sword of Sorcery #5

Mon, February 25th, 2013 | Category: Review

In "Sword of Sorcery" #5, Christy Marx and Aaron Lopresti reveal new facets of palace intrigue and family history in "Vyrian's Tomb" and Marc Andreyko and Andrei Bressan have Stalker foolishly making a deal with the devil in "

Superior Spider-Man #4

Mon, February 25th, 2013 | Category: Review

In "Superior Spider-Man" #4, Dan Slott and Giuseppe Camuncoli nudge Doc Ock towards more moral crossroads, as the Superior Spider-Man faces threats to his ego and the unceremonious arrival of other big-time villains into his town.

Justice League #17

Fri, February 22nd, 2013 | Category: Review

In "Justice League" #17, Geoff Johns, Ivan Reis and Paul Pelletier conclude the "Throne of Atlantis" crossover with strong emotional punches and serious consequences for the Justice League's roster.

Bedlam #4

Mon, February 18th, 2013 | Category: Review

"Bedlam" #4 takes Nick Spencer and Riley Rossmo's philosophical crime procedural series from good to great. The focus shifts from characterization to action as the real killer's deeper motivations are revealed.

The New Ghostbusters #1

Mon, February 18th, 2013 | Category: Review

The regular Ghostbusters have abducted, so in "Ghostbusters" #1 by Erik Burnham and Dan Schoening, the supporting female characters are front and center as they must deal with ghost-busting and negotiating with City Hill on their own.

Morning Glories #24

Mon, February 18th, 2013 | Category: Review

In the double-sized "Morning Glories" #24, Nick Spencer and Joe Eisma concentrate on Ike in a story that uses its larger canvas wisely, moving between past and present, building towards a foreshadowed but still shocking extended ending crescendo

Snapshot #1

Mon, February 11th, 2013 | Category: Review

In "Snapshot" #1, Andy Diggle and Jock's techno-thriller story begins on an ordinary day that takes a dramatic turn into crime and the seemingly supernatural.

Hellboy in Hell #3

Mon, February 11th, 2013 | Category: Review

In "Hellboy in Hell" #3, Mike Mignola and Dave Stewart continue Hellboy's journey in Hell as he discovers more about his past and his family amid a bloody struggle for power.

Young Romance: The New 52 Valentines Day Special #1

Mon, February 11th, 2013 | Category: Review

"Young Romance: The New 52 Valentine's Day Special" #1 contains "six love stories from all corners of the DC Universe" from creative teams that include Andy Diggle, Ann Nocenti, Simon Bisley, Emanuela Lupacchino and Inaki Miranda.

Hawkeye #7

Mon, February 4th, 2013 | Category: Review

"Hawkeye" #7 by Matt Fraction is a slice-of-life story in which the two Hawkeyes face a natural disaster from separate locations. Guest artists Steve Lieber and Jesse Hamm handle Clint Barton and Kate Bishop's stories, respectively.

Deathmatch #2

Mon, February 4th, 2013 | Category: Review

"Deathmatch" #2 by Paul Jenkins and Carlos Magno deliver another installment of a surprisingly distinctive and addictive take on the closed-arena gladiatorial combat story.

Batman and Robin Annual #1

Mon, February 4th, 2013 | Category: Review

In "Batman and Robin Annual" #1, Peter Tomasi, Ardian Syaf and Vicente Cifuentes take Bruce Wayne on a scavenger hunt that retraces a trip that his parents took decades ago, while another mystery unfolds back in Gotham.

Chew #31

Mon, January 28th, 2013 | Category: Review

In "Chew" #31, John Layman and Rob Guillory present a new story arc, "Bad Apples," in which a funeral segues into flames and more chicken jokes as Tony Chu and John Colby get back in the FDA saddle.

Justice League #16

Mon, January 28th, 2013 | Category: Review

"Justice League" #16 by Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis continue the "The Throne of Atlantis" crossover as Aquaman tries to avert a war. In the "Shazam!" backup, Black Adam finds Shazam! while Dr. Sivana has his own sinister plans.

Harbinger #8

Fri, January 25th, 2013 | Category: Review

In "Harbinger" #8, Joshua Dysart and Lee Garbett introduce the last of the Renegades, Torque. In some ways, Torque is the most mundane of the bunch, but he may also be the most difficult fit yet for the team.

Saga #9

Mon, January 21st, 2013 | Category: Review

"Saga" #9 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples dish the dirt on Gwendolyn, Marko's old love, who provides The Will with one lucky break that leads to another, each furthering a separate mission.

Daredevil #22

Mon, January 21st, 2013 | Category: Review

In "Daredevil" #22 by Mark Waid and Chris Samnee, the Man Without Fear has his first run-in with the new, "Superior" Spider-Man, and Daredevil has his first inkling that there's something funny going on with his old friend and all

Archer and Armstrong #6

Fri, January 18th, 2013 | Category: Review

In "Archer and Armstrong" #6, Fred Van Lente and Emanuela Lupacchino reveal both a new champion and a new villainous organization as "Wrath of the Eternal Warrior" really gets going after the backstory and setup in the last issue.

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