Jennifer Cheng


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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REVIEW: Spurrier, Carey, Gage's "X-Men Legacy" #300

Mon, March 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The milestone issue of "X-Men Legacy" by Simon Spurrier, Mike Carey & Christos Gage is appropriately "about what it means to leave a legacy."

REVIEW: The "Afterparty" Begins in "Young Avengers" #14

Mon, December 23rd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie and a host of guest artists present "Young Avengers" #14, with "a pitch-perfect party moment" for the cast.

REVIEW: Luna & Vaughn's "Alex + Ada" #2

Mon, December 16th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

"Alex + Ada" creators Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn's "have followed up on a promising debut with an even better second issue."

REVIEW: Snyder & Murphy's "The Wake" #4 Is "Visually Spectacular Survival Horror"

Mon, September 30th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy continue their deep ocean mystery in "The Wake" #4 from Vertigo Comics, morphing it into "visually spectacular survival horror" in an issue with a fitting cliffhanger.

REVIEW: "Batman: Black and White" #1 is "Unexpectedly Light and Funny"

Mon, September 9th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

The debut issue of the "Batman: Black and White" revival is "unexpectedly light and funny" with stories from a diverse roster of creators and featuring characters across the Batman mythos.

REVIEW: Spencer & Eisma's "Morning Glories" #30

Tue, September 3rd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Nick Spencer and Joe Eisma's "Morning Glories" #30 continues the series' newest storyarc for a well-plotted and drawn issue with excellent pacing that "will keep the reader guessing" about Irina's past.

NYCC: Gay Marriage In Comics

Wed, October 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

At the NYCC Gay Marriage in Comics Panel, Paul Kupperberg, Dan Parent, Joan Hilty and Phil Jimenez discussed the controversy and representation, Queer vs. Gay comics and Kevin Keller's high school love life.

NYCC: Adam Kubert Discusses The Kubert School

Sun, October 21st, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Adam Kubert and Anthony Marquez spoke about the Kubert School, its curriculum and the pursuit and rewards of an artistic profession during a panel at New York Comic Con 2012.

NYCC: Editors, Creators Celebrate Women of Marvel

Sat, October 20th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

The Women of Marvel panel at NYCC 2012 had a great mix of editors and writers including Editor Jeanine Schaefer, writer Marjorie Liu, colorist Jordie Bellaire and more discussing the contribution of women to comics.

NYCC: Neil Druckman, Faith Erin Hicks & Dark Horse Introduce "The Last of Us"

Sat, October 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Dark Horse Comics' capped its video game-based comics panel at NYCC with Neil Druckmann and Faith Erin Hicks announcing and discussing their upcoming comic adaptation of "The Last of Us."

Chew #44

Fri, November 7th, 2014 | Category: Review

"Chew" #44 by John Layman and Rob Guillory is meaty, but the meat is bloody and raw. Simply put: FDA Vs. The Collector. Many die; few survive.

Vertigo Quarterly: Yellow #1

Mon, November 3rd, 2014 | Category: Review

"Vertigo Quarterly: Yellow" #1 is the third installment of Vertigo's CMYK anthology, collecting nine stories by Marguerite Bennett, Fabio Moon, Gerard Way, Philip Bond and Bill Sienkiewicz, among others.

Rachel Rising #29

Fri, October 31st, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Rachel Rising" #29, the tables are turned. Zoe stalks Malus while Rachel stalks her original killer.

Oddly Normal #2

Mon, October 27th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Oddly Normal" #2 by Otis Frampton, Oddly encounters her aunt and tries to get some help about the bizarre disappearance of parents.

Lazarus #12

Fri, October 24th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Lazarus" #12 by Greg Rucka and Michael Lark, Forever is part of the first couple to take the dance floor, and Jacob Hock has more than one unpleasant surprise up his sleeve.

Ms. Marvel #9

Mon, October 20th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Ms. Marvel" #9 by G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona, Medusa and Kamala finally meet, and Kamala learns the true origin of her powers.

Deadpool's Art of War #1

Fri, October 17th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Deadpool's Art of War" #1 by Peter David and Scott Koblish, Deadpool discovers the classic ancient Chinese military treatise and decides to incite world war so that he can write a book too.

Batman Eternal #27

Mon, October 13th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Batman Eternal" #27 by Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Tim Seeley, Ray Fawkes, Kyle Higgins and Javier Garron, Killer Croc tries to locate Jade while Batman and Catwoman team up.

CBLDF Liberty Annual 2014 #1

Mon, October 13th, 2014 | Category: Review

"CBLDF Liberty Annual 2014" is another strong issue of the yearly anthology, with contributions from Brian Wood and Audrey Wood, Terry and Rachel Dodson, Stan Sakai, Jonathan Hickman and Declan Shalvey, among others.

The Names #2

Fri, October 3rd, 2014 | Category: Review

In "The Names" #2 by Peter Milligan and Leandro Fernandez, Katya teams up with her hostile stepson Philip. Their further inquiries into Kevin Walker's untimely death lead unintentionally to yet another fatality.

Saga #23

Fri, September 26th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Saga" #23 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples, Marko and Alana's marriage is on the rocks in the aftermath of a serious fight, and both Dengo and Prince Robot IV get closer to their goals and quarries.

Supreme: Blue Rose #3

Mon, September 22nd, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Supreme Blue Rose" #3 by Warren Ellis and Tula Lotay, Diana takes a trip Littlehaven, while Darius Dax has some tense words with Zayla Zarn.

Trees #5

Fri, September 19th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Trees" #5 by Warren Ellis and Jason Howard, President Caleb Rahim dares to use trees as props in war, while the in Arctic, Marsh's curiosity and paranoia turns out to be well-founded.

Wild's End #1

Mon, September 15th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Wild's End" #1 by Dan Abnett and I.N.J. Culbard, the sleepy village of Crowchurch is hit by an alien invasion, but the residents don't know it yet.

Prometheus: Fire and Stone #1

Fri, September 12th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Prometheus: Fire and Stone" #1 by Paul Tobin and Juan Ferreyra, a new crew arrives on LV-223 and find a vastly different terrain than they expect.

Grendel vs. The Shadow #1

Tue, September 9th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Grendel vs. The Shadow" #1 by Matt Wagner, Grendel makes a trip to the past and crosses paths with The Shadow in 1930s New York City.

She-Hulk #8

Fri, September 5th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "She-Hulk" #8, Jennifer takes a wrongful death case, one with high personal stakes for her so far, since her client is none other than her friend Captain America.

Ms. Marvel #7

Mon, August 25th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Ms. Marvel" #7 by G. Willow Wilson and Jacob Wyatt, Kamala and Wolverine team up to fight off the Inventor's giant mutant sewer alligator.

Shutter #5

Mon, August 18th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Shutter" #5 by Joe Keatinge and Leila del Duca, Kate Kristopher has a chance to talk with her newly revealed half-brother, Chris Kristopher Jr., and their conversation leads Kate to uncover one of her father's greatest lies.

Original Sin #7

Fri, August 15th, 2014 | Category: Review

"Original Sin" #7 by Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato is one big fight, "Nick Fury vs. The World," and the biggest loser is Thor, son of Odin.