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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REVIEW: Soule & Pulido's "She-Hulk" #8

Mon, September 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Charles Soule and Javier Pulido's "She-Hulk" #8 is a "smooth, very enjoyable opening to a new story arc."

REVIEW: David & Sliney's "Spider-Man 2099" #1

Thu, July 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Peter David and Will Sliney's "Spider-Man 2099" #1 is "a solid debut, and will appeal both to existing fans of the character and new readers."

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."

Paper Girls #1

Mon, October 12th, 2015 | Category: Review

In Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang's "Paper Girls" #1, four paper girls on their regular delivery route encounter thugs, a hostile cop and a machine that may be from outer space.

The Cavalry: S.H.I.E.L.D. 50th Anniversary #1

Mon, October 5th, 2015 | Category: Review

In Jody Houser and Luke Ross' "The Cavalry: S.H.I.E.L.D. 50th Anniversary" #1, Melinda May takes a batch of new recruits onto the Sickle training grounds, where a fake hostage situation turns into a real crisis.

Archie #3

Fri, October 2nd, 2015 | Category: Review

In Mark Waid and Fiona Staples' "Archie" #3, Veronica Lodge makes her debut at Riverdale High, much to the dismay of Jughead, who promptly enlists Betty in a scheme to save Archie from himself.

Nameless #5

Mon, September 28th, 2015 | Category: Review

In Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham's "Nameless" #5, Nameless learns about his past and discovers why and how he lost his name.

Runaways #4

Mon, September 28th, 2015 | Category: Review

In Noelle Stevenson and Sanford Greene's "Runaways" #4, the Runaways return to the Institute to deliver a message to all the other students and Sanna must face the teammates she betrayed.

The Infinite Adventures of Jonas Quantum #1

Wed, September 23rd, 2015 | Category: Review

In Marc Guggenheim and Freddie Williams II's "The Infinite Adventures of Jonas Quantum" #1, a hero smart enough to cure death meets his match in a villain smart enough to steal that knowledge.

Black Canary #4

Fri, September 18th, 2015 | Category: Review

In "Black Canary" #4 by Brenden Fletcher and Pia Guerra, Dinah goes after Ditto's kidnapper and a high-stakes chase turns into a moving origin story.

Atomic Robo & The Ring of Fire #1

Mon, September 14th, 2015 | Category: Review

In "Atomic Robo and The Ring of Fire" #1 by Brian Clevinger and Scott Wegener, the Action Scientists regroup to find Robo, who has been missing for the last two years.

Ms. Marvel #18

Mon, September 14th, 2015 | Category: Review

In G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona's "Ms. Marvel" #18, Kamala and Captain Marvel try to save Aamir from the clutches of Kamran and the end of the world draws nearer.

Deadpool vs. Thanos #1

Mon, September 7th, 2015 | Category: Review

In "Deadpool vs. Thanos" #1 by Tim Seeley and Elmo Bondoc, Thanos threatens to take his gift of immortality away from the Merc With a Mouth.

The Dying and the Dead #3

Fri, September 4th, 2015 | Category: Review

In Jonathan Hickman and Ryan Bodenheim's "The Dying and the Dead" #3, Hitler, Mussolini and Hirohito eat a pig together in Germany as the origin of Bah al'Sharur is revealed.

Drive #1

Mon, August 31st, 2015 | Category: Review

Michael Benedetto, Antonio Fuso and Emilio Lecce's "Drive" #1 is a comics adaptation of James Sallis' cult novel of the same name, in which the main character, known only as the Driver, copes with the fallout of a heist gone wrong.

Stringers #1

Fri, August 28th, 2015 | Category: Review

"Stringers" #1 by Marc Guggenheim and Justin Greenwood begins an urban crime story about two freelance reporters who are chasing a piece of news action when they hook a bigger story than they may be able to handle.

Welcome Back #1

Mon, August 24th, 2015 | Category: Review

In Christopher Sebela and Jonathan Brandon's "Welcome Back" #1, reincarnated warriors are destined to fight each other to the death in different lives.

Secret Wars: Secret Love #1

Mon, August 24th, 2015 | Category: Review

Marguerite Bennett, Katie Cook, Michel Fiffe, Felipe Smith, Jeremy Whitley, Gurihiru and Kris Anka's "Secret Wars: Secret Love" #1 is a comics romance anthology set in Battleworld.

Gotham Academy #9

Mon, August 17th, 2015 | Category: Review

In "Gotham Academy" #9 by Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher and Karl Kerschl, Olive sees her own admissions file and the gang tracks down a werewolf.

Injection #4

Mon, August 17th, 2015 | Category: Review

In "Injection" #4 by Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey, Maria talks about best case scenarios with the new Dispatch and Brigid meets with Simeon.

Justice League: Gods and Monsters - Wonder Woman #1

Mon, August 10th, 2015 | Category: Review

In J.M. DeMatteis, Bruce Timm and Rick Leonardi's "Justice League: Gods and Monsters - Wonder Woman" #1, Bekka crash-lands in 1960s India and makes her way to a hippie commune in America, where she rediscovers her mission.

We Stand on Guard #2

Mon, August 10th, 2015 | Category: Review

In "We Stand on Guard" #2 by Brian K. Vaughan and Steve Skroce, Amber enters the headquarters of Two-Four and the Americans take more Canadians to the Basement.

Hacktivist Vol. 2 #1

Mon, August 3rd, 2015 | Category: Review

"Hacktivist Volume 2" #1 by Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing and Marcus To picks up six months after the events of the first "Hacktivist" miniseries, when .sve_urs3lf reemerges.

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