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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Rat Queens #2

Mon, October 28th, 2013 | Category: Review

In "Rat Queens" #2 by Kurtis Wiebe and Roc Upchurch, Hannah, Dee, Violent and Betty have a narrow escape with a troll and try to figure out who may have set them up.

Sex Criminals #2

Fri, October 25th, 2013 | Category: Review

In "Sex Criminals" #2, Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarksy focus on Jon, the other half of the time-stopping couple and how he discovered his powers.

Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps #15

Mon, October 21st, 2013 | Category: Review

The title of "Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps" #15 by Christos Gage, Joshua Dysart and Emanuela Lupacchino is a distillation of its plot: getting Bloodshot back into action and having him team up with the H.A.R.D. Corps team.

Sheltered #4

Mon, October 21st, 2013 | Category: Review

In "Sheltered" #4 by Ed Brisson and Johnnie Christmas, the volcano eruption that was the centerpiece of Lucas' coup d'état has failed to occur, and thus his tenuous hold on the other children has begun to fray, with disturbing consequ

Chew #37

Mon, October 14th, 2013 | Category: Review

"Chew" #37 by John Layman and Rob Guillory is Part 2 of the "Family Recipes" storyline, with guest appearances from several Chu family members and a revelation from a visit to the FDA Supermax prison.

Rocket Girl #1

Mon, October 14th, 2013 | Category: Review

Brandon Montclare and Amy Reeder's "Rocket Girl," #1, launching the adventures of Dayoung Johansson, time-travelling officer in the New York Teen Police Department , is one of the strongest new titles of the year.

Hinterkind #1

Mon, October 7th, 2013 | Category: Review

"Hinterkind" #1 by Ian Edginton and Francesco Trifogli is a strong expository issue, establishing the main characters, central themes and conflicts of an imagined post-apocalyptic civilization in which nature has triumphed over man.

The Witching Hour #1

Fri, October 4th, 2013 | Category: Review

"The Witching Hour" #1 continues Vertigo's themed one-shots anthology series with nine stories about witches and witchcraft by Kelly Sue DeConnick, Cliff Chiang, Shawn McManus, Lauren Beukes, Ming Doyle and many other creators.

Justice League #23.4

Mon, September 30th, 2013 | Category: Review

In "Justice League #23.4: Secret Society" by Geoff Johns, Sterling Gates and Szymon Kudranski, The Outsider relates how he came to the decision to build the Secret Society for the sake of Owlman.

The Wake #4

Fri, September 27th, 2013 | Category: Review

In "The Wake" #4, Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy's deep ocean mystery twists into visually spectacular survival horror.

Thunderbolts #15

Mon, September 23rd, 2013 | Category: Review

In "Thunderbolts" #15 by Charles Soule and Jefte Palo, the team takes on Punisher's mob mission in Manhattan at the same time as Thanos' army invades Earth.

Batman: The Dark Knight #23.3

Mon, September 23rd, 2013 | Category: Review

In "Batman: The Dark Knight" #23.3 by John Layman and Cliff Richards, Basil Karlo woos the Secret Society as he strives for a larger stage in the absence of the Justice League.

Aquaman #23.1

Mon, September 16th, 2013 | Category: Review

In "Aquaman #23.1: Black Manta" by Tony Bedard, Geoff Johns and Claude St. Aubin, Black Manta is broken out of Belle Reve and considers his offer from the Crime Syndicate's with characteristic cold and near-silent single-mindedness.

Locke & Key: Alpha #1

Fri, September 13th, 2013 | Category: Review

"Locke and Key: Alpha" #1 by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez is the big one, an inevitable convergence of all major characters on the same stage of the Drowning Cave, as the Lockes and Dodge have a final confrontation.

Batman and Robin #23.1

Mon, September 9th, 2013 | Category: Review

In "Batman and Robin #23.1: Two-Face" by Peter Tomasi and Guillem March, Two-Face flips on an offer from the Crime Syndicate and pays a visit to his old DA offices to bring justice to Gotham.

Batman: Black and White #1

Mon, September 9th, 2013 | Category: Review

"Batman: Black and White" #1, a revival of the anthology title from the 1990s, features five new Batman short stories by Chip Kidd, Neal Adams, Maris Wicks, John Arcudi, Howard Mackie, Michael Cho, Joe Quinones, Sean Murphy and Chris Samnee.

God is Dead #1

Fri, September 6th, 2013 | Category: Review

In "God is Dead" #1 by Jonathan Hickman, Mike Costa and Di Amorim, the ancient gods are back, bringing with them a trail of natural disasters and atrocities, heralding a return to the Dark Ages.

Morning Glories #30

Tue, September 3rd, 2013 | Category: Review

"Morning Glories" #30 by Nick Spencer and Joe Eisma shines the spotlight on Irina of The Truants, revealing details about her childhood in Ukraine and her present confinement in an indeterminate location.

Thumbprint #3

Tue, September 3rd, 2013 | Category: Review

In "Thumbprint" #3 by Jason Ciaramelia, Joe Hill and Vic Malhotra, Mallory Grennan's thumbprint-note leaving stalker catches up with her, and a bloody face-to-face confrontation decides both their fates.

Batman/Superman #3

Fri, August 30th, 2013 | Category: Review

In "Batman/Superman" #3 by Greg Pak, Jae Lee & Yildiray Cinar, the tension between the two Batmen and two Supermen rises as Kaiyo the Tricksters is discovered and reveals what she knows about the coming of Darkseid.

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