Jim Johnson

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Iron Man #12

Fri, July 5th, 2013 | Category: Review

Tony is finally born, as the third installment of "The Secret Origin of Tony Stark" continues to unfold in "Iron Man" #12 by Kieron Gillen and Dale Eaglesham, in an issue that's more fun as a shoot-em-up than as part of its main s

Trinity of Sin: Pandora #1

Wed, July 3rd, 2013 | Category: Review

Leading into DC Comics' "Trinity War" event, writer Ray Fawkes and a team of artists provide an attractive but stretched-out origin for the character of Pandora, and little else, in "Trinity of Sin: Pandora" #1.

Satellite Sam #1

Wed, July 3rd, 2013 | Category: Review

Artist Howard Chaykin excels by bringing everything he's known for to this comic, brilliantly rendering writer Matt Fraction's intriguing murder mystery, set to the backdrop of the 1950s TV industry, in "Satellite Sam" #1.

Daredevil #27

Thu, June 27th, 2013 | Category: Review

Cleanly and traditionally chronicled by artist Chris Samnee, Mark Waid's lengthy arc on this title culminates in "Daredevil" #27, a fun and fitting conclusion despite the misuse of DD's arch-foe Bullseye.

The Massive #13

Wed, June 26th, 2013 | Category: Review

Writer Brian Wood alters the direction of the series for the better in "The Massive" #13, while keeping all of the dystopian elements that have made it great. Plus, the welcome return of regular series artist Garry Brown.

Batman/Superman #1

Wed, June 26th, 2013 | Category: Review

This isn't the first time Batman and Superman have met for the first time, but Greg Pak and Jae Lee make it one of the more exciting, insightful and stylish ones by getting into each character's head in "Batman Superman" #1.

Harbinger #13

Mon, June 24th, 2013 | Category: Review

Writer Joshua Dysart's excellent "Harbinger Wars" event carries into his own "Harbinger" #13, where the teens face off against Bloodshot while trying to save a group of younger kids with powers of their own.

Superior Spider-Man #12

Thu, June 20th, 2013 | Category: Review

Dan Slott and Christos Gage share writing duties and put forth an admirable but flawed effort with "Superior Spider-Man" #12, which doesn't really advance the overall story but delivers a sufficiently entertaining chapter.

Age of Ultron #10

Wed, June 19th, 2013 | Category: Review

Full of genuine surprises that will leave Marvel fans smiling, "Age of Ultron" #10 by Brian Michael Bendis and a score of the industry's best artists delivers a satisfying, fun and epic conclusion to the Marvel event.

Batgirl #21

Wed, June 12th, 2013 | Category: Review

"Batgirl" #21 a chilling tale by Gail Simone, where Batgirl battles a creepy new version of The Ventriloquist and a number of family issues, especially her own direct involvement in the apparent demise of her brother.

Doomsday.1 #2

Wed, June 12th, 2013 | Category: Review

Several astronauts make their way across a scorched Earth in the wake of a gigantic solar event, but find that not everyone was incinerated, as John Byrne continues "Doomsday.1."

Superman Unchained #1

Tue, June 11th, 2013 | Category: Review

It's been a while since Superman was this great or this cool, and Scott Snyder and Jim Lee give readers the Superman they've been missing since long before the start of the New 52 in "Superman Unchained" #1.

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