Marykate Jasper

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REVIEW: Ellis & Shalvey's "Injection" Crescendos in Issue #5

Fri, September 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"The big ideas, multiple plotlines and accumulating mysteries get knitted together and opened up" in Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey's "Injection" #5.

REVIEW: Ewing & Garbett Offer an Ideal Conclusion in "Loki: Agent of Asgard" #17

Mon, August 24th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Al Ewing and Lee Garbett's "Loki: Agent of Asgard" "comes to its immensely satisfying, just-clever-enough conclusion in issue #17."

REVIEW: Waid & Staples Make "Archie" #2 Relentlessly Entertaining

Fri, August 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Mark Waid and Fiona Staples' "Archie" #2 "pulls the reader into its close-knit world with clear, comic dialogue and readable, relatable art."

ADV. REVIEW: Scott & Matthews' "Toil and Trouble" #1 is "Fantasy Done Big & Beautiful"

Mon, August 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Mairghread Scott, Kelly and Nichole Matthews' "Toil and Trouble" #1 is "a true pleasure to look at," "an exciting new story" and "always lovely."

REVIEW: "The Wicked + the Divine" #13 is "One of the Most Powerful One-Shots This Year"

Fri, August 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Kieron Gillen and Tula Lotay "handle 'The Wicked + The Divine' #13's weighty subject matter with dignity and power."

ADV. REVIEW: Panetta & Ganucheau Make "Zodiac Starforce" #1 Bubbly & Charming

Wed, August 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Kevin Panetta and Paulina Ganucheau's "Zodiac Starforce" #1 "doesn't so much embrace its premise as give it a wholehearted hug."

REVIEW: Aaron & Del Mundo's "Weirdworld" #2 is Snappily Paced, Outrageously Drawn

Fri, July 24th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Jason Aaron and Mike Del Mundo's "Weirdworld" #2 "offers all the fun of Marvel's more forgettable titles with the luscious artwork of its most serious."

REVIEW: Stevenson & Greene's "Runaways" #1 is "a Welcome New Corner of Battleworld"

Tue, June 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Noelle Stevenson and Sanford Greene's swing at 'Runaways' is different from its predecessors, but the new team and setting offer a lot to like."

REVIEW: "Gotham Academy" #7 Rides the Fine Line Between Scary & Cute

Mon, June 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher and Mingue Helen Chen's "Gotham Academy" #7 "offers plenty of all-ages fun."

REVIEW: "1602 Witch Hunter Angela" #1 Embraces Its High Fantasy Premise

Fri, June 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Marguerite Bennett, Kieron Gillen, Stephanie Hans and Marguerite Sauvage's "1602 Witch Hunter Angela" #1 is "a fully and exuberantly imagined issue."

REVIEW: "Secret Wars" #3 Puts an Enjoyable Twist on the Apocalyptic Narrative

Fri, June 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic's "Secret Wars" #3 "shows a great grasp of pacing and character in this issue."

REVIEW: "Spider-Fans Should Definitely Check Out" Costa & Araujo's "Spider-Verse" #1

Wed, May 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Though it lacks direction, Mike Costa, Andre Araujo and Steven Sanders' "Spider-Verse" #1 "makes excellent use of the Battleworld concept."

ADV REVIEW: Thompson & Campbell's "Jem and the Holograms" #2 Sparkles

Mon, April 27th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Kelly Thompson and Sophie Campbell's "Jem and the Holograms" #2 "is shaping up to be one of the brightest, most beautiful books on the shelves."

REVIEW: Colinet & Charretier's "The Infinite Loop" #1 is "Glossy & Confident"

Mon, April 27th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Pierrick Colinet and Elsa Charretier's "The Infinite Loop" #1 "is a lovely addition to the science fiction landscape."

REVIEW: "Loki: Agent of Asgard" #13 "Reads Like an Inevitable Payoff" for the Character

Mon, April 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Al Ewing and Lee Garbett's "Loki: Agent of Asgard" #13 "is a creative mix of angst, metaphor and humor."

REVIEW: Zdarsky & Quinones "Defy the Odds" in "Howard the Duck" #2

Mon, April 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Chip Zdarsky and Joe Quinones' "Howard the Duck" #2 is "one heck of a humor comic."

REVIEW: Dick & Barbara Return in Compelling "Convergence: Nightwing/Oracle" Tie-In

Fri, April 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Gail Simone and Jan Duursema's "Convergence: Nightwing/Oracle" #1 is "that rarest of tie-ins that truly elevates the main event."

REVIEW: Latour & Rodriguez's "Spider-Gwen" #3 "Lives Up to the Hype"

Mon, April 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Jason Latour and Robbi Rodriguez's "Spider-Gwen" #3 is "a gorgeously designed and drawn book with an effortlessly likable protagonist."

REVIEW: Gillen & Larroca Take "a Huge Step Forward" in "Darth Vader" #3

Mon, March 30th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Kieron Gillen and Salvador Larroca's "Darth Vader" #3 is "the most entertaining installment of 'Darth Vader' yet."

REVIEW: Bendis & Schiti Deliver a "Fast-Paced" "Guardians of the Galaxy" #25

Fri, March 27th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Bendis and Schiti's "Guardians of the Galaxy" #25 is "an engaging escalation of the stakes" despite a big event that "doesn't necessarily feel earned."

The Mighty Thor #1

Tue, November 17th, 2015 | Category: Review

Jane faces down cancer and war between the realms in Jason Aaron and Russell Dauterman's "The Mighty Thor" #1.

The Autumnlands #7

Mon, November 16th, 2015 | Category: Review

Dusty and the Great Champion are stranded in the wilderness in "The Autumnlands" #7.

Slash & Burn #1

Fri, November 13th, 2015 | Category: Review

Meet Rosheen, firefighter by trade, pyromaniac by proclivity, in "Slash & Burn" #1.

Hercules #1

Mon, November 9th, 2015 | Category: Review

Hercules fits one more monster into his schedule in Dan Abnett and Luke Ross' "Hercules" #1.

Monstress #1

Fri, November 6th, 2015 | Category: Review

In Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda's "Monstress" #1, Maika looks for answers -- or is it revenge? -- to control the monster she's linked to.

Art Ops #1

Mon, November 2nd, 2015 | Category: Review

Reggie gets caught in the crossfire when famous art comes to life in Shaun Simon and Michael Allred's "Art Ops" #1.

Batgirl #45

Wed, October 28th, 2015 | Category: Review

Wedding bells are ringing in Burnside in Cameron Stewart, Brenden Fletcher and Babs Tarr's "Batgirl" #35.

Cognetic #1

Mon, October 26th, 2015 | Category: Review

Something is controlling hundreds of people, and Annie may be the only one who can stop it in James Tynion IV and Eryk Donovan's "Cognetic" #1.

Ms. Marvel #19

Mon, October 19th, 2015 | Category: Review

It's the end of the world as she knows it, and Kamala feels fine in G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona's "Ms. Marvel" #19.

New Avengers #1

Fri, October 16th, 2015 | Category: Review

In Al Ewing and Gerardo Sandoval's "New Avengers" #1, the Maker is playing with life and death in Paris, and A.I.M. has to stop him.

Codename Baboushka: The Conclave of Death #1

Mon, October 12th, 2015 | Category: Review

Baboushka infiltrates a gun-runner's dinner party in Antony Johnston and Shari Chankhamma's "Codename Baboushka: The Conclave of Death" #1.

Secret Wars #6

Mon, October 12th, 2015 | Category: Review

The forces arrayed against Doom get some new weapons in Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic's "Secret Wars" #6.

Jem and the Holograms Outrageous Annual #1

Mon, October 5th, 2015 | Category: Review

When movie night falls through, it's off to dreamland for the Holograms in Kelly Thompson, Amy Mebberson, Arielle Jovellanos, Rebekah Isaacs, Jen Bartel, Agnes Garbowska, Sophie Campbell's "Jem and the Holograms Outrageous Annual" #1.

Captain America: White #2

Fri, October 2nd, 2015 | Category: Review

Cap, Bucky and the Howling Commandos are shot down over the ocean in Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale's "Captain America: White" #2.

The Manhattan Projects: The Sun Beyond the Stars #3

Mon, September 28th, 2015 | Category: Review

Yuri, Laika and the rest of the crew try to evade Ryleth and the Science Council in Jonathan Hickman and Nick Pitarra's " The Manhattan Projects: The Sun Beyond the Stars" #3.

Inhumans: Attilan Rising #5

Fri, September 25th, 2015 | Category: Review

Medusa, Black Bolt and the Voice Unheard run out of time in "Inhumans: Attilan Rising" #5.

All-New Hawkeye #5

Fri, September 18th, 2015 | Category: Review

Difficult decisions come back to haunt Clint and Kate in Jeff Lemire and Ramon Perez's "All-New Hawkeye" #5.

Injection #5

Fri, September 11th, 2015 | Category: Review

Maria gets a surprise when she faces the spriggan in Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey's "Injection" #5.

Low #9

Mon, August 31st, 2015 | Category: Review

Della deals with the consequences of her actions in Rick Remender and Greg Tocchini's "Low" #9.

We Are Robin #3

Fri, August 28th, 2015 | Category: Review

The Robins try to defuse a bomb and a violent mob in Lee Bermejo and Jorge Corona's "We Are Robin" #3.

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