Marykate Jasper


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REVIEW: Loeb & Sale's "Captain America: White" #2 is Intricately Crafted

Fri, October 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale's "Captain America: White" "sticks to its strengths in issue #2.. an excellent read."

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."

Red Sonja #1

Mon, January 18th, 2016 | Category: Review

With a new king in Hyrkania, Red Sonja reconsiders her career in Marguerite Bennett and Aneke's "Red Sonja" #1.

Green Lantern Corps: Edge of Oblivion #1

Fri, January 15th, 2016 | Category: Review

The Last City looks like a sanctuary, but danger lurks for the Corps in "Green Lantern Corps: Edge of Oblivion" #1.

Bitch Planet #6

Mon, January 11th, 2016 | Category: Review

In Kelly Sue DeConnick and Taki Soma's "Bitch Planet" #6, flashbacks reveal how Meiko Maki ended up in the A.C.O.

Darth Vader Annual #1

Fri, December 18th, 2015 | Category: Review

Vader visits Shu-torun with a threatening reminder in Kieron Gillen and Leinil Yu's "Darth Vader Annual" #1.

InSeXts #1

Mon, December 14th, 2015 | Category: Review

With the help of her lover, Lady Bertram schemes a supernatural escape from her marriage in Marguerite Bennett and Ariela Kristantina's "InSeXts" #1.

Secret Wars #8

Fri, December 11th, 2015 | Category: Review

Castle Doom is under attack in Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic's "Secret Wars" #8.

Paper Girls #3

Mon, December 7th, 2015 | Category: Review

The girls find out more about their enemies in Brian K. Vaughan and cliff Chiang's "Paper Girls" #3.

All-New Inhumans #1

Fri, December 4th, 2015 | Category: Review

Crystal, Gorgon and the NuHumans are on a diplomatic mission to Australia in Charles Soule, James Asmus, Stefano Caselli and Nico Leon's "All-New Inhumans" #1.

Superman: Lois and Clark #2

Mon, November 30th, 2015 | Category: Review

Intergang retaliates against Lois in Dan Jurgens and Lee Weeks' "Superman: Lois and Clark" #2.

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #2

Fri, November 27th, 2015 | Category: Review

Squirrel Girl and Tippy-Toe are sent back to the 1960s in Ryan North and Erica Henderson's "The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl" #2.

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.