Marykate Jasper

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ADVANCE REVIEW: Aaron & Deodato's "Original Sin" #1

Tue, May 6th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Jason Aaron & Mike Deodato's debut issue of Marvel's "Original Sin" "freshens the usual mechanics" of events for a strong opening.

REVIEW: Blackman & del Mundo's "Elektra" #1

Thu, April 24th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

W. Haden Blackman and Michael del Mundo's "Elektra" #1 is an impressive debut "with beautiful art, a bold perspective and a hypnotizing narrative voice."

REVIEW: Aaron & Ribic's "Thor: God of Thunder" #21 is "Fittingly Epic"

Mon, April 21st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Jason Aaron and Esad Ribic deliver a "fittingly epic, awesome and all other adjectives Asgardian" issue with "Thor: God of Thunder" #21.

REVIEW: "Ultimate FF" #1 Is Impressive, But Flawed

Fri, April 18th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Joshua Hale Fialkov's script for "Ultimate FF" #1 draws the reader into the series' world, though the debut issue's art isn't quite as strong.

REVIEW: Stevenson, Ellis & Allen's "Lumberjanes" #1 is "Delightful, Spunky, Lovable"

Fri, April 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis & Brooke Allen's "Lumberjanes" #1 is "an utterly loveable example of how well all-ages comics can work."

REVIEW: Hopeless & Walker's "Avengers Undercover" #1

Fri, March 14th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Dennis Hopeless and Kev Walker debut "Avengers Undercover" #1, exploring the consequences of their work in "Avengers Arena."

REVIEW: Gillen & Kelly's "Three" #5

Mon, March 3rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Kieron Gillen and Ryan Kelly wrap up their historical miniseries with "Three" #5, a "gut-churning" issue that concludes the series nicely.

REVIEW: Ewing & Garbett's "Loki: Agent of Asgard" #1

Fri, February 7th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Al Ewing and Lee Garbett's "Loki: Agent of Asgard" #1 "is proof that blatant fan service can also make for a brilliant comic."

REVIEW: "All-New Marvel NOW! Point One" #1

Fri, January 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"All-New Marvel NOW! Point One" #1 showcased Marvel's upcoming launches with style and flair for an overall strong anthology issue.

REVIEW: Gillen & Kelly's "Three" #3 is "Simply Masterful"

Fri, December 13th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Kieron Gillen & Ryan Kelly's "Three" #3 is "simply masterful," giving readers another platform to experience Kelly's "eye for brutality."

REVIEW: Fraction & Zdarsky's "Sex Criminals" #3 is "Lively, Rewarding"

Mon, November 25th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky present another stellar issue with "Sex Criminals" that is "balls-to-the-breaking-of-fourth-walls brilliant."

ADVANCE REVIEW: Bill Willingham's "Legenderry: A Steampunk Adventure" #1

Fri, November 22nd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

CBR takes an advance look at Bill Willingham's & Sergio Davilla's "Legenderry" #1, which unites the worlds of Dynamite's licensed characters.

REVIEW: Johnston & Mitten Reunite for "Umbral" #1

Thu, November 14th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Antony Johnston and Christopher Mitten rejoin forces for "Umbral" #1, "the perfect excuse to introduce readers to the dark fantasy genre."

The Squidder #2

Mon, August 11th, 2014 | Category: Review

The Squidder changes his mind about retrieving the priestess in Ben Templesmith's "The Squidder" #2.

Steven Universe #1

Fri, August 8th, 2014 | Category: Review

Steven, Garnet, Amethyst and Pearl deal with attacking gems, birthday surprises and more in "Steven Universe" #1.

Day Men #4

Mon, August 4th, 2014 | Category: Review

The vampires of the Old World have arrived, and they've got questions for the Virgos in Matt Gagnon, Michael Alan Nelson and Brian Stelfreeze's "Day Men" #4.

Veil #4

Mon, August 4th, 2014 | Category: Review

Cormac exercises his power over Veil, and Dante meets Veil's "boss" in Greg Rucka and Toni Fejzula's "Veil" #4.

Vertigo Quarterly: Magenta #1

Fri, August 1st, 2014 | Category: Review

Stories include corporate superheroes, a tale of teenage loss, snowed-in sibling rivalry and more in "Vertigo Quarterly Magenta."

Kill Shakespeare: Mask of Night" #2

Mon, July 28th, 2014 | Category: Review

The Prodigals are caught between a mutiny and a cannibal in Conor McCreery, Anthony Del Col and Andy Belanger's "Kill Shakespeare: Mask of Night" #2.

Ragnarok #1

Mon, July 28th, 2014 | Category: Review

Brynja is hired to kill a dead god, but she may be in over her head in Walter Simonson's "Ragnarok" #1.

Zero #9

Mon, July 28th, 2014 | Category: Review

The story of Zero's birth is revealed in Ales Kot and Tonci Zonjic's "Zero" #9.

Groo vs. Conan #1

Mon, July 28th, 2014 | Category: Review

To save them from Groo, the villagers look for the greatest warrior in Sergio Aragones and Mark Evanier's "Groo vs. Conan" #1.

Umbral #7

Mon, July 21st, 2014 | Category: Review

Rascal and her allies arrive at a farm called Sunrise in Antony Johnston and Christopher Mitten's "Umbral" #7.

Ms. Marvel #6

Mon, July 21st, 2014 | Category: Review

Kamala teams up with Wolverine to fight sewer alligators in G. Willow Wilson and Jacob Wyatt's "Ms. Marvel" #6.

Original Sin #6

Fri, July 18th, 2014 | Category: Review

Nick Fury reveals why he's assembled everyone for the investigation in "Original Sin" #6 by Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato.

Nightcrawler #4

Mon, July 14th, 2014 | Category: Review

Kurt discovers Margali's master plan, but the cost of stopping her is great in Chris Claremont and Todd Nauck's "Nightcrawler" #4.

Thor & Loki: The Tenth Realm #1

Mon, July 14th, 2014 | Category: Review

Thor confronts the All-Mother about his long-lost sister in Al Ewing, Jason Aaron, Lee Garbett and Simone Bianchi's "Thor and Loki: The Tenth Realm" #1.

The Legend of Bold Riley #2

Fri, July 11th, 2014 | Category: Review

A stranger offers Riley shelter from the rain, but there's something suspicious about her pipe and her carpets in "The Legend of Bold Riley" #2 by Leia Weathington and Zack Giallongo.

Caliban #4

Mon, July 7th, 2014 | Category: Review

The crew chooses a next step, and their systems finally communicate with the alien ships in Garth Ennis and Facundo Percio's "Caliban" #4.

DKW: Ditko Kirby Wood

Mon, July 7th, 2014 | Category: Review

Sergio Ponchione pays tribute to the work of Steve Ditko, Jack Kirby and Wally Wood in "DKW: Ditko Kirby Wood."

Madame Frankenstein #3

Thu, July 3rd, 2014 | Category: Review

The history of Henry and Vincent's feud is revealed, and Courtney is prepared for her big debut in Jamie S. Rich & Megan Levens' "Madame Frankenstein" #3.

Revival #21

Mon, June 30th, 2014 | Category: Review

Dana joins the FBI in NYC, Don and Lester talk spirits and Rhodey and Em grow closer in Tim Seeley and Mike Norton's "Revival" #21.

Shackleton: Antarctic Odyssey

Mon, June 30th, 2014 | Category: Review

When the Endurance is stranded in the ice, the crew must find a way to survive -- and find help in Nick Bertozzi's "Shackleton: Antarctic Odyssey."

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