Hannibal Tabu's long running review column THE BUY PILE may sometimes be brutal, possibly even without provocation, but it always shoots straight when taking a gander at the week's latest comics.
The Thrillbent creator re-teamed with his longtime collaborator, and a college freshman finds the true key to answering the threat of Galactus.
The fifth issue of the noirish detective series is another gem in a crossover-heavy week.
Vader goes off the reservation, Megatron's strongest believer has a plan and an "Astro City" hero finds his happy ending.
Friendship and family take center stage as an adaptation of a science fiction giant’s work dazzles and Damian Wayne shows how to make superheroing cool.
As we celebrate ten years worth of columns at this site, nothing made the jump for a week of comics that's mostly a mass of "meh."
Mark Waid gives us the Leia we deserve, Superman gets down to earth and Squirrel Girl again proves her excellence in a week of winning comics.
Marvel has the biggest wins and the only disappointment as Carol Danvers and Kamala Khan stand side by side with John Shaft for a winning week.
Giant robots find real tenderness while "Saga's" star-crossed Capulets and Montagues struggle to locate the same against the backdrop of intergalactic war.
Palpatine's apprentice makes his presence known while Matt Murdock has a good day and barely knows what to do with it in a week that skids and crashes overall.
A new Action Labs book makes its mark while Dan Slott and Mike Allred take Marvel's Silver Surfer to all new heights.
A fantastic new indie shares a tale of humor, action and deftness while "Astro City" loses half a step, plus swings and misses from "Darth Vader" and "Secret Six."
Time travel goes well and the Rebel Alliance brings it in a galaxy far, far away. Even Hulk's failure to be very smart can't throw this week this off the track.
Oni Press delivers a a king's daughter's unconventional tale while Matt Fraction's inter-dimensional intelligence agent returns as a sci-fi Ray Donovan.
Loki is confronted with the truth, and Ivar: Timewalker finds a companion in a week that goes right -- until Red Sonja sees a lightsaber.
Marvel's anticipated "Star Wars" satisfies in a huge way, "Astro City" gets the job done and Kamala Khan meets Phil Coulson in an entertaining week of comics.
Two theme song-driven protagonists lead off a winning week of comics, plus promising signs from "Ant-Man" and "IXth Generation."
The year's last week ends on a good note as many things you love from Marvel's current TV show find their way to Earth-616.
The year's penultimate week of comics turned out to be a tough one as no comics made it home, and Jason Todd's Christmas turned out terrible.
Optimus Prime and Megatron shine, but Marvel can't field a lead of color who's good at their job, and Roy Harper is a drunken super genius - or something.
Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson do what they do best, while Peter Parker helps the everyman and trades blows with Dr. Bong.