Review Search: Laura Martin

comics per page
FirstPreviousNextLast


Showing results 1-50 of 181

Avengers & X-Men: AXIS #2

Rick Remender delivers a weak story coupled with poor characterization and dialogue in "Avengers & X-Men: AXIS" #2, further hindered by surprisingly uninspired art from Adam Kubert.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Adam Kubert
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
October 20th, 2014

Avengers & X-Men: AXIS #1

Marvel's next big event is packed with big moments but suffers from uninspired art in Rick Remender and Adam Kubert's "Avengers & X-Men: AXIS" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Adam Kubert
Reviewer:
Matt Little
October 8th, 2014

Thor #1

In "Thor" #1, writer Jason Aaron has declared Thor Odinson unworthy to lift Mjolnir, prompting artist Russell Dauterman to draw an adventure that leads to the debut of the all-new Thor.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Russell Dauterman
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 29th, 2014

Thor #1

Jason Aaron and Russell Dauterman mark the start of a new Asgardian era in "Thor" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Russell Dauterman
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
September 29th, 2014

Armor Hunters #4

"Armor Hunters" #4 ends Robert Venditti and Doug Braithwaite's story, but not without a humongous cost.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Robert Venditti
Artists:
Doug Braithwaite
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 25th, 2014

Wolverine #12

"Wolverine" #12 serves up the conclusion to "One Month to Die," but doesn't bring much dying in this story from Paul Cornell with art by Pete Woods.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Pete Woods, Salvador Larroca
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 28th, 2014

Superman #34

Part three of Geoff Johns, John Romita Jr., and Klaus Janson's "Men of Tomorrow" drops in "Superman" #34, and while it's a touch predictable, it's still enjoyable.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Klaus Janson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 27th, 2014

Ragnarok #1

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

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Walter Simonson
Artists:
Walter Simonson
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
July 28th, 2014

Superman #33

Geoff Johns, John Romita Jr. and Klaus Janson continue to rejuvenate the original superhero with another strong outing in "Superman" #33.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Klaus Janson
Reviewer:
Matt Little
July 28th, 2014

Armor Hunters #2

Behind a chromium cover, "Armor Hunters" #2 delivers a lot of devastation as writer Robert Venditti and artist Doug Braithwaite prepare to deliver even more.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Robert Venditti
Artists:
Doug Braithwaite
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 11th, 2014

Earth 2 #25

In "Earth 2" #25 Tom Taylor gives Val-Zod a chance to embrace while Nicola Scott shows readers as much detail of this Earth as possible in the twenty-eight pages provided.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom Taylor
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 7th, 2014

Superman #32

Geoff Johns & John Romita Jr's "Superman" #32 boldly reminds readers just how awesome the Man of Steel can be and present the kind of story they've been wanting all along, faithfully interpreting and dynamically illustrating the charac

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Klaus Janson
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
June 25th, 2014

Armor Hunters #1

Robert Venditti makes sure readers know what's going on in "Armor Hunters" #1, whether they read "X-O Manowar" or not. This alien threat is perfectly laid out by Doug Braithwaite, who makes a nice-looking & accessible story.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Robert Venditti
Artists:
Doug Braithwaite
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
June 11th, 2014

All-New Ghost Rider #3

Robbie learns more about what happened to him after the drag race just as that night comes back to haunt him in Felipe Smith and Tradd Moore's "All-New Ghost Rider" #3.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Felipe Smith
Artists:
Tradd Moore
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
May 19th, 2014

All-New Ghost Rider #2

"All-New Ghost Rider" #2 is definitely all-new courtesy Felipe Smith and Tradd Moore when it comes to Ghost Rider's vehicle, but there's enough familiarity that readers shouldn't be lost.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Felipe Smith
Artists:
Tradd Moore
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 11th, 2014

All-New X-Men #25

"All-New X-Men" #25 has a lot of great pin-ups from a wide swathe of comic artists, but don't expect any actual sort of plot from the framing device courtesy Brian Michael Bendis and David Marquez.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
David Marquez, Bruce Timm, Arthur Adams, David Mack, Skottie Young, Robbi Rodriguez, Lee Bermejo, Kent Williams, J.G. Jones, Ronnie Del Carmen, J. Scott Campbell, Maris Wicks, Jason Shiga, Dan Hipp, Max Wittert, Jake Parker, Jill Thompson, Paul Smith, Bob
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 9th, 2014

All-New Ghost Rider #1

Ghost Rider trades two wheels for four in Felipe Smith and Tradd Moore's "All-New Ghost Rider" #1, a fun new take on the character.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Felipe Smith
Artists:
Tradd Moore
Reviewer:
Matt Little
March 28th, 2014

Real Heroes #1

The cast of a blockbuster superhero movie discovers that everything from their film is real in Bryan Hitch's "Real Heroes" #1.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Bryan Hitch
Artists:
Bryan Hitch, Paul neary
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
March 28th, 2014

Fantastic Four #2

James Robinson and Leonard Kirk's "Fantastic Four" #2 runs into the same problem a lot of creators are having with these characters: how to make them exciting.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Leonard Kirk, Karl Kesel
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 14th, 2014

Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #2

Zack Whedon and Georges Jeanty's "Serenity: Leaves on the Wind" #2 feels like a genuine sequel to the "Serenity" film; fans of it and "Firefly" finally have a comic that's well worth their money.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Zack Whedon
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Karl Story
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 28th, 2014

Fantastic Four #1

James Robinson and Leonard Kirk get things rolling in the All-New Marvel NOW! debut of Marvel's first family in "Fantastic Four" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Leonard Kirk, Karl Kesel
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 26th, 2014

Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #1

"Firefly's" big damn heroes get caught between the Alliance and an onboard crisis in Zack Whedon and Georges Jeanty's "Serenity: Leaves on the Wind" #1

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Zack Whedon
Artists:
Georges Jeanty
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
January 31st, 2014

Inhumanity #2

With her city fallen, her people scattered and her family presumed dead, what’s a queen to do? Matt Fraction, Todd Nauck & Nick Bradshaw attempt an answer with "Inhumanity" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Nick Bradshaw, Todd Nauck, Tom Palmer, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
January 31st, 2014

Captain America #15

"Captain America" #14 offers up a nice sample of what Rick Remender and Carlos Pacheco bring to the title and continues to change Cap's life in monumental ways.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Carlos Pacheco, Mariano Taibo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 27th, 2014

All-New Marvel NOW! Point One #1

With no stinkers and quite a few standouts, "All-New Marvel NOW! Point One" #1 is a collection to get you excited for 2014.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Al Ewing, Dan Slott, James Robinson, Nathan Edmonson, G. Willow Willson, Nick Spencer
Artists:
Lee Garbett, Michael Allred, Steve Pugh, Phil Noto, Adrian Alphona, Rags Morales
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
January 10th, 2014

Avengers World #1

Jonathan Hickman, Nick Spencer and Stefano Caselli travel to Italy, Barbuda and Madripoor in "Avengers World" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman, Nick Spencer
Artists:
Stefano Caselli
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 8th, 2014

Avengers #24.NOW

In "Avengers #24.NOW," Jonathan Hickman and a host of artists show the Avengers team enjoying some downtime, complete with Thor manning the grill, and also brings forward a new threat through the actions of Iron Man 3030.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Esad Ribic, Salvador Larroca, Mike Deodato, Butch Guice
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 26th, 2013

Uncanny Avengers #15

With a whole lot of emotionally charged death on their hands, Rick Remender and Steve McNiven head into the penultimate battle of "Uncanny Avengers" #15.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Steve McNiven, John Dell, Dexter Vines, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
December 20th, 2013

Inhumanity #1

Following the fall of Atillan, Matt Fraction and Olivier Coipel recount the history of the Inhumans through Karnak in "Inhumanity" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Olivier Coipel, Mark Morales, Lenil Yu, Dustin Weaver, Gerry Alanguilan, Israel Silva
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
December 6th, 2013

New Avengers #12

"New Avengers" #12 by Jonathan Hickman and Mike Deodato bills itself as an epilogue and is a decent one, but it's as much a prologue to The Next Big Thing. It's enticing, but comes at a time where battle-fatigued readers would welcome

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
December 2nd, 2013

Wolverine and the X-Men #38

"Wolverine and the X-Men" #38 does a great job, post-crossover, of re-establishing the remit of the series courtesy Jason Aaron and Pepe Larraz. Of course, the series is also about to end.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Pepe Larraz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 2nd, 2013

Infinity #6

With spectacular art from Jim Cheung and Dustin Weaver, "Infinity" #6 ends Thanos' quest, but opens up a world of new adventures and challenges in magnificent fashion as only Jonathan Hickman can.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Jim Cheung, Dustin Weaver, Mark Morales, Guillermo Ortego, Dave Meikis, John Livesay
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 29th, 2013

Superior Spider-Man Annual #1

"Superior Spider-Man Annual" #1 puts Aunt May in mortal danger as Christos Gage and Javier Rodriguez bring back Blackout.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Javier Rodriguez, Alvaro Lopez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 21st, 2013

Avengers #23

In "Avengers" #23, Jonathan Hickman and Leinil Francis Yu deliver the battle for Earth as the Avengers and their allies return to Earth in an attempt to defeat Thanos' armada.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Leinil Francis Yu
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 21st, 2013

Avengers #22

Jonathan Hickman brings all of the human content missing from "Infinity" into "Avengers" #22, and Leinil Francis Yu and Gerry Alanguilan do their part by making the good guys look good and the bad guys look ugly.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
October 31st, 2013

Infinity #5

Jerome Opeña and Dustin Weaver draw plenty of great looking space fleets and alien armies in "Infinity" #5, but writer Jonathan Hickman sacrifices most of the characterization in exchange for a cosmic epic that feels emotionless.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Jerome Opena, Dustin Weaver
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
October 30th, 2013

Uncanny Avengers #13

As pieces of the Apocalypse Twins' plan come to light, other pieces become more muddled to a team divided in Rick Remender and Daniel Acuña's "Uncanny Avengers" #13.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Daniel Acuna
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
October 28th, 2013

Avengers #21

In Jonathan Hickman and Lenil Francis Yu's "Avengers" #21, the Avengers need a miracle and find one in the place they least expected it.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
October 21st, 2013

New Avengers #11

More "Infinity" secrets are cracked wide open in "New Avengers" #11, written by Jonathan Hickman and drawn by Mike Deodato.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 17th, 2013

X-Men #6

"X-Men" #6 by Brian Wood and David López succeeds as both a chapter of "Battle of the Atom" and the ongoing series, but the large cast and no references to past events make it a tough read for the more casual X-Men reader.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
David Lopez, Cam Smith, Terry Pallot
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
October 14th, 2013

Uncanny Avengers #12

Rick Remender advances his Apocalypse Twins story in "Uncanny Avengers" #12, but his awkward dialogue, over-the-top violence and some sloppy artwork from Salvador Larroca make it far less enjoyable.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Salvador Larroca
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
September 27th, 2013

Avengers #20

Inker Gerry Alanguilan joins penciler Leinil Francis Yu to deliver the visuals for "The Offer," the latest "Infinity" tie-in in the pages of "Avengers" #20.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 26th, 2013

New Avengers #10

Jonathan Hickman and Mike Deodato deliver a solid companion story for "Infinity" in the pages of "New Avengers" #10.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 23rd, 2013

Infinity #3

After suffering a devastating blow, the Avengers and their intergalactic team strike back with a classic tactic in Jonathan Hickman, Jerome Opena, and Dustin Weaver's "Infinity" #3.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Jerome Opena, Dustin Weaver
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
September 18th, 2013

X-Men #5

Seeing her life on the line, young Jean Grey runs away with Scott Summers as the X-Men race to catch up in Brian Wood and David Lopez's "X-Men" #5, a "Battle of the Atom" tie-in.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
David Lopez, Cam Smith
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
September 16th, 2013

Infinity #2

As the kids say, "Stuff gets real" when Thanos' general, Corvus Glaive, delivers a message to the Inhumans courtesy of Jonathan Hickman with artists Dustin Weaver and Jerome Opeña in "Infinity" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Jerome Opena, Dustin Weaver
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 3rd, 2013

New Avengers #9

When "Infinity" comes to "New Avengers" #9, Jonathan Hickman and Mike Deodato do a hell of a great job with it.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 29th, 2013

Avengers #18

"Avengers" #18 is part of the main "Infinity" crossover storyline, but not only is the pace slow, but it's also slightly ill-conceived. Jonathan Hickman and Leinil Francis Yu can only make a spaceship battle so exciting.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 22nd, 2013

Wolverine and the X-Men #34

Jason Aaron and Nick Bradshaw are firing on all cylinders as they deliver the penultimate chapter to "The Hellfire Saga" in "Wolverine & the X-Men" #34.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Nick Bradshaw, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 16th, 2013

Infinity #1

Events across the universe conspire to call upon the services of the Avengers just as Thanos is accumulating a stronger power base and a heavier lust for more n Jonathan Hickman and Jim Cheung's "Infinity" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Jim Cheung, Mark Morales, John Livesay, David Meikis
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 13th, 2013
FirstPreviousNextLast