Jennifer Cheng

Reviewer

Jen is from Texas, so don’t try to pass off your crappy inferior barbecue from anywhere else on her. She’s got an art and art history background, so she’s more likely than not to bore you by blabbering on about composition and depth of field. Jen been addicted to consuming sequential art since late middle school. Other hobbies include eating, baking and cooking, watching cartoons, being Asian and eagerly anticipating whatever project Joss Whedon does next.

FIRST COMIC: "X-Force" #34

FAVORITE CHARACTER: Spider Jerusalem and filthy assistants Channon and Yelena from "Transmetropolitan," Thessaly/Larissa in "Sandman," Zoe in "Morning Glories"

Articles By Jennifer Cheng

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REVIEW: Soule & Pulido's "She-Hulk" #8

Mon, September 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Charles Soule and Javier Pulido's "She-Hulk" #8 is a "smooth, very enjoyable opening to a new story arc."

REVIEW: David & Sliney's "Spider-Man 2099" #1

Thu, July 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Peter David and Will Sliney's "Spider-Man 2099" #1 is "a solid debut, and will appeal both to existing fans of the character and new readers."

REVIEW: Spurrier, Carey, Gage's "X-Men Legacy" #300

Mon, March 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The milestone issue of "X-Men Legacy" by Simon Spurrier, Mike Carey & Christos Gage is appropriately "about what it means to leave a legacy."

REVIEW: The "Afterparty" Begins in "Young Avengers" #14

Mon, December 23rd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie and a host of guest artists present "Young Avengers" #14, with "a pitch-perfect party moment" for the cast.

REVIEW: Luna & Vaughn's "Alex + Ada" #2

Mon, December 16th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

"Alex + Ada" creators Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn's "have followed up on a promising debut with an even better second issue."

REVIEW: Snyder & Murphy's "The Wake" #4 Is "Visually Spectacular Survival Horror"

Mon, September 30th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy continue their deep ocean mystery in "The Wake" #4 from Vertigo Comics, morphing it into "visually spectacular survival horror" in an issue with a fitting cliffhanger.

REVIEW: "Batman: Black and White" #1 is "Unexpectedly Light and Funny"

Mon, September 9th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

The debut issue of the "Batman: Black and White" revival is "unexpectedly light and funny" with stories from a diverse roster of creators and featuring characters across the Batman mythos.

REVIEW: Spencer & Eisma's "Morning Glories" #30

Tue, September 3rd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Nick Spencer and Joe Eisma's "Morning Glories" #30 continues the series' newest storyarc for a well-plotted and drawn issue with excellent pacing that "will keep the reader guessing" about Irina's past.

NYCC: Gay Marriage In Comics

Wed, October 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

At the NYCC Gay Marriage in Comics Panel, Paul Kupperberg, Dan Parent, Joan Hilty and Phil Jimenez discussed the controversy and representation, Queer vs. Gay comics and Kevin Keller's high school love life.

NYCC: Adam Kubert Discusses The Kubert School

Sun, October 21st, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Adam Kubert and Anthony Marquez spoke about the Kubert School, its curriculum and the pursuit and rewards of an artistic profession during a panel at New York Comic Con 2012.

NYCC: Editors, Creators Celebrate Women of Marvel

Sat, October 20th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

The Women of Marvel panel at NYCC 2012 had a great mix of editors and writers including Editor Jeanine Schaefer, writer Marjorie Liu, colorist Jordie Bellaire and more discussing the contribution of women to comics.

NYCC: Neil Druckman, Faith Erin Hicks & Dark Horse Introduce "The Last of Us"

Sat, October 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Dark Horse Comics' capped its video game-based comics panel at NYCC with Neil Druckmann and Faith Erin Hicks announcing and discussing their upcoming comic adaptation of "The Last of Us."

Saga #23

Fri, September 26th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Saga" #23 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples, Marko and Alana's marriage is on the rocks in the aftermath of a serious fight, and both Dengo and Prince Robot IV get closer to their goals and quarries.

Supreme: Blue Rose #3

Mon, September 22nd, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Supreme Blue Rose" #3 by Warren Ellis and Tula Lotay, Diana takes a trip Littlehaven, while Darius Dax has some tense words with Zayla Zarn.

Trees #5

Fri, September 19th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Trees" #5 by Warren Ellis and Jason Howard, President Caleb Rahim dares to use trees as props in war, while the in Arctic, Marsh's curiosity and paranoia turns out to be well-founded.

Wild's End #1

Mon, September 15th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Wild's End" #1 by Dan Abnett and I.N.J. Culbard, the sleepy village of Crowchurch is hit by an alien invasion, but the residents don't know it yet.

Prometheus: Fire and Stone #1

Fri, September 12th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Prometheus: Fire and Stone" #1 by Paul Tobin and Juan Ferreyra, a new crew arrives on LV-223 and find a vastly different terrain than they expect.

Grendel vs. The Shadow #1

Tue, September 9th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Grendel vs. The Shadow" #1 by Matt Wagner, Grendel makes a trip to the past and crosses paths with The Shadow in 1930s New York City.

She-Hulk #8

Fri, September 5th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "She-Hulk" #8, Jennifer takes a wrongful death case, one with high personal stakes for her so far, since her client is none other than her friend Captain America.

Ms. Marvel #7

Mon, August 25th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Ms. Marvel" #7 by G. Willow Wilson and Jacob Wyatt, Kamala and Wolverine team up to fight off the Inventor's giant mutant sewer alligator.

Shutter #5

Mon, August 18th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Shutter" #5 by Joe Keatinge and Leila del Duca, Kate Kristopher has a chance to talk with her newly revealed half-brother, Chris Kristopher Jr., and their conversation leads Kate to uncover one of her father's greatest lies.

Original Sin #7

Fri, August 15th, 2014 | Category: Review

"Original Sin" #7 by Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato is one big fight, "Nick Fury vs. The World," and the biggest loser is Thor, son of Odin.

Alex + Ada #8

Mon, August 11th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Alex + Ada" #8, love blooms but doesn't have clear path within a thorny bramble of law and ethics.

SIP Kids #1

Fri, August 8th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "SIP Kids" #1 by Terry Moore, the original "Strangers in Paradise" characters are all six years old. It's a funny and charming debut that will be especially rewarding for fans of the original series.

Aquaman Annual #2

Mon, August 4th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Aquaman Annual" #2 by Jeff Parker, Yvel Guichet and Alvaro Martinez, Wonder Woman, Aquaman and Mera team up to fight the Giant-Born.

Hawkeye #19

Fri, August 1st, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Hawkeye" #19 by Matt Fraction and David Aja, Clint is deafened from the injuries inflicted by the Bro Gang but his brother Barney may get him to see, if not hear, reason.

Supreme: Blue Rose #1

Mon, July 28th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Supreme: Blue Rose" #1 by Warren Ellis and Tula Lotay, Diana Dane, ace investigative reporter, gets the biggest story she's ever seen for a potential paycheck beyond her wildest dreams -- but there's a catch.

Tüki #1

Mon, July 28th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Tüki" #1 by Jeff Smith, Tüki hunts in prehistoric Africa, but an encounter with a wise man of a rival hominid species leads him to venture beyond the three waterfalls of his home territory.

Silver Surfer #4

Mon, July 21st, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Silver Surfer" #4, Dan Slott, Michael Allred and Laura Allred turns the action from outer space adventures to horror and mythological monsters in Dawn's small New England town of Anchor Bay.

Batman Eternal #15

Fri, July 18th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Batman Eternal" #15, Ray Fawkes, Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, John Layman, Tim Seeley and Dustin Nguyen pick up the neglected story thread about Batwing and Corrigan at Arkham Asylum.

Shutter #4

Mon, July 14th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Shutter" #4 by Joe Keatinge and Leila del Duca, Kate visits her childhood home while her would-be assassin Shaw tries to get out of the contract to kill her.

Spider-Man 2099 #1

Thu, July 10th, 2014 | Category: Review

In "Spider-Man 2099" #1 by Peter David and Will Sliney, Miguel O'Hara must corral his hilariously self-centered plutocratic grandfather and fight off a time-travelling armored agent who has a mission to kill him.

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