Meagan Damore


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REVIEW: Fiakov & Gabo's "The Life After" #1

Mon, July 14th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Joshua Hale Fialkov and Gabo's "The Life After" #1 is an impressive issue, marking a "startling, attention-grabbing debut" for the series.

REVIEW: McCreery, Del Col & Belanger's "Kill Shakespeare: The Mask of Night" #1

Fri, June 20th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Conor McCreery, Anthony Del Col & Andy Belanger deliver a "fast-paced and action-packed" issue with "Kill Shakespeare: The Mask of Night" #1.

REVIEW: Bunn & Del Rey's "The Empty Man" #1

Mon, June 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Cullen Bunn & Vanessa R. Del Rey's "The Empty Man" #1 is "instantly palatable, combining action and exposition fluidly for a quick, climactic read."

REVIEW: Slott, Gage, Camuncoli & Sliney's "Superior Spider-Man" #31

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

The final issue of "Superior Spider-Man" by Dan Slott, Christos Gage, Giuseppe Camuncoli & Will Sliney "wraps the series in a fun and heartfelt way."

REVIEW: Claremont & Nauck Bring "Nightcrawler" #1 Back to Life

Mon, April 14th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Chris Claremont and Todd Nauck's "Nightcrawler" #1 has "just enough energy and fun to hold readers steady" for a strong series debut.

REVIEW: Soule & Madureira's "Inhuman" #1

Fri, April 4th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Charles Soule and Joe Madureira's "Inhuman" #1 introduces a new side of the Marvel Universe as the Terrigen Mists wash over the Earth.

REVIEW: Waid & Samnee's "Daredevil" #1

Fri, March 21st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Mark Waid and Chris Samnee's "Daredevil" #1 is a great jumping-on point for new readers while retaining "the intense yet buoyant tone of its previous run."

REVIEW: DeConnick & Lopez's "Captain Marvel" #1

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

Kelly Sue DeConnick and David Lopez continue Carol Danvers' journey in "Captain Marvel" #1, "an energetic, heartfelt start to this new chapter."

REVIEW: Marguerite Bennett's "Superman: Lois Lane" #1

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

Marguerite Bennett and a team of artists deliver a "well-rounded, thoughtfully developed Lois" in DC Comics' "Superman: Lois Lane" #1.

REVIEW: Simone, Selma & Gedeon's "Tomb Raider" #1 is "Visually Stunning and Fun"

Fri, February 28th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Gail Simone, Nicholas Daniel Selma & Juan Gedeon bring Lara Croft back to comics in "Tomb Raider" #1, a "visually stunning and fun" debut.

5-STAR REVIEW: Wilson & Alphona's "Lovingly Crafted" "Ms. Marvel" #1

Thu, February 6th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

G. Willow Wilson & Adrian Alphona's "Ms. Marvel" #1 "will captivate readers, paving a fantastic, fresh direction for the Marvel Universe."

REVIEW: Remender & Craig's "Deadly Class" #1

Mon, January 27th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Rick Remender and Wes Craig's "Deadly Class" #1 "makes a strong showing with its compelling exposition, dynamic layouts and dark, gritty edge."

REVIEW: Gage & Hans' "Inhumanity: The Superior Spider-Man" #1

Mon, January 20th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Christos Gage & Stephanie Hans deliver "tight plotting and stunning art" in strong event tie-in "Inhumanity: The Superior Spider-Man" #1.

REVIEW: Edmondson & Noto's "Black Widow" #1 is "A Wild Ride"

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

Nathan Edmondson and Phil Noto's "Black Widow" #1 is "a refreshing breath of air for the character" and "a wild ride for new and old readers."

REVIEW: David Lapham's "Juice Squeezers" #1

Fri, January 3rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Writer/artist David Lapham "lovingly crafts a fantastic new children's series" in "Juice Squeezers" #1, an issue with "fun and guts galore."

REVIEW: "Origin II" #1 Shows Potential Despite Middling Start

Fri, December 27th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

In the shadow of "Origin," Kieron Gillen and Adam Kubert's "Origin II" #1 explores Logan's past while experiencing both highs and lows creatively.

REVIEW: Fraction & Coipel's "Inhumanity" #1

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

Matt Fraction, Oiliver Coipel and more present "Inhumanity" #1, which serves as "an excellent and engaging introduction to the Inhumans."

5-STAR REVIEW: Snyder & Murphy's "The Wake" #5

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

Scott Snyder & Sean Murphy's arc-concluding "The Wake" #5 is an impressive comic, and "captures the very essence of the horror genre."

REVIEW: The "Dark, Shadowy Art Style" of Revel's "Marvel Knights: X-Men" #1

Mon, November 18th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Brahm Revel brings "a sense of imminent, otherworldly danger" in his writing and art for "Marvel Knights: X-Men" #1.

Vertigo Defies Expectations with Fall Lineup

Sun, October 27th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Shelly Bond, Scott Snyder, Rafael Albuquerque and more introduced Vertigo's fall lineup and answered questions at the New York Comic Con.

She-Hulk #6

Mon, July 21st, 2014 | Category: Review

She-Hulk's search for answers about the Blue File brings a few unwieldy new "clients" to her office in Charles Soule and Ron Wimberly's "She-Hulk" #6.

Black Market #1

Fri, July 18th, 2014 | Category: Review

With a thankless job and an ailing wife, Raymond Willis turns to harvesting superhero DNA to find a cure in Frank J. Barbiere and Victor Santos' "Black Market" #1.

Lumberjanes #4

Mon, July 14th, 2014 | Category: Review

The Lumberjanes' quest for the Holy Kitten brings them face-to-face with yetis and a new hidden danger in Grace Ellis, Noelle Stevenson, and Brooke Allen's "Lumberjanes" #4.

The Life After #1

Fri, July 11th, 2014 | Category: Review

When Jude finally works up the courage to break the monotonous cycle that his life has become, he gets quite a shock in Joshua Hale Fialkov and Gabo's "The Life After" #1.

New Warriors #7

Mon, July 7th, 2014 | Category: Review

The New Warriors face a close encounter of the fourth kind with Jakarta's resident Inhumans after one of their own gets kidnapped in Christopher Yost and Marcus To's "New Warriors" #7.

Superman Unchained #7

Mon, July 7th, 2014 | Category: Review

As General Lane and his army descend upon the Fortress of Solitude, Superman must take a final stand to defend all that he holds dear in Scott Snyder, Jim Lee, and Scott Williams' "Superman Unchained" #7 -- but not without a little help.

Princess Ugg #2

Wed, July 2nd, 2014 | Category: Review

Princess Ulga of Grimmeria must learn a new kind of bravery to face down her classmates in Ted Naifeh's "Princess Ugg" #2.

Saga #20

Fri, June 27th, 2014 | Category: Review

As Alana and Marko settle into a domestic if tense life, the Robot Kingdom's royal family undergoes a dramatic shift in Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples' "Saga" #20.

Elektra #3

Mon, June 23rd, 2014 | Category: Review

Elektra's quest for Cape Crow takes her and his son Kento to his underwater liar that results in a surprise showdown in W. Haden Blackman and Michael Del Mundo's "Elektra" #3.

Kill Shakespeare: The Mask of Night #1

Thu, June 19th, 2014 | Category: Review

After a trip to Prospero's Island leaves them ragged and dispirited, Hamlet, Juliet, Othello and Will find themselves on a new adventure in Conor McCreery, Anthony Del Col & Andy Belanger's "Kill Shakespeare: The Mask of Night" #1.

Red City #1

Mon, June 16th, 2014 | Category: Review

In Daniel Corey and Mark Dos Santos' "Red City" #1, former Mars PD and ex-conman Cal Talmage is the only man for the job in an effort to find the Mercurian ambassador's daughter and stop certain war.

The Empty Man #1

Fri, June 13th, 2014 | Category: Review

In Cullen Bunn and Vanesa R. Del Rey's "The Empty Man" #1, Special Agents Monica Jensen and Walter Langford try to get to the bottom of a pandemic that seems to have a mind of its own.

Cyclops #2

Mon, June 9th, 2014 | Category: Review

The Corsair's less-than-spotless reputation stirs up a little trouble during the father-son duo's intergalactic road trip in Greg Rucka and Russell Dauterman's "Cyclops" #2.

Black Widow #7

Mon, June 9th, 2014 | Category: Review

C.O.W.L. #1

Tue, June 3rd, 2014 | Category: Review

Short for the Chicago Organized Workers League, Kyle Higgins, Alec Siegel, and Rod Reis' "C.O.W.L." #1 finds its superpowered members disgruntled and bitter following a golden age of heroes.

Black Canary and Zatanna: Bloodspell

Mon, May 26th, 2014 | Category: Review

When a botched heist lands Black Canary in a whole lot more trouble than she bargained for, she turns to her old friend Zatanna for help in Paul Dini and Joe Quinones' "Black Canary and Zatanna: Bloodspell."

Ordinary #1

Fri, May 23rd, 2014 | Category: Review

In Rob Williams and D'Israeli's "Ordinary" #1, Michael was just an ordinary man in an ordinary world – until everyone around him manifested super powers, that is!

Original Sin #2

Fri, May 23rd, 2014 | Category: Review

As the Mindless Ones continue to develop their own consciousness, the Avengers track down the Watcher's murderers in Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato's "Original Sin" #2.

All-New Ghost Rider #3

Mon, May 19th, 2014 | Category: Review

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.

Madame Frankenstein #1

Mon, May 12th, 2014 | Category: Review

After a terrible car accident kills the woman he loves, Doctor Vincent Krall makes a desperate move in Jamie S. Rich and Megan Levens' "Madame Frankenstein" #1.