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Review: Dept. H #1

Every so often a series springs up on the shelves that surprises. In this case, DARK HORSE COMICS’  Dept. H is posed to be a book that stuns readers. From creators Matt and Sharlene Kindt, Dept. H is an amalgam of awesomeness. This character-driven noir series will appeal to your senses. It strikes an emotional […]

Review: Batman #51

All good things must come to an end. But very rarely does an endearing end compare to the boldness of the beginning or the magnificence of the middle. Here, in Batman #51, a journey reaches its carefully-crafted completion. As far as swan songs go, this issue is pitch perfect. It is a subtle, cerebral celebration […]

Review: Moonknight #1

Jeff Lemire. Greg Smallwood. Jordie Bellaire. Marc Spector. Moon Knight. Need I say more? If you’re not sold on that combination, then you’re paying the price because MARVEL has granted the Fist of Khonshu a brand-new number series. What makes this a welcomed entry into Moon Kinight’s lore is that Lemire’s take on the pays […]

Review: Batgirl #48

Team ups are a common occurrence in comics. Heroes and villains join forces all the time. And when team ups are done right, they can be so much fun. And fun has come to define Batgirl as the title has separated itself from the other titles associated with the Bat-family. Recent events have had Barbara […]

Review: Grayson #16

In mainstream comics, stories are often dubbed as “character re-defining” or “game-changers”. And not every character or creator warrants a big story. But in the hands of careful craftsmen, a character and their respective journey can drive a story to the point of it snowballing into something special. Sixteen glorious issues in and Grayson is […]

Review: All New All Different Silver Surfer #1

The phrase “ALL NEW ALL DIFFERENT MARVEL” has become indicative of the publisher’s gimmick. The relaunch of numerous titles to take books in new directions, up sales, give new creative teams a shot, and/or in some cases (seemingly) just for the hell of it. But, amongst the hit-or-miss offerings, SILVER SURFER is the standard. SILVER […]

Review: Superman American Alien #3

Max Landis’ Superman: American Alien is one of the best things to have happened to the title character in years. Landis’ Superman echoes the countless interpretations that have melded together to embody the essence of Superman. This installment of the stellar miniseries thrives on character. And Landis isn’t afraid to explore character in such a […]

Review: Uncanny X-men #1

The Uncanny X-Men have been a fan-favorite fixture over the years. The team’s status quo and mission has changed countless times over the years. And the newest iteration of this team suits the ever-changing landscape of the times. Cullen Bunn and Greg Land’s Uncanny X-Men #1 showcases a team that will have fans talking. This […]

Review: Justice League #47

Justice League has been the definition of a big book. The title has gravity. The ongoing is substantial. Geoff Johns has made a career out of being one of the best character writers in the industry. And Justice League #47 will remind you why. “Darkseid War” showcases exactly how Johns has mastered balancing nuanced narratives […]

Review: Super Zero #1

There’s a new comic book publisher shaking the pillars of the industry: AfterShock Comics. The upstart gleans an edgy spirit while producing provocative and professional content. Case in point: Super Zero #1. Comics about comics are not a novel idea, yet Super Zero is something more. Something you need to experience to understand. Creators and […]