For the past two years, Rick Remender's Uncanny X-Force has been something I quite looked forward to on Wednesdays. At a time when many of my favorite superhero comics were not that great or being canceled, Uncanny X-Force was a consistently good title and filled that superhero space in my heart. So, when the opportunity … Continue reading V. MEGA-reviews Remender’s Uncanny X-Force
This dynamic duo hits some big books for the week over at Newsarama. Click here to check out our Rapid Reviews of Uncanny X-Force, Fatale, and Batman & Robin.
Where V. sounds off and reflects on her week in comics.
It’s weeks like this that make me so happy to be a comic book reader. All three titles that I pulled stuck the landing (My Batman and Robin #1 review is here) and marked the beginning of exciting new eras. We’re not just talking DC, either. Let’s get it started with: Batwoman #1 There’s … Continue reading Comic Judgment: Best in Show
There's nothing like a hefty Wednesday haul, especially when the books are as good as mine were this week. From a promising upstart to two venerable titles that took their bows, there's quite a bit to cover. Here we go ...
The pull list was pretty meager this week, but discovering Steve McNiven's art made the drive to my LCS worth it. The lovely Zatanna is unrepresented here only because I overestimated the amount of cash I had on hand Wednesday. She's coming home with me tomorrow, but here's a brief, double Marvel rundown. Captain America … Continue reading Comic Judgment: Marvel Edition
A couple of years ago, a friend and mutual comic book fan handed me the first trade volume of Ultimate Spider-Man. Sure, I liked Peter Parker and had always related to him as a nerdy underdog who was fast with a quip. But I hardly expected this book to become such a treasured and long-lasting … Continue reading Thanks for the Memories, Spidey
V. reviews Uncanny X-Force.
Confessions of an Iron Man newbie.
There's a whole other commenatary — a book, really — to be written about the phenomenon of romance comics that were published from the 1940s through the '70s. It's a bizarre, fascinating, sexist genre that is ripe for examination and analysis. But for now, let's take a look at one of the grooviest: Marvel Comics' … Continue reading WTF? Wednesday: Silly Dames In Love
Separating the pull list wheat from the chaff.
Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #13 Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Pencils: David Lafuente Colors: Justin Ponsor Letters: Cory Petit In its 13 issues so far, Ultimate Comics Spider-Man has proven itself to be just as much of a crackling page-turner as its long-running predecessor, the nearly identically titled Ultimate Spider-Man. Writer Brian Michael Bendis’ style may not … Continue reading Comic Judgment: Ultimate Spidey Continues Reign of Awesome
I got caught up on a bunch of comics this week. Here’s the lowdown: Brave and the Bold #33 (Yeah, I know this came out last week, but whatever.): DC’s Brave and the Bold hasn’t been on my pull list since the "Book of Destiny" arc closed out a few years ago, but I approached issue … Continue reading Comic Judgment: A Pull List Overview
I read a bunch of comics this week. Here's how they stack up, from best to worst: 1. Batman and Robin #10 During its short run, this title has ranged from brilliant to odd to plain inscrutable — in other words, classic Grant Morrison. Fortunately, things are back on the upswing with Andy Clarke's wonderful … Continue reading Comic Judgment: A Pull List Overview