Comic Review: SPIDER-MAN 2099 #5

Original Spider-Man 2099 artist Rick Leonardi reunites with writer Peter David! Cause for celebration, right? Unfortunately, no. This feels more like a fill-in issue (which it is) than an epic reunion. Leonardi’s art is serviceable yet lackluster, and compared to his thrilling work on the original title the results are nothing short of disappointing. David’s […]

Wytches #1 Conjures Impressive Spell of Variants

Wytches – the new creator-owned series from superstar Batman scribe Scott Snyder and renowned UK artist Jock –  is slated to land in shops next week. Ahead of its debut, Image Comics has released a rundown of Wytches #1 event and retailer-exclusive variant covers, and we have to say they look scary good. There’s no […]

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Comic Review: SOUTHERN BASTARDS #4

The first arc of Jason Aaron’s Alabama epic concludes with the full-speed-ahead force of a freight train in this week’s Southern Bastards #4. The issue is a dark, balmy action tale rife with firecracker dialogue, brutal violence, and the stifling, claustrophobic energy of a small town gone bad wrapped around each panel. The breathtaking issue […]

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Comic Review: TERMINAL HERO #1

In the afterward of Terminal Hero #1, writer Peter Milligan describes the book as unlike anything he’s previously written. That’s mostly true, although traces of Shade the Changing Man are present. It’s a weird comic by a weird writer with some weird art, and it’s definitely unlike anything else on the stands. The story is a […]

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Comic Review: MILES MORALES: THE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #4

This is Brian Michael Bendis at his best. There’s no diner scenes. No shots of superheroes drinking coffee. No infamous Bendis “wall of words” slowing down the story’s pace. There’s not even a pop-culture reference or winking aside to detract from the proceedings.  Miles Morales: The Ultimate Spider-Man #4 is a slam-bang Spider-Man adventure comic, […]