The Round-Up (7/11/12)

The Round-Up, 7.11.12 Edition

Welcome to The Round-Up, Kabooooom’s all-new comic book review column! This week, our writers tackle a few indie books and THE BEST-SELLING COMIC OF THE 21st CENTURY, The Walking Dead #100. We kick things off with Forrest Helvie’s take on Conan the Barbarian #6. Enjoy! ***** CONAN THE BARBARIAN #6 / Written by BRIAN WOOD / Art by […]

REVIEW: Conan the Barbarian #5

Written by BRIAN WOOD Art by JAMES HARREN Colors by DAVE STEWART Letters by RICHARD STARKINGS & COMICRAFT The second part of “The Argos Deception” provides exactly the right mix of melancholy and might that fans of Conan look for. Conan stands at the foot of the gallows facing uncertain doom while the captain and […]

REVIEW: Conan the Barbarian #4

Written by BRIAN WOOD Art by JAMES HARREN Colors by DAVE STEWART Letters by RICHARD STARKINGS & COMICRAFT Issue #4 finds Conan and the pirate crew of the Tigress preparing for the biggest haul to date, and yet, it places the Barbarian in the greatest risk to date: the known dangers of the hands of […]

REVIEW: B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: The Long Death #3

Written by Mike Mignola & John Arcudi Art by James Harren Colors by Dave Stewart Letters by Clem Robins Artist James Harren continues to shine in the final chapter of the latest B.P.R.D. arc as he flaunts awesome character designs and then guts them in violent, even more awesome fight scenes. It’s just a whole […]

REVIEW: B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: The Long Death #2

Written by MIKE MIGNOLA & JOHN ARCUDI Art by JAMES HARREN Letters by CLEM ROBINS Supernatural-horror-crime-drama is a mouthful to say, but if you’re in a hurry, you could always abbreviate it with the single word the genre has become known for: Hellboy. If you’re feeling particularly lazy, you could even abbreviate it in four […]