Comic Review: REBELS #1

Rebels #1 is a master class in how to establish character, setting and tone within the space of a single issue, while also breathing new life into one of the medium’s most neglected genres – the war comic. Set immediately prior to the outbreak of the Revolutionary War, the creative team of Brian Wood, Andrea […]

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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 […]

COMIC REVIEW: Southern Bastards #1

Southern Bastards marks the return of the Scalped creative team, Aaron and Latour in another dark collaboration. The first issue in this new ongoing series finds a nice balance between back story and forward progression to create an intriguing foundation to build on. The story centers on Earl Tubb, a middle-aged man from Birmingham, Alabama. […]

The Comic Review Round-Up, 10.9.13 Edition

This week’s installment of Kabooooom’s comic review round-up is a real treat! Seriously, this round-up is chocked full of goodies. From the premiere of Rocket Girl to the Fearless Defenders, to the continuing case of Candy Capers and a fresh return for the Suicide Squad. Wait are you waiting for? Jump in! FEARLESS DEFENDERS #10/ […]

DC Comics’ Villains Month Round-Up – Week Four

DC Comics’ Villains Month is upon us. We’ve read for months about the 3D covers and DC’s financing woes, but what really matters is the content. Each issue this month deals with the background story of a DC Universe villain. So what is worth checking out and what should be passed up? [Missed week one? […]

DC’s Villains Month Round-Up – Week Two

DC Comics’ Villains Month is upon us. We’ve read for months about the 3D covers and DC’s financing woes, but what really matters is the content. Each issue this month deals with the background story of a DC Universe villain. So what is worth checking out and what should be passed up? [Missed week one?] […]

DC’s Villains Month Round-Up – Week One

DC Comics’ Villains Month is upon us. We’ve read for months about the 3D covers and DC’s financing woes, but what really matters is the content. Each issue this month deals with the background story of a DC Universe villain. So what is worth checking out and what should be passed up? ACTION COMICS #23.1: […]

The Round-Up, 7.10.13 Edition

Welcome to the Round-Up! It’s all DC this week as Marcus Hammond leads us through the beginning of the Trinity War, updates us on how Ales Kot is handling the Suicide Squad, and Sarah Moran brings in a blast from the past with Batman 66! ***** JUSTICE LEAGUE #22/Written by GEOFF JOHNS/Art by IVAN REIS/Inks […]