THE BLACK VORTEX OMEGA #1 [Review]

When one thinks about cosmic stories and Marvel Comics, it’s hard not to call upon crossovers like the Infinity Trilogy (Infinity Gauntlet, Infinity War, and Infinity Crusade), Secret Wars (the first), Annihilation, The Kree/Skrull War, The Dark Phoenix Saga, or Jonathan Hickman’s Infinity. That’s a pretty serious list of classic and modern cosmic tales. Sam Humphries, however, has added another crossover worthy […]

Comic Review: CONVERGENCE #0

Convergence #0 opens with a dazed Superman asking, “Where am I? Readers might find themselves similarly confused, as this prelude to DC’s spring event is a bit of a mess. As a comics news reader, I’m aware of the basic premise of Convergence sees the return of various abandoned/alternate DC continuities in April and May, leading […]

Comic Review: AVENGERS: ULTRON FOREVER #1

As the release of Avengers: Age Of Ultron draws ever closer, telltale signs are emerging that herald its coming. The movie’s stars are making the rounds on the talk show circuit; The Hulk is currently appearing on bags of Doritos Jacked 3-D chips; Marvel is releasing a bevy of comic tie-ins, old and new, to […]

The Comic Review Round-Up, 11.13.13 Edition

Welcome back to the round-up! This week’s it’s lucky number seven as we’re rocking seven reviews! Featuring books like Image’s latest, Manifest Destiny and Umbral, to their classics like The Walking Dead, as well as Vertigo’s Coffin Hill, Marvel’s Fearless Defenders, Boom’s Candy Capers, and IDW’s Triple Helix. Whew! Toldja this round-up was jam-packed! MANIFEST […]

COMIC REVIEW: Batman Black And White #2

BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE #2/ Stories by DAN DIDIO, RAFAEL GRAMPÁ, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, JEFF LEMIRE, & MICHAEL USLAN/ Art by J.G. JONES, RAFAEL GRAMPÁ, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, ALEX NINO, & DAVE BULLOCK/ Letters by TRAVIS LANHAM, STEVE WANDS, SAL CIPRIANO, DEZI SIENTY, & DAVE BULLOCK/ Published by DC COMICS Looking at black and white sketches from […]

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 Three

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?] […]