The Round-Up, 6.26.13 Edition

Welcome back to The Round-Up! It’s a full serving of superheroes as Marcus Hammond delves into the first meeting of The World’s Finest and the complicated relationship between Psylocke and Fantomex – all three of them, that is. But first, Taylor White reminds us why Aquaman is no joke, but King of the Seven Seas […]

The Round-Up, 8.15.12 Edition

The Round-Up, 8.15.12 Edition

Welcome to The Round-Up! This week, we have a lengthy column for you that kicks off with the final issue of Butcher Baker, The Righteous Maker! ***** BUTCHER BAKER, THE RIGHTEOUS MAKER #8 / Written by JOE CASEY / Art by MIKE HUDDLESTON / Published by IMAGE COMICS Review by PIERCE LYDON Some comics just exist […]

REVIEW: Uncanny X-Force #23

REVIEW: Uncanny X-Force #23

Written by RICK REMENDER Art by GREG TOCCHINI Colors by DEAN WHITE / Letters by CORY PETIT To borrow from The Clash, Rick Remender’s Uncanny X-Force is the only X-book that really matters. It’s not just the fanboy bait of pairing members like Wolverine and Deadpool on a clandestine hit squad that make the book […]

THE NEW SCUM: What is "Comics Journalism?" Part 2

THE NEW SCUM: What is “Comics Journalism?” Part 2

In part two of this series, Pierce tackles comic book criticism and opinion writing. Is there a higher function to writing about comics than simply bellyaching about stuff you don’t like? For part one of this column, click here. What about comic book criticism? With every art form, there comes some form of critique. Fans […]

REVIEW: Wolverine & the X-Men #3

REVIEW: Wolverine & the X-Men #3

Written by JASON AARON Art by CHRIS BACHALO, DUNCAN ROULEAU, MATTEO SCALERA, TIM TOWNSEND, JAIME MENDOZA, AL VEY, MARK IRWIN & VICTOR OLAZABA Colors by CHRIS BACHALO & JASON KEITH / Letters by ROB SHEEN In all the hubbub over the lack of comics made for kids and the proclivity of most modicums of entertainment […]

REVIEW: Daredevil #6

REVIEW: Daredevil #6

Written by MARK WAID Art by MARCOS MARTIN Colors by MUNSTA VICENTE / Letters by VC’s JOE CARAMAGNA With Fear Itself and its aftermath, Spider-Island, Schism and Regenesis all happening within a few weeks of each other, a lot of Marvel readers probably don’t have a ton of extra space on their pull lists. Undoubtedly, a […]

REVIEW: Uncanny X-Force #15

REVIEW: Uncanny X-Force #15

Written by RICK REMENDER/ Art by JEROME OPENA Colors by DEAN WHITE / Letters by CORY PETIT Rick Remender and Jerome Opena’s Uncanny X-Force has been an absolutely epic journey through some of the divisive X-stories in X-Men history. As the Dark Angel Saga continues, it’s clear that Remender and Opena are solidifying themselves as […]