UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #2 [Review]

Being a superhero offers a number of challenges that the average college student doesn’t have to deal with. Things like waking up to discover that you’ve been sent back in time five decades, your student housing no longer exists and that the people of the past are staring at you because of your strange futuristic […]

Comic Review: SUPERIOR IRON MAN #1

It was a dark day, even by the standards of The Avengers. Earth’s Mightiest Heroes assembled against a new threat born of one of their oldest enemies. Somehow, the Red Skull had acquired tremendous psychic powers and stood upon the brink of total world domination. In the end, the heroes were victorious but the battle […]

Comic Review: ELEKTRA #2

Elektra deserves a serious, action-filled, beautifully drawn comic. In Elektra #2, Blackman, Del Mundo, and D’Alfonso show that their combine strength can expose Elektra’s potential as a headlining character. Sure, Frank Miller and Bill Sienkiewicz showed the potential Elektra has as the star of her own book almost 30 years ago in Elektra: Assassin. That, […]

Cover by Jenny Frison

COMIC REVIEW: Loki: Agent of Asgard #4

Loki: Agent of Asgard has had a pretty tremendous first arc. Issues one and two were smart, fun stories, and issue three is the frontrunner for my favorite single issue of the year. Issue #4 picks up right where that one left off, changing course for a present-day scrape between Loki and Sigurd the Ever-Glorious. […]

COMIC REVIEW: Loki: Agent of Asgard #3

AGENT OF ASGARD #3/ Written by AL EWING/ Art by LEE GARBETT/ Colors by NOLAN WOODARD/ Letters by VC’S CLAYTON COWLES/ Published by MARVEL COMICS When Agent of Asgard debuted, the most shocking thing about it was its sheer terrificness. Not to sound condescending, but the book had been written off (at least in my […]

COMIC REVIEW: She-Hulk #2

SHE-HULK #2/ Written by CHARLES SOULE/ Art by JAVIER PULIDO/ Colors by MUNTSA VICENTE/ Letters by VC’s CLAYTON COWLES/ Published by MARVEL COMICS Guys, something weird happened between issues one and two of She-Hulk. Not much has changed in aesthetics, tone, or writing grade, but everything that didn’t work last issue works wonderfully here! In […]

COMIC REVIEW: Fantastic Four #1

FANTASTIC FOUR #1/ Written by JAMES ROBINSON/ Art by LEONARD KIRK/ Inks by KARL KESEL/ Colors by JESUS ABURTOV/ Letters by VC’S CLAYTON COWLES/ Published by MARVEL COMICS The world’s smartest scientist – Reed Richards. The woman he loves – Susan Storm. Her hot-blooded younger brother – Johnny Storm. Reed’s best friend and ace pilot […]

COMIC REVIEW: Avengers Assemble #24

AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #24/ Written by KELLY SUE DECONNICK & WARREN ELLIS/ Art by MATTEO BUFFAGINI/ Colors by RUTH REDMONT/ Letters by VC’s CLAYTON COWLES/ Published by MARVEL COMICS Talk about an exercise in lost momentum. The first two installment of Avengers Assemble‘s final arc were fun, snappy rides. These last few, not so much. Sure, […]