Category Archives: Graphic Novel Reviews

Review – Flashpoint

Anyone who’s been within earshot of me over the past four or five months knows what a stringent supporter I’ve been of DC’s ongoing, tremendously successful New 52 initiative. And, of course, anyone who was reading comics prior to August … Read the rest of this entry

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Review – X-Men: Endangered Species

“Sick thing is, it takes a situation like this to make us look death in the face. Really look at it. And that’s the only way you know what life is worth.” – Wolverine, Endangered Species Endangered Species is, if … Read the rest of this entry

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Review – Aliens Omnibus: Volume 1

Alright, so technically this is three graphic novels. However, this is the only format they’re currently available in, so I’ll just be talking about all the stories contained within. Luckily, for this first volume, each of the stories follows the … Read the rest of this entry

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Review – Watchmen

I figure, if I’m going to start writing new trade reviews for the site, where else to start than with the granddaddy of them all? There’s nothing I can really say about Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen that hasn’t … Read the rest of this entry

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Review – Shazam: The Power of Hope

  When it comes to painted comics, Alex Ross is the first name that comes to everyones mind. He didn’t invent them, but everyone seems to think that he did. I usually like his work, but I seem to be … Read the rest of this entry

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Review – Star Trek the Next Generation: The Gorn Crisis

Star Trek comics have been floating around for more than 30 years, and it is only occasionally that they are done to the satisfaction of Trek fans. The most consistant run was done by DC in the 80’s. Wildstorm has … Read the rest of this entry

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Review: American Century Vol. 1

It was only natural that Howard Chaykin would eventually do a Vertigo book. In the days when there was no such thing as an adult oriented title, he was pushing the boundaries on the kind of material that could be … Read the rest of this entry

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