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COMIC REVIEW: Aether and Empire #2 – The Status Quo

COMIC REVIEW: Aether and Empire #2 - The Status Quo

By Jeff Ayers

Writer: Mike Horan Pencils and Inks: Bong Ty Dazo Colors and Cover: Tim Yates $3.99 Blue Juice Comics Issue 2 of Aether and Empire sets the reader right back down in late 1800’s Britain, complete with cockney accents and regal

COMIC REVIEW: Clean Room #7 – Torn Away

COMIC REVIEW: Clean Room #7 - Torn Away

By Buddy Beaudoin

Writer: Gail Simone Artists: Jon Davis-Hunt, Quinton Winter, Todd Klein, Jenny Frison $3.99 Vertigo Comics Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of sitting with Clean Room’s artist, Jon Davis-Hunt. During our chat, he assured me that fans of the

COMIC REVIEW: Moon Knight 1 – Welcome to New Egypt

By Jeff Ayers

Writer: Jeff Lemire Artist: Greg Smallwood Color Artist: Jordie Bellaire $4.99 Marvel Comics Moon Knight has never been one of my favorite characters. He one of those Marvel characters that exists on the fringe, sometimes teaming up with the A-listers,

COMIC REVIEW: Swamp Thing #4 – How to Become Top Cop

COMIC REVIEW: Swamp Thing #4 - How to Become Top Cop

By Buddy Beaudoin

Writer: Len Wein Artists: Kelley Jones, Michelle Madsen, Rob Leigh $2.99 DC Comics This latest issue of Swamp Thing picks up right where the last one left off. Alec Holland has been transformed back into a human by Zatanna, and

COMIC REVIEW: Bloodlines #1 – Oh, D-D-D-Deer!

COMIC REVIEW: Bloodlines #1 - Oh, D-D-D-Deer!

By Buddy Beaudoin

Writer: J.T. Krul Artists: V. Ken Marion, Sean Parsons, Andrew Dalhouse, Sal Cipriano $2.99 DC Comics When a strange flash of light falls to the sky, transforming an everyday deer into a ferocious monster, you’re left with Bloodlines, a new

COMIC REVIEW: Saga #35 – A Little Bit of Everything

By Buddy Beaudoin

Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Artists: Fiona Staples, Fonografiks $2.99 Image Comics Saga is a series that you can really count on to be good, month after month, issue after issue. Having released its 35th issue to date today, that doesn’t

COMIC REVIEW: Jacked #5 – One Bad Trip

COMIC REVIEW: Jacked #5 - One Bad Trip

By Buddy Beaudoin

Writer: Eric Kripke Artists: John Higgins, Marc Olivent, Glenn Fabry, Ryan Brown, Clem Robins $3.99 Vertigo Comics Whether your deepest fantasy is to have the powers of Superman, or to wander around in a cave full of breasts, throwing giant

COMIC REVIEW: Batman #50 – Welcome Back, Bruce

COMIC REVIEW: Batman #50 - Welcome Back, Bruce

By Buddy Beaudoin

Writer: Scott Snyder Artists: Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, FCO Plascencia, Yanick Paquette, Nathan Fairbairn, Steve Wands $5.99 DC Comics In the nearly five years since Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo became the creative team behind Batman, DC’s staple character and

COMIC REVIEW: Symmetry #4 – One More Time Around

COMIC REVIEW: Symmetry #4 - One More Time Around

By Buddy Beaudoin

Writer: Matt Hawkins Artists: Raffaele Ienco, Troy Peteri $3.99 Image/Top Cow Symmetry, a gorgeous collaboration between Image and Top Cow, lives in a world where Utopia is broken by a natural disaster. This fourth issue concludes the first arc, and

COMIC REVIEW: Huck #5 – Orlov’s Big Day

COMIC REVIEW: Huck #5 - Orlov's Big Day

By Buddy Beaudoin

Writer: Mark Millar Artists: Rafael Albuquerque, Dave McCaig, Nate Piekos $3.99 Image Comics When we last left Huck, the cyborg masquerading as his long lost brother had snapped his back, leading the nefarious Professor Orlov to his long-lost captive and

COMIC REVIEW: Clean Room #6 – A View to a Kill

COMIC REVIEW: Clean Room #6 - A View to a Kill

By Buddy Beaudoin

Writer: Gail Simone Artists: Jon Davis-Hunt, Quinton Winter, Todd Klein, Jenny Frison $3.99 Vertigo Comics   Gail Simone’s Clean Room wrapped up its first arc in this most recent, the sixth issue. With all of the storylines converging in on

COMIC REVIEW: Superman: American Alien #5 – Eagle

COMIC REVIEW: Superman: American Alien #5 - Eagle

By Buddy Beaudoin

Writer: Max Landis Artists: Francis Manapul, John Workman $3.99 DC Comics Over the course of this series, Max Landis has made it very apparent that he’s changing just about everything we know about the Man of Steel, and redirecting Superman’s

COMIC REVIEW: Descender #11 – Et tu, Tim-22?

COMIC REVIEW: Descender #11 - Et tu, Tim-22?

By Buddy Beaudoin

Writer: Jeff Lemire Artists: Dustin Nguyen, Steve Wands $3.99 Image Comics    Image Comics’ Descender #11 came out today, finishing out the critically acclaimed series’ second arc, and man, there is a lot going on. Nearly every member of the

COMIC REVIEW: The Legend of Wonder Woman #3 – Black Smoke

COMIC REVIEW: The Legend of Wonder Woman #3 - Black Smoke

By Buddy Beaudoin

Writer: Renae De Liz Artists: Renae De Liz, Ray Dillon $3.99 DC Comics The Legend of Wonder Woman from DC Comics has been off to a promising start, and this most current issue certainly feels like creators Renae De Liz