Image United #1 Review

Image United #1 Review

Image, $3.99 Story: Robert Kirkman Art: Erik Larsen, Rob Liefeld, Todd McFarlane, Whilce Portacio, Marc Silvestri, Jim Valentino, Niko Koutsis, Mike Toris You know that scene in a horror movie where either a predestined protagonist or unwitting soon-to-be victim finds themselves being sub-consciously drawn towards a tome of utter evil in a dusty old bookshop? […]

Dr. Horrible Comic Review

Dr. Horrible Comic Review

Dark Horse, $3.50 Story: Zack Whedon Art: Joëlle Jones, Dan Jackson Doctor Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog was one of those odd cult hits that came out of nowhere yet was instantly embraced by pretty much anyone with a love for Joss Whedon, superheroes or good comedy. Naturally, the music has been omitted for this one-off origin […]

Victorian Undead #1 - Sherlock Holmes

Victorian Undead #1 Review

Wildstorm, $2.99 Story: Ian Edginton Art: Davide Fabbri, Carrie Strachan The current trend in lazy literature seems to be the implementation of zombies or vampires into every pre-existing work of fiction under the sun. Ian Edginton’s Victorian Undead clearly craves a piece of the popular pie, and while this undead romp starring superior sleuth Sherlock […]

Sugar Shock! - Joss Whedon

Sugar Shock! Review

Dark Horse, $3.50 Story: Joss Whedon Art: Fábio Moon, Dave Stewart Sugarshock! originally debuted as part of the Myspace Dark Horse Presents project, from which it somehow went on to win an Eisner Award for Best Digital Comic. The only possible reasons I can come up with for Sugar Shock (not entirely sure on the […]

Powers vol.3 #1

Powers vol.3 #1 Review

Icon, $3.99 Story: Brian Michael Bendis Art: Mike Avon Oeming, Nick Filardi Detective Christian Walker returns in this new regular run, one which will hopefully avoid the shipping delays of the past two volumes. This issue finds a nice balance between following the continuity-heavy story and providing a jumping-on point for newcomers. Not only does […]

Omnitarium #1 (of 4)

Omnitarium #1 (of 4) Review

Ronin Studios, $3.50 Story: Jamie Gambell Art: J.C. Grande Design, letters: Bernie Lee Many modern comic and movie scribes seem to forget this, but nothing makes for more effective horror than the unseen. That blurred figure in the corner of your perception. A skulking shadow in a moonlit hallway. The first issue (of four) of […]