Month: October 2011

  • Ultimate Spider-Man vol3 #1-3 Review

    Ultimate Spider-Man vol3 #1-3 Review

    Marvel Comics, $3.99 Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Art: Sara Pichelli, Justin Ponso Having grown as convoluted as its progenitor, Marvel’s Ultimate Universe has become a bit of an aimless alternative. Ever desperate to lure their extensive audience of cinemagoers into comic stores, The House of M gave its once beloved imprint a relaunch in 2009,…

  • Assassin’s Creed: The Fall #3 Comic Review

    Assassin’s Creed: The Fall #3 Comic Review

    DC Comics, $3.99 Writers: Cameron Stewart, Karl Kerschl Art: Cameron Stewart, Karl Kerschl, Nadine Thomas The problem with videogame to comic adaptations is that they struggle to find their own identity. Writers resort to unimaginatively pilfering the source material’s concept or characters to the extent that the comic is no more than a soulless reiteration.…