Category Archives: Graphic Novel Reviews

John Constantine: Hellblazer

John Constantine: Hellblazer – Empathy is the Enemy / The Red Right Hand Review

2006, DC/Vertigo Writer: Denise Mina Art: Leonardo Manco, Cristiano Cucina Colours: Lee Loughridge Letters: Jared K. Fletcher Of Vertigo’s prestigious catalogue, Hellblazer has always remained the most accessible title. John Constantine’s popularity can be contributed to the character’s strict adhesion to the noir genre. A paranormal Philip Marlowe, Constantine is an empty vessel with little […]

Ultimate Iron Man vol. 1 TPB Review

Marvel Writer: Orson Scott Card Pencils: Andy Kubert and Mark Bagley Inks: Danny Miki, Batt, Jesse Delperdang, John Dell, Scott Koblish Colours: Richard Isanove, Dave McCaig, Laura Martin What initially surprised most about the Ultimate Universe during its first two years is how similar the majority of hero origins were to their mainstream parallels. Ultimate […]

The New Avengers vol. 1: Breakout

New Avengers vol. 1: Breakout TPB Review

2006, Marvel Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Pencils: David Finch Inks: Danny Miki, Mark Morales Allen Martinez, Victor Olazaba Colours: Frank D’Armata Ever since its announcement, I’ve resented the New Avengers line-up. You see, in my Avengers, Justice League and X-titles consuming heyday I was always interested in the little guys; the Blue Beetles, Booster Golds […]