Tag Archives: sci-fi comics

After Dark #0

After Dark #0: Radical Premiere Review

Radical Comics, $1.00 Story: Antoine Fuqua, Wesley Snipes Script: Peter Milligan Art: Jeff Nentrup, Sara Biddle Radical Comics is a relatively new publisher that prints thicker, 52-page books with high production values and movie adaptations in mind. The company has also been beset with plagiarism accusations (Nick Simmon’s Incarnate) and a lawsuit concerning unpaid wages, […]

Sweet Tooth vol. 1: Out of the Deep Woods

Sweet Tooth vol. 1: Out of the Deep Woods Review

Vertigo. 2010 Story, Art: Jeff Lemire Colours: Jose Villarrubia There’s a certain sense of intimacy that comes through whenever an independent comic creator handles both the art and writing duties on a comic. When Eisner-nominated Jeff Lemire (Essex County Trilogy) moved to Vertigo, these indie sensibilities thankfully remained intact in The Nobody, an eerie homage […]

Alien vs. Predator: Three World War #1

Alien vs. Predator: Three World War #1 Review

Dark Horse, $3.50 Script: Randy Stradley Pencils: Rick Leonardi Inks: Mark Pennington Colours: Wez Dzioba Anyone who got into comics during the early nineties will likely have fond memories of Dark Horse’s numerous movie tie-ins, the most successful of which by far was Aliens vs. Predator and its thousand or so predecessors. Well, having recently […]

Sweet Tooth #1

Sweet Tooth #1 Comic Book Review

Vertigo Story, Art: Jeff Lemire Colours: Jose Villarrubia DC/Vertigo continue their Machiavellian ploy of releasing the latest first issues at just $1.00, gradually inclining my monthly comic bill into something that could buy a Third World country. Still, when the new series in question is Sweet Tooth, the lingering new effort from indie writer/artist Jeff […]

Aliens #2

Aliens #2 Comic Book Review

Dark Horse Writer: John Arcudi Pencils: Zach Howard, Gabriel Andrade Inks: Mark Irwin, Marcelo Mueller, Zach Howard Colours: Wes Bzioba The first issue of Dark Horse’s new Aliens miniseries balanced somewhere between generic and shocking; with a (seemingly) standard plot livened up by Arcudi’s decision to kill his (seemingly) main characters a dozen pages after […]