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3.3 stars 3.3 Stars Average score of 110 user reviews

X-Files 0

If you like what Idw has done with X-Files: Season 10, then I would recommend picking up this crossover series, if you can find it cheap. It's not integral to that series at all, but it's a fun adventure starring the Lone Gunmen. I especially liked the Transformers issue....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Lovers 0

This was starting out to be a very good issue. I'm always fascinated by Wanda and Vision's relationship and that's where we started out. But then halfway through this 48 page issue, zombies appear from out of nowhere and everything starts to go downhill. And when we see that Nekra and Black Talon are the villains, you know it's not gonna get better. Still, I give this 3 stars because the Vision and Scarlet Witch are just good characters....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Mole Man at his best 0

I didn't read the first three issues of this limited series, but it didn't seem to matter. I was entertained, and I have to say this is one of my favorite Mole Man issues! He was handled pretty much perfectly by writer Paul Tobin. Artist Takeshi Miyazawa's pencils are very good and suit the story. My only complaint is the ending was quite abrupt, and I know I'm not the only one to think this. But that's a minor complaint. I will be looking for the first three issues....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Hellblazer 1-9 0

I would consider this an essential collection for pretty much anyone serious about comics or graphic novels. Unless you really can't deal with horror, perversity, and gore. Let's face it- getting the original 1-9 of Hellblazer would be ****ing expensive. You won't find any extra features other than a short foreword and maybe afterword. But as one of the best, smartest, most thought provoking comics ever made, I believe this volume speaks for itself....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Bill Mantlo's Transformers 0

This series was originally planned as a four issue limited series, but luckily it got upgraded. I haven't read all the issues but I had to come on here and recommend at least the first two issues, which are kind of brilliant. They really have all the charm of the best 80s movies of our childhoods, and a lot of the origin story presented here even crossed over to the Transformers movies. Transformers is definitely one of the best of Marvel's licensed material....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Atlantis Attacks 0

I've read about half of the Atlantis Attacks story arc, and from what I've seen, it's just not very good. As far as I know, nothing game changing happens. The good thing is the storyline is confined to Annuals, so it is easily skipped. Just don't read any annuals from 1989. The one highlight of this issue is "Rate the Hunks", where Wasp and She Hulk rate the sex appeal of current and former male Avengers, which is good for a real laugh....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Prisoner 0

This is an authorized sequel to the popular Tv show, The Prisoner, this time starring a female agent. I wasn't blown away by the cover art, but the interior art is really top notch. Coupled with high quality writing, this should be a book to seek out if you're a fan of the Prisoner....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

DJ Dark ultimate playlist 0

This issue concerns an escaped prisoner, a bunch of cocaine and the creation of the Corrosive Man. It would have been a pretty typical issue if it weren't for the soundtrack, courtesy of Dj Dark. You could make a playlist from all the songs that "play" throughout the issue, including songs by New York Dolls, Rolling Stones, Captain Beefheart and more!...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Superpro 0

I felt compelled to write a review that was semi-coherent. I was eight years old when this came out and it was the best thing that ever happened to me at the time! My two favorite things were the NFL and Marvel comics, so of course this was totally rad. I don't think I need to even tell you that this doesn't stand the test of time (the creator even admitted he only did it to get free football tickets). But I have to give it at least three stars for how much joy it gave me when I was a kid....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Unwritten 0

I give this a mild three stars. My problem with this issue, and the other handful of issues I've read, is that the main story doesn't really appeal to me. The scenes that take place within the Tommy Taylor universe, and the literary diversions are much more interesting. See issue 5 to see exactly what I mean. It's one of my all time favorite single issue stories and has hardly anything to do with the main plot....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Oh dear, Absorbing Man 0

I seem to be part of a very small minority that enjoys Bruce Jones' writing run on the Incredible Hulk. I like the direction he took the series. It was different. But this issue loses all stars for the scene where Absorbing Man asks if his butt looks big in this. That was such a bad line that the rest of the story didn't even matter....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Eradicator 0

Too bad this issue didn't live up to the intriguing cover art. But the Eradicator, a small rock like object possessed with catastrophic energy, isn't a very cool plot device. In the end, it's really just Superman versus a rock, in a neat setting. And Jimmy Olsen turning into basically the Elongated Man, I could have done without. But it was a pleasant enough read. 7/10...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Firebug 0

Nothing from this era of Batman is bad. However, there are some issues like this that aren't exactly essential, if you know what I mean. The main problem is Firebug is a pretty lame villain with a particularly horrid costume. You can tell just from the cover that this issue isn't gonna be that great. But don't worry, the next issue, featuring the Gentleman Ghost is really good!...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

For everyone 0

I'm sure you've heard enough about Pride of Baghdad so that I don't have to go over any of the basics. I just want to add that this is a great place to start if you're interested in comics but don't know where to start or what to read. I also think it would be perfect if you're trying to get a friend to read a comic but they're not interested. This is a story that I believe most people will appreciate. You can read it in one sitting and you don't need to know any back story. Please, don't leave...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

DC Star Trek 0

These DC Star Trek series', starting in the eighties, are really good. They're probably some of the best licensed comics ever as far as I'm concerned. This issue is everything you could hope for in a Star Trek adaption. Data must defend Captain Louvois in a trial for their lives in a criminal justice system far different from their own. It's all about philosophy and looking at things from angles you never thought of before. Well written, and for the most part, well drawn. Most of the art is fin...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

48 pages 0

I was pretty surprised when I came across this and realized how short it is. It's only 48 pages! After all the talk and acclaim I expected something bigger. But oh well, we're talking about Alan Moore in the late eighties. Does it get any better than that for comic writing? He was at the height of his powers, and Batman was also going through possibly the most interesting and iconic times of his history. As you've probably heard, this is a must-read....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

In the Shadow of Death 0

This was alright. A pleasant enough read. The Punisher was definitely the best part of the story. I must say the costumes of April and May are a little off-putting. And anytime clones come up in a Spider-Man related story, I cringe. But this was a decent, quick read. The Punisher scenes were a highlight....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Rogue story 0

This is considered an essential X-Men story. Rogue pleads for forgiveness and help from the X-Men. However, not everyone is ready to forget her villainous past. This issue is a perfect example of what was so great about Chris Claremont's X-Men of the 80s. There isn't even a big fight in this issue. It's all about the family dynamics....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Good ending. 0

This is the end of the miniseries. Vigilante and Bugsy Siegel meet for the final time. But Bugsy wants something from Vigilante. A favor. What could he possibly want from Vig? You'll have to read to find out! I was very satisfied with the ending, and the series overall. And for film and history buffs there are plenty of details to look out for in this Hollywood Golden Age setting....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Jean DeWolff 0

This issue of Marvel Team Up is notable for being the first appearance of Police Captain Jean DeWolff... and not much else. Not much happens here, It pretty much just sets up the next issue, which is apparently going to be about a B rate villain called the Wraith that I don't think anyone cares about....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Witch Hunter 0

If you're a fan of Conan the Barbarian, Red sonja, or Robert E. Howard in general, I'm confident you will like this issue and this miniseries. Solomon Kane is a Puritan witch hunter in the Black Forest of Germany in the middle ages. Upon staying with his friend Nathan Cabel, it is soon discovered that his son, Justin, is the werewolf who slaughtered several villagers. Solomon Kane is faced with a tough choice. Kill his friend's son or allow him to continue his Satanic rampage....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

I recommend this! 0

The beauty of this issue is that this is a faithful reprint of Captain America #100. Even the cover is almost the exact same, so you can put it right in with your Cap comics. It's a perfect stand in for people like me who can't afford the original! Oh, and this is probably some of the best art Jack Kirby ever did!...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Resurrection 0

This is a comic that I will remember for a long time. Visually, it is absolutely stunning. Frank Miller just adds these little touches that really give his characters depth, and the action a dramatic flare. The story is almost unimportant to me, and seems kind of like it was intended to give a little closure to the Elektra saga and gives fans one last glimpse of her. It was the look of this issue that captivated me....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Wendigo 0

This is the first appearance of Wendigo. Not a very important character, but a nice change of pace villain. This issue was well made in all areas and was a quick, fun read. It is also notable for a reference to cannibalism, which is extremely rare for the time it was made....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Batman 300 0

I was looking forward to reading this for quite awhile, and that was before I even realized that Walt Simonson was one of the artists. Unfortunately, The Last Batman Story didn't come close to its potential. In fact, this issue wasn't even as good as other issues of the time.The main problem is they make very little use of the futuristic setting. In fact, only a few panels even indicate that it's futuristic at all. The story could have been done without the older Batman and adult Robin in the f...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Unloveable 0

I picked up the first two issues of this series because I'm a big fan of Westerns and writer Brian Azzarello. Unfortunately after two issues, I'm not sure I'm going to bother reading any more. The problem, for me, is there are no characters to root for. Everyone is vile and disgusting. I mean, the main character isn't even an anti-hero, he's just a piece of s***. The only way I'll give more issues a chance is if I find one for a quarter in a bargain bin....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

4 0

I got a few of these in a mystery bag of comics and so far I've been very pleasantly surprised. It has the family dynamics that I associate most with the classic John Byrne era, but with a modern, more adult sensibility. This issue in particular was one of the best I've read of any comic in awhile. I think I'll try to track down more issues of this series....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Savage Dragon 0

I've only read the first few episodes, but they weren't very good. I remember being underwhelmed when it first came out and I was ten years old. I appreciated the violence, and the Shrew was cool in a way, but that's it. I'm surprised the series lasted so long....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Stan Lee/Moebius 0

Unfortunately, Stan Lee's dialogue gets even weaker in the conclusion of this series, as Galactus has been thwarted yet still humanity hasn't given up their herd mentality. I suppose Stan could be forgiven as this is a parable, and parables are basically simply written little morality stories. Stan could also be forgiven because he enlisted the help of the great Moebius, whose art makes up for the writing. I personally don't think the Surfer has ever looked this good and in a way, more alien, t...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Surfer/Moebius 0

This is probably the best artwork that has graced a Silver Surfer comic. The story is interesting, if somewhat weakly written by Stan Lee. This should be sought after by hardcore Surfer fans such as myself. One of the better Silver Surfer outputs.The most interesting aspect of this two issue series is that I guess it must be considered just a parable, in that I don't believe the events in the story actual happen in the Marvel Universe. Otherwise society would basically have been destroyed and th...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.