Demonic #1 Offers a Gory Good Time with Potential for Much More

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 15, 2016. Writer: Christopher Sebela Artist: Niko Walter Colorist: Dan Brown Letterer: Sal Cipriano Demonic is the newest comic from Skybound dealing with possession and fear of the unseen (hot on the footsteps of Demonic co-creator Robert Kirkman’s series Outcast). It follows Detective Scott Fischer, who […]

The Dark Knight III: What the Fuck, Guys?

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on November 24, 2015. “The only people who use the comics Internet are people who would fuck Frank Miller’s corpse. Other folk just go live in the real world.” – Shea Hennum The Dark Knight III: The Master Race #1 is not a good comic. It’s not […]

Fastball Feedback: Marvel Edition Featuring All-New Wolverine #1 & More

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on November 14, 2015. The launch of All-New, All-Different Marvel is in full swing (as Secret Wars continues to aim at concluding in 2015) with plenty of new #1’s from the House of Ideas dropping every Wednesday. This week there are seven new series featuring a wide variety […]

Fastball Feedback: October Marvel Edition Featuring Squirrel Girl

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on October 28, 2015. The launch of All-New, All-Different Marvel is in full swing (as Secret Wars continues to aim at concluding in 2015) with plenty of new #1’s from the House of Ideas dropping every Wednesday. This week there are three new series featuring a wide variety […]

Review: The Shield #1 Fails to Find a Hook

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on October 24, 2015. A first issue has one goal that should be placed above all others: hook the reader. It is your introduction to a new story and an invitation to come back for more. Despite floating a vaguely interesting premise, The Shield #1 never manages to […]

Review: Phil Noto’s Work in Chewbacca #1 is Absolutely Charming

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on October 18, 2015. Chewbacca #1 isn’t a comic that will leave you with the impression of how wrong it could have gone, but it’s something worth considering. Writer Gerry Duggan opted to write the furball’s small side adventure with only growling dialogue and absolutely no translation. He […]

Review: The Walking Dead #147 is a Lackluster Lull Between Better Things

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on October 14, 2015. With the return of The Walking Dead on AMC this week, everyone seems to have zombies on the brain. While what’s happening on television has taken some dramatic liberties from the source material, it continues to pull inspiration from one of the longest running […]

Strange Fruit is a Reminder That 28 Days is Not Enough

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on July 27, 2015. The first thing that struck me upon finishing Joel Christian Gill’s Strange Fruit was just how much I do not know. As someone who prides himself on being both well read and a minor history buff, I’m always astonished at just how much […]

Review: Fables #150 Bids a Fond Farewell With an Emotional Finale

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on July 24, 2015. Endings are difficult no matter what kind of story you’re telling. The longer a story goes, the more praise it wins, or the larger its audience grows only makes the creation of a great ending more difficult. So ending a series like Fableswith 150 issues, […]

Fastball Feedback: Comic Book Reviews for July 8

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on July 8, 2015. Last week Image Comics held another Expo at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco, announcing a wide line of upcoming titles. A lot of exciting new ideas from talented artists and writers were unveiled, leaving many of us chomping at the bit for more. […]