Monthly Archives: May 2012

In Retrospect – RED LANTERNS #1-9

For a while this book left me seeing red. Now I’m just blue. And really tired. It’s my retrospective look at the first nine issues of Red Lanterns.

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News & Views – DC Annuals, Valiant Returns, and the New Book Problem

Where I talk about the upcoming Animal Man and Batman Annuals coming out this week, the state of Valiant Comics’ return to publishing, and my frustration with how comic companies design their websites. Who knew I’d be doing news features … Continue reading

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First Impressions – THE SPIDER #1

Because Dynamite didn’t see fit to only revive one classic pulp fiction icon. Here’s the new ongoing for The Spider, the Master of Men!

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The Weekly Pull – 5/23/12

    This week, we’ll be looking at ALL STAR WESTERN #9, THE FLASH #9, GREEN LANTERN #9, and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #686. It’s old western Talons, gorillas, Hope, and the Ends of the Earth.

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In Retrospect – OMAC #1-8 (2011-2012)

Starting off a new segment of the blog, it’s my long overdue retrospective on the canceled ongoing series and original New 52 alumni, Dan Dedio and Keith Griffen’s OMAC.

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The Weekly Pull – 5/16/12

     No Justice League this time people. I’ve made a decision to drop that book. It’s been several issues and overall, it’s just been underwhelming. Maybe I’ll pick up the issues I’ll miss when their price on digital download goes … Continue reading

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First Impressions – TRANSFORMERS: REGENERATION ONE #80.5

By far the weirdest first impressions I’ve done. But then, what can one expect from a series returning to publication after twenty one years?

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The Weekly Pull – 5/9/12

      It’s nice to just have the select few ongoings after a high density week, new series and all.

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First Impressions – DIAL H #1

Who knew a comic starring an overweight man using a magic telephone booth could be one of, if not the best new book the New 52 Second Wave? I sure didn’t, and now I’m talking about it.

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First Impressions – WORLDS’ FINEST #1

Because if Crisis on Infinite Earths couldn’t kill Power Girl and the Huntress, Flashpoint and the New 52 weren’t about to.

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