REVIEW: ‘Captain Victory and the Galactic Rangers’ #1

(Dynamite Entertainment, 2014)

Writer: Joe Casey
Artist: Nathan Fox, Jim Rugg, Ulises Farinas
Colorist: Brad Simpson
Letterer: Simon Bowland

Based on Characters Created by Jack Kirby

Summary: What if you were told that your brain was so valuable, and you’re a member of the military, that if you die in the line of fire your mind will be transferred into a genetically perfect clone body? Continue reading


REVIEW: ‘Winter Soldier: the Bitter March’ #1

(Marvel Comics, 2014)

Written by Rick Remender
Artwork by Roland Boschi
Color Artwork by Chris Chuckry
Lettering by Clayton Clowes

Rick Remender is one of the smartest writers working in comic books today. He tells stories that are steeped in nostalgia yet feel like nothing else we have ever read, it’s a perplexing thing. In Winter Soldier: The Bitter March #1 Remender melds all the elements Continue reading


THINGS TO COME for January 2014

Things to Come for January 2014
with Kenneth Kimbrough

Welcome to 2014, the year we first get attacked by kaiju and the year when Solid Snake grows a pretty rad stache. As a part of the new year, I’m introducing a feature to the site in which I highlight new releases, reprints, relaunches and just about anything else that tickles me. All of this information can be found in the retailer catalog—PREVIEWS—which your local comic store should carry. Continue reading


REVIEW: “Amazing X-Men” #2

(Marvel Comics, 2013)

Review by Shawn Warner

Written by Jason Aaron
Pencils by Ed McGuinness
Inks by Dexter Vines
Color Artwork by Marte Gracia

Jason Aaron is one of the few writers who could take on a story so inherently fraught with potential theological complications and esoteric mumbo-jumbo and turn it into one of the most fun-filled and exciting high adventure X-Men stories to be written in quite some time. Continue reading

REPORT: The Superhero: The Golden Age of Comic Books (1938-1950) Exhibit

Zap! Pow! Bam! The Superhero: The Golden Age of Comic Books (1938-1950)
An Exhibit at the Jewish Museum of Maryland from January 27- August 18, 2013

Report by Shawn Warner


In my bag of goodies I picked up on Free Comic Book Day I found a flier with a coupon printed on it for one free admission with a paid admission to the Jewish Museum of Maryland’s comic book exhibit. Continue reading