REVIEW: “Code Monkey Save World” #1 and #2

(Monkeybrain Comics, 2013)

Review by Brad Gischia

Written by Greg Pak
Based on the songs of Jonathan Coulton
Pencils and Inks by Takeshi Miyazawa
Colors by Jessica Kholinne
Letters by Simon Bowland

*Some Spoilage

(Cue deep and gravelly voiced announcer) “In a world…where zombie armies roam, where animated dolls creep into your nighttime bedroom, where giant alien squids hover over your town like a baby Cthulu…don’t look to your boss, don’t look to the government, look to…Code Monkey!” Continue reading

REVIEW: “Action Comics” #19

(DC Comics, 2013)

Review by Shawn Warner

WRITER:  Andy Diggle
PENCILS:  Tony S. Daniel
INKS:  Batt
COLORS:  Tomeu Morey

This issue is a changing of the guard as Grant Morrison is replaced by Andy Diggle. Like Morrison Diggle is best known for darker more esoteric subject matter most notably perhaps his work on Hellblazer. So for him to pick up the Superman mantle here is a very logical move for DC. For them to keep the readership that Morrison has built on this title they would have to choose a writer cut from the same cloth as Morrison. I believe they have done just that with Andy Diggle. Continue reading