Review: Judge Dredd #1

(IDW-2015)

Writers- Ulises Farinas & Erick Freitas

Artist- Dan McDaid

Colorist- Ryan Hill

Letterer- Chris Mowry

Editor- Denton J. Tipton

Judge Dredd has been a staple character in the comic book industry since his inception by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra, in 1977.  He has been through so many incarnations and seen so many different takes that a new on-going series would seem to be like trying to get artistic inspiration from a used coloring book.  It’s not going to be easy. Continue reading

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REVIEW: ‘The Fuse’ #2

(Image Comics, 2014)

Written by Antony Johnston
Illustrated by Justin Greenwood
Colored by Shari Chankhamma
Lettered by Ed Brisson

Image was always the first company to push the creator more than the comic. It gave us the rock star creators of the 90’s, and despite the glut of amazing garbage that we saw during that time; there were gems as well. Who can forget the first time they saw Continue reading

‘Lost in the Longbox’ with Brad Gischia, Episode 14

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Batman/Judge Dredd: Vendetta in Gotham
(DC/Fleetway, 1993)

Written by: Alan Grant & John Wagner
Art: Cam Kennedy
Color: Digital Chameleon
Lettered: Ken Bruzenak

Greetings from the Wasteland!

There are few characters in comics who could claim to be more morally driven than Batman.  His vow never to kill ranks him above most heroes, and his spurning of firearms (with a few exceptions) make him a model for heroes everywhere. Continue reading