REVIEW: ‘Pretty Deadly’ #5

(Image Comics, 2014)

Written by Kelley Sue DeConnick
Artwork by Emma Rios
Color Artwork by Jordie Bellaire
Lettering by Clayton Clowes

Kelly Sue Deconnick has proven herself to be one of the most versatile writers working today; her super hero work at Marvel is among the most innovative of their current offerings. However it’s her supernatural horror/ western Pretty Deadly that is breaking new ground among the independent mavericks.

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REVIEW: ‘Legends of Red Sonja’ #5

(Dynamite Entertainment, 2014)

Writers – Gail Simone, Blair Butler, Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists – Jack Jadson, Jim Calafiore, Valentine De Landro
Colors – Salvatore Aiala Studios
Letters – Simon Bowland

Red Sonja has become an iconic figure. Popularized by the Robert E. Howard short story The Shadow of the Vulture from 1934, she has become one of the most recognizable characters in comics.

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REVIEW: ‘Captain Marvel’ #1

(Marvel Comics, 2014)

Written by Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artwork by David Lopez
Color Artwork by Lee Loughridge

If you heard a strange sound Wednesday it was probably the huge collective sigh of relief heaved by the droves of Captain Marvel fans when this book finally, actually showed up on the racks of local comic shops around the world. Continue reading


REVIEW: “Captain Marvel” #11

(Marvel Comics, 2013)

Reviewed by Jared Butler

WRITTEN BY: Kelly Sue DeConnick & Christopher Sebela
ARTWORK: Filipe Andrade
COLOR ARTWORK: Jordie Bellaire

Carol Danvers is an ace pilot who was accidentally exposed to a Kree “Wish Machine” and given Captain Marvel’s powers.  She then became Ms.Marvel and did well to establish herself as one of the Avengers most courageous and powerful superheros.  This series stated off with Carol revealing her identity to the world and taking on the title of Captain Marvel, as she tries to find balance between her overwhelming responsibilities and the drive to constantly exceed the high standards she sets for herself. Continue reading