REVIEW: ‘Southern Bastards’ #2

(Image Comics, 2014)

Writer – Jason Aaron
Art and Color – Jason Latour
Letters – Jared K. Fletcher
Color Asst. – Rico Renzi

Grab a beer, some BBQ’d ribs, and turn up that high school football game, it’s Wednesday, and in comic book land, that means a new issue of Southern Bastards. Continue reading

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REVIEW: ‘Southern Bastards’ #1

(Image Comics, 2014)

Writer – Jason Aaron
Art and Color – Jason Latour
Letters – Jared K. Fletcher
Color Assist. – Rico Renzi

I remember going to the theater to see Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson in Walking Tall.   I didn’t know much about it, only the star and basic premise, which was enough.  Sometimes its good to be able to turn off your Continue reading

REVIEW: “Federal Bureau of Physics” #5

(Vertigo / DC Comics, 2013)

Review by John Monaghan

Story:  Simon Oliver
Art: Robbi Rodriguez
Colours: Rico Renzi
Letters: Jared K. Fletcher

In my reviews of FBP #1 and #2 I praised Oliver for the tension and pace of the comic, which plunged us head first into a world of physics anomalies where the fragment of the universe was unstable, and straight into a conflict between two partners at the FBP Continue reading

REVIEW: “Federal Bureau of Physics” #2

(DC/Vertigo Comics, 2013)

Review by John Monaghan

Writer: Simon Oliver
Artist: Robbi Rodriguez
Colours: Rico Renzi
Letters: Steve Wands

Collider had to change its name after issue one because someone else had that name locked down. So here’s Federal Bureau of Physics / Collider #2.

Whereas issue #1 was concerned with building up and alleviating tension throughout and providing a bit of context for the series, issue #2 steadily builds up tension Continue reading

REVIEW: “Collider” #1

(Vertigo Comics, 2013)

Review by John Monaghan

WRITTEN BY:  Simon Oliver
ARTWORK BY:  Robbi Rodriguez
COLOR ARTWORK BY:  Rico Renzi
LETTERING BY:  Steve Wands

The premise of Collider is that the fabric of the universe is unstable: the fundamental laws of physics “that were chiselled into stone at the beginning of time… are not as permanent as we thought.” Continue reading