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Category: Comic Book Reviews

DC To Launch ‘100-Page Giant’ Comics Line, Exclusive to Walmart Stores

DC Comics will launch a new line of 100-Page Giants featuring a blend of new and reprinted material starting in July. The catch? The comics will be available only in Walmart stores in the U.S., opting against entering the direct market comic book shops and the digital market. DC will start the line with four ...

Dark Horse Announces ‘Stranger Things’ Comics Line

The Upside Down is getting its own line of comic books. Dark Horse Comics and Netflix announced today that they have partnered up to publish a line of comics based on Stranger Things, with the first series launching in September. In a statement to  Entertainment Weekly, Dark Horse President Mike Richardson had this to say: “Dark Horse is known ...

DC Announces Seven Issue Mini-series ‘Heroes in Crisis’ From Tom King

It seems like Tom King's Sanctuary project has been given it's own series.  After teases in both issues of Batman and Deathstroke, King's superhuman crisis center will now be the focus of a seven issue mini-series, Heroes in Crisis. Founded by Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman; Sanctuary is a a home for superheroes dealing with ...

Geoff Johns Leaves DC Entertainment For Film Production Deal

DC Entertainment's current President and Chief Creative Officer, Geoff Johns, is taking a leave from his executive roles in the company.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, Johns has entered an exclusive deal with Warner Bros and DC to write/produce new content for multiple platforms.  This will be done through his new production company: Mad Ghost Productions.  ...

Comic Report: 06/06/2018

Justice League #1 Review All the groundwork that Snyder’s done in Dark Nights: Metal and No Justice has paid off as this is the first issue in a very promising new Justice League series.  If someone created a checklist that had every attribute a good Justice League story needs, this issue has that in spades. ...

DC Comics to Relaunch Vertigo Imprint in late 2018

DC Comics has announced that they are relaunching their Vertigo imprint, with the line-wide changes starting in September.  Under the direction of editor Mark Boyle, the imprint will release four titles before 2018 is over, with three more series arriving in early 2019.  In regards to the relaunch Boyle had this to say: “We’re returning ...

Comic Report: 30/05/2018

Amazing Spider-man #800 Review This was the big finale to Dan Slott’s long run on Amazing Spider-man and it meets almost every expectation one would have going into it and then some. 'Go Down Swinging' always felt short at only four issues, but this finale is having enough material to fill more than two regular sized ...

DC Cancels ‘Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps’

With comic book solicitations comes both good and bad news.  On the one hand you can find out about a new series or learn information about ones currently being read, and on the other hand you can learn if a series you love is being canceled.  According to DC Comics' solicitations for the month of ...

Comics Report: 23/05/2018

Black Panther #1 Review One for the first titles in Marvel’s fresh start initiative brings back 2018’s favorite superhero in a new ongoing series, one that takes the Black Panther to places unexpected.  Ta-Nehisi Coates and new artistic collaborator Daniel Acuna guide the character into the intergalactic empire of Wakanda, and this first installment in ...

Marvel Cancels ‘Cable’ Comic Series

Marvel's August solicitations feature a notable absence, as there appears to be no new issue of Cable.  The title's cancellation was later confirmed by series writer Zac Thompson through his twitter account. https://twitter.com/ZacBeThompson/status/998988719381143552 The time traveling mutants latest series debuted in 2017 under Marvel's X-men relaunch, ResurreXion.  This volume will end with issue 159 which ...

Comics Report: 09/05/2018

This week in comics brought the launch of new books, and some eventful moments in a few well-known ongoing series.  The two most notable comics for this week brought the return of Hellboy and the beginning of DC’s Justice league relaunch, and over-all it was a pretty good week for comics with a couple exceptions. ...

Comic Report 02/05/2018

This Wednsday’s comics were a good batch, and included some notable Marvel issues, as new runs begin and old ones end. Let’s dive in to this week’s notable comics. East of West #37 An interlude issue that breaks from the events of last issue, it catches readers up on a few characters who haven’t been ...

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