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Category: Comic Book Reviews

Marvel Announces “Fresh Start” for Comics

Written By: Mathew 'JJ' Simoes Get ready Marvel Comics fans as the company is planning to once again reboot its comics line. As seen in the video below, Marvel Comics has announced its "Fresh Start" initiative, promising "New series, new creative teams, new direction, new beginnings." The video features new Marvel Comics editor-in-chief, CB Cebulski, ...

Doomsday Clock Issue 2 Review

Written by: Mathew 'JJ' Simoes Doomsday Clock follows up it’s debut issue with a worthy contender, as it builds a foundation for Johns' and Frank's epic in the making. The second issue continues Veidt’s plan to find Doctor Manhattan, as the Watchmen characters use Nite-owl’s ship to venture into a quantum tunnel.  This allows our ...

Doomsday Clock #1 Review

Written by: Mathew 'JJ' Simoes Wow... this review is late.  After over a year of build-up, the long running plot thread in DC’s Rebirth line takes it’s first steps in reaching a climactic conclusion in the first issue of Doomsday Clock.  This series was promised to explore Doctor Manhattan’s role in creating the New 52, ...

Brian Michael Bendis Signs Exclusive deal with DC Comics

Written by:Mathew 'JJ' Simoes Earlier today is was reported that Brian Michael Bendis had signed an exclusive deal with publisher DC Comics. This was revealed via a statement on Twitter by the publisher, and later confirmed by Bendis himself through the writer's Twitter account. Bendis is a longtime writer for Marvel Comics, having worked with the publisher for seventeen ...

The Wild Storm Book One Review

Written by: Mathew 'JJ' Simoes DC Comics released The Wild Storm, which is a relaunch of the Image Comics Imprint they acquired from it's owner, Jim Lee.  Wildstorm flourished under DC Comics with critically acclaimed titles from well known, as well as up-and-coming creators.  However lagging sales led to the end of the first iteration ...

Marvel Announces ‘Deadpool Vs Old Man Logan’ Miniseries

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Two of Marvel's most popular mutants are about to collide in a brand new miniseries this fall. Continuing the tradition of the Deadpool Vs series, Marvel has announced the Deadpool Vs Old Man Logan comic. Declan Shalvey, known for writing Deadpool and Moon Knight, will team with artist Mike Henderson to ...

Strangers In Paradise Continuation Release Date Confirmed

Written by: Mathew 'JJ' Simoes In October of last year reports circulated that Terry Moore was bringing his well known series, Strangers in Paradise, back for a new story.  Yesterday, Moore responded to a fan's tweet about missing the series with the month and year of the new comic's release, "1.18".  So until the first issue of ...

Batman Proposes to…

Written By: Mathew 'JJ' Simoes A bit of comics news for the end of the day, Batman has proposed to Catwoman.  As revealed in USA Today, issue twenty four of the Tom King penned title Batman ends with the main protagonist proposing to Catwoman.  Throughout the past few decades Batman and Catwoman have had an ...

X-Men Gold Vol. 1: ‘Back to the Basics’ Review

Written By: Mathew “JJ” Simoes When Marvel relaunched the X-Men franchise after Secret Wars, I was among those largely disappointed by the line’s output.  Despite having big name creators, the general direction of the line felt stale, with the only stand out title being All-New Wolverine.  Seeing this negative reception to the X-Men line, Marvel ...

Five Stories to Help the World Appreciate Superman

Written By: JJ Simoes Many people do not care for Superman, and they tend to proclaim a preference for Batman because he’s more ‘complex’.  Well that’s just plain wrong, and I say this while admitting to not being much of a superman fan myself.  However, this list contains five Superman stories I’m very fond of, ...

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