EARTH 2 / DREDD – UNDERBELLY [Reviews]: Oh, the In’MUTANT’ity…

Finding  a recurring theme through this stash of funnybooks was a tough trick, seeing how the publishers ranged from DC, 2000 AD, Marvel, and IDW. That was until this parish noticed this freaky foursome all featured mutants, you know, if you don't mind my inclusion a "truth serumed" villain --- or, hell, even an Earth …

EMPIRE of the DEAD / DEADLY CLASS / DEAD BODY ROAD [Reviews]: …On Arrival

Oh my brother and sisters, allow your faithful Padre to testify. Pop open a can of whatever unholy brew gets you through the night, sit back, relax, and read my good -- and quite deathly -- words on this week’s gifts from the almighty comic book gods. Our theme this morning, quite obviously, is Death. …

MIRACLEMAN #1 [Review]: Miracle on 135 W. 50th Street.

Marvel Comics purchased the rights to Miracleman/Marvelman back in 2009, promising that in the near future we would see the completion of the Miracleman epic. We would eventually get the stories we had been promised 25 years ago. Or so we thought. Flash forward almost five years after that announcement at San Diego Comic-Con (and …

ALL-NEW MARVEL NOW [Review]: Black Widow, a true ‘X-Factor’ of this new ‘World’?

It’s a new year in the realm of geek, and Marvel has seen fit to grace us with a brand new rebranding of their prior brand new rebranding. HA. What better name to call it than.. wait for it.. All-New Marvel Now!? You know, not to be confused with last year's Marvel Now. Stay with …

TERMINATOR SALVATION: THE FINAL BATTLE #1 [Review]: Franchise won’t be saved, just yet.

I saw a man, not a machine. Taking that quote from the much maligned Terminator: Salvation, this comic sequel to the film doesn't feature enough of why most love the franchise in the first place: killer robots. Now, while I get that a story should initially have some form of exposition, back story, and character …

INFINITY [Event Review]: Almost Inhuman.

As one Marvel event closes, another always blossoms. At 44-pages, Infinity is one credible finale, thanks to the eye-pretty art of Jim Cheung (X-Force, Young Avengers) and Dustin Weaver (S.H.I.E.L.D.), and the year-long crafted mind of Jonathan Hickman (Fantastic Four, God is Dead). Issue #6 finishes the story of Thanos' thirst for prolicide with the final vestige of his …