AVENGERS EMPYRE / ADVENTUREMAN / GREEN LANTERN / THAT TEXAS BLOOD [Reviews]: In Brightest Day, By Texas Blood…

This Empyre storyline seems like it has it all: conflict-driven storylines; character meetups; past lore building...the story, even, further twists and turns at every corner and much more. Avengers: Empyre #0 is no different. In this issue, we get a look at the buildup to the conflict from the perspective of Tony Stark, who has …

AVENGERS / MARAUDERS / VENOM / SPIDER-MAN / BIRDS OF PREY – SIRENS OF JUSTICE [Comics Reviews]: About Dang Time!

The Herculean task of scripting an Avengers run after Jonathan Hickman befell poor Jason Aaron. At first I was happy with the team he brought in. I like Robbie Reyes and Blade and “Thingee”. I even dug the Vampire arc until the end. I scratched my head as to why Superion wasn’t an Avenger but …

LUCIFER’S KNIGHT / HELLIONS [Comics Reviews]: The Last of Us.

Even though I’m extremely anti-establishment…I believe the corpse of that Cold War censoring body once known as The Comics Code Authority should be instantaneously ripped from the putrid filth bed it’s been rotting away into for the last decade, so it can be brought forth to bear its wrath down upon this criminal act of …

X-O MANOWAR / ROAD TO EMPYRE – THE KREE v SKRULL WAR / JUDGE DREDD – FALSE WITNESS [Reviews]: Comics Quaran-Time, Part Deux.

XO-Manowar #1 is a surprising comic. Firstly, being Valiant's flagship character, they don't reboot and change volumes as often as with Archer and Armstrong, Quantum and Woody, or the Harbinger characters, so an issue 1 is worth remarking upon in itself; but secondly, I haven't read a Valiant comic in a couple of years, so …