Comic Book Reviews

Comic Book Review: American Vampire #28

Posted: June 29, 2012 at 9:00 am   /   Books, Comic Book Reviews, Local

American Vampire #28 – The Blacklist Part One Written by Scott Snyder Art by Rafael Albuquerque Variant Cover by Greg Capullo   All of us have things in our past we hope will never catch up to us. Demons back that there that keep us up at night.   American Vampire is one of the rare comics […]

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Comic Book Review: Saga #4

Posted: June 21, 2012 at 10:27 pm   /   Comic Book Reviews, Local

Saga #4 Written by: Brian K. Vaughan Art and Cover by Fiona Staples If you are not reading this book, then you are missing out on what is turning into a truly amazing comic.  Brian K. Vaughan (Y: The Last Man) and Fiona Staples (Northladers) have created Saga, a science fiction story about Alana, Marko and their newborn baby […]

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Comic Book Commentary: Deconstructing Batman

Posted: June 16, 2012 at 6:00 am   /   Comic Book Reviews, Local

I am a Superman guy.  Always have been and always will be.  The Superman books were my first introduction to the world of comic books.  There was a time when The Man of Steel was DC Comics number one guy.  He was every where.  Lunch boxes, cereal boxes, toys, movies, cartoons, prime time dramas.  Alas, […]

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Comic Review: “Spider-Men” #1

Posted: June 14, 2012 at 11:22 pm   /   Comic Book Reviews, Local

Spider-Men #1 Written by Brian Michael Bendis Art by Sara Pichelli “You know how this works: I get to break your fishbowl helmet at the end of the fight”   Quick history lesson:  In 2000, Marvel Comics was in serious  financial trouble.  The Editor in Chief, Joe Quesada, realized the only way to save the […]

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Comic Review: ‘Before Watchmen: The Minutemen’ #1

Posted: June 7, 2012 at 9:55 pm   /   Comic Book Reviews, Local

  Before Watchmen: The Minutemen #1 Written and Drawn by Darywn Cooke Back-up Story by Len Wein & John Higgins “The Mystery Man’s equivalent to a gold watch.”   This is one of the opening lines to “The Minutemen”.  A much younger Hollis Mason is holding the very object that will ultimately be  fatally used […]

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Comic Reviews For ReviewSTL

Posted: June 6, 2012 at 8:59 pm   /   Comic Book Reviews, Local

Hello Fan Boys and Fan Girls! My name is Joe,  and I am elated to announce that I will be writing reviews of comic books for ReviewSTL.  I read books from all the major publishers and a few from the smaller ones, as well.  I’ve read comics since I was a kid, and I want […]

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