Monthly Archives: October 2013

Five Ghosts: The Haunting of Fabian Gray Vol. 1 TPB (Image)

Rating: 5/5 – The best Image book not enough people are talking about! Collecting issues #1-5 of the comic series When I was in college, Joseph Campbell’s Monomyth was my jam. It connected me with this idea that every story … Continue reading

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Silver Surfer: Parable (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Stan Lee/Moebius (refreshing) far exceeds Stan Lee/Pollard (forgettable). Collects Silver Surfer (1988) #1-2 and Silver Surfer: The Enslavers HC With the way the Jack Kirby and Stan Lee debate has raged on over the years on who … Continue reading

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The Authority Book 1: Relentless (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – Improved Successor to Stormwatch. We last left off with the “first” volume of the Stormwatch trade collections.  While I continued to read the rest of the series, it made sense to wait until the transition to the … Continue reading

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Prophet Volume 1 (Image)

Rating: 4.5/5 – True Science Fiction with endless possibilities. Prophet isn’t a light read.  It demands attention as there’s so much attention given to the building of the world and universe that Prophet lives in.  What I knew of Prophet … Continue reading

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Shazam HC New52 (DC)

Rating: 5/5 – A Solid Re-telling of the Story That’s Been Retold Too Many Times To Mention! Nobody seems to know what to do conclusively with the Big Red Cheese ever since DC acquired him back before many of you … Continue reading

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The Mad Life and Fantastic Art of Al Feldstein (Futurism/IDW)

Rating: 5/5 – An Amazing Story of a Prolific Artist/Writer/Editor This is really two stories about comic book history for the price of one. There’s the history of EC comics and then there’s also the history MAD magazine. Author Grant … Continue reading

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Fatale Vol. 1 TPB (Image)

Rating: 5/5 – Horror done right by two proven creators. The first volume of Fatale “Death Chases Me” is another fantastic story by the award winning creative team of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips.  If you’re familiar with Sleeper, Criminal … Continue reading

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