Category Archives: Reviews – Quick Critiques

Quick Critiques – Nov. 11, 2018


I’ve been rather lax in recent weeks when it came to writing about comics, and now that I’ve gotten back to it, I found I’ve got plenty to say about stories and art being told in my favorite medium. With this set of capsule reviews, I turn my attention to four recent first issues: Marvel Knights 20th, Outer Darkness, Suicide Squad: Black Files and Zorro: Swords of Hell.

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Quick Critiques – Sept. 16, 2018


From off-world reconnaissance to a blend of espionage and ink, from newly made galaxies to a vision of Victorian era England with hand-made monsters, this collection of capsule reviews will take you to unusual worlds to encounter impossible people. Join me as I delve into the most recent issues of Cemetery Beach, Cover, Fantastic Four and Newbury & Hobbes: The Undying.

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Quick Critiques – Aug. 17, 2018


Come with me as I explore elsewheres and elsewhens, worlds unlike our own populated by fantastic characters and unbelievable customs. From kickstarting a killing to pulling a heist in a galaxy far, far away. From punked-out heroes to robots with free will trying to earn a living. Continue and find out what I thought of this quartet of first issues: Crowded, Edge of Spider-Geddon, Star Wars: Beckett and Volition.

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Quick Critiques – Aug. 4, 2018


In Metropolis, criminals try to stay hidden from an all-seeing, all-hearing hero, while at the bottom of the ocean, a reanimated but foggy assassin undertakes a recovery mission that will haunt him. In New York, champions of justice gather with thieves and killers to discuss the fate of the universe, and in a different version of New York, comrades in arms gather for a reunion that turns into a rescue mission. I examine them all in this latest collection of capsule reviews.

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