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By Jesse Scheckner, December 17, 2014 0

God Hates Astronauts #4 Ryan Browne, Jordan Boyd Image Comics 2014 Now, I’ve never told anyone this, but when I… Read More »

By Jesse Scheckner, November 25, 2014 0

The questionable titling of this series is finally being addressed in this current story arc. (The first arc, although it sparingly featured amateur astronaut farmers fucking up things in space, focused more on Stargrass–nee Star Fighter–and his quest to reclaim his wife, his dignity and find a suitable head to replace the gargantuan, swollen and deflated beach ball that he once called a cranium.)

By Jesse Scheckner, October 7, 2014 0

God, I’m so glad this series is back.

By Jesse Scheckner, October 7, 2014 1

Amid a landscape of regurgitated ideas, reboots and spinoffs, a story like Wynter is a much-needed breath of fresh air.

By Jesse Scheckner, September 30, 2014 0

This issue picks up seconds after the last left off, as Sara Pezzini finds herself not only at odds with the physical manifestation of the Darkness’ viral echo but also fighting to save her now-infected friend.

By Jesse Scheckner, September 30, 2014 0

The opening sequence of this four-issue black-and-white four-shot comic from Top Cow Productions opens with a penile amputation by way of garden shears.

By Jesse Scheckner, September 23, 2014 0

All in all, A Voice in the Dark: Get Your Gun #1 is yet another brilliant installment in a series that has deservedly earned almost universal acclaim from comic fans and journos alike.

By Jesse Scheckner, September 9, 2014 0

For $20, Giant-Size Kung Fu Bible Stories is a little steep, however it’s a modest asking price when considering it could very well be the funnest, funniest and most flipped-through item on your coffee table.

By Jesse Scheckner, September 2, 2014 0

For being a seriously well-done comic book, “God Hates Astronauts” does anything but take itself seriously. From its hilarious opening to the cliffhanger last page, it’s a brilliant piece of work, long-awaited and done perfect justice upon its return.

By Jesse Scheckner, August 19, 2014 0

Easily on par with the pair of Darkness one-shots put out by comics superscribe Ales Kot, “Through a Glass, Darkly” works excellently on multiple levels and showcase an exceptional burgeoning talent.

By Jesse Scheckner, August 19, 2014 0

Perhaps, if given enough time, Cannon in the Clouds can develop a voice of its own. It currently stands, at best, as an inspired retread.

By Jesse Scheckner, August 12, 2014 0

“Death Vigil undoubtedly borrows preexisting elements from other stories, however [Sejic] combines all of these elements so seamlessly that they seem both fresh and familiar – the recipe, as pop music has taught us, for mass appeal.”

By Jesse Scheckner, August 5, 2014 0

After reestablishing her connection with the Witchblade, Sara Pezzini and her deputy go searching for answers. This issue, entitled “Darkness on the Edge of Town: Part One,” tells the next chapter in her story.

By Jesse Scheckner, August 5, 2014 0

As far as first issues go, Ragnarök #1 gets more right than wrong and, in laying down a decent foundation upon which to build a sturdy ongoing plot, that’s more than enough to call this initial step a victorious one.

By Jesse Scheckner, July 29, 2014 0

Penned by Eisner Award-nominated Jen Van Meter and illustrated by former Shadowman and Daredevil artist Roberto de la Torre, The Death-Defying Doctor Mirage is a terrifically put-together book.

By Jesse Scheckner, July 29, 2014 0

The Delinquents is a pitch-perfect cocktail of fun, fan service and social commentary – perfectly paced and stylistically realized – and whether you’re a fan of one series, both or neither is truly a non-issue; there is fun to be had in these pages and it’s so infectious that it’s almost impossible you won’t be affected one way or the other.

By Jesse Scheckner, July 23, 2014 0

Oh crap, there’s going to be more?