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By Jesse Scheckner, May 7, 2014 0

Despite being a new book, I can already tell that this story is ripe for adaptation.

By Jesse Scheckner, May 7, 2014 0

If you want a comprehensive overview of the Valiant universe as it currently stands, this is it.

By Jesse Scheckner, May 7, 2014 0

The book is a tad confusing for those uninitiated, and although the issue generously provides readers with a synopsis of what has happened thus far, it still is a bit disorienting.

By Jesse Scheckner, April 30, 2014 0

Kindt and Crain treat their subject matter with a deserved gravity, infusing the story with a sense of urgency, intrigue and wonderment. Crain’s gorgeous artwork, which digitally enhances traditional painting, suits the story perfectly.

By Jesse Scheckner, April 30, 2014 0

With great pacing, clear line work and true-to-life dialogue driving an intriguing story, Harbinger #22 serves not only as a great story but as a fantastic jump-on point for new readers.

By Jesse Scheckner, April 30, 2014 0

A great addition to the Eternal Warrior mythos, Eternal Warrior is a strong entry in the series that falls just barely short on accessibility and relevance. It nonetheless is a worthwhile pick-up if you’ve got an extra few bucks to blow.

By Jesse Scheckner, April 30, 2014 0

Shadowman: End Times #1 is about the finest jump-on point prospective readers could possibly hope for, not as much holding their hands as opening every door in the hallway and inviting them to peer inside and observe every nook and cranny therein.

By Jesse Scheckner, April 16, 2014 0

In tow with the standards the comic company founder established, creator/artist/writer Siya Oum has put together an absolutely stunning piece of visual storytelling.

By Jesse Scheckner, April 16, 2014 0

This may be one to keep on your radar, folks.

By Jesse Scheckner, April 16, 2014 0

This book is, in the purest sense of the idiom, a real page turner, and at the end of the issue a few things are established, though none likely as much as this: if you’ve been out of the loop for a while, now is a pretty good time to start picking up Witchblade again.

By Jesse Scheckner, April 9, 2014 0

Shotgun Wedding is delightful reading in all of the right ways: It’s kinetic, unpredictable, action-packed and, most importantly, an absolute blast throughout. Don’t be surprised if this gets optioned for a film sometime down the line.

By Jesse Scheckner, April 9, 2014 0

Artifacts #36 hits all the sweet spots an issue can hit: accessibility, a great pace, gorgeous artwork, an intriguing storyline and an enormous world to play around in. It’s a winner.

By Jesse Scheckner, April 2, 2014 0

Very much in the vein of Mad Magazine and similar adult humor books, Psycho Gran won’t enhance you intellectually or bestow upon you a newfound perspective on life; that’s not what Leach is trying to do here. Simply, he wants to entertain you and make you laugh, and the inclusive nature of his work is a testament to that.

By Jesse Scheckner, April 2, 2014 0

Minimum Wage, in its current story arc, resonates with male readers so much because many of us – myself included – know exactly what Rob is going through: the fear (and excitement) of the unknown, the anticipation of the act and the inner loudness of every disappointment and inconsistency.

By Jesse Scheckner, April 2, 2014 0

This is Linsner at the top of his game, ladies and gentlemen, and considering the self-contained nature of Sin Boldly, it’s a must-buy for any past or present fan.

By Jesse Scheckner, March 26, 2014 0

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By Jesse Scheckner, March 19, 2014 0

With this great first issue, City: The Mind in the Machine shows a ton of promise and, considering writer Eric Garcia’s track record, we should expect great things to come.