The cartooning by Chris Giarrusso feels like it belongs as a feature in MAD magazine and Brad Guigar’s commentary on the insane behaviors echoes what geeks drunkenly talk about in their hotel rooms.
Visually, Nailbiter does its job of intriguing the reader, but the writing is painting by numbers. Hopefully issue two serves up some unique story elements, or this book will languish as a rerun.
Gimenez’s versatility with a pen – both illustrative and in plot – is on full display throughout both volumes. He’s got an almost musical attunement for humor, and although I wasn’t ever busting at the seams, I found myself grinning on multiple occasions and laughing heartily more than once.
Burn the Orphanage: Reign of Terror is a sophomoric effort to make a video game a comic, and without deeper storytelling and artwork that has more dimension, it won’t grasp much attention.
If you want a new adventure in the Original Series universe, pick up Star Trek New Visions: The Mirror, Cracked.
The Red Star: Treasury Edition read like a great night of gaming, and the author wanted to inject more soul into it.
A documentary based around one man’s humiliating experiences, Unhung Hero attempts to answer the question… does size matter?
Based on the Old English epic poem, Beowulf is the story of a hubristic Geat warrior, who comes to a King’s aid in order to dispatch a local monster that has been terrorizing the mead hall.
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For a straight forward but not too clumsy fantasy story Skyward looks like a good book, however, the Saturday Morning cartoon characters on the back page lead me to believe I don’t have the full story here