ultimate comics realm review

Realm #1

Title: Realm Writer: Seth M. Peck Penciler: Jeremy Haun Colorist: Nick Filardi Letterer: Thomas Mauer Publisher: Image The Realm is possibly the best genre mashup book of the year. It contains orcs, dragons and goblins reigning in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. If that doesn’t make you excited I don’t know what will. Set years after these…

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Darkhawk #51

Writers: Chris Sims, Chad Bowers Artist: Kev Walker Colorist: Java Tartaglia Letterer: VC’s Travis Lanham Publisher: Marvel As part of Marvel’s Legacy reboot, the company has put together a series of one-shots for its more obscure, B-list characters. Silver Sable, Master of Kung Fu and now Darkhawk are all part of this initiative. The idea…

Doomsday Clock #1

Writer: Geoff Johns Artist: Gary Frank Colorist: Brad Anderson Letterer: Rob Leigh Publisher: DC Comics It’s finally here. Ever since the mouth-dropping twist at the end of the Rebirth one-shot, DC fans have been waiting to see how exactly Watchmen would merge with the main DC universe. The answer will be explored throughout Doomsday Clock,…

ultimate comics deadman review

Deadman #1

Title: Deadman Written, Drawn and Colored by Neal Adams Letterer: Clem Robins Publisher: DC  It’s a pretty big deal to have a comic in 2017 written and illustrated by the legendary Neal Adams. The man who helped revitalize characters like Batman and Green Arrow in the 1970s alongside writer Denny O’Neil is back with a…

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Goosebumps: Monsters at Midnight #1

Title: Goosebumps Writer: Jeremy Lambert Artist: Chris Fenoglio Letterer: Christa Miesner Publisher: IDW Earlier this year, horror icon R.L. Stine made his first foray into comic book writing with Marvel’s revamp of Man-Thing. Though the book sold pretty terribly, this reviewer adored its B-movie flare and gorgeous visuals. I would even go so far as…

Ragman #1

Writer: Ray Fawkes Artist: Inaki Miranda Colorist: Eva De La Cruz Letterer: Josh Reed Publisher: DC Even for longtime DC fans, Ragman is a pretty obscure character. He showed up on Arrow in season five and is set to return in the new season, but in terms of the comics he’s remained mostly absent for…

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Batman: White Knight #1

Title: Batman: White Knight #1 Writer/Artist: Sean Murphy Colorist: Matt Hollingsworth Letterer: Todd Klein Publisher: DC I love a good speculative story, and Sean Murphy’s new miniseries Batman: White Knight offers a fascinating take on the Batman mythos. Featuring a reformed Joker as the protagonist and Batman as the deranged psychopath, this comic has the…

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Marvel Legacy #1

Title: Marvel Legacy #1 Writer: Jason Aaron Artists: Esad Ribic, Steve McNiven and various others Colorist: Matthew Wilson Letterer: Cory Petit Publisher: Marvel  Rebooting a long-established universe is a tricky business. On the one hand you want to imbue the story with plenty of mythology and cater toward longtime readers, but you also have to…

ultimate comics Runaways review

Runaways #1

Title: Runaways #1 Writer Rainbow Rowell Artist Kris Anka Colorist Matthew Wilson Published by Marvel Comics The Runaways are back! Hulu is THIS close to launching the live-action adaptation, so Marvel is taking a popular Young Adult novelist and one of their best artists and getting the band of teenage heroes back together. And not…