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…

Batman #50 (SPOILERS)

Writer: Tom King Artist: Mikel Janin and Other Special Guests Colorist: June Chung Letterer: Clayton Cowles Publisher: DC Thanks to the New York Times, a reviewer spoiled the ending to one of the most anticipated comic book issues of our time four days ahead of its release. The bleeping headline spoiled it! Many fans, and…

Venom #1

Writer: Donny Cates Penciler: Ryan Stegman Inker: J.P. Mayer Colorist: Frank Martin Letterer: Clayton Cowles So, if you haven’t heard Marvel just rebooted…again. Get ready to see a lot of Marvel number ones in the coming months, including Doctor Strange, Deadpool, The Immortal Hulk and the recently launched Avengers title by Jason Aaron and Ed…

Hawkman Found #1

Writer: Jeff Lemire Penciler: Bryan Hitch Inker: Kevin Nowlan Colorists: Alex Sinclair and Jeremiah Skipper Letterer: Clayton Cowles Publisher: DC Comics Metal continues to be one of the most bombastic and wildly imaginative crossover events in DC’s history. At times it can be difficult to follow and connect it to the main DCU, but nevertheless…

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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…

ultimate comics batman: white knight #1

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…