Millarworld Annual #1

Various Creators Publisher: Image A year ago, Mark Millar launched a contest which was specifically designed to seek out new comic book creator talents. Thousands of writers and artists across the globe submitted stories set within the worlds of Millar’s creator-owned books like Kick-Ass, Chrononauts, Starlight, etc., and the winners would get theirs published in…

Nightwing Rebirth #1

Written by Tim Seeley Art by Yanick Paquette Published by DC Comics DC Rebirth has been great so far. Ask anyone at the Ultimate Comics register, or read some of my previous reviews. The idea is that DC is going back to the mythology of its legendary characters and making approachable stories about what makes…

Justice League Rebirth #1

Written and Drawn by Bryan Hitch Published by DC Comics The Justice League punches big monsters. It’s just what they do. And under Bryan Hitch, the Reborn version of the League gets to keep doing what they do best. The main story of the book is straightforward and classic, holding the main ideas of DC’s…

Hillbilly #1

Writing and art by Eric Powell Published by Albatross Funnybooks “There is but two facts of which I am sure. Today is Tuesday, and a witch is gonna die.” Eric Powell is famous for long-running horror series The Goon, but this week, he’s expanding his publishing line with the dark Appalachian fairy tale, Hillbilly. In…

The Flash #1

Writer: Joshua Williamson Artist: Carmine Di Giandomenico Publisher: DC In terms of selecting the right creative team, DC could not have done a better job with the new Flash title. Between Williamson’s script and Giandomenico’s stellar visuals, this is the perfect modern Flash comic; one that builds on everything that’s come before, and provides readers…

Civil War II #2

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: David Marquez Publisher: Marvel Following the cliffhanger ending in the first issue of this series, chapter two opens with an emotionally-charged Tony Stark kidnapping Ulysees, thus declaring war on the Inhumans in the process. As the Ultimates and the Avengers negotiate with Medusa so that Captain Marvel can talk with…

The Punisher #2

Writer: Becky Cloonan Artist: Steve Dillon Publisher: Marvel Story: Frank Castle pursues a mercenary outfit turned drug cartel called Condor. This organization has manufactured a drug called EMC, which enhances its users with superhuman abilities. In this issue, he encounters their big bad hitman Face. Thoughts: This is an action-packed read which has the feel…