Comic Reviews

Comic Books, graphics novels and general comic book culture with a focus on Horror

Book Review: Driver for the Dead – Issue 2

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Issue: Driver for the Dead #2
Created, Written: John Heffernan
Pencils, Inks: Leonardo Manco
Paints: Kinsun Loh, Jerry Choo
Letters: Todd Klein
Editor: Renae Geerlings
Publisher: Radical Publishing
Release Date: September 2010
Pages: 56
Price: $4.99

“After successfully retrieving the body of Mose Freeman, Alabaster Graves and Mose’s great-grandaughter Marissa Freeman are headed back to New Orleans to give the renowned witch doctor … Continue reading

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Book Review: 28 Days Later – Issue 5

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Writer: Michael Alan Nelson
Artist: Marek Oleksicki
Colors: Nick Filardi
Letters: Ed Dukeshire
Editors: Ian Brill, Matt Gagnon
Cover Artists: Tim Bradstreet, Sean Phillips
Publisher: Boom Studios
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Full Color – 24 pages
Price: $3.99

“They are trapped among The Infected. They have no supplies. Most of their crew has been killed. Selena, Clint and Derrick must get to London, … Continue reading

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Book Review: 28 Days Later – Issue 4

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Writer: Michael Alan Nelson
Artist: Declan Shalvey
Colors: Nick Filardi
Letters: Ed Dukeshire
Editors: Ian Brill, Matt Gagnon
Cover Artists: Tim Bradstreet, Sean Phillips
Publisher: Boom Studios
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Full Color – 24 pages
Price: $3.99

“Selena and her new comrades have faced the Infected, but how will they fare against all the firepower used to enforce the U.K. quarantine? The … Continue reading

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Book Review: 28 Days Later – Issue 3

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Writer: Michael Alan Nelson
Artist: Declan Shalvey
Colors: Nick Filardi
Letters: Ed Dukeshire
Editors: Ian Brill, Matt Gagnon
Cover Artists: Tim Bradstreet, Sean Phillips
Publisher: Boom Studios
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Full Color – 24 pages
Price: $3.99

“The film that changed horror forever continues here! It doesn’t matter who you are or what you did; if you are infected, Selena will give … Continue reading

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Book Review: 28 Days Later – Issue 2

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Writer: Michael Alan Nelson
Artist: Declan Shalvey
Cover Artists: Tim Bradstreet, Sean Phillips
Publisher: Boom Studios
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Full Color – 24 pages
Price: $3.99

“A new ongoing series! 28 DAYS LATER comes to comics as an ongoing series, connecting the film 28 DAYS LATER to its sequel 28 WEEKS LATER! Focusing on Selena, one of the three survivors of the first film, as … Continue reading

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Zombies vs Cheerleaders: gimme a RRRRr

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Morbid or funny, and sometimes morbidly funny, top talent bring eclectic tales of Zombies vs Cheerleaders. Based on the hit trading card series from 5FINITY Productions, read the exciting stories of the two things everyone loves: zombies and cheerleaders!

Writer Steven L. Frank teams with artists Benjamin Glendenning, Jessica Hickman, Frankie B Washington, and David Namisato in this rip roaring first issue! Variant covers by Jason … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Celebrity Zombie Killers

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Writer: Rick Copp
Artist: Mikhail Drujic
Colors: Jacinto Guerrero
Letters: David Hedgecock
Cover Artist: Sanford Greene
Publisher: Ape Entertainment
Publication Date: 2010
Format: Full Color – 96 pages
Price: $12.95

“The clueless young celebrities that rule Hollywood have a new adversary in town—ravenous cannibal zombies!!! Can our self-absorbed, dumbass celebutants dig down deep enough to emerge as heroes or will the zombies win out?!?! … Continue reading

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Book Review: Time Bomb – Issue 1

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New series “Time Bomb” from Radical Publishing takes on quite a few genres. Science Fiction, horror, action and war. Add to that bunch a Nazi conspiracy looped within a government conspiracy and you have a taste of time bomb.

The military is doing what they do best…which is uncover secrets while they dabble in underground bunkers. When a team uncovers something they weren’t expecting such as a hidden underground … Continue reading

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Book Review: Marvel Zombies 3 (HC) – Author Fred Van Lente

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Writer: Fred Van Lente
Art: Kev Walker
From: Marvel Comics
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Full Color – 112 pages
Price: $19.99

Wow, think you’ve seen it all….. then hop on board for round #3 as I fill you in on the details of the Marvel Zombie world. What I love most about these releases is the art styling’s that change from one set of artist to the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Marvel Zombies 2 (HC) – Author Robert Kirkman

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Written by Robert Kirkman (Author), Sean Phillips (Illustrator)
Cover Art – Arthur Suydam
Published by Marvel Comics
Publication Date: 2008
Format: Color – 120 pages
Price: $19.95

The anticipation was killing me. I had long put off picking up a “Marvel Zombies” comic in the anticipation of purchasing the graphic novel collection. I wanted it to be fresh, to be complete and to be at the right … Continue reading

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Book Review: 28 Days Later: the Aftermath TPB – Author Steve Niles

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Written by Steve Niles
Edited by Jimmy Palmiotti
Art by Dennis Calero , Diego Olmos, Nat Jones, Ken Branch
Published by Harper Paperbacks

Publication Date: 2007
Format: Color – 112 pages
Price: $17.99

From Fox Atomic, comes a graphic novel based on the hugely popular film by the same name “28 Days”. This version titled: “After Math” follows the creation of the rage virus from laboratory to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Skullkickers – Issue 1

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Issue: Skullkickers #1
Writer: Jim Zubkavich
Line Art: Edwin Huang, Chris Stevens
Colors: Misty Coats
Cover Artist: Chris Stevens
Publisher: Image Comics
Release Date: Sept. 2010
Pages: 32
Price: $2.99

“No one knows where these two warriors came from. The only thing that’s clear is that they’re two of most ornery, trouble-making $%@# that have ever lived. SKULLKICKERS is a fantasy action-comedy: Two mercenaries … Continue reading

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Book Review: Zombies Vs. Cheerleaders – Issue 1

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Issue: Zombies vs. Cheerleaders #1
Writer: Steven L. Frank
Artists: Ben Glendenning, Jessica Hickman, Frankie B. Washington
Colors: Anthony Hochrein
Letters: Josh Aitken
Cover Artists: Justin Ridge, Jessica Hickman, Jason Worthington, Andy Black, Mark Bloodworth
Editor: Steven L. Frank
Publisher: Moonstone
Release Date: 2010
Pages: 32
Price: $3.99

“Morbid or funny, and sometimes morbidly funny, top talent bring eclectic tales of Zombies … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ginger-Stein premier edition

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Issue: Ginger-Stein: SAC Horror Con Preview Ed.
Creator/Writer/Illustrator: Dennis M. Willman
Publisher: Comic Book Divas
Release Date: 2010
Pages: 14
Price: $8.00

“Two months after the outbreak of an ancient necromonic disease in Detroit, Michigan, the US Government is longer able to maintain control of contagion. Panic has slowly gripped the unwitting populace. The politicians are unable to decide an effective course of action. The best doctors … Continue reading

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‘DEAD MOON’ Comic: Joins Horror Vets Jason Craig, Tom Towles and Gia Nova

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ANGRY ART PRESS Announces ‘DEAD MOON’ Comic: Project Joins Together Horror Vets Jason Craig, Tom Towles, Gia Nova and More 

WARWICK, R.I., Aug. 27 /Angry Art Press/ — This week Angry Art Press released the first promotional art for “Dead Moon,” the premiere comic in a planned horror mini-series created/written by R.A. Dowaliby Jr., with co-writing credits from Jason Craig (Freddy vs. Jason vs. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Satans 3 Ring Circus TPB – Author Robert Steven Rhine

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Written by Robert Steven Rhine
Artwork by WILLIAM STOUT, TIM VIGIL, JOHN CASSADAY, HILARY BARTA, JIM SMITH, FRANK FORTE, TONE RODRIGUEZ, FRANK DIETZ, VINCENT WALLER, ERIC PIGORS, STEVEN MANNION, SHANNON WHEELER, TOMMY CASTILLO, BRYAN BAUGH, JOHN HOWARD, DAVID HARTMAN, MIKE SOSNOWSKI, ALEX PARDEE, DAVID PALEO, JOHN WATKINS CHOW, STEPH DUMAIS, JEFF GAITHER, JAMES HELKOWSKI, CLAY HENSS, MATT HOWARTH and more.
Cover by Frank Forte.
Published by Asylum Press

Publication … Continue reading

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