Comic Reviews

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

Comic Review: Zombie Tramp GN

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Issue: Zombie Tramp GN
Writer: Dan Mendoza
Artist & Colors: Dan Mendoza
Letters& Edits: Jason Martin
Publisher: Super Real Graphics
Release Date: October 2010
Pages: 112
Price: $11.99

“Janey Belle is on her path for revenge, for those who are responsible for her death. with a little help from the Zombie Queen, who has a common enemy.“

Artwork: 4.5 out of 5
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Comic Review: Hatchet /Slash

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There was a movie I’ve seen called Hatchet, it was an homage to the horror movies of the eighties. In 2005 came a comic book sensation called Hack/Slash. A series devoted to all of those bad 80’s movies we grew up watching. The times where VHS movies were a big deal, how we would con our parents into letting us watch those slasher movies as they rented them for us. Hack/Slash is a series … Continue reading

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Comic Review: The Zombies that Ate the World – Book 1 HC

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Issue: The Zombies that Ate the World: Book 1 HC
Writer: Jerry Frissen
Artist: Guy Davis
Publisher: Humanoids
Release Date: November 2011
Pages: 120
Price: $24.95

“In Los Angeles in the year 2064, the dead have risen and corpses live again, cohabiting among us…well, somewhat. As a zombie apocalypse engulfs America, we follow a group of friends on a their journey to start a little business of their … Continue reading

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Comic Review: The Strain – Issue 2

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Issue: The Strain #2
Story By: Guillermo Del Toro, Chuck Hogan
Script By: David Lapham
Artist: Mike Huddleston
Publisher: Dark Horse
Release Date: Jan 2012
Pages: 32
Price: $3.50

“As an eclipse covers New York City in midday darkness, Dr. Ephraim Goodweather and his team from the Centers for Disease Control struggle to find an explanation for what happened to Flight 753. But when the symptoms don’t … Continue reading

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Comic Review: The Strain – Issue 1

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Issue: The Strain #1
Story By: Guillermo Del Toro, Chuck Hogan
Script By: David Lapham
Artist: Mike Huddleston
Publisher: Dark Horse
Release Date: Dec. 2011
Pages: 28
Price: $1.00

“When a Boeing 777 lands at JFK International Airport and goes dark on the runway, the Center for Disease Control, fearing a terrorist attack, calls in Dr. Ephraim Goodweather and his team of expert biological-threat first responders. Only … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Shadow Hunters – Issue 1

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Issue: Shadow Hunters #1
Writer: Jason Dube
Artist: Benjamin Jordan
Publisher: Scattered Comics
Release Date: October 2011
Pages: 36
Price: $5.50

“Shadow Hunters is the new supernatural comic book that revolves around the lives of 3 teenage girls. As they seek vengeance on the dark demon that wiped out hundreds of lives, they encounter both a vast array of darkness that dwell around them and a shadow army … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Vault – Issue 3

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Issue: Vault #3
Writer: Sam Sarkar
Artist: Garrie Gastonny
Publisher: Image Comics
Release Date: October 2011
Pages: 32
Price: $2.99

“After a confrontation with the Angel of Death that has destroyed their robot and killed one crew member, the team makes it back on board The Revelation believing the creature is dead. They’re wrong. Very wrong.”

Dying Breath: 4.5 out of 5
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Comic Review: The Sixth Gun – Issue 1

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Issue: The Sixth Gun Vol. 1
Writer: Cullen Bunn
Artist: Brian Hurtt
Publisher: Oni Press
Release Date: 2011
Pages: 160
Price: $19.99

“Collecting issues #1 – #6 of the hit new series by Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt! During the darkest days of the Civil War, wicked cutthroats came into possession of six pistols of otherworldly power. In time, the Sixth Gun. the most dangerous of … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Valen The Outcast – Issue 1

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Issue: Valen The Outcast #1
Writer: Michael Alan Nelson
Artist: Matteo Scalera
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Release Date: Dec. 2011
Pages: 32
Price: $1.00

“The King is dead — long live the DEAD KING! King Valen Brand is a fair, just king as well as a great and mighty warrior. Killed by a Necromancer in battle and resurrected as one of the walking dead. Now he’s considered … Continue reading

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Comic Review: The Manor – Issue 1

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Issue: The Manor: Vol. 1
Writer: Andy Korty
Artist: Andy Korty & Others
Release Date: 2011
Pages: 100
Price: $15.00
“The first year of The Manor collected to hold in your undead hands! See extra content that has not appeared on the site; and an introduction by Aaron Minier (Black Rose, Battle of Destiny, Push). Join Shaggy, Sweetpea, and their tenants as they invite you into … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Skullkickers – Vol 2

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Issue: Skullkickers Vol. 2
Writer: Jim Zubkavich
Artists: Edwin Huang, Espen Grundetjern
Colors: Misty Coats
Publisher: Image Comics
Release Date: November 2011
Pages: 144
Price: $16.99

“The second SKULLKICKERS adventure is a wondrous tornado of action-adventure: a den of thieves, a city of danger, nobility, stupidity, plant monsters, dinner parties and bloodthirsty faerie folk.”

Dying Breath: 4.5 out of 5
CRASH! ROLL! LAUGH! STAND … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Green Wake – Issue 7

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Issue: Green Wake #7
Writer: Kurtis Wiebe
Artist: Riley Rossmo
Publisher: Image
Release Date: December 2011
Pages: 32
Price: $3.50

“Morley is haunted by ghosts of his past that force him to face his fears about Green Wake. Violent unrest seizes the citizens of the once sleepy town and Morley is forced to choose a place to stand in the deepening social divide.”

Dying Breath: 4.5 … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Green Wake – Issue 6

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Issue: Green Wake #6
Writer: Kurtis Wiebe
Artist: Riley Rossmo
Publisher: Image
Release Date: October 2011
Pages: 32
Price: $3.50

“The next chapter of the critically acclaimed saga returns and the face of Green Wake has been forever changed. A new threat to the once-quiet shores surfaces when rowboats wash ashore with nothing but fresh blood as a passenger and a new arrival begins a campaign … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Dream Reavers – Issue 1

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Issue: Dream Reavers #1
Writer: Raphael Moran
Artists: Marc Borstel, Atul Bakshi, David Hedmark
Publisher: Ape Entertainment
Release Date: October 2011
Pages: 32
Price: $3.99

“Teens with strange powers from around the world suddenly go into a fatal coma all at the exact same time. When they awaken from beyond the veil of dreams they end up caught in between an epic war on another world … Continue reading

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Book Review: Critical Millennium Hardcover – Author Andrew E. C. Gaska

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Issue: Critical Millennium Hardcover
Writer/Creative Director: Andrew E. C. Gaska
Artist: Daniel Dussault
Letters: Nina L. Kester
Proofs: Duncan Mc Lachlan
Publisher: Archaia
Pages: 176
Price: $24.95

“Mankind’s rise and fall in space begins here! Two thousand years from now, the Earth is nearly dead. A bold group of explorers led by philanthropist Thomm Coney pushes forward to take the first tentative steps out of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Charley’s War – Author Pat Mills

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Issue: Charley’s War (Vol. 8): Hitler’s Youth
Writer: Pat Mills
Artist: Joe Colquhoun
Publisher: Titan Publishing
Release Date: Oct. 2011
Pages: 112
Price: $19.95

“In this explosive new volume of never-before-collected comic strip, Charley comes face to face with a young corporal who will eventually change the face of the world as leader of the Nazi party: Adolf Hitler. The eighth action-packed volume of Charley’s War … Continue reading

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