Comic Reviews

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

Comic Review: 28 Days Later – Issue 7

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Issue: 28 Days Later #7
Writer: Michael Alan Nelson
Artist: Declan Shalvey
Colors: Nick Filardi
Letters: Ed Dukeshire
Editors: Ian Brill
Cover Artists: Tim Bradstreet, Sean Phillips
Publisher: Boom Studios
Release Date: February 2010
Pages: 24
Price: $3.99

“The new heart-stopping ongoing from BOOM! continues! Great Britain is quarantined. The Infected overrun the land. What the world doesn’t know is that uninfected people are … Continue reading

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Comic Review: TerrorKlowns – Issue 2

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Come one, come all. Welcome to your worse nightmare. A while back I did a review for a fellow comic book writer who loves all things horror. He wrote a series that was a long time coming. First he had a vision, this vision featured every kid’s worse nightmare: Clowns. Those painted faced bastards that love making our lives a living hell with their smiling faces and their bright red noses. … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Valen The Outcast – Issue 2

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Issue: Valen The Outcast #2
Writer: Michael Alan Nelson
Artist: Matteo Scalera
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Release Date: Jan. 2012
Pages: 32
Price: $3.99

“The King is dead – long live the DEAD KING! King Valen Brand was a just king and a great warrior until he was killed by a Necromancer in battle and resurrected as one of the walking dead. Now he’s considered an abomination in his … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Whispers – Issue 1

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Issue: Whispers #1
Writer: Joshua Luna
Artist: Joshua Luna
Publisher: Image Comics
Release Date: Jan 2012
Pages: 28
Price: $2.99

“A mentally troubled man is suddenly empowered with the ability to leave his physical body in “ghost” form and manipulate people in strange and disturbing ways. With this incredible power, will he control his demons…or discover even more?”

Dying Breath: 4.0 out of 5
I was an … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Zombie Bomb – Last Rites – Issue 6

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Issue: Zombie Bomb #6: Last Rites
Creators: Ken Knudtsen, Steve Becker, Jeff McComsey, Samuel Araya, Keith McCleary, Rolo Ledesma, Murat Mihcioglu, Ergun Gunduz, Andy Jones, Josh Morrissette, Jerry Morrissette, Matt Talbot, Dave Ferreira, Haig Demarjian, Adam Street, Lawrence Basso, Steve Jones, Tony Donley, Andrew Houle, Brian Paturzo, Jamie Head, Geoff Mosse
Publisher: Terminal Press
Release Date: 2011
Pages: 76
Price: $10.00

“The ZombieBomb! Comic Anthology unleashes it’s ferocious final … Continue reading

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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
There are a few … Continue reading

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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
I can only … Continue reading

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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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