Articles by chris kiser

  1. Action Comics Annual #13 Cover Image

    Action Comics Annual #13

    With its monthly counterpart currently dedicated to recapturing the zany fun of eras past, it is appropriate that this week’s Action Comics Annual also bears a striking resemblance to the comics of yesteryear.

    Comic Review Article Chris Kiser December 6, 2010
  2. Fantastic Four #585  Cover Image

    Fantastic Four #585

    In place of the usual quoted snippet of dialogue, each cover to "Three," the latest story arc of Fantastic Four , has featured a numeric countdown--presumably to the issue where an as yet unnamed member of the team will die.

    Comic Review Article Chris Kiser November 26, 2010
  3. Superior #2 Cover Image

    Superior #2

    As Superior makes the rounds in delivering its distinctly Mark Millar take on the classic superhero story, it lands this month upon one of the most treasured conventions of the genre--the hero’s discovery of his powers.

    Comic Review Article Chris Kiser November 20, 2010
  4. Brightest Day #13 Cover Image

    Brightest Day #13

    Of the four major storylines running through Brightest Day , including arcs featuring Aquaman, Martian Manhunter, Firestorm, and Hawkman, three have been consistently entertaining.

    Comic Review Article Chris Kiser November 6, 2010
  5. Kick Ass 2 #1 Cover Image

    Kick Ass 2 #1

    When Mark Millar’s Superior dropped in stores last week, the overwhelmingly unified opinion amongst reviewer types was that it marked a sharp departure from the typical Millar fare.

    Comic Review Article Chris Kiser October 23, 2010
  6. The Unwritten #18 Cover Image

    The Unwritten #18

    A month removed from last issue’s creative Choose Your Own Adventure experiment, The Unwritten #18 is perhaps the most accessible and straightforward installment of the series to date.

    Comic Review Article Chris Kiser October 21, 2010
  7. Friday Slufest: New Avengers #5 Cover Image

    Friday Slufest: New Avengers #5

    The New Avengers remain confused by magic, even though they now have two Sorcerers Supreme on the team who, helpfully, name each of their spells in glowing, white letters.

    Comic Review Article Shawn Hill, Chris Kiser October 16, 2010
  8. Batman: Under the Red Hood Cover Image

    Batman: Under the Red Hood

    Director: Brandon Vietti Writer: Judd Winick Producers: Bruce Timm, Bobbie Page, Alan Burnett (co-producer) Voiced by: Bruce Greenwood (Batman), Jensen Ackles (Red Hood), John DiMaggio (The Joker), Neil Patrick Harris (Nightwing), Jason Isaacs (Ra's al Ghul), Wade Williams (Black Mask) The annals of DC Comics' publishing history boast a virtually limitless array of titles that, if adapted to film or animation, would bring fanboys and girls to their knees in excitement.

    Movie Review Article Chris Kiser October 9, 2010
  9. S.H.I.E.L.D. #4 Cover Image

    S.H.I.E.L.D. #4

    In the first three issues of S.H.I.E.L.D. , Jonathan Hickman primarily engaged in the task of exposition.

    Comic Review Article Chris Kiser October 8, 2010