Articles by shawn hill

  1. The Boys #55 Cover Image

    The Boys #55

    The past few issues were intense, but also a near complete change in tone, and a clever move on Ennis' part.

    Comic Review Article Shawn Hill June 5, 2011
  2. The Boys #55 Cover Image

    The Boys #55

    The past few issues were intense, but also a near complete change in tone, and a clever move on Ennis' part.

    Comic Review Article Shawn Hill June 4, 2011
  3. Doom Patrol #22 Cover Image

    Doom Patrol #22

    No tearful goodbyes or cheap sentiment in this last issue of Giffen's take on DC's long-lived but ill-starfed misfit team.

    Comic Review Article Shawn Hill May 9, 2011
  4. Anita Blake: Circus of the Damned: The Ingénue #3 Cover Image

    Anita Blake: Circus of the Damned: The Ingénue #3

    The cover to Anita Blake: Circus of the Damned: The Ingénue #3 shows newly minted necromancer Larry, hired ostensibly to help out Anita's heavy workload of raising the dead, calling up too many souls from cemetery graves.

    Comic Review Article Shawn Hill April 29, 2011
  5. Doom Patrol #21 Cover Image

    Doom Patrol #21

    This is the type of issue that happens every so often in the Doom Patrol cycle, a re-evaluation of the status quo of stalwart mainstay Cliff Steele.

    Comic Review Article Shawn Hill April 11, 2011
  6. The Stand: No Man's Land #3 Cover Image

    The Stand: No Man's Land #3

    As Frannie and Larry finally find Harold's journal, this issue has me rethinking a lot about Stephen King's epic.

    Comic Review Article Shawn Hill April 7, 2011
  7. Adventure Comics #524  Cover Image

    Adventure Comics #524

    This is the team and the concept to take the book beyond its revival as a Superboy title at last, and a big improvement over the initial decision for Levitz to look at the current team in their titular book and revisit their origins in this one.

    Comic Review Article Shawn Hill March 21, 2011
  8. X-Men Legacy #246 Cover Image

    X-Men Legacy #246

    In these kinds of alternate reality stories, one character always works against great odds to put things right.

    Comic Review Article Shawn Hill March 17, 2011
  9. Doom Patrol #20  Cover Image

    Doom Patrol #20

    Doom Patrol has been quirky and strange from the start, maintaining the interest of its stable creative team (Giffen and Clark have provided a consistent level of entertainment), if not the fans.

    Comic Review Article Shawn Hill March 14, 2011
  10. The Boys #52 Cover Image

    The Boys #52

    What's Been Happening: Major flashback time, as it turns out the kindly old duffer who Hughie unloaded his problems on in Scotland was actually Greg Mallory, former leader of the Boys, gone undercover to gather reconnaissance on Hughie and, in effect, on the Boys themselves since the Butcher took over.

    Comic Review Article Shawn Hill March 5, 2011