Comic Articles

  1. Essential Luke Cage, Power Man v1 Cover Image

    Essential Luke Cage, Power Man v1

    collects Hero for Hire #1-16 & Power Man #17-27 Comments: Luke is big, bad and ready to rumble on the cover, featuring his signature costume (a John Romita design).

    Comic Review Article Shawn Hill February 28, 2006
  2. Ganges #1 Cover Image

    Ganges #1

    I take real pleasure in going against the conventional wisdom.

    Comic Review Article Jason Sacks February 27, 2006
  3. Blood River Cover Image

    Blood River

    Blood River starts out feeling a lot like one of those serial killer movies from the '80s.

    Comic Review Article Jason Sacks February 22, 2006
  4. Ruule: Kiss & Tell  Cover Image

    Ruule: Kiss & Tell

    When I was in high school in the 1980s, my English class took a field trip to the Oregon Shakespeare festival, a very highly-regarded festival famous for putting new spins on Shakespeare's plays.

    Comic Review Article Jason Sacks February 22, 2006
  5. Essential Avengers v5 Cover Image

    Essential Avengers v5

    Collects: The Avengers #98-119, Daredevil #99 and Defenders #8-11 With all due respect to the creative teams of the first hundred Avengers issues, they were just laying the groundwork; Steve Englehart's arrival as regular writer early in this volume is where things really start to come together.

    Comic Review Article Kelvin Green February 21, 2006
  6. Guncandy / The Ride #2  Cover Image

    Guncandy / The Ride #2

    Guncandy : written by Doug Wagner Co-written and illustrated by Brian Stelfreeze The Ride : written by Chuck Dixon Illustrated by Hugh Haynes and Phil Noto Sex and violence.

    Comic Review Article Jason Sacks February 21, 2006
  7. New Avengers #16 Cover Image

    New Avengers #16

    Warning - spoilers below! My fellow reviewer Kelvin Green likes to call this comic Not Avengers , but for the first time it's literally true.

    Comic Review Article Jason Sacks February 20, 2006
  8. Testament #3 Cover Image

    Testament #3

    After a frustrating second issue, this series is starting to feel like it's really coming together.

    Comic Review Article Jason Sacks February 20, 2006