2013 reads

Animal Man + Avengers + Xmen = Awesome

May 8, 2014

A + X = Awesome This is a crossover book that tells several short stories. Each story pairs up a member of The Avengers with one of the X-Men. There are twelve different adventures in this trade paperback that team up the likes of Wolverine and [Keep Reading]

Recommended Read – Will & Whit

January 6, 2014

Will & Whit by Laura Lee Gulledge I fell in love with Laura Lee Gulledge’s first graphic novel Page by Paige. The book spoke to me on so many different levels. As such, I eagerly awaited more material from her. The title and cover art [Keep Reading]

More Danger from the Living

January 3, 2014

  The Walking Dead: Volume 6 – This Sorrowful Life Once again, this issue of the series deals more so with the violence between the survivors of the zombie apocalypse than between those of the living and the dead. But the stakes are just [Keep Reading]

Batman Knightfall – Comic vs Novel vs TV Show

December 30, 2013

Batman: Knightfall This is an iconic story in the Batman universe. It was a huge event starting in 1993 and it crossed over into every related Batman title. The main story ran in Detective Comics, which introduced the character in 1939 in issue # [Keep Reading]

Jack of Fables Comes to an End

December 29, 2013

I’ve been following the adventures of Jack Horner a.k.a. Jack the Giant Slayer a.k.a. Jack Frost since I first discovered this comic book series. It’s been a great read . . . but all great things must come to an end. I’ll admit [Keep Reading]

The Humans are Worse than the Zombies

December 27, 2013

  The Walking Dead: Volume 4: The Heart’s Desire by Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard, and Cliff Rathburn The Walking Dead is a very popular television series that was based on a comic book. I read the first hardcover collection a few years [Keep Reading]

Long Live Daredevil

December 23, 2013

  Daredevil: End of Days by Brian Michael Bendis, David Mack, Klaus Janson, Bill Sienkiewicz, and Alex Maleev Daredevil meets a violent end at the hands of his arch-nemesis Bullseye. That’s not a spoiler alert either. This book is about [Keep Reading]

The Final Days of Captain America

December 20, 2013

Captain America: The Chosen by David Morrell and Mitch Breitweiser Ever since Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns, comic writers have been inspired to tell the stories of the final days of our favourite superheroes. Origin stories have [Keep Reading]

Polarity Bear Tours the Zoo

December 19, 2013

Polarity Bear Tours the Zoo: A Central Park Adventure by Sue de Cuevas and Wendy Rasmussen This book tells the story of a polar bear who lives in a zoo. She is unhappy being caged up with nothing to do. This is the first picture book that I’ve [Keep Reading]

Batman, Robin, and The Red Hood Join Forces

December 13, 2013

  Batman & Robin: Dark Knight Vs. White Knight by Cornel, McDaniel, Tomasi, Gleason, Winick, and Tocchini There are three stories in this graphic novel. My favourite is not the title story, however. I much prefer the story arc that had [Keep Reading]
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