Author Archives: Gregory Ellner

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer #3 Featured Reviews
“Buffy the Vampire Slayer” #3

By | Mar 15, 2019 | Reviews

Funny, punchy, and modern without being an overt period piece, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” #3 slinks expertly through the night once more. Written by Jordie Bellaire Illustrated by Dan Mora Colored by Raúl Angulo Lettered by Ed Dukeshire Buffy and the Scooby Gang (the name was Xander’s idea, he’s workshopping it, it probably won’t stick) […]

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Die #4 Featured Reviews
“Die” #4

By | Mar 7, 2019 | Reviews

Our adventurers go to the traditional tavern and world building ensues in “Die” #4. Written by Kieron Gillen Illustrated and Colored by Stephanie Hans Lettered by Clayton Cowles “FANTASY HEARTBREAKER,” Part Four Our heroes reach the civilization of Glass Town and do what heroes have always done upon reaching civilization. As in, go to the […]

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This Month in Comics: February 2019

By | Mar 5, 2019 | Columns

With a range including Marvel, Image, Titan, and Dynamite, here’s the recap of February 2019 for comic books. Best Issue: “Die” #3 by Kieron Gillen and Stephanie Hans When it comes to the best comic of the month, the answer can come down to a visceral feeling, a gut impression. Which issue led to the […]

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Aliens: Resistance #2 Featured Reviews
“Aliens: Resistance” #2

By | Mar 1, 2019 | Reviews

The crossover sequel to 2014’s Alien: Isolation and 2016-2017’s “Aliens: Defiance” continues with the nerve-wracking adventures of Amanda Ripley and Zula Hendricks. Written by Brian Wood Illustrated by Robert Carey Colored by Dan Jackson Lettered by Nate Piekos Amanda Ripley and Zula Hendricks make their way to the Weyland-Yutani black site, with the intent to […]

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Crackdown #1 Featured Reviews
“Crackdown” #1

By | Feb 21, 2019 | Reviews

With the release of Crackdown 3 last Friday, let’s look at “Crackdown” #1, the tie-in miniseries debut. Written and Lettered by Jonathan Goff Illustrated by Ricardo Jaime Colored by Natalia Marques The hyper-powered world of Crackdown (Xbox) has made its way to the comic page! In the not-so-distant future, civilized society is more plugged-in and […]

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Friendo #4 Featured Reviews
“Friendo” #4

By | Feb 15, 2019 | Reviews

Not unlike Marvel’s Mojoworld applied to real life (after a fashion), “Friendo” is an absurd, violent romp filled to the brim with pitch black comedy and vicious satire. Written by Alex Paknadel Illustrated by Martin Simmonds Colored by Dee Cunniffe Lettered by Taylor Esposito Thanks to an obscure piece of legislation, Jerry and Leo are […]

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Vampirella vs. Reanimator #2 Featured Reviews
“Vampirella vs. Reanimator” #2

By | Feb 8, 2019 | Reviews

Good, bad, the quest for immortality is a lot of fun with the focus on Dr. West’s side of things in “Vampirella vs. Reanimator” #2. Written by Cullen Bunn Illustrated and Colored by Blacky Shepherd Lettered by Taylor Esposito Herbert West–the Reanimator–has awakened the Goddess of Death, and Vampirella is none-too-pleased about it. As West […]

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Witchblade #11 Featured Reviews
“Witchblade” #11

By | Jan 31, 2019 | Reviews

The road of the Witchblade is paved with ‘Good Intentions’ in the penultimate issue to this arc. Written by Caitlin Kittredge Illustrated by Roberta Ingranata Colored by Bryan Valenza Lettered by Troy Peteri “GOOD INTENTIONS,” Part Five N-GEN makes a move, Alex makes a choice, and everyone she loves suffers the fallout. Overall, the writing […]

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Glass Poster Featured Columns
We Want Comics: Eastrail 177 Trilogy

By | Jan 29, 2019 | Columns

With the release of Glass, M. Night Shyamalan’s trilogy surrounding the crash of Eastrail 177, encompassing that film, 2000’s Unbreakable and 2017’s Split, is finally complete (for the foreseeable future) after nineteen years. However, for some odd reason, despite being based around an analysis of superheroes and super villains, no comic books were ever produced […]

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Wasted Space #6 Featured Reviews
Advance Review: “Wasted Space” #6

By | Jan 22, 2019 | Reviews

An ex-prophet, a seeress, and two combat-focused carnal robots walk into a politician’s flying house. And that’s before things get weird. Our spoiler-free review follows. Written by Michael Moreci Illustrated by Hayden Sherman Colored by Jason Wordie Lettered by Jim Campbell Now officially an ongoing! The whole fam damily is back! Billy visits a crooked […]

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