Author Archives: John Schaidler

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“Kid Lobotomy” #1

By | Oct 19, 2017 | Reviews

After months of build-up, the debut issue of the debut series from Shelly Bond’s new creator-owned imprint with IDW, Black Crown, is finally here. Welcome to the cross street of comics and chaos. Written by Peter Milligan Illustrated by Tess Fowler Colored by Lee Loughridge Lettered by Aditya Bidikar Kafka meets King Lear by way of Young Frankenstein […]

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“Ragman” #1

By | Oct 13, 2017 | Reviews

“Dark Nights: Metal” may be grabbing all the headlines, but something else is stirring in the dark recesses of the DC multiverse. Read on for minor spoliers about the exciting reemergence of an often overlooked superhero. Written by Ray Fawkes Illustrated by Inaki Miranda Colored by Eva De La Cruz Lettered by Josh Reed War vet Rory […]

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“Harley and Ivy Meet Betty and Veronica” #1

By | Oct 6, 2017 | Reviews

A seemingly unlikely crossover that definitely succeeds in its debut issue. Written by Paul Dini and Marc Andreyko Illustrated by Laura Braga Colored by Tony Aviña and Arif Prianto Free college tuition for all Riverdale residents?! That’s the plan—after the town drains the wetlands that lie between it and Gotham City and then builds a […]

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“Saucer State” #4

By | Sep 28, 2017 | Reviews

What’s the comic book equivalent of that lull in the action where you can safely get up and go to the bathroom or get your popcorn refilled? Read on, without any fear of spoilers ahead! Written by Paul Cornell Illustrated by Ryan Kelly Colored by Adam Guzowski Lettered by Simon Bowland How do you use cake to […]

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“The Librarians” #1

By | Sep 22, 2017 | Reviews

After a long, slow build up, “The Librarians” finishes on an intriguing cliffhanger. Written by Will Pfeiffer Illustrated by Rodney Buchemi Colored by Weslei Manuel Lettered by Troy Peteri Way back in the swinging ‘70s, movie producer Sol Schick was the guy behind such cheesy classics as “Quarry: Bigfoot!,” Noah’s Ark: Found at Last!” and “Heavenly Visitors […]

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“The Archies and Other Stories”

By | Sep 15, 2017 | Reviews

If you’ve been totally out of the loop or just want a refresher on “The Archies” and “Jughead: The Hunger,” this book will whet your appetite for things to come. ”The Archies” Written by Alex Segura and Matthew Rosenberg Illustrated by Joe Eisma “Big Moose” Written by Sean Ryan, Ryan Cady and Gorf Illustrated by […]

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“4 Kids Walk into a Bank” #5

By | Sep 7, 2017 | Reviews

If you were expecting a tidy finale that tied everything up in a bow, thankfully this isn’t it. Written by Matthew Rosenberg Art/Design by Tyler Boss Letters by Thomas Mauer The bank! Over the first four issues, fans of “4 Kids Walk into a Bank” have come to know that Paige, Berger, Stretch and Walter – the […]

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“Lady Killer 2” #5

By | Aug 31, 2017 | Reviews

Joelle Jones’s work on “Lady Killer” has been phenomenal. With “Lady Killer 2” #5 she closes out the second series with a finale that’s damn near perfect, simultaneously creating an unlikely alliance and setting the stage for the book’s inevitable third run. Written and Illustrated by Joelle Jones Colored by Michelle Madsen Lettered by Crank! […]

“Shirtless Bear-Fighter” #3

By | Aug 25, 2017 | News, Reviews

With a name like “Shirtless Bear-Fighter,” there’s never been any mystery about this book’s central premise. The cover literally says it all. But if you still need to know what all the fuss is about, “Shirtless Bear-Fighter” #3 is an action-packed, funny and surprisingly tender example of why this book works so well. Written by […]

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Pick Of The Week: “Spy Seal” #1

By | Aug 17, 2017 | Pick of the Week, Reviews

“Spy Seal” #1 is an expertly written and drawn, classic origin story that deftly establishes the series aesthetic and quickly jumps into the action. Written, Illustrated, Colored and Lettered by Rich Tommaso Journey into the thrilling world of international espionage as one of Britain’s most covert MI-6 divisions, The Nest, recruits a brand-new secret agent […]

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“Grass Kings” #6

By | Aug 11, 2017 | News

The Grass Kingdom is at once a place that feels unsettlingly familiar yet strangely foreign, especially as rendered in Tyler Jenkins’ captivating water color style. Violence and the threat of violence seem to hang in the air above this blood soaked land. Robert finally begins to find peace, but it’s only a fleeting illusion, brilliantly […]

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“Elsewhere” #1

By | Aug 4, 2017 | Reviews

With a strong female lead character and otherworldly artwork, “Elsewhere” reimagines the disappearance of America’s most famous female pilot like never before. Written by Jay Faerber Illustrated by Sumeyye Kesgin Colored by Ron Riley Lettered by Thomas Mauer Mysteriously transported to a strange new world filled with flying beasts and alien civilizations, Amelia desperately struggles […]


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