Author Archives: Zach Wilkerson

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Review: Batman #17

By | Feb 14, 2013 | Reviews

Could there be any more hype for this issue? Does Snyder stick the landing and deliver the definitive Joker story for the ages, or does the arc fall flat under it’s own tremendous weight? Honestly, it’s a bit of both. Written by Scott Snyder Illustrated by Greg Capullo • This is it: The stunning conclusion […]

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Review: New Avengers #3

By | Feb 8, 2013 | Reviews

The title of “New Avengers” #3 by Jonathan Hickman is “Infinity.” The recently announced Free Comic Book Day 2013 offering from Marvel, written by Jonathan Hickman, is also titled “Infinity.” Things that make you go hmmmm… Written by Jonathan Hickman Illustrated by Steve Epting “INFINITY” • The Illuminati experience their first incursion since reforming. • […]

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Review: Animal Man #17 and Swamp Thing #17

By | Feb 7, 2013 | Reviews

In the year and a half since the New 52 launched, Jeff Lemire and Scott Snyder have crafted a deep and compelling mythology between their respective books “Animal Man” and “Swamp Thing,” culminating in the ‘Rotworld’ crossover. In this special double review, we’ll take a crack at the two-part ‘Rotworld’ finale, which in all actuality […]

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Review: I, Vampire #16

By | Feb 1, 2013 | Reviews

“I, Vampire” was recently dealt some major blows with the loss of artist Andrea Sorrentino and a cancellation notice. Can Fialkov make the best of a crummy situation and continue to tell great stories? The short answer is yes, he can. Written by Joshua Hale Fialkov Illustrated by Scott Clark • The true origin of […]

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Review: Green Lantern Corps Annual #1

By | Jan 31, 2013 | Reviews

DC’s ‘Rise of the Third Army’ crossover has been quite the non-event. However, the threads of the various Green Lantern books come together in this latest Annual issue, as the arc (finally) comes to head. Written by Peter Tomasi Illustrated by ChrisCross •“RISE OF THE THIRD ARMY” ends here! • Thanks to the Third Army, […]

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Review: Green Lantern #16

By | Jan 24, 2013 | Reviews

The Third Army has risen, but thankfully in this issue they take a back seat to Baz and B’dg, the best new team in comics. Written by Geoff Johns Illustrated by Doug Mankhe – “RISE OF THE THIRD ARMY” marches toward its conclusion as Simon Baz meets his fellow Green Lantern for the first time, […]

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Review: Demon Knights #16

By | Jan 18, 2013 | Reviews

“Demon Knights” was one of several New 52 launch books with a lot of unique potential. Unfortunately, the first arc suffered some severe story decompression, killing the series’ momentum. With issue #16, writer Robert Venditti takes the reins from Paul Cornell and propels the series 30 years into the future, providing a great jumping on […]

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Review: Superior Spider-Man #1

By | Jan 10, 2013 | Reviews

It’s nearly impossible to discuss this issue without spoiling the events of “Amazing Spider-Man” #700. Though, if you aren’t aware of them by now you are either incredibly strong willed or live in a cave, and therefore probably won’t read this review in the first place. Just in case, if you have not read and […]

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Review: Batman Incorporated #6

By | Jan 4, 2013 | Reviews

This truly is a special book. Acting as a last remnant of the pre-New 52 DC universe, featuring characters that are steeped in continuity and history, it feels wholly unlike its sister bat-books or any DC book in general. It’s a testament to Morrison as writer that this book continues to exist. It’s mind-boggling how […]

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Review: Hawkeye #6

By | Dec 21, 2012 | Reviews

David Aja returns to “Hawkeye” for this Holiday tinged issue, the perfect gift for every Hawkguy and Hawkgal. Written by Matt Fraction Illustrated by David Aja – David Aja returns to the most critically acclaimed comic of 2012! – The Ace Archer Clint Barton faces DVR-MAGEDDON! It’s ironic that nearly every issue of “Hawkeye” to […]

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Review: Batman #15

By | Dec 14, 2012 | Reviews

Over the past three years, Scott Snyder’s name has become synonymous with earth-shattering Batman stories. ‘The Black Mirror’ and ‘The Court of the Owls’ are already spoken in the same breath as stories like ‘Hush’ and ‘The Long Halloween.’ So far, ‘Death of the Family’ has the makings of yet another modern day classic. However, […]

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