Written Reviews

Pop Star Assassin #1 Review

Written by Ed Lavallee and Matt CashelArt by Marcelo BasilePublished by Behemoth Comics The year is 1977. The King is dead. The world mourns. But… When a mysterious briefcase turns up in his dressing room, Bruce– a coke-addled Elvis impersonator finds himself wedged between a Mob boss out for revenge and a government conspiracy with far-reaching, world-ending ramifications; all in an attempt to discover the…

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Suicide Jockeys #3 Review

Written by Rylend GrantArt by Davi Leon DiasColors by Iwan Joko TriyonoLetters HdEPublished by Source Point Press Dire circumstance force the Suicide Jockeys – a poor, usually drunken, almost certainly mentally ill crew of monster-fighting, tank-and-aircraft-piloting suckers – to partner with an old nemesis – a robot-wielding whack-job billionaire criminal. Oh, yeah… and Eihei Dogen makes an appearance? Tokusatsu for the modern American action movie…

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Witchblood #7 Review

Written by Matthew ErmanArt by Lisa SterleColors by Gab ContrerasLetters by Andworld DesignPublished by Vault Comics    “Let me not mar that perfect dream     By an auroral stain,     But so adjust my daily night     That it will come again.” After the massive conclusion to issue 6 of Witchblood, I could not wait for the follow-up issue. Yonna and company have failed to…

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By the Horns #6 Review

Written by Markisan NasoArt and Letters by Jason MuhrColors by Andrei TabacaruPublished by Scout Comics Once upon a time, Elodie fell for a good man named Shintaro. They made a life together filled with adventure, laughter and love. Then one day… it was cruelly ripped away from them. This is their story. This is the most emotional and profoundly important issue of By the Horns…

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Billy the Kit #1

Written by J.V. GrayArt by Barry McClain Jr.Digital FX and Color by Slamet MujionoLettered and Designed by Benny LavaPublished by Blue Juice Comics The Wild West has never been wilder! Introducing Billy the Kit, featuring a gunslinging rabbit seeking revenge against the Tornado God that killed his family. Why was this sickly, skinny rabbit spared such a gruesome fate? What makes him so special? With…

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Snatched #1 and #2

Written by Sheldon AllenArt by Mauricio CampetellaColors by Warnia SahadewaLetters by Matt BowersPublished by Scout Comics Issue 1 Preview: From the favelas of Central America, all the way to the scalp of your favorite A-List actress or IG Crush (you know the one I’m talking about), Snatched is a hardcore voyage into the bloody, treacherous, violent, unfiltered, uncompromising, and always unforgiving world of human hair…

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Space Bastards #8 Review

Written by Joe Aubrey and Eric PetersonArt by Darick RobertsonColors by Pete PantazisLetters by Taylor EspositoPublished by Humanoids Comics ***Waring: Language, comic is for mature readers only. Quote from comic may contain explicit language*** Darick Robertson returns for the “War Song of the Hiccopai!” When we last saw the Bastards, everyone died…right? Well, maybe there were a few survivors, and now they’re battered, bruised, and…

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Suicide Jockeys #2

Written by Rylend GrantArt by Davi Leon DiasColors by Iwan Joko TriyonoLetters by HdEPublished by Source Point Press After learning that his lost love might be still be alive, adrift somewhere in the vast ocean of space and time, Denver Wallace must convince his estranged team to set aside years of bad blood, saddle up, and bring her back home. Also, there’s a pretty funny…

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Corset #1

Written by Jurii KirneyArt by Elina KiyushnikovaPublished by Scout Comics Master Gregoire d’Alpen is a world-famous fashion designer and inventor. His groundbreaking corsets fascinate and inspire millions of people around the world. It’s been years since he showed his face in public, living in seclusion in his mysterious clock tower high above the gothic city. One night, a young and naive girl named Elize ruins…

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Turbo Kid: Apple’s Lost Adventure #1 Review

Written by RKSSArt by Jeik DionProduction by Rob CannonPublished by Happy Tank Comics/Behemoth Comics The cult movie Turbo Kid is turning into a franchise with a sequel film in development, a video game, and now with this comic written by the directors & drawn by the storyboard artist of the movie. In this first issue: The Turbo Rider faces the Robot War and Apple discovers…

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Night of the Cadillacs #1

Written by Jake Hearns and Jeff MarsickArt by Kirk ‘The Savage’ ManleyEdited by Jeff MarsickPublished by Scout Comics In the spirit of Lost Boys and Warriors, Night of the Cadillacs is a high-octane, genre-bending mix of horror, hard action, forbidden love, and street culture. Rival supernatural gangs come to earth on an overnight raiding mission to retrieve life-restoring blood from humans. While the gangs battle…

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Verge #1 Review

Written by Bryce McLellanArt by Silvio dBColors by Louie JoyceLetters by Sean Rinehart A mysterious time travel event known as the Verge had brought thousands of people from across all of history to New York City. Vikings, Samurai, Romans, Mayans, Cavemen, and thousands of others all live in a vast and turbulent melting pot. Connie Liu, an NYPD Detective, investigates the murder of three Samurai,…

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Midnight Western Theatre #5 Review

Written by Louis SouthardArt by David HahnColors by Ryan CodyLetters by Buddy BeaudoinPublished by Scout Comics It’s time for the grand finale of the Midnight Western Theatre! In this final adventure, a heinous creature known only as “El Chupacabra” has been slaughtering the innocent goats at a small ranch! Fortunately, the ranchers have hired the solo adventurer Ortensia Thomas to put down the monster once…

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Broken Souls Ballad #3

Written by Massimo RosiIllustrated by Ludovica CeregattiPublished by Black Carvan imprint of Scout Comics What a truly horrifying yet hopeful issue. Anxiety, depression, OCD, and bulimia nervosa are all conditions that get stigmatized as something “other” and sometimes monstrous. In this world, a group of young people have been experimented on, leading to these conditions manifesting as truly horrifying powers in an astounding fashion. The…

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Impossible Jones #1 Review

Written by Karl KeselPencils by David HahnColors by Tony AviñaLetters ComicraftPublished by Scout Comics Explosive first issue! The grin gritty origin of comics’ newest sensation! A thief gets powers, is mistaken for a superhero… and runs with it! With no intention of giving up her criminal ways, mind you! (With these powers? You crazy?!) All she has todo is fool all of the people all…

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Clans of Belari #3 Review

Written by Peter Blackie and Rob BlackieArt by Daniel MaineColors by Carlos LopezLetters by Taylor EspositoPublished by Aftershock Comics After Gummy bribes the right people, Te’a is able to pursue her dream of being a pilot. As it turns out she is a gifted pilot, whose accomplishments quickly earn her notoriety. But her mav-erick decision-making puts her at odds with her own Chieftain, Burke Graff.…

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Human Remains #1 Advance Review

Written by Peter MilliganArt by Sally CantirinoColors by Dearbhla KellyPublished by Vault Comics Dax and Bisa love each other. But in this new and terrifying world, love is dangerous. Feeling anything is dangerous. Earth has a new and terrible invader-monsters that deprive us of the very feelings that make us human. A shocking tale of pent-up emotions, perilously loud sex, and forced composure in the…

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Nobody’s Child #1 Review

Written by Massimo RosiArt by Ramiro BorralloPublished by Behemoth Comics In an unspecified time in the future, it is discovered that within a special breed of albino rhinoceros there is a genetic code that holds the properties to regenerate man, that can cure all diseases, even those very serious. As a result, in a short period of time this albino rhino becomes nearly extinct, leaving…

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Deadbox #1 Review

Written by Mark RussellArt by Benjamin TiesmaColors by Vladimir PopovLetters by Andworld Design Welcome to the town of Lost Turkey, where the main source of entertainment is a cursed DVD machine that seems to know more about the fate of its citizens than they do. Deadbox was not at all what I expected it to be, but it was so much more and so much…

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Cinnamon #2 Review

Written and Art by Victoria DouglasPublished by Happy Tank Comics imprint of Behemoth Comics Peace in Big Kitchen City is short lived, when The Mayor comes home with a new cat toy that threatens everything Cinnamon holds dear! How is a cat even supposed to make sense of a lazer pointer?! Can a hyperactive kitten like Cinnamon even satisfy her predatory response, when she is…

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Freak Snow: Revenge is a Drug #4 Review

Created/written by Kevin Roditelli/Rob CannonArt/letters by Rob CannonAssociate Produced by Ashurbanipal, King of the UniversePublished by Happy Tank Comics imprint of Behemoth Comics Where do I even begin with this wild ride of a final issue for the second volume of Freak Snow? First of all, Berny final gets some closure to what happened to his family – what he did to his family. We…

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Nine Stones #1 Review

Written and drawn by Samuel SpanoPublished by Behemoth Entertainment Disturbing dreams shake Alistair “Allie” Jacobi’s nights. But his daytime life is not much better. His father, the boss of a criminal organization, has decided that it’s time for his son to gain experience in the underworld. So Allie, 19, finds himself doing an “internship” in a convenience store run by the man who, under the…

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Locust #3 Review

Written by Massimo RosiArt by Alex NietoLetters by Mattia GentiliPublished by Scout Comics Max and his mother’s journey through the nightmare of the Great Transformation continues. New York City is now doomed in this biblical apocalypse that turns people into ravenous humanoid-like locusts. A group of survivors offers asylum to Max and his mother, bringing them to safety into an old police station they have…

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The Shepherd: Path of Souls #1

Written by Andrea L. Molinari, Roberto X. MolinariArt by Jess Hara, Kyle HustonLetters by DC HopkinsPublished by the Black Caravan Imprint of Scout Comics Prof. Lawrence Miller (a.k.a. The Shepherd) and his companions are wandering in the Seam, the transitioning place between this world and whatever comes next. While traveling, they stumble on a particular district of the Seam that functions a hospital of sorts…

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Redshift #2 Advance Review

Written by H.S. TakArt by Brent David McKeeColors by Sebastian ChengLetters by Joel RodriguezPublished by Scout Comics Dear Citizen, please join us in Heroes Square for our Sixth Launch day. Bid farewell to our Voyager who will cross into deep space on a mission that carries our collective hopes and dreams. Your attendance is encouraged mandatory. After the great execution of issue 1 and leaving…

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Dancing with the Dragon #1 Advance Review

Written by Rob MacKinnonArt by Luca CasalanguidaColors by Natalia NesterenkoLetters by Joel RodriguezPublished by Scout Comics Connor O’Sullivan is a hapless limo driver on the run from the Triads. It probably wasn’t the best idea to take over his dead customer’s shady business. However, for a poor Irish immigrant trying to provide a better life for his girlfriend, it seemed too good to pass up.…

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Cassidy’s Secret #1 Review

Written by Charles HollandArt by Antonio FusoColors by Stefano SimeoneLetters and Design by Robbie RobbinsPublished by Clover Press Cassidy Crawford, a prominent defense attorney, has a secret. But her world is not like ours. In her world a comet crashed to Earth bringing with it John Doe AKA Airstrike, who is the world’s most powerful superhero. Along with that, he brought an ultra virus that…

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Blood, Skulls, and Chrome #1 Review

Written by Hannu KesolaArt by Mohammad Ramlan and Marcelo SalazaColors by Beth VarniLetters by Jerome Gagnon and Brando DestefanoPublished by Second Sight Publishing I’m going to preface this review with the fact that this genre is not usually my cup of tea. I do like action stories, but I don’t often go for a story about cartels and rival gangs. That being said, Blood, Skills,…

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Suicide Jockeys #1 Review

Written by Rylend GrantArt by Davi Leon DiasColors by Iwan Joko TriyonoLetters by HdEPublished by Source Point Press What happens when Pacific Rim meets Back to the Future and Galaxy Quest? Suicide Jockeys delivers a mashup of kaiju fighting, time travel, and washed-up Comic-Con appearances to bring an entertaining and wild ride. When a crew of kaiju fighters disbands after a terrible time traveling incident,…

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Good Luck #3 Review

Written by Matthew ErmanArt by Stefano SimeoneLetters by Mike FiorentinoCover A by Mike FiorentinoPublished by Boom! Studios We aren’t the heroes of the story. We are the stories. And we’re lucky to be alive at all. – Hilde, Good Luck #3, written by matthew erman Holy plot twist batman! With The Unfortunates seemingly down and out, Dr. Dianne Diaphanous has been pushed out of the…

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The Horn Island Trilogy One-Shot

Written by Marcus Roberts Pencils by Daniel Gorman Inks by Shaun Barbour Published by Second Sight Publishing This 3-part one-shot is a zombie story of epic proportions. Generations of the Johnstone family have been cursed due to not heeding the warnings and after pissing off the wrong witch. We first see Horn Island back in the days of the confederacy, with them looking to settle…

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Broken Souls Ballad #2 Review

Written by Massimo RosiArt by Ludovica CeragattiPublish by Scout Comics This is such an important story. A story about anxiety, depression, and other mental illness. How might these manifest if someone wanted to weaponize them and let the mental illnesses power these dark weapons? Four teenagers from the St. Abigail Asylum had these dark powers awoken in them and must battle against this darkness inside…

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Lifeformed #1

Written by Matt Mair Lowery and Cassie AndersonArt by Cassie AndersonPublished by Scout Comics Are you ready for an emotional roller coaster? Because. Here. We. Go. Cleo is just an ordinary girl with ordinary anxiety about presenting in front of the class. Her dad, Alex is just an ordinary dad that loves his daughter. The aliens were not so ordinary. A slave captured and forced…

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Action Tank #1 Review

Written by Mike BarryArt by Mike BarryPublished by Scoot!, a Scout Comics imprintThis is also a NON-STOP! title (rest of story collected in trade form) Come along for a space adventure like no other! A boy wakes up on Pluto and just wants to get home to his mom’s spaghetti carbonara. With the help of a quattricorn (that’s a unicorn with 4 horns!!), our space…

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Witchblood #6 Review

Written by Matthew Erman Art by Lisa Sterle Colors by Gab Contreras Published by Vault Comics Do you want an origin story? Because this is how you get origin stories. We are once more taken down the rabbit hole of the world of Witchblood and truly learn the meaning behind that term. Esme is revealed for the first time (that’s right! first appearance alert!) and…

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