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Saga, Volume 1
Some of the elements in Saga:

1) Star crossed lovers who were soldiers in opposing armies of an intersteller war who have a baby and are being hunted b
Dec 2012
Nov 30, 2012
Hawkeye, Vol. 1: My Life as a Weapon
Hey, Marvel. Instead of massive crossovers and killing off major characters as publicity stunts, do more like this. Please and thank you.

Hawkeye seems
Sep 19, 2013
Sep 19, 2013
How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You
I didn't really need this book because as the proud owner of five cats, I know full well that the only reason I’m still breathing is because their lac ...more
Oct 23, 2012
Oct 23, 2012
Preacher, Volume 1: Gone to Texas
Preacher has so much graphic violence that the makers of the Saw movies can’t read it without projectile vomiting.

Preacher has such profane language t
not set
Jul 22, 2009
American Vampire, Vol. 1
“Hello, this is Scott Snyder.”

“Scott, this is Stephen King.”

“Wow! I’m a huge fan, Mr. King. It’s an honor to talk to you.”

“Of course it is. The reason
Nov 06, 2011
Nov 06, 2011
I’ve got to be one sick puppy. Only a twisted individual could find great entertainment in watching a pre-teen girl slaughter gangsters while wearing ...more
not set
Apr 24, 2010
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
I’m a fan of Michael Chabon even though he carries a man purse.

Joe Kavalier is a young artist who had also trained to be a magician and escape artist
not set
Sep 22, 2007
All-New X-Men, Vol. 4: All-Different
“Bendis, get in here!”

“Yes, sir!”

“There’s a problem with your story.”

“Which one, sir? I write about 137 of them a week for Marvel so you’ll have to be
Oct 23, 2014
Oct 22, 2014
The Walking Dead, Vol. 14: No Way Out
The Walking Dead series is soooooo dark….

“How dark is it, Kemper?”

The Walking Dead series is so dark that:

- each volume acts like a small black hole a
Aug 25, 2011
Aug 24, 2011
Saga, Volume 2
A couple of star-crossed lovers from two different species on opposing sides of an interstellar war are on the run in a wooden rocket ship with their ...more
Aug 04, 2013
Jul 29, 2013
Marvel Comics: The Untold Story
Super-heroes have gotten darker and more violent over the years, but compared to some of the people in charge of Marvel during that time, Wolverine an ...more
Feb 16, 2013
Feb 10, 2013
Saga, Volume 4
Four volumes and I've given each of them 5 stars.

'nuff said.
Feb 07, 2015
Feb 01, 2015
Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 3: Guardians Disassembled

“Yes, sir!”

“Got another assignment for you on Guardians of the Galaxy. We need to spice things up. So put Venom on the team. And maybe Captai
Jun 11, 2015
Apr 23, 2015
Hawkeye, Vol. 2: Little Hits
Despite being an Avenger, Clint Barton is a really just a regular guy who kills time during a slow night at their headquarters by playing cards with o ...more
Sep 20, 2013
Sep 20, 2013
The Infinity Gauntlet
I read this back when it was originally published in 1991, and I remember thinking, “Wow! This is a comic that combines the best of Marvel’s more grou ...more
Jun 02, 2015
May 29, 2015
Captain Marvel, Vol. 1: In Pursuit of Flight
“Is it Mrs or Miss Marvel?“

“It was Ms but now you can just call me Captain.”

I always thought Ms Marvel/ Carol Danvers was one of the toughest heroes i
Nov 22, 2014
Mar 08, 2013
Saga, Volume 3
Just your typical story about a couple from opposing species of an interstellar war falling in love and having a baby, then fleeing the governments an ...more
May 10, 2014
May 10, 2014
Guardians of the Galaxy/All-New X-Men: The Trial of Jean Grey

“Yes, sir!”

“I’ve got an assignment for you. You know that our new Marvel movie Guardians of the Galaxy is coming out soon.”

“I sure do, sir. O
Oct 26, 2014
Oct 23, 2014
Batman, Vol. 3: Death of the Family
When I reviewed the Batman: Court of Owls collection, I noted that while I liked what Scott Snyder did with the character, that I wished he’d turn his ...more
Dec 30, 2013
Dec 29, 2013
The Sleeper Omnibus
Holden Carver must not have read Vonnegut’s Mother Night because then he would have known he should be very careful about who he pretended to be…

Jan 27, 2015
Dec 26, 2014
Criminal, Vol. 1: Coward
There’s a whole lot of people writing ‘serious’ crime fiction books who don’t do it half as well as Brubaker and Phillips do in this this comic book.

Jul 14, 2015
Feb 17, 2010
Kick-Ass 2
The interwebs tells me that his official title of this is Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall, but my copy is titled simply Kick-Ass. I’m not sure what happ ...more
Nov 04, 2012
Nov 03, 2012
Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 4: Original Sin
”The entire galaxy is a mess. Warring empires and cosmic terrorists plague every corner. Someone has to rise above it all and fight for those who have ...more
Aug 25, 2015
Aug 24, 2015
Daredevil: The Man Without Fear
After enjoying the latest version of the Daredevil story with Netflix's new series it seemed like a good time to revisit this 1993 origin reboot that ...more
May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015
The Flash: Rebirth
Barry Allen, the original Flash, has been dead for years after sacrificing himself to save the universe. However, it’s been well established that all ...more
Apr 09, 2015
Apr 09, 2015
Velvet, Vol. 1: Before the Living End
Other reviewers have already pointed out that this story essentially asks what would happen if James Bond got killed, and it turned out that Miss Mone ...more
Aug 13, 2014
Aug 13, 2014
The Fade Out, Vol. 1: Act One
In post-war Los Angeles a screenwriter wakes up from a blackout drunk to find an actress that was starring in the movie he was working on has been mur ...more
Jun 07, 2015
Jun 07, 2015
The Manhattan Projects, Vol. 1: Science, Bad
If you’re one of the sheep that just believe the ‘official’ history, then you think that the Manhattan Project was America’s top secret operation to b ...more
Jun 23, 2013
Dec 01, 2012
Batman, Vol. 5: Zero Year - Dark City
I love Scott Snyder writing Batman, but this is one of those cases where he tried to put 10 lbs. of story in a 5 lb. sack.

The rebooted origin continue
Jan 10, 2015
Jan 08, 2015
Barry Allen wakes up from a nap to discover that the world he knew has radically changed. BOO!

But his murdered mother is now alive and well. YAY!

But B
Apr 10, 2015
Apr 10, 2015
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