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Animal Man, Vol. 1: The Hunt
I knew something was wrong when I saw the Clive Barker-esque cover art. All the qualities I liked about Animal Man, (Morrison's Animal Man) were absen ...more
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Aug 04, 2012
Superman: Bottle City of Kandor
One of my all-time favourite covers. Unfortunately like so many covers, what's inside doesn't quite live up to the hype.
Before Krypton exploded Brai
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Oct 27, 2012
Crisis on Infinite Earths
Phew! I have been putting off reading this epic for a long time but I'm glad I finally did it was awesome.
I actually read this sitting at the compute
Aug 28, 2013
Aug 24, 2013
Superman: Last Son
If you think of Christopher Reeve when you think of Superman you should read this. If Richard Donner had the ideas in this story arc for Superman III ...more
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Dec 10, 2011
Batman: Noël
Batman as Scrooge‽ I usually find these gimmicky crossover stories to be more miss than hit but Noel was very good. Beautiful full page art with inlai ...more
Jun 20, 2012
Jun 19, 2012
X-Men: Alpha Flight
I love Alpha Flight.
Not because they're Canadian or loosely tied to X-men or whatever but because they're so quirky and interestingly written. It's l
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Aug 02, 2013
The Dark Tower, Volume 1: The Gunslinger Born
I first read this as the comics came out and at the time lent them to a co-worker who was unfamiliar with the original novels. Needless to say he woul ...more
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Apr 21, 2012
Justice League, Vol. 1: Origin
I am glad the focus was on the origins of the league as opposed to individual character origin stories everyone already knows. I liked the character's ...more
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Oct 22, 2012
Smallville Season 11, Volume 1: Guardian
It was nice to revisit the Smallville world once again although I wasn't a big fan of the show's last few seasons. I assumed that without budget conce ...more
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Jun 05, 2013
Catwoman, Vol. 2: Dollhouse
Starts off very upbeat and ridiculous which was nice for a change. The character just kind of ran around and had fun and I have to say it was a relief ...more
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Feb 26, 2014
Alpha Flight, Vol. 1: You Gotta Be Kiddin' Me!
I hated this one at first. Who are these new characters? Alpha Flight barely get any print as it is why show their kids or substitutes? After the seco ...more
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Aug 02, 2013
FF by Jonathan Hickman, Vol. 1
I don't follow the Fantastic Four regularly so I was baffled jumping into this first volume story. Johnny Storm is dead and Spider-Man is taking his p ...more
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Aug 10, 2013
Batman: Vampire
If you read this thinking the idea is a bit silly and you don't expect too much you will enjoy it. At times bizarre, (Batman laying on top of Joker fi ...more
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Jul 12, 2012
Wolverine and the X-Men, Vol. 1
This book takes place after Schism so I would encourage reading that first but it's not necessary to enjoy this book. Wolverine as Headmaster? First d ...more
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Feb 06, 2013
The Pro
A ridiculous and very funny book by Ennis. Aliens bestow a surly prostitute with superpowers as a kind of test for human beings and watch as the carna ...more
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Jun 10, 2013
Interview with the Vampire: Claudia's Story
If you've read Interview with the Vampire or watched the movie you know Claudia's full story already. I assumed there would be more to this or a diffe ...more
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Jan 22, 2013
Catwoman, Vol. 1: The Game
Over the top but I liked it. The art is good and the story moves along without getting boring. If you need a Batman fix in these satellite character n ...more
May 27, 2013
May 25, 2013
Richard Stark’s Parker: The Score
A Richard Stark, (Donald E. Westlake) Parker story with art by Darwyn Cooke is an amazing thing to behold. I mean even the pages themselves are nicely ...more
Oct 2012
Sep 30, 2012
People Around Here
Short and funny graphic novel that finds the humour in everyday occurrences around Toronto. Told mostly through single page, four panel, simplistic dr ...more
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Sep 30, 2012
Louis Riel
Makers of textbooks should be throwing money at Brown to re-create more historic stories in this style. It would be beneficial and infinitely more int ...more
May 26, 2012
May 25, 2012
Morrison's love for animals and concerns about animal testing shines through again. A poignant tale about a dog, cat and rabbit modified for military ...more
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Sep 15, 2012
Saga, Volume 2
Really walking the line between interesting and too bizarre again and again. I don't think it's anywhere near as good as Y: The Last Man but I am look ...more
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Aug 24, 2013
The Green Lantern/Green Arrow Collection, Vol. 1
Similar dynamic as a Superman/Batman story with Green Lantern being the boy scout and Green Arrow being about action and getting results. Heavy-handed ...more
Nov 13, 2012
Nov 12, 2012
Avengers: Season One
Nothing distinguishes this book at all. It was boring, simplistic, and the art was a bubbly/cartoony style I personally don't like. I have not really ...more
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Aug 30, 2013
Blue Bloods: The Graphic Novel
One of those books I grabbed off the shelf because I was in a hurry. Blue Bloods isn't bad; it's written fine and the art is good but it's a YA vampir ...more
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May 19, 2013
Ant-Man: Season One
Fun character and entertaining though fairly standard story. I'm not sure if they're going ahead with a movie but it could be fun. Honey, I Shrunk the ...more
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Nov 13, 2012
Daredevil, Volume 2
I didn't like the Battling Jack story but no complaints really. Waid is bringing something new and fresh while staying true to the character. I am lik ...more
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Jan 07, 2014
The Walking Dead, Vol. 05: The Best Defense
My favourite book in the series so far. I'm looking forward to watching this story arc with the helicopter and Woodbury in season 3. Gruesome and good ...more
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Sep 07, 2012
Blue Beetle, Vol. 1: Metamorphosis
It was okay. Pretty standard fare for an origin story but then again I have been reading so many origin stories lately that I am getting tired of them ...more
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Feb 17, 2013
Bandette, Volume 1: Presto!
The art is easy on the eyes and the story is a breath of fresh air . . . what's not to love?
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Mar 26, 2014
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