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God Is Dead, Volume 1
2.85
it was ok
This is where Hickman and I finally part ways. After slogging through six of his creator owned epics I'm done hoping for depth and characterization an ...more
Jul 16, 2014
Jul 19, 2014
 
Batman: R.I.P.
3.79
did not like it
Plain and simply badly written. Cardboard villains with little or no backstory and hilariously outdated motivations. An incredibly rich cabal of funni ...more
Aug 17, 2012
Aug 18, 2012
 
Cobalt-60
4.32
really liked it
Vaughn Bode was a hippy genius. His short story "Cobalt 60", which makes up only the first ten pages of this volume, is a bleak futuristic gem. Sadly, ...more
not set
Apr 19, 2012
 
All You Need Is Kill (Graphic Novel)
3.16
did not like it
Full of meh. The aliens are abysmally designed. The pacing is terrible and the page layouts would be confusing if there were anything going on on the ...more
Nov 18, 2014
Nov 18, 2014
 
Reborn: Book One
3.22
liked it
The stars are for Capullos art. The story was nonexistent.
Jun 23, 2017
Jun 24, 2017
 
Copra: Compendium One
3.91
really liked it
Wonderful art, playful, experimental, violent... Colored pencils? Sweet. Nice scratchy brushwork. Sadly, the story is pretty thin and the characters a ...more
Nov 12, 2014
Nov 18, 2014
 
The Amory Wars: In Keeping Secrets Of Silent Earth: 3 Vol. 1
4.36
it was ok
**spoiler alert** Love the albums. The comic? Actually pretty terrible. Even a top notch author like Peter David couldn't untangle the mess Claudio ma ...more
May 29, 2015
May 31, 2015
 
The Wake
3.65
liked it
Five star art. One star story, pacing and character development. What an odd combo, Beautiful world building by artist Sean Murphy, terrible world bui ...more
Nov 28, 2014
Nov 28, 2014
 
Fragments of Horror
4.00
liked it
The stories in this collection are not as good or as well paced as Ito's earlier work but the artwork is, as always, fantastically unsettling. Which i ...more
Jan 03, 2016
Jan 02, 2016
 
Flinch
3.81
liked it
A decent collection of horror and psychological thriller stories ranging from quite intriguing to fairly worthless, but with more good in it than bad. ...more
Nov 26, 2014
Nov 24, 2014
 
Shoplifter
3.36
liked it
Four star art, two point five star story. Guess I'm rounding down here. Wonderful art. Misleadingly simple, like Alex Toth or Darwyn Cooke. Nice pacin ...more
Jan 25, 2015
Jan 25, 2015
 
The Star Wars
3.27
it was ok
Wow. Terrible in almost every way possible. The worst of all storytelling cliches jammed into one flabby pointless package. Bad dialogue, no character ...more
Jul 30, 2015
Jul 31, 2015
 
Aliens: Salvation
3.70
really liked it
Great story, beautiful art, unsatisfying edition. Yes, it's a nice hardcover with a nice new cover by Mignola and Stewart, and it's fairly cheap at el ...more
Jan 02, 2016
Jan 02, 2016
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.34
liked it
This book was fine. I've simply read it too many times before to really be impressed by this incarnation. 1984, Brave New World, Lord of the Flies, Th ...more
not set
Apr 20, 2012
 
Spawn: Satan Saga Wars
3.47
did not like it
Wow. Incredibly badly written. Not just a terrible tissue thin story but bad grammar, syntax, spelling... everything. Mistakes on almost every page. T ...more
May 07, 2016
May 06, 2016
 
A User's Guide to Neglectful Parenting
3.54
really liked it
A really enjoyable read. DeLisle, as always, handles the humor well with his wonderful attention to pacing and simple but expressive drawings. The pri ...more
not set
Jan 11, 2014
 
Snowpiercer: The Escape (Snowpiercer, #1)
3.26
it was ok
Nice high concept, bland execution. The art is solid but the pacing suffers from its episodic nature and some of the panel layouts stop the storytelli ...more
Jun 20, 2014
Jun 20, 2014
 
Leonard McCoy, Frontier Doctor
3.81
really liked it
John Byrne really nails it. Solid Star Trek and solid science fiction. A complete medical mystery story in every issue. It's like Quincy (or House for ...more
Jun 06, 2016
Jun 06, 2016
 
The Private Eye, Volume Two
4.18
really liked it
Loved it. Interesting world and characters. An exciting ride right to the last page. Beautiful art and design. Top notch pacing. It's going to be rele ...more
Sep 2015
Sep 01, 2015
 
Birthright, Vol. 1: Homecoming
3.85
really liked it
Whoo boy! This ones a real rip-snorter! If Dungeons & Dragons had a baby with Gone Girl, it'd be something like this. Lots of action and lots of p ...more
Apr 2015
Mar 31, 2015
 
The World of Edena
4.18
it was amazing
Beautiful, phantasmagoric, picaresque, sexy, sinister, playful and Moebius through and through. How deep is the story? That's really up to each reader ...more
Jan 12, 2017
Jan 11, 2017
 
Weapons of Mass Diplomacy
4.15
it was amazing
I love the way Christophe Blain draws hands. Hands and suit coat sleeves. So much passion and animation! An impressive, humorous and biting work that ...more
Jan 12, 2015
Jan 12, 2015
 
Night Film
3.78
really liked it
"And when you interview long into an abyss the abyss also interviews you." Or something like that.

If Stanley Kubrick and David Lynch had collaborated
...more
Dec 29, 2014
Dec 29, 2014
 
Punk Rock Jesus
3.94
it was ok
Beautiful art. Just fantastic. Abysmal storytelling. Laughable dialogue, cardboard characters and an ending so abrupt and predictable I almost laughed ...more
Jun 30, 2015
Jun 29, 2015
 
John Dies at the End (John Dies at the End, #1)
3.92
it was amazing
Thouroughly amusing from beginning to end. Punk rock Ghost Busters is right, with Lovecraft and a foul mouthed Douglas Adams along for the ride!
Dec 15, 2012
Feb 17, 2013
 
The Hunter (17x23) (Nobrow Ltd. 17x23)
3.81
it was amazing
A beautifully drawn, wonderfully designed little parable. Well worth your time. I will seek out more of Mr. Sparrows work!
May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015
 
The Boys, Volume 7: The Innocents
4.11
really liked it
Dammit. You finally did it. You made me give a damn about Some of the characters in this story. Fine. Extra star for you.
Apr 16, 2015
Apr 15, 2015
 
The Murdstone Trilogy
3.34
it was amazing
Dark and hilarious. A very British black comedy send up of the business of writing and "High Fantasy" tropes.
May 07, 2016
May 07, 2016
 
Voyage aux ombres (Les Légendes de Troy, #6)
3.64
it was amazing
Loved. It. Virginie Augustin, you are a wonder. I go now to track down everything you've ever drawn. Thank you.
Mar 10, 2015
Mar 10, 2015
 
God Hates Astronauts, Vol. 2: A Star Is Born
3.93
liked it
Fun artwork and crazy character designs. Sadly, in a story where truly anything can happen, nothing really matters.
Apr 03, 2015
Apr 03, 2015
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