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Orcs: Forged for War
3.45
liked it
A decent fantasy comic with a small twist: the heroes in this one are the Orcs while the bad guys are the humans. While Orcs are represented as a race ...more
Oct 28, 2011
Oct 26, 2011
 
Dial H, Vol. 1: Into You
3.56
really liked it
China Mieville is arguably one of the more inventive voices in current fantasy/horror fiction and his trying out comics makes complete sense. I vaguel ...more
Jul 04, 2013
Jun 30, 2013
 
Grayson, Volume 1: Agents of Spyral
3.72
liked it
**spoiler alert** I had high expectations for this. I've read some of Tom King's other work and while this was perfectly serviceable and entertaining, ...more
Feb 24, 2017
Feb 15, 2017
 
Hellblazer: Original Sins
4.11
really liked it
Hellblazer's been a bit of a blind-spot for me. One of those titles I've known for a long time I would like if I put in the time but I never made effo ...more
Mar 14, 2017
Mar 10, 2017
 
X-O Manowar, Volume 1: By The Sword
3.87
liked it
Meh.

I've been hearing great things about the revival of all the Valiant books and heard this is the best one to start with. While the art and action a
...more
Jul 2015
Jun 30, 2015
 
Oil & Water
2.70
it was ok
Largely letdown by this one. There's nothing bad per se in this book. The art is good, it's well-written and there's great potential for a compelling ...more
Mar 04, 2012
Feb 22, 2012
 
Cyclops Volume 1 (Cyclops, #1)
3.25
liked it
Pretty decent story that mixes political thriller with millitary sci-fi. Although I've seen most of the sci-fi ideas before (broadcasting a war via tv ...more
Oct 17, 2011
Oct 16, 2011
 
Wonder Woman, Volume 1: Blood
3.87
liked it
Very interesting take....not so much on Wonderwoman but the crazy world of Greek Gods she inhabits. This version has a bit of a Clive Barker touch, es ...more
not set
Aug 17, 2012
 
The Homeland Directive
3.64
liked it
A fun, fast-paced tech thriller with really interesting art. I thought the overall beats for the plot were pretty predictable, but the main character ...more
Oct 26, 2011
Oct 21, 2011
 
Angel Para Bellum Vol. 1
3.56
liked it
A fun concept. A boy is thought to be the key to the end of the world so he's become the target of demons & finds himself protected by a team of a ...more
Aug 04, 2012
Aug 02, 2012
 
FLCL Omnibus
3.92
liked it
A pretty crazy sci-fi romp packed with a lot of wacky, random humor. I personally found large parts of it really hard to follow, but from reading comm ...more
Dec 28, 2012
Dec 24, 2012
 
One Piece, Volume 63: Otohime and Tiger (One Piece, #63)
4.39
liked it
A good but not great volume. This one gives a lot of background on Fishman Island, the royalty and some of big Fishman pirates that are important to t ...more
May 11, 2013
May 01, 2013
 
Cowboy Ninja Viking Volume 2 (Cowboy Ninja Viking, #2)
3.70
liked it
Decent continuation of the series. From tracking down a nuke, avoiding getting killed, and Duncan seeing a psychiatrist there's a lot going on in this ...more
Sep 22, 2011
Sep 19, 2011
 
Stumptown, Vol. 1
3.94
really liked it
A really solid crime-thriller in the same style as a Robert Parker novel. Not the type of story I typically seek out but I enjoy Rucka's superhero stu ...more
Mar 17, 2013
Mar 04, 2013
 
Fear Agent, Volume 1: Re-Ignition
3.97
really liked it
I wasn't aware of Fear Agent until well into its run, so I missed out. But in a way I'm glad I waited. From Space monsters to robots to time travel, t ...more
Mar 26, 2017
Mar 26, 2017
 
Rocketeer Adventures Volume 1
3.76
liked it
Originally published as a limited series, this volume collects several gorgeously illustrated but thinly written short tales & anecdotes of The Ro ...more
May 15, 2012
May 10, 2012
 
Joe the Barbarian
3.78
it was amazing
This is the Grant Morrison I love and admire most. This tackles a lot of the same meta-concepts as his Doom Patrol & Flex Mentallo but squeezed ou ...more
May 26, 2012
May 15, 2012
 
Divided We Fall (Divided We Fall, #1)
3.95
really liked it
Well-done action with a surprisingly sympathetic main character, Reedy mixes YA dystopian with military thriller to ask some very complicated question ...more
Apr 21, 2014
Apr 12, 2014
 
John Carter: A Princess of Mars
3.55
liked it
Gorgeous art but a little thin on the adaptation of the story. Another issue worth of pages would have really helped open up the world a bit.
Apr 26, 2012
Apr 21, 2012
 
Hellbent (Cheshire Red Reports, #2)
3.80
liked it
Not Priest's strongest book, but still quite fun. The first 1/3 is a bit overburdened by Raylene's constant narration, but the book gets stronger when ...more
Jul 07, 2013
Jun 30, 2013
 
Attack on Titan, Vol. 2 (Attack on Titan, #2)
4.47
really liked it
nice twist to the plot with this volume!
not set
Dec 24, 2012
 
Teen Titans, Vol. 14: Team Building
3.73
liked it
Adequate but not amazing.
Apr 10, 2012
Apr 09, 2012
 
The Girl Who Owned a City
3.60
really liked it
Great story and wonderfully illustrated. While this does a great job with the action of a distopian survival tale, it steps a bit beyond the surface b ...more
May 15, 2012
May 01, 2012
 
Sir Edward Grey, Witchfinder, Vol. 1: In the Service of Angels (Witchfinder, #1)
3.98
really liked it
Good Victorian supernatural fun. you can read my full review at the site No Flying No Tights. http://noflyingnotights.com/?p=7489
Nov 12, 2011
Oct 17, 2011
 
Infinite Kung Fu
4.02
it was amazing
Loved this. If you so desire, you can read the review I wrote for No Flying No Tights here: http://noflyingnotights.com/?p=7874
Nov 20, 2011
Oct 26, 2011
 
Conan, Vol. 13: Queen of the Black Coast
4.03
it was amazing
This is the way to do an adaptation. Absolutely fantastic in bringing a character to life most people think they know but really don't.
Jan 26, 2014
Sep 29, 2013
 
The Sixth Gun, Vol. 3: Bound (The Sixth Gun, #3)
4.12
really liked it
None
Jul 07, 2013
Jul 07, 2013
 
Legends of Zita the Spacegirl (Zita the Spacegirl, #2)
4.21
really liked it
None
Nov 11, 2012
Oct 30, 2012
 
Batwoman, Vol. 1: Hydrology
4.06
liked it
None
not set
Dec 06, 2012
 
Rust Vol. 1: Visitor in the Field
3.95
really liked it
None
Dec 24, 2012
Dec 18, 2012
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