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Saga, Vol. 1 (Saga, #1)
4.25
it was amazing
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
...more
Dec 2012
Nov 30, 2012
 
Preacher, Volume 1: Gone to Texas
4.16
it was amazing
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
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not set
Jul 22, 2009
 
How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You
3.95
really liked it
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
 
Hawkeye, Volume 1: My Life as a Weapon
4.17
it was amazing
Hey, Marvel. Instead of massive crossovers and killing off major characters as publicity stunts, do more like this. Please and thank you.

Hawkeye seems
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Sep 19, 2013
Sep 19, 2013
 
American Vampire, Vol. 1
3.98
really liked it
“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
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Nov 06, 2011
Nov 06, 2011
 
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
4.17
really liked it
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
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not set
Sep 22, 2007
 
Star Wars, Vol. 1: Skywalker Strikes
4.12
really liked it
This is really good.

And I don’t just mean good as in “This is pretty good for a tie-in comic book.” I mean that this is seriously good as in, “We shou
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Dec 15, 2015
Dec 15, 2015
 
Peepland (Peepland, #1-5)
3.65
really liked it
If you’re an adult who reads comics then you probably know at least one person who gives you grief about it. “Oh, you still read funny books? How old ...more
Jun 16, 2017
Jun 13, 2017
 
Jessica Jones: Alias, Vol. 1
4.05
really liked it
A hard drinking private eye whose cases become explorations of the dark side of human nature is a character concept that has become a cliché of crime ...more
Jan 29, 2016
Jan 27, 2016
 
Saga, Vol. 5 (Saga, #5)
4.44
it was amazing
I've run out of ways to praise Saga at this point so I'll just say that it continues to be one of the most entertaining, creative, funny, heartbreakin ...more
Jan 13, 2016
Jan 10, 2016
 
Kick-Ass
4.04
it was amazing
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
 
Jessica Jones: Alias, Vol. 3
4.20
really liked it
The thing about being a Marvel fan is that I’ve been reading their comics off-and-on since I was a kid in the ‘70s, usually see their movies in the th ...more
Jun 23, 2016
Jun 22, 2016
 
All-New X-Men, Volume 4: All-Different
3.58
liked it
“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
...more
Oct 23, 2014
Oct 22, 2014
 
Ms. Marvel, Vol. 2: Generation Why
4.14
really liked it
If comic book characters actually aged in real time then the Marvel universe would be filled with a superheroes more worried about changing their adul ...more
Feb 07, 2016
Feb 03, 2016
 
Wolverine: Old Man Logan
4.27
liked it
I am a complete sucker for any kind of Days of Future Past style stories because if there’s one thing I love more than reading about an elaborate fict ...more
Apr 15, 2012
Apr 15, 2012
 
Batman, Volume 1: I Am Gotham
3.68
liked it
Full confession: I have not been keeping up on Batman in a while. Part of it is due to simple fatigue of all the rebooting and retconning that both DC ...more
Mar 21, 2017
Jan 18, 2017
 
Saga, Vol. 2 (Saga, #2)
4.57
it was amazing
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
 
The Walking Dead, Vol. 14: No Way Out
4.34
really liked it
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
...more
Aug 25, 2011
Aug 24, 2011
 
Jessica Jones: Alias, Vol. 4
4.35
really liked it
This one collects the final issues of Marvel’s MAX version of Jessica Jones adventures and while I’m sad it didn’t last longer I also realize that all ...more
Feb 05, 2017
Feb 04, 2017
 
Marvel Comics: The Untold Story
4.05
really liked it
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 and ...more
Feb 16, 2013
Feb 10, 2013
 
Saga, Vol. 4 (Saga, #4)
4.47
it was amazing
Four volumes and I've given each of them 5 stars.

'nuff said.
Feb 07, 2015
Feb 01, 2015
 
Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal
4.13
really liked it
Kamala Khan is just an average high school kid struggling with the classic teenage dilemma of trying to both fit in and be herself at the same time, a ...more
Dec 15, 2015
Dec 10, 2014
 
Richard Stark's Parker: Slayground
4.05
really liked it
2016 killed so many talented people that it got hard to keep track after a while, and one of its overlooked victims was Darwyn Cooke who died of cance ...more
Feb 26, 2017
Feb 25, 2017
 
Guardians of the Galaxy, Volume 3: Guardians Disassembled
3.53
liked it
“Bendis!”

“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
...more
Jun 11, 2015
Apr 23, 2015
 
Guardians of the Galaxy/All-New X-Men: The Trial of Jean Grey
3.79
liked it
“Bendis!”

“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
...more
Oct 26, 2014
Oct 23, 2014
 
Doctor Strange: The Oath
3.95
really liked it
If your name is something like Stephen Strange then you’d almost have to be a superhero, wouldn’t you? Either that or Bond villain.

Dr. Strange is very
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Nov 24, 2016
Nov 17, 2016
 
Saga, Vol. 3 (Saga, #3)
4.56
it was amazing
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
 
The Infinity Gauntlet
4.06
really liked it
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
 
Batman, Volume 3: Death of the Family
4.33
it was amazing
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
 
Astonishing X-Men, Volume 1: Gifted
4.17
really liked it
Grant Morrison did an ambitious run on New X-Men, but that story had to be walked back in the interests of continuing it in on-going mainstream superh ...more
Jun 14, 2016
Feb 09, 2009
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