Category Archives: Comic book reviews

Off the Shelf: “Jazz Legend #1”

Story: Martin Comity, trumpet player, jazz musician. Booze hound. Addict. Martin looks for the next thing to keep his mind occupied. Drink, women, drugs…and then a drug called New Blue comes along. And let’s just say this drug ain’t like anything Martin … Continue reading

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Elsewhere Review – J. Scott Campbell and Andy Hartnell’s Danger Girl: The Ultimate Collection

Read the original piece (okay, I wrote this in 2003) HERE at Green Man Review! Let’s face it; if you spent your life stealing stuff to make a living, wouldn’t it be tempting to chuck your “career” for a guaranteed … Continue reading

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Wayback Review: V for Vendetta

[Another look at my review of V for Vendetta for the late, great Green Man Review. Originally published October, 2007.] V for Vendetta (Warner Brothers , 2006) It’s been said that Guy Fawkes was the only person who ever entered … Continue reading

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Off the Shelf: Aliens/Vampirella (hardcover collection)

Story: Humans on Mars!  The first colony of sunlight dwellers make their mark on Mars.  Perhaps too much of a mark.  In digging down into the red soil, they happened upon an underground city that used to be inhabited by … Continue reading

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Off the Shelf: Zachariah Thorn #1

Nutshell:  Sometimes the best intentions and the coolest concepts get a bit muddy.  It often happens when a new series tries to take flight.  Thorn is one of those muddy intros, but if you can get past the Scooby-Doo-head-cocking this … Continue reading

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#31in31: Maddox and Beistel’s “The Horror Show”

And now for a spooky tale… Since this is a comic book, I’ll go with my usual Off The Shelf system.  Enjoy! Nutshell: Back in 2013 I wished for more than 17 pages of this story. They delivered.  And I … Continue reading

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Off the shelf: Oh, Hell Vol. 1

Nutshell: Cool premise, slick art, beautiful colors, and characters you wanna root for.  I’m not fully understanding the mythos yet, but I’m digging the story.  Oh, Hell just jumped into my webcomics queue. Story: Poor confused Zoel.  Doesn’t know where … Continue reading

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