Monthly Archives: October 2012

Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters

Written and drawn by Mike Grell Published by DC Comics This book is another glimpse through the mists shrouding my comic reading past. I got hooked on the crack of comic books while reading a massive stack of Mike Grell’s … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Comics, Graphic Novel, Superhero Comics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Powers 01: Who Killed Retro Girl?

Written by Brian Michael Bendis and drawn by Michael Avon Oeming Published initially by Image comics (my review copy) and currently Icon/Marvel Comics This long running series is the backbone of my comic collecting. It was the first trade paperback … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Comics, Crime Comics, Superhero Comics, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Manhattan Projects

Written by Jonathan Hickman and drawn by Nick Pitarra Published by Image Comics After last weeks dip into the Dark Ages, today we move closer to the present with Hickman and Pitarra’s alternate history of the Manhattan Project. Expanding the … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Books, Comics, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Northlanders Book One: Sven the Returned

Written by Brian Wood and illustrated by Davide Gianfelice Published by Vertigo/DC Comics Brian Wood is a font of comics excellence, from his early indy books like Local and Demo through to his current onslaught of X-titles at Marvel. But … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Books, Comics, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments