4.0

Review: Crime Does Not Pay Vol. 3

 Howard Chaykin hit the nail on the head in his introduction for Crime Does Not Pay volume 3. He calls this book a "guilty pleasure" (pun intended), and he is absolutely right. The art is...
5.0

Review: 47 Ronin #2

The opening splash page of 47 Ronin #2 is a beautiful piece of art. I love the way Stan Sakai angles a single branch of a cherry blossom tree over the front of the castle. That is classical Japanese...
4.5

Review: Castle Waiting Vol. 1

I have a confession to make. Back when I owned a comic shop, I used to recommend Castle Waiting to my customers, telling them it was a charming fantasy series they would really enjoy. But in truth, I had...
5.0

Review: Hellboy in Hell #2

Wow. I just finished reading Hellboy in Hell #2 for the third time, and I still don't think I have understood it all. I may share a good deal of the same brain library as Mike Mignola -- I can pick up...
4.5

Review: Conan the Barbarian #12

ADVANCE REVIEW! Conan the Barbarian #12 will go on sale Wednesday, January 16, 2012. Issue #12 marks one year of Brian Wood's run on Conan the Barbarian, and the mid-way point between his two-year...
4.0

Review: Conan the Barbarian #11

Almost everything about Conan is physical. He is a mighty fighter. A daring thief. A natural commander and leader of men. So what does he do when he is pitted against something that he can't fight,...