Category Archives: Comic Reviews

Comic Review: Cellies, vol. 1

I was perusing the comics available on NetGalley recently when this cleverly named collection jumped out at me. Cellies follows a group of retail employees at a cell phone store through midnight launches, parental drama and store romances. Volume one of Cellies is a fun introduction to some interesting and varied characters. The staff feel […]
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We Are Robin, Volume 1: The Vigilante Business (2016)

Review by CJ Page count: 157 Format: Trade paperback Publisher: DC Comics ISBN: 978-1-4012-5982-0   A band of teenagers don the Robin mantle to fight crime in Gotham City under the guidance of a mysterious figure. We Are Robin, Volume 1: The Vigilante Business collects issues 1-6 of We Are Robin (2015).

New Suicide Squad, Volume 1: Pure Insanity (2015)

Review by CJ Page count: 192 Format: Trade paperback Publisher: DC Comics ISBN: 978-1-4012-5238-0   The new Suicide Squad is assembled, adding Joker’s Daughter, Reverse Flash, Black Manta and Deathstroke to the line-up alongside regulars Harley Quinn, Deadshot and Captain Boomerang. Their first trip takes them to Russia for a mission that will test their […]
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Harley Quinn’s Greatest Hits (2016)

Review by CJ Page count: 155 Format: Collected edition graphic novel (paperback) Publisher: DC Comics ISBN: 978-1-4012-7008-7   A collection of stories featuring Gotham’s Clown Princess of Crime. Included stories are from the Countdown, Batman Adventures, Batman, Gotham City Sirens, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, and Harley Quinn and the Suicide Squad April Fools’ Special series.

Star Trek/Green Lantern: The Spectrum War by Mike Johnson, Angel Hernandez and Alejandro Sanchez (2015)

Review by CJ Page count: 157 Format: Digital Publisher: IDW Publishing and DC Comics   When the greatest heroes and villains of the galaxy are unable to stop Nekron, Guardian Ganthet uses a last resort that sends the remaining ring-bearers from all spectrums to a parallel universe along with a new ring of each colour. […]
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Batman: The Killing Joke – The Deluxe Edition by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland (2008)

Page count: 64 [includes introduction by Tim Sale, The Killing Joke, afterword by Brian Bolland, and An Innocent Guy] Format: Hardcover Publisher: DC Comics   The Joker has once again escaped from Arkham Asylum. This time though he targets Commissioner Gordon and his daughter Barbara Gordon AKA Batgirl. Will Batman recapture the Joker before he […]
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