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Saturday Review: Extraordinary X-Men #1

Extraordinary X-Men (Marvel) Writer Jeff Lemire Penciler Humberto Ramos   It is a rare book indeed that makes me like Storm. And yet here I sit, thinking about how much I enjoyed Storm in Extraordinary X-Men #1, one of the … Continue readi...
by Therefore I Geek on Nov 7, 2015

Saturday Review | Love: the Fox

Love. The Fox (Magnetic Press) Written by Frederic Brrémaud Illustrated by Federico Bertolucci From time to time I find myself staring at my double screens in my basement office, wondering why I’m not lying in the grass on an island … Co...
by Therefore I Geek on Oct 31, 2015

Saturday Review: The Mighty Thor by Walter Simonson, Vol. 1

The Might Thor (Marvel) Written and Art by Walter Simonson   Over the last eight years there have been a small handful of comics that have peaked my interests so much that I had to read as much as I … Continue reading →...
by Therefore I Geek on Jun 13, 2015

Saturday Review: Princess Leia #1

Princess Leia (Marvel) Written by Mark Waid Art by Terry Dodson In the last year there has been a focused push from Marvel to put out more superhero comics that would appeal more to women. Titles like Ms. Marvel and … Continue reading →...
by Therefore I Geek on Mar 7, 2015

Saturday Review: Batgirl #39

Batgirl (DC) Written by Cameron Stewart and Brenden Fletcher Art by Babs Tarr I have mentioned before that while the new iteration of Batgirl is very well done, I wasn’t particularly enjoying it. It had a bit too much of … Continue reading &#...
by Therefore I Geek on Feb 21, 2015

Saturday Review: Darth Vader #1

Darth Vader (Marvel) Written by Kieron Gillien Art by Salvador Larroca Darth Vader, the Dark Lord of the Sith, is now the focus of his very own comic from Marvel. While this is only the first issue, I am pretty pleased and am looking forward to seein...
by Therefore I Geek on Feb 14, 2015

Saturday Review: Munchkin #1

Munchkin (BOOM! Studios) Written by Tom Siddell and Jim Zub Art by Mike Holmes and Rian Sygh Christmas morning is a magical time that comes but once a year. Most people wake up and gather around the tree to tear … Continue reading →...
by Therefore I Geek on Jan 31, 2015

Saturday Reviews: The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Words by Ryan North Art by Erica Henderson   While Squirrel Girl may be a D-list superhero, her brand new comic The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl is far from being a second string title. For those readers … Continue...
by Therefore I Geek on Jan 10, 2015

Saturday Review: New Avengers #28

New Avengers (Marvel) Written by Johnathan Hickman Art by Mike Deodato and Mike Perkins As Johnathan Hickman’s run on Avengers continues to push forward, I must admit that I have no idea where it is going, but that I am … Continue reading ...
by Therefore I Geek on Dec 27, 2014

Saturday Reviews: Super-Ego

Super Ego (Magnetic Press) Written and illustrated by Caio Oliviera Colors by Lucas Marangon Do super heroes go to psychotherapy?  Does their need to provide vigilante justice come from a psychological problem–perhaps a savior complex?  One...
by Therefore I Geek on Dec 20, 2014

Saturday Review: The Paladin

The Paladin (thepaladincomic.com) Written by Chris Antzoulis Illustrated by Fabio Valle The Paladin is the first issue of a new series.  I actually picked up a copy at a convention, after meeting the writer and illustrator.  Based on the cover R...
by Therefore I Geek on Dec 13, 2014

Saturday Review: Angela: Asgard’s Assassin

Angela: Asgard’s Assassin (Marvel) Story by Kieron Gillen Art by Phil Jimenez and Stephanie Huns   I have been saying for quite some time that I am excited to see Angela get her own series. Ever since she debuted in … Continue readin...
by Therefore I Geek on Dec 6, 2014

Saturday Reviews: The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths Vol. 1

The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths (Archaia) Concept by Brian Froud, Written by Brian Holguin Illustrations by Alex Sheikman and Lizzy John Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal is a cinematic classic that helped define movies in the 1980s. For those who ...
by Therefore I Geek on Nov 22, 2014

Weekend Reviews: Wasted Lands Omnibus

Wasted Lands Omnibus (Magnetic Press) Created by Dave Dorman Writer: Dave Dorman and Del Stone, Jr. Illustrator: Dave Dorman, with Christopher Moeller, Jon Foster, and Durwin Talon Cover: Dave Dorman   My initial expectations about this omnibus were...
by Therefore I Geek on Nov 16, 2014

Saturday Reviews: Deep State #1

Deep State (BOOM! Studios) Written by Justin Jordan Art by Ariela Kristantina With this week’s big space related event, it seemed fitting to review Deep State #1 from BOOM! Studios. This first issue of Deep State provides us with a … Continue...
by Therefore I Geek on Nov 15, 2014

Saturday Reviews: Memetic #1

Memetic (BOOM! Studios) Written by James Tynion IV, Art by Eryk Donovan At various points throughout the last few years I’ve occasionally joked that cat pictures on the internet will be the downfall of modern civilization, but I never actually R...
by Therefore I Geek on Oct 25, 2014

Saturday Reviews: Superman #35

Superman (DC) Written by Geoff Johns, Art by John Romita Jr. I would like to preface this review by saying that I am not much of a Superman fan. I have nothing against the Man of Steel, but I don’t … Continue reading →...
by Therefore I Geek on Oct 25, 2014

Saturday Reviews: Guardians 3000 #1

Guardians 3000 (Marvel) Written by Dan Abnett Art by Gerardo Sandoval Colors by Edgar Delgado I’ve been saying for months that people should be reading the Abnett/Lanning run of Guardians of the Galaxy. It’s great on so many levels. While …...
by Therefore I Geek on Oct 4, 2014

Saturday Reviews: Green Lantern/New Gods: Godhead

Green Lantern/New Gods: Godhead (DC) Story by Van Jensen, Justin Jordan, Robert Venditti, Charles Soule and Cullen Bunn Art by Ethan Van Sciver, Goran Sudzuka, Martin Coccolo, Crisscross and Pete Woods Color by Marcelo Maiolo I don’t know why I ...
by Therefore I Geek on Oct 4, 2014

Saturday Reviews: Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman #2

Sensation Comics (DC) Issue 4: Written by Jason Bischoff, Art by David Williams Issues 5 & 6: Written by Ivan Cohen, Art by Marcus To The return of Sensation Comics as DC’s newest “digital first” weekly comic is an absolute … Continue...
by Therefore I Geek on Sep 20, 2014


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