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Category: Comic Book Reviews

Hey, who doesn’t love comics? We sure do. And while Spencer Church tends to post his comic reviews under the Fast and Easy tag, we’ll share longer reviews here. As well as reviews done by DPW members not named Spencer. Enjoy.

Comic Review: Spencer And Locke, By Action Lab Comics

When his grade-school sweetheart is found dead, there's only one friend Detective Locke can trust to help solve her murder — his childhood imaginary panther, Spencer. But when they face a vicious crime syndicate and memories from Locke's traumatic youth, can this unlikely pair survive long enough to find the truth

Indie Comic Review: The Showdown Volume 1 And 2

As legend has it, monsters such as Vampires, Werewolves, and Zombies once roamed the face of the earth but were banished to Hell for their unspeakable acts on humanity. Now in the depths of Dante’s vision of Hell, Satan holds a race once a millennium, a race unknown to man called The Showdown. Creatures from all walks of existence challenge one another in this death match exhibition of fantastic horror and campy grindhouse.

Comic Book Review: Rough Riders Volume 1

Led by a young Theodore Roosevelt, a motley crew of soon-to-be American legends must work together to solve a mystery that threatens life itself. Harry Houdini — street magician and master of misdirection. Annie Oakley — a washed-up entertainer, eager for a chance to prove herself in a real war. Jack Johnson — an undefeated brawler and the son of ex-slaves, determined to get his shot at the heavyweight championship...When a terrifying alien technology destroys the USS Maine, these unlikely allies set sail for bloody Cuba, into the heart of a brewing conflict, to wage a shadow war against the greatest threat mankind has ever known. Before they were famous, they were...ROUGH RIDERS.

Sons Of The Devil: Series Review

This series by New York Times bestselling writer BRIAN BUCCELLATO and artist TONI INFANTE can be described as True Detective and Orphan Black gone completely HELTER SKELTER. SONS OF THE DEVIL is a psychological horror story about Travis, an average guy trying to get by, who discovers that he has familial ties to a deadly cult.

American Jesus Book One: Chosen Review

From the writer of the Universal hit, Wanted, comes his next graphic novel on the way to becoming a feature film! American Jesus Volume 1: Chosen follows a twelve-year-old boy who suddenly discovers he's returned as Jesus Christ. He can turn water into wine, make the crippled walk, and, perhaps, even raise the dead! How will he deal with the destiny to lead the world in a conflict thousands of years in the making?

Black Hammer Vol 1: Secret Origins Review

Once they were heroes. Now, banished from existence by a multiversal crisis, the old champions of Spiral City lead simple lives in a timeless farming town. But as they attempt to free themselves from this strange purgatory, a mysterious stranger works to bring them back into action for one last adventure! Volume 1 Collects issues #1–#6 of the series.

The Accelerators Volume 2: Momentum Review

A group of accidental time travelers find themselves stranded in the future with a time machine that can only go forward. Their only hope is to keep moving, jumping further and further in search of a future that can show them a way back home.

I.T. The Secret World Of Modern Banking 1-5 Review

Technology expert Evan Adonis discovers evidence of dangerous financial fraud that implicates key bank officers, and unknowingly unlocks the most dangerous code ever written. In the internally corrupt world of modern banking, the IT expert is both the most powerful asset and the most hunted liability.

Fast And Easy Comic Review: Apama Volume 1

So what is an Apama? With so many great super-heroes based on creatures from nature (Spider-Man, Bat-Man, Wolverine) the creators asked themselves, “What if there was another creature that was so powerful and stealthy that is was still undiscovered by modern man?” That creature is the Apama.

Fast And Easy Comic Review: Lionman #1

A 15-year old kid in Anacostia, Washington, DC, is about to have his life turned upside down when his ancestors cause a magic talisman to be placed where it will save his life and he finds himself transformed into a creature of legend, the Lionman!

Indie Comic Spotlight: Mister Marsh

A fire, a mysterious Metal-Man, bizarre lights in the sky, what is the connection? Explore the meaning of these questions with Mister Marsh, issues one and two.