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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.

Indie Comic Review: Black Vol 1

In a world that already hates and fears them -- what if only Black people had superpowers. After miraculously surviving being gunned down by police, a young man learns that he is part of the biggest lie in history. Now he must decide whether it's safer to keep it a secret or if the truth will set him free. Collects issues 1-6.

Comic Book Review: Plastic

Retired serial killer Edwyn Stoffgruppen is in love with Virginia, a girl he “met online.” Her affection quiets his vile urges. Together, they tour the back roads of America in their LTD Crown Vic, eating doughnuts and enjoying their insatiable appetites for each other. Life is good…until a Louisiana billionaire kidnaps Virginia, forcing Edwyn to kill again in exchange for her freedom. And the twist to all of this? Virginia is a sex doll.

Batman The Long Halloween Review

Batman: The Long Halloween is a 13-issue limited series written by Jeph Loeb with art by Tim Sale. It was originally published by DC Comics in 1996 and 1997. It was inspired by the three Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight Halloween Specials, by the same creative team.

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?