Adventure Time Presents Simon and Marcy #1 Review

Writer: Olivia Olson Artist: Slimm Fabert Cover: Brittney Williams Adventure Time’s latest comic, Marcy & Simon, is set right after the tear-jerking 11th season finale with Betty bring Simon back from the Ice Crown’s control to the awkward scientist only seen before and during the Mushroom War. In this issue, Simon decided to go on an apology tour around the Land…

No One’s Rose #1 Review

Writer:  Emily Horn & Zac ThompsonArtist:  Alberto Jimenez-AlburquerqueColor Artist:  Raul AnguloLetterer:  Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou How much do we take our environment for granted? We drive our gas-powered cars on asphalt roads to our jobs in buildings of concrete, steel, and glass. We labor to make our lawns greener than our neighbor’s, but not for the benefit…

Hellions #1 Review

Writer: Zeb Wells Artist: Stephen Segovia Color Artist:  David CurielLetterer:  Cory Petit Cover Artist: Stephen Segovia Hellions #1, like all of the other X-Men titles currently running, explores a particular problem created within Jonathan Hickman’s House of X/Powers of X story from Summer 2019. In this case, the problem is what to do with the mutants…

Outlawed #1 Review

Writer:  Eve EwingArtist:  Kim JacintoColor Artist:  Espen GrundetjernLetterer:  Clayton CowlesCover Artist:  Pepe Larraz Are we willing to give up our freedoms to be safe? Would you trade increased restrictions on parts of the population if it meant slightly increased stability? In this new Marvel comic our favorite teen heroes Ms. Marvel, Spider-Man, Ironheart, Nova, and…

Spider-Woman #1 Review

Writer: Karla Pacheco Artist: Pere Perez (backstory: Paulo Siqueira & Oren Junior) Color Artist: Frank D’Armata Letterer: VC’s Travis Lanham Cover Artist: Jung-Geun Yoon For the first time in three years, Spider-Woman is back in her own ongoing series–and she’s got new threads for the occasion. In the first story of this giant-size issue, Jessica…

Strange Adventures #1 Review

Writer: Tom KingArtists: Mitch Gerads & Evan “Doc” ShanerLetterer: Clayton CowlesCovers: Mitch Gerads & Evan “Doc” Shaner Who is Adam Strange? A hero? War criminal? Neither? Both? These questions drive Tom King’s latest post-modern deconstruction of the superhero genre. In the midst of a promotional book tour for his new wartime memoir, Strange finds himself…

Strange Academy #1 Review

Writer: Skottie Young Artist: Humberto Ramos Color Artist: Edgar Delgado Letterer: VC’s Clayton Cowles Cover Artists: Humberto Ramos and Edgar Delgado Strange Academy’s titular institution is the Marvel Universe’s solution for young sorcerers, witches, and other mystic types looking to control their powers in the same way Xavier’s School provided a solution for “Gifted Youngsters.”…

Amazing Spider-Man Daily Bugle #1 Review

Writer: Mat JohnsonArtists: Mack Chater, Francesco Mobili, and Scott HannaColors: Dono Sanchez-Almara and ProtobunkerLetters: VC’s Joe CarmagnaCover: Mark Bagley and Morry Hollowell Amazing Spider-Man: Daily Bugle #1 asks the question so many newspaper publishers are struggling with today: how does print news stay relevant in a digital age? As editor-in-chief of the Bugle, Robbie Robertson’s…

Guardians of the Galaxy #1 (2020) Review

Writer: Al Ewing Artist: Juann Cabal Colorist: Federico Blee Letterer: VC’s Cory Petit Cover: Juann Cabal & Dean White The galaxy needs a savior. Following a series of harrowing events in Marvel’s Incoming and Annihilation: Scourge, Richard Rider a.k.a. Nova has fallen on desperate times. The Olympians have returned from beyond the grave and Nova…

Iron Man 2020 #1 Review

Writers: Dan Slott & Christos GageArtist: Pete WoodsLetterer: VC’s Joe Caramanga The robot revolution has begun! Typically, this kind of story can go one of two ways. Either we follow the desperate human struggle against cold machine, or the righteous robotic crusade for emancipation. Iron Man 2020 smartly opts for both, providing a window into…