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…

Stillwater #1

Writer: Chip ZdarskyArtist/Cover: Ramón K. PerezColorist: Mike SpicerLetterer: Rus Wooton We begin our story with a rather disheartening introduction to Daniel, our main character. After losing his job and getting into a nasty bar fight, he receives a mysterious letter claiming his recently deceased great-grand-aunt has left him an inheritance he must collect from the…

Amazing Spider-Man: Sins Rising Prelude

Writer: Nick SpencerArtist: Guillermo SannaColorist: Jordie BellaireLetterer: Joe CarmagnaCover Artist: Ryan Ottley and Nathan Fairbairn Amazing Spider-Man: Sins Rising Prelude is a one-shot from current Amazing Spider-Man writer, Nick Spencer. Spider-Man mostly sits out of the frame in this one, however, as Spencer tells the life story of one of Spidey’s darker villains, Sin Eater.…

Dark Nights: Death Metal #1

Writer: Scott SnyderArtists: Greg CapulloInker: Jonathan GlapionColorist: FCO PlascenciaLetterer: Tom Napolitano The world’s gone mad. Perpetua, the DCU’s creation goddess and big bad of Scott Snyder’s recent Justice League run, has chosen the Batman Who Laughs as her champion. And with her power, he has remade the entire universe in his image: a warped, bat-centric…

Birds of Prey #1 (2020)

Writer: Brian AzzarelloPenciller: Emanuela LupacchinoInker: Ray McCarthyColorist: Trish Mulvihill and John KaliszLetterer: Steve Wands This first issue of the new DC Black Label book, Birds of Prey, has violence, drugs cartel, old flames, and grudging new friendships. It’s a whirlwind story revolving around our three heroines, Black Canary, Huntress, and Harley Quinn. They each have…

Year Zero #1

Writer: Benjamin PercyArtist: Ramon RosanasColorist: Lee LoughridgeLetterer: Sal CiprianoCover Artist: Kaare Andrews Year Zero is the fifth miniseries from creator-emphatic publisher AWA. From writer Benjamin Percy (Green Arrow, X-Force, Wolverine) and artist Ramon Rosanas (Astonishing Ant-Man, Mighty Captain Marvel), Year Zero blends a hefty dose of Stephen King’s The Stand with a sprinkling of Robert…

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…