Graphic Novel Review: The Amazing Spider-Man: Coming Home

By J. Michael Straczynski (Writer)Publisher: Hachette Partworks LtdRelease Date: 2012Genre: Sci-Fi – SuperheroesGoodreads Rating: 4/5 Stars Review Something I really like about many of this Marvel graphic novels is you only really need a basic understanding of the character to pick up what’s happening. There might be stuff more long-term readers will appreciate, but asContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: The Amazing Spider-Man: Coming Home”

Blogtober Day 14: Werewolf by Night

In case you haven’t guessed, I’m a bit of a Marvel fan. I love the MCU, and I love reading the graphic novels when I can – as you can likely tell from my various reviews. So I was really excited to see Werewolf by Night pop up on Disney+, and let me tell you,Continue reading “Blogtober Day 14: Werewolf by Night”

Graphic Novel Review: Hawkeye, Volume 1: My Life as a Weapon

By Matt Fraction, Artists David Aja, Javier PulidoPublisher: MarvelRelease Date: March 19th, 2013Genre: SFF – SuperheroesGoodreads Rating: 5/5 Stars Related Reviews Other Marvel Reviews: The Ultimates, Volume 1 / Volume 2 / Secret Invasion / Deadpool: Dracula’s Gauntlet Review There’s just something wonderfully delightfully about Hawkeye, but especially once you go outside the MCU. ReadingContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Hawkeye, Volume 1: My Life as a Weapon”

Graphic Novel Review: The Ultimates 2, Volume 1: Gods and Monsters

by Mark Millar, Bryan Hitch (Artist)Publisher: MarvelFormat: PaperbackGenre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy/SuperheroesRelease Date: September 20th, 2006Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Stars And so we continue with the story of The Ultimates, in which Marvel give us a more ‘gritty’ and ‘realistic’ version of The Avengers. The Ultimates is kind of a reminder that, okay, some interesting stuff came out ofContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: The Ultimates 2, Volume 1: Gods and Monsters”

Graphic Novel Review: The Ultimates, Volume 2: Homeland Security

Publisher: MarvelRelease Date: April 5th, 2006Genre: Superhero Comics Rating: 5/5 Stars Volume 1 Review I really liked the first volume of this so had high expectations going into the second and, you know what? Those expectations were exceeded. These are not the same characters we know on screen. Bucky in this world is an oldContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: The Ultimates, Volume 2: Homeland Security”

Graphic Novel Review: Secret Invasion

Publisher: Panini ComicsRelease Date: Feb 4th, 2009Genre: Sci-Fi Rating: 4/5 Stars Note to self for future: don’t try and read a Marvel comic such as Secret Wars #1, then read a Marvel cross-over event graphic novel such as Secret Invasion, then pick up something like Secret Wars #2. You will end up a little confused.Continue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Secret Invasion”

Book Review: School of X – Edited by Gwendolyn Nix

Publisher: AconyteFormat: MOBIRelease Date: December 21st, 2021 Rating: 5/5 Stars I received this book from publisher Aconyte via NetGalley. Reviews remain my own. After reading other Marvel novels, I wasn’t totally sure about pursuing others, but seeing this X-Men offering and noticing it was edited by Gwendolyn Nix, I knew I had to check itContinue reading “Book Review: School of X – Edited by Gwendolyn Nix”

Graphic Novel Review: The Ultimates: Super-Human

Publisher: MarvelRelease Date: October 1st, 2009Genre: Superhero ComicsGoodreads Rating: 5/5 Stars Writer: Mark Millar / Artist: Bryan Hitch Other Marvel Reviews: Deadpool: Dracula’s Gauntlet / Deadpool Kills Deadpool – Deadpool Killogy #3 / Spider-Man/Deadpool, Volume 2: Side-Pieces [Books] / Spider-Man/Deadpool, Vol 1 [Books] / Generation X – Scott Lobdell [Graphic Novels] Ah, The Ultimates – a graphic novel that’sContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: The Ultimates: Super-Human”

Deadpool: Dracula’s Gauntlet

by Brian Posehn, Gerry Duggan (Writers), Reilly Brown, Scott Koblish, Khary Randolph (Artists), Frank Cho (Cover)Publisher: MarvelFormat: PaperbackRelease Date: July 12th, 2016 Rating: 5/5 Stars Spider-Man/Deadpool Volume 1 Review / Spider-Man/Deadpool Volume 2 Review / Deadpool Kills Deadpool Review I have yet to come across a Deadpool story I didn’t really enjoy, yet Deadpool: Dracula’sContinue reading “Deadpool: Dracula’s Gauntlet”

Deadpool Kills Deadpool – Deadpool Killogy #3

by Cullen Bunn, Salvador Espin (Illustrator)Publisher: MarvelFormat: PaperbackRelease Date: December 17th, 2013 Rating: 5/5 Stars Previous Deadpool Reviews: Spider-Man/Deadpool, Vol 1, Spider-Man/Deadpool, Volume 2: Side-Pieces  I do so enjoy reading Deadpool comics. There’s just something about the Merc with a Mouth that is consistently irresistible. And that especially applies to the Killogy series, in whichContinue reading “Deadpool Kills Deadpool – Deadpool Killogy #3”