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GI COMBAT: THE WAR THAT TIME FORGOT by J. T. Krul & Peter Tomasi

May 20, 2014

World War II soldiers fighting dinosaurs in a land that time forgot began in Star Spangled War Stories in 1960, and the idea has never seemed to go away. The “forgotten” war has shown up time and again in the DC universe, and even showed up in the New 52 in the short-lived GI Combat […]

ANIMAL MAN: ROTWORLD: THE RED KINGDOM

January 5, 2014

Buy At Amazon: Animal Man Vol. 3: Rotworld: The Red Kingdom Much of the forward moment set up in the first two volumes of what has turned out to be one very LONG story gets frittered away by endless action scenes. The battle in this volume seems to go on forever and involve a cast […]

AQUAMAN: THE OTHERS by Geoff Johns, Ivan Reis, and Joe Prado

July 18, 2013

Aquaman has secrets no one in the DC Universe has ever known about – and Geoff Johns is sharing them in The Others, the second graphic novel from the New 52 run he’s currently writing. As I have stated in another review, I was blown away by Johns’ new incarnation of Aquaman. Although a perennial […]

THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #1 by Tony Daniels, Philip Tan, and Sunny Gho

January 21, 2012

Nearly all of the DC New 52 books usually begin with an origin statement somewhere in the early pages to familiarize the readers with the character(s) in case the read is a first-time experience. I’ve gotten used to them, as well as the intro blocks above characters in group books that cue the readers in. […]