Reviews and Recommendations by Mel Odom, Professional Writer

Posts Tagged ‘Jeff Lemire


May 20, 2014

When the new 52 debuted with Animal Man on the list, I was pumped. I’ve always liked that character, even back when he was just a back-up feature, a lightweight hero with kind of ridiculous powers. Buddy Baker was just a guy’s guy who ended up putting on a costume and battling bad guys. I […]

ANIMAL MAN: ANIMAL VS. MAN by Jeff Lemire, Travel Foreman, Steve Pugh, & Timothy Green II

January 5, 2014

Buy At Amazon: Animal Man Vol. 2: Animal Vs. Man Animal Man: Animal vs. Man takes the read on an even darker turn in this new imagining of the life of Buddy Baker. The road trip from/to Hell continues unabated. I’m glad I decided not to list the book for juveniles because I personally think […]

ANIMAL MAN: THE HUNT by Jeff Lemire and Travel Foreman

January 5, 2014

Buy At Amazon: Animal Man Vol. 1: The Hunt (The New 52) Animal Man is one of those weird superheroes who was – seemingly – destined for obscurity. In the beginning he was picked up by aliens and exposed to a process that allowed him to temporarily take on the abilities and attributes of animals, […]


January 2, 2014

Buy at Amazon: Justice League Dark Vol. 2: The Books of Magic (The New 52) (Jla (Justice League of America) (Graphic Novels)) Justice League Dark: The Books Magic is a mixed bag. Peter Milligan, the author of the first graphic novel, has a two-issue story in this one that doesn’t quite feel finished, but maybe […]