Category Archives: Comic Books: Reviews and History

Calvin and Hobbes

This time Donny reviews a comic strip. Calvin and Hobbes 1985-1995 By Bill Watterson So, you open up your newspaper to the Sunday comics section, and there you have your same old Garfield, and Wizard of Id, and the Family … Continue reading

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Green Lantern/Green Arrow

Donny reviews the Emerald Duo. Green Lantern/Green Arrow 1970-1973 Dennis O’Neil (story) Neal Adams (art) Green Lantern/Green Arrow #76, February, 1970, announced a new direction by opening with the surprising words: “For years he had been a proud man! … … Continue reading

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Poe

Donny reviews Poe. He also quotes Scott McCloud, who is awesome. Poe Vol. 1 (#s 1-6), Vol. 2 (#s 1-24) and the Poe Color Special 1996-2000 by Jason Asala Sometimes I think Jason Asala stole my life. You see, I … Continue reading

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Wolverine

Bub, here is Donny’s review of the best comic there is at what it does. Wolverine 1982 Chris Claremont and Frank Miller (story) Frank Miller (art) The first line of this book has become iconic: “I’m the best there is … Continue reading

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Y: The Last Man

Here’s the latest comic review from Donny. Y: The Last Man #’s 1-60 2002 – 2008 Brian K. Vaughan (story) Pia Guerra (art) Let’s do a thought experiment. Imagine if the world were going to end shortly after you die, … Continue reading

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Batman, Black and White

Donny reviews a na na na na na na na na na… Anthology! Batman, Black and White Volume 1 (issues 1-4) 1996 Series editor: Mark Chiarello   If I had to choose just one Batman book to take to a … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Donny reviews a Daredevil parody that became ludicrously successful. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #’s 1-11, Raphael, Michelangelo, Donatello, and Leonardo one-shots 1984-87 Kevin Eastman & Peter Laird (story & art) (TMNT #8 also included contributions by Dave Sim and Gerhard) … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Marvels

Donny reviews a bunch of paintings put into comic book form. Marvels#1-4 1994 Kurt Busiek & Alex Ross (story and art) Alex Ross (art) Alex Ross had been doing painted covers, but he wanted to try and do an entirely … Continue reading

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Comic Review: From Hell

Donny literally gives us the review From Hell. From Hell 1989-1996, collected volume published 1999 Alan Moore (story) Eddie Campbell (art) Once, years ago, my wife tried reading From Hell while I was away for the weekend and she was … Continue reading

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The Galactus Trilogy

Donny reviews that classic, comedic tale about the end of the world. Fantastic Four 48-50 1966 Stan Lee & Jack Kirby (story) Jack Kirby (art) Prepare yourself for… The Coming of Galactus!!!  With lots of exclamation points!!!! This arc is … Continue reading

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