Comic Review: Book of Death: Legends of the Geomancer #1

Book of Death: Legends of the Geomancer #1 (Mini Series) Writer: Fred Van Lente Artist: Juan Jose Rip, Jordie Bellaire Publisher: Valiant Comics The Skinny: Probably the most controversial Valiant Comic of this era.  This is the comic that either you hate because is not in your collection, or you love because you are one of the lucky few that have it, and enjoy every minute reading it. By lucky few, rumors say that the print run of this comics is a little over 3,200 copies only the publisher know.  Valiant took a risk on this promotional comic book, many … Continue reading

Comic Review – X-O Manowar #35 by Valiant Comics

X-O Manowar #35 (“DEAD HAND” – PART 2) Written by Robert Venditti Art by Diego Bernard Cover A (Overlay Wrap) by Lewis Larosa Cover B (Wraparound) by Jorge Molina Variant Cover by Rafa Sandoval Variant Cover by Juan Jose Ryp The Good The Writing Like many issues before it this issue of X-O Manowar is mostly battle. This is juxtapositioned with smaller character arcs, focusing on people affected by the battle. One thing I really appreciate is that by showing that The Vine is not limited to just bloodthirsty conquerors it shows that the battle and its aftereffects are real … Continue reading

Comic Previews – BLOODSHOT REBORN #1 & UNITY #17 from Valiant Comics

Bloodshot returns with a new monthly series, Bloodshot Reborn, continuing from the events from The Valiant  and the latest issue of team up series Unity Bloodshot Reborn #1 A $3.99 Comic, 40 pgs, Rated T+ Written by Jeff Lemire Art by Mico Suayan with Jeff Lemire Cover A by Juan Doe Cover B by Mico Suayan Cover C by Dave Johnson Cover D by Lewis Larosa Valiant Next Variant by Mico Suayan & Tom Muller Variant Cover by Jeff Lemire Variant Cover by Butch Guice B&W Sketch Variant by Lewis Larosa Blank Cover Also Available From New York Times best-selling writer … Continue reading