Author: Matt Baum

The Wild Storm: Michael Cray #1 Review

The Wild Storm: Michael Cray #1 Review DC Comics Written by Bryan Hill Art by Steven Harris 32 pages, $3.99 Solicit: Warren Ellis’ critically acclaimed relaunch of THE WILD STORM gets its first solo spinoff series! Michael Cray, professional assassin, has been betrayed by International Operations and has an alien life-form in his head that’s either killing him, transforming him, or both. The only thing that can bring sense to his life is for him to do what he does best: kill the wrong people for the right reasons. But Michael needs support and resources to hit back against I.O.,...

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The Beautiful Death #1 Review

The Beautiful Death #1 Review Titan Comics  Written and illustrated by Matthieu Bablet 64 pages for $5.99 Solicit: THE APOCALYPSE HAS BEEN AND GONE. THE AGE OF HUMANITY IS AT AN END. HORRIFYING INSECTILE ALIENS FROM THE DEPTHS OF INFINITE SPACE ARE NOW MASTERS OF THE EARTH! WHAT DOES RESISTANCE MEAN, WHEN THERE’S NOTHING LEFT TO FIGHT FOR? THAT’S WHAT WAYNE, JEREMIAH, AND SOHAM, THE ONLY SURVIVORS OF THE DEVASTATING INVASION, STRUGGLE WITH – SEEKING A GLIMPSE OF A FUTURE THAT JUSTIFIES THEIR FUTILE PRESENCE ON A RUINED WORLD. AS THEY PICK THROUGH THE REMAINS OF HUMAN CIVILISATION, KEEPING...

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Captain Kronos Vampire Hunter #1 Review

Captain Kronos Vampire Hunter #1 Titan Comics  Written by Dan Abnett Art by Tom Mandrake 32 pages for $3.99 Solicit: IN THE DEPTHS OF EASTERN EUROPE, THE LEGENDARY VAMPIRE HUNTE R, CAPTAIN KRONOS AND HIS TWO ASSISTANTS, GROST AND CARLA ARE CALLED UPON TO HELP RID A TOWN OF ITS VAMPIRE PLAGUE.  HOWEVER, BENEATH THE SURFACE OFTHE BELEAGUERED TOWN A MALEVOLENT FORCE FAR MORE EVIL AND DEADLY IS AWAKENING AND IT MIGHT JUST BE THE MATCH OF KRONOS… This is the first issue in Titan’s new Hammer Horror line.  For those of you under the age of 50 or not obsessed...

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Wonder Woman/Conan #1 Review

Wonder Woman/Conan #1 DC Comics Written by Gail Simone Art by Aaron Lopresti and Matt Ryan Cover by Darick Robertson 32 pages for $3.99 Solicit: What makes one a legend? How do legends carve their names into history, when countless others are forgotten? Wonder Woman and Conan the Barbarian are destined by the fates to be legendary, but when their stories collide, will both emerge victorious, or will the fickle Gods cut their lives short? Co-published with Dark Horse Comics. Gail Simone takes the refreshing step of not bothering to come up with some hackneyed reason that Wonder Woman...

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Samurai Jack: Quantum Jack #1 Review

Samurai Jack: Quantum Jack #1 IDW Written by Fabian Rangel Jr Art by Warwick J. Caldwell 32 pages for $3.99 Solicit: A ruthless biker gang ambushes a royal envoy. The name of their leader? SAMURAI JACK! From the team that brought you HELENA CRASH comes an all-new take on the legendary wandering samurai that is completely different and yet surprisingly familiar! Wait, what? How is that even possible? YOU GOTTA READ SAMURAI JACK: QUANTUM JACK TO FIND OUT!  Jack is back but you might not recognize him.  Unless you squint and let your eyes go out of focus a...

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