belleburr's Comic Reviews

Reviewer For: Pop Culture Uncovered Reviews: 39
8.7Avg. Review Rating

8.0
4001 A.D. #3

Jul 27, 2016

Overall this is an excellent book with a new hook on an old tale.

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10
A&A: The Adventures of Archer and Armstrong #6

Aug 10, 2016

This book is hilarious and fun, a nice break from the grimdark of so much thats out there.

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8.0
Alena #1

Aug 17, 2016

If youre looking for some dark horror that explores the human psyche look no further than Alena.

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8.0
Assassin's Creed #11

Aug 31, 2016

Neil Edwards and Vittorio Garofolis artwork is extremely good, giving everyone distinct looks, attitudes and mannerism. Theres a fluidity about the work that gives a sense of movement to every page and reminds you, on a subconscious level, that these people arent just people: theyre killers, even those who are more behind the scenes like Erudito. Its a nice touch that supports the narrative very well.

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6.0
Batman Beyond (2015) #16

Sep 7, 2016

Hopefully with Batman Beyond: Rebirth coming next well get a better merging of artworkand story-line, as well as more forward momentum. Only time will tell.

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6.0
Batman Beyond: Rebirth #1

Sep 28, 2016

Overall this is a solid, if predictable, book especially for those of us steeped in the Batman Beyond lore.

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8.0
Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic Eye #1

Oct 19, 2016

Michael Avon Oeming of Powers fame is on hand with his retro style and sharp angles, which combined with Nick Filardis bright colors, enhance the storyline. He also gives us some great throwaway panels that had me smiling as they dug deep into DCs archive of characters as well as a fantasticclosed room battle thats just the right amount of scary.

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10
Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic Eye #2

Nov 21, 2016

This book is just damn good guys, you should pick it up immediately.

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10
Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic Eye #3

Dec 27, 2016

Three issues in and Cave Carson has me hooked.

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8.0
Eden's Fall #1

Sep 2, 2016

Overall this is a bang-up first issue that lays the groundwork for several storylines, and puts you on edge from the moment James takes his first steps across the towns border.

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4.0
Harley Quinn (2016) #1

Aug 3, 2016

At least Chad Hardins artwork is excellent, doing a wonderful job of giving this storyline some much needed punch, with Alex Sinclair's vibrant colors and their combined fantasticcharacter work. Honestly this comic doesnt deserve artwork this good, but such it is.

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8.0
Horizon #3

Sep 21, 2016

Overall this book is an interesting galaxy spanning mystery Im ready to know more about.

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8.0
Intertwined #1

Sep 28, 2016

Sapolsky and Chuong's artwork captures the frenetic pace of Hong Kong with everything, from the funeral home to the school, teaming with life and movement. Each character has a distinct look and feel while the fight scenes give off a roughness that makes you feel the hits.

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6.0
Justice League of America (2015) #9

Aug 31, 2016

Overall, Im not sure if the wait was worth it.

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10
Mycroft Holmes #1

Aug 1, 2016

This adventure has just begun taking us down not so familiar paths with one of literatures most well known families and Im ready for book two.

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6.0
Penny Dreadful #3

Aug 3, 2016

Once again Andrew Hinderaker has a deft handle on the characters, filling in the blanks of their lives before the series while never losing sight of who they were when the series started. Unfortunately, once again, the artwork doesnt hold up. Its boring, without clear focus on backgrounds or characters. Had it not been explicitly stated that the characters were in Africa there would be no way of telling whatsoever. As this series goes on I can only hope that Shane Pierce or Guillem March will take over full time in the artwork department so that it will finally rise up to the quality of the writing.

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10
Red Hood and the Outlaws (2016) #1

Aug 10, 2016

Much like Wonder Woman, the team on Red Hood and The Outlaws is on a roll.

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8.0
Red Hood and the Outlaws (2016) #2

Sep 14, 2016

It doesnt hurt that Dexter Soys artwork and Veronica Gandinis colors bring the ruckus. The fight scenes are perfectly choreographed, exciting and clear. The facial work on everyone, even the background characters, is on point with Jasons increasingly incredulous expressions when dealing with Artemis worth the price of admission alone.

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10
Red Hood and the Outlaws (2016) #3

Oct 12, 2016

It's smart and shows a commitment to quality from everyone on the book that makes it well worth the read.

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10
Red Hood and the Outlaws (2016) #4

Nov 9, 2016

Another thing that makes this book so amazing is the artwork. As always Dexter Soy and Veronica Gandini bring the ruckus but there is a simply gorgeous scene with our three leads that will stay with you long after you put the book down. The layout of each frame, the shading and facial expressions and the physicality of each character lends weight to the words being said that takes excellent dialogue and elevates it to something beautiful.

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10
Red Hood and the Outlaws (2016) #5

Dec 14, 2016

Dexter Soy and Veronica Gandini's art and colors lift the story up, showing the war between Jason's head and heart through body language and movement. There's also fantastic work with Bizarro and Artemis, particularly Bizarro's eyes as we see what Jason sees: there is an actual person in there, with thoughts and feelings, and that person deserves a chance to see who they can be without Black Mask's manipulations.

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10
Red Hood and the Outlaws (2016) #6

Jan 11, 2017

Its a great wrap up to this arc, setting up future storylines, while tying in the Winick run as well as Jasons Post-Crisis origin perfectly.

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10
Red Hood and the Outlaws: Rebirth #1

Jul 27, 2016

With Jason going deep undercover to get to the heart of a mystery that the G.C.P.D and Batman cant be seen anywhere near, that has the potential of setting off his trauma and bringing in new allies, Im extremely ready for issue #2.

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10
The Belfry (One Shot) #1

Jan 18, 2017

Hardman delivers good old fashioned fear, deftly, with this story.

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10
The Shield (2015) #3

Oct 14, 2016

Adam Christopher and Chuck Wendig have written a very interesting and dark book with two complicated leading ladies. The intrigue and espionage are well thought out, and fun, with dynamic fights and quiet scenes wonderfully illustrated by Drew Johnson and Kelly Fitzpatrick.

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10
Throwaways #1

Jul 6, 2016

The writing had me hooked immediately. I was instantly immersed in the world of Throwaways and wondering what the hell was happening. There are at least two major twist in this first issue alone and clearly more to come. We get some nice establishing character moments for Dean and Abby as well as some very intriguing side characters who I predict will become very important going forward.

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8.0
Wonder Woman (2016) #2

Jul 13, 2016

Of course, all good things must come to an end and so it is with Diana and Steve as events are set into motion that lead to the discovery of Themyscira. How this happens and more importantly, why, remains to be seen but Im surprisingly interested in finding out.

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10
Wonder Woman (2016) #3

Jul 27, 2016

This issue is a hardcore continuation of the story that is not for the faint of heart, but well done nonetheless.

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10
Wonder Woman (2016) #4

Aug 10, 2016

Nicola Scott's artwork continues to rock my world as each Amazon we see is distinct in every way, which is a huge achievement especially in the epic contest to decide who will be their champion.

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10
Wonder Woman (2016) #5

Aug 24, 2016

Wonder Woman continues to knock it out of the park and makes me want more.

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8.0
Wonder Woman (2016) #6

Sep 14, 2016

Overall, Im very much all the way in with this book.

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8.0
Wonder Woman (2016) #7

Sep 28, 2016

Liam Sharp makes the battle Diana and Barbara Ann wage on Cadulo's forces clear and brutal and though there are some missteps with Steve's team and the hostages " they're just not distinct enough for my taste " the overall feel supports the story well.

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10
Wonder Woman (2016) #8

Oct 12, 2016

Wonder Woman continues to be the shining light, amongst a constellation of fantastic books, of DCs Rebirth.

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8.0
Wonder Woman (2016) #10

Nov 9, 2016

Rucka captures Dianas purity, confusion, and badassery as only he can while building on the mystery hes been giving us in bits and pieces in previous chapters. Hes ably supported by Nicola Scott and Romulo Farjardo Jr.s artwork and colors which give this book a lightness and feeling of fun thats unique to this comic. Theres also a fantastic battle sequence that shows off just how well Diana and Steve work together.

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10
Wonder Woman (2016) #11

Nov 23, 2016

Liam Sharp and Laura Martin do a fantastic job of building that terror with their artwork and colors. The facial work, in particular, immediately tips you off to the knowledge that something is very, very wrong. It all builds to a devastating finale that is brutal, for the characters and the readers.

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8.0
Wonder Woman (2016) #13

Dec 14, 2016

Nicola Scott and Romulo Farjardo Jrs artwork continues to give us a vibrant and lush world while making each character distinct and beautiful in their own right. Their grasp of facial expressions, and understanding that less is more, make the quiet moments so much more impactful than they would be if handled by lesser artists.

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10
Wonder Woman (2016) #13

Jan 5, 2017

Overall this is an interesting, and ultimately heartbreaking, issue of Wonder Woman, that leaves you guessing as to what will come next and marveling at how well Rucka knows these characters, in every iteration.

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10
Wonder Woman (2016) #14

Jan 11, 2017

This is a beautiful finale to Year One that sets the stage for the next chapter of the Wonder Woman saga.

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6.0
Xena: Warrior Princess #4

Jul 18, 2016

If you want a good story that continues the paths of our three favorite Greek badasses this is the comic for you, just dont let the art put you off.

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