Rowan Grover's Comic Reviews

Reviewer For: Multiversity Comics Reviews: 24
7.9Avg. Review Rating

9.2
Astro City (2013) #41

Feb 27, 2017

"Astro City" is as consistently innovative as it's been since the beginning, and the Busiek/Anderson team show no signs of slowing down.

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6.8
Bane: Conquest #1

May 5, 2017

Bane's back to his old ways, with an entertaining solo debut that needs to work through a few issues.

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8.0
Black Widow (2016) #12

Mar 31, 2017

Samnee and Waid bring Natasha's latest adventure to a close with incredible panache. This "Black Widow" series will assuredly be remembered fondly for years.

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6.3
Blood Blister #1

Feb 3, 2017

An intriguing premise with some generic delivery that is saved by Harris' gruesome artwork.

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9.4
Bug: The Adventures of Forager #1

May 11, 2017

Final Verdict: 9.4 " Forager may be an outcast of the New Gods, but with the Allred's helming his book, he's sure to be no stranger to the high tier books at DC and Young Animal.

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7.2
Descender #18

Jan 23, 2017

A great return to form of the sci-fi hit that still has some bumps but delivers slick designs and great plotting.

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6.8
Elektra (2017) #1

Feb 24, 2017

"Elektra" #1 falls into stereotypes a little too often to be remarkable, but remains a solid debut for the fan favourite character's new series.

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8.9
Extremity #1

Mar 3, 2017

octane debut that thrusts us right into Johnsons world Extremity is as beautiful to read as it is visceral.

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8.4
Forever War #1

Feb 17, 2017

A classic reinterpretation of a brilliant sci-fi novel that still feels fresher than most comics on the market today.

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6.9
Future Quest #9

Jan 30, 2017

"Future Quest #9" might be the best this series has been since the debut, but a few issues prevent this from reclaiming its crown as the best of the Hanna-Barbera books.

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8.1
G.I. Joe (2016) #4

Apr 21, 2017

A sublime action experience that although is light on character work, takes full advantage of its source material with balls-to-the-wall fun.

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7.3
Generation X (2017) #1

May 19, 2017

"Generation X" serves well at demonstrating Marvel's conscious effort to revitalise a beloved property, with Strain, Pinna, Sobreiro and co delivering an infectiously fun debut.

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7.8
Godshaper #1

Apr 13, 2017

"Godshaper" is a solid debut that introduces us to a vast alternate world with great art and visual storytelling.

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9.4
Head Lopper #5

Mar 16, 2017

With Jordie Bellaire in tow, MacLean once again proves his mastery of the comic book format. "Head Lopper" #5 is an incredibly engaging, moving and fun story that throws us back into Norgal and Agatha's adventures.

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8.5
Kamandi Challenge #1

Jan 27, 2017

The creative challenge is brilliantly enticing to ensure readers return, and the whole package serves as a solid homage to one of comics most influential storytellers.

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7.6
Man-Thing (2017) #1

Mar 9, 2017

Man-Thing #1 is filled with unique scares that's only held back by dated narration.

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7.8
Motor Crush #3

Feb 13, 2017

Motor Crush continues its vibrant first arc with solid character debuts, immersive bike action and moving quieter scenes.

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7.2
Rom Annual #2017

Feb 9, 2017

A solid origin story with vibrant art and expansive world building, but feels a little too familiar at times.

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8.5
Shade, the Changing Girl #5

Feb 6, 2017

Arguably the best of the Young Animal line up, Castellucci and co. bring their opening storyline to a soaring climax.

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7.8
Shipwreck #3

Jan 16, 2017

An engaging chapter in a series that looks to be another win for Aftershock Comics.

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7.6
Steven Universe (2017) #2

Mar 23, 2017

A great standalone story highlighting some of the show's overlooked characters, "Steven Universe" #2 is a simple story with a lot of heart.

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6.8
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #67

Feb 20, 2017

A generally good, quieter issue with fun artwork, which is unfortunately a little uneventful and some odd slips in tone.

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8.2
Ultimates 2 (2016) #6

Apr 28, 2017

Final Verdict: 8.2 " The best Marvel Cosmic comic in years comes to a huge climax as Ewing, Foreman and Yackey bring out the big guns.

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8.1
Venom (2016) #150

May 25, 2017

Final Verdict: 8.1 " An exhilaratingly excellent celebration of everything Venom, this is a great return to form for the character.

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