Zach's Comic Reviews

Reviewer For: Comicsverse Reviews: 24
9.4Avg. Review Rating

9.0
Amory Wars, The: Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV #1

May 18, 2017

THE AMORY WARS: GOOD APOLLO, I'M BURNING STAR IV #1 is a complicated and expansive sci-fi epic that is definitely worth the challenge for new readers.

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8.2
Angel Catbird #2

Feb 15, 2017

ANGEL CATBIRD Volume 2 is hilarious follow-up to Atwood's goofy and enlightening PSA about cat safety.

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10
Angel Catbird #3

Jun 20, 2017

ANGEL CATBIRD vol. 3: THE CATBIRD ROARS finishes this hilarious series off with a bang. The CATBIRD trilogy gets the ending it deserves.

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10
Bloodshot: Reborn #0

Mar 22, 2017

BLOODSHOT REBORN #0 is an excellent taste of what is to come in the character's future. The much-hyped twist is sufficiently noteworthy.

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10
Britannia: We Who Are About to Die #1

May 13, 2017

BRITANNIA: WE WHO ARE ABOUT TO DIE #1 perfectly melds its detective story, Roman setting, and supernatural elements.

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9.7
Britannia: We Who Are About to Die #2

May 25, 2017

BRITANNIA: WE WHO ARE ABOUT TO DIE #2 is an entertaining issue that adds new story elements and shifts the action to the gladiator arena.

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9.5
Britannia: We Who Are About to Die #3

Jun 23, 2017

BRITANNIA: WE WHO ARE ABOUT TO DIE #3 is a perfect blend of the gladiator combat, detective stories, and horror that has so far been the high point of the series.

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10
Eternal Warrior: Awakening #1

May 13, 2017

ETERNAL WARRIOR: AWAKENING #1 is an action-packed one-shot adventure that covers everything fans love about the character.

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9.2
Faith #12

Jun 7, 2017

FAITH #12 is a hilarious team-up issue that features the hero matching wits with some off-beat villains.

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9.0
Grass Kings #1

Mar 8, 2017

GRASS KINGS #1's compelling characters and breathtaking artwork more than compensate for the slightly derivative small town mystery plot.

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10
Grass Kings #2

Apr 12, 2017

GRASS KINGS #2 is a fascinating visual dive into the emotions boiling under the town's surface.

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8.4
Immortal Brothers: The Tale of the Green Knight #1

Apr 15, 2017

IMMORTAL BROTHERS: THE TALE OF THE GREEN KNIGHT is a fun Valiant side story and intriguing repackaging of the classic Arthurian tale.

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10
Loose Ends (2017) #1

Feb 22, 2017

LOOSE ENDS #1 and #2 make a great start to an intense and mesmerizing crime story that makes full use of its Southern setting.

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8.8
Nick Fury (2017) #1

Apr 20, 2017

Nick Fury #1 is a great super-spy caper and homage to the character's classic 1960's roots.

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9.6
Ninjak #27

May 20, 2017

NINJAK #27 is a speedy and action heavy issue that lets the title character do what he does best -- be a badass ninja superspy.

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9.0
Rai: The History of the Valiant Universe #1

Jun 14, 2017

RAI: THE HISTORY OF THE VALIANT UNIVERSE #1 is a visually stunning gloss over everything Valiant.

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9.3
Rapture #1

Jun 27, 2017

RAPTURE is a character-focused event book that shows off big visuals and varying art styles.

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9.2
Spencer & Locke #2

Jun 10, 2017

SPENCER AND LOCKE #2 is an entertaining and mind-bending homage to CALVIN AND HOBBES that explores the dark nature of childhood.

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9.0
The Chair #1

Jun 27, 2017

THE CHAIR #1 is a fantastic horror comic that uses realistic scares rather than relying on the supernatural or gory visuals.

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8.5
The Power of the Dark Crystal #1

Feb 22, 2017

THE POWER OF THE DARK CRYSTAL #1 is a solid start to what will likely be a fun fantasy epic and homage to the original film. The writing is epic and the art is imaginative.

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10
Victor LaValle's Destroyer #1

May 25, 2017

VICTOR LAVALLE'S DESTROYER #1 is a fascinating take on the classic Frankenstein story that perfectly adapts its best elements to modern times.

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10
X-O Manowar (2017) #1

Mar 13, 2017

X-O MANOWAR #1 is a refreshing reboot that pulls the character far from his classic superhero roots.

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10
X-O Manowar (2017) #2

Apr 29, 2017

X-O MANOWAR #2 is another compelling push into the series and character's new direction. The violence and psychological anguish in this issue are equally brutal.

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10
X-O Manowar (2017) #4

Jun 28, 2017

In the best issue to date, X-O MANOWAR #4 both develops the main character and incorporates amazing action scenes.

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