Christopher Egan's Comic Reviews

Reviewer For: Multiversity Comics Reviews: 64
7.7Avg. Review Rating

8.5
Aliens: Resistance #1

Jan 24, 2019

Exciting and fast-paced to the point of anxiety inducing, "Aliens: Resistance" #1 kicks off the miniseries in perfect fashion.

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7.5
Amber Blake #1

Apr 4, 2019

"Amber Blake" kicks off a new series that focuses on a strong woman and young adults in a world that needs them more than ever. Solid art and a decent script that is interesting, if not a bit rushed make for a fun read.

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8.0
Atomic Robo: The Dawn of a New Era #1

Jan 10, 2019

provoking read that sets up a decent amount of future story threads paired with wonderfully delightful art.

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7.5
Batgirl (2016) #30

Jan 3, 2019

A very good start to the new arc introduces political and emotional weight to a book that is still loads of fun, even with those heavier elements included.

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5.0
Batman vs. Ra's Al Ghul (2019) #1

Sep 5, 2019

You will be intrigued by the plot it sets up, you will enjoy seeing a very 1980s Batman come up against bonkers situations and Ra's al Ghul, but in the vast market of comics, you may want to ask yourself if this one is worth much once you take off those rose tinted glasses.

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5.5
Batman: Damned #2

Dec 14, 2018

Brian Azzarello's writing gets dark and uncomfortable just for the sake of it, but Lee Bermejo's incredible art continues to stun and carry this collaboration.

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8.0
Batman: Kings of Fear #1

Aug 24, 2018

'Kings of Fear' #1 is a love letter to the "Batman" comics of the 1990s that is a welcome tangent from the current continuity.

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7.0
Bedtime Games #1

Jun 29, 2018

Final Verdict: 7.0 – A good start to this horror-fantasy with heart, if not a little too reminiscent of other stories.

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8.5
Black Hammer: Age of Doom #9

Mar 28, 2019

Serving as a bridging issue, "Black Hammer: Age of Doom" #9 is an extremely satisfying push forward in story that gives readers a peek into what could be on the horizon for Black Hammer and co.

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7.0
Blackbird #2

Nov 9, 2018

Continuing its strong premiere, the gorgeous "Blackbird" #2 plays a narrative tug-of-war with itself with how much the reader should know.

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8.0
Cemetery Beach #2

Oct 18, 2018

A bleak sci-fi tale that takes familiar themes and brings them together to create something truly original. All signs point to an excellent game changer on the horizon.

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7.5
Chastity (2019) #1

Sep 13, 2019

A surprisingly exciting horror/action comic with a fun hero and an unexpected plot that makes for an intriguing read.

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8.0
Cosmic Ghost Rider #3

Sep 6, 2018

"Cosmic Ghost Rider" #3 is a fantastic turning point for the mini-series and a wonderfully exciting and hilarious story to boot.

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7.5
Cosmic Ghost Rider Destroys Marvel History #1

Mar 7, 2019

A funny and wild time that throws readers through major moments in Marvel History, specifically events surrounding the Fantastic Four.

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7.5
Count Crowley: Reluctant Midnight Monster Hunter #1

Oct 24, 2019

"Count Crowley" is equal parts homage, heart, sadness, and scares.

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9.5
Criminal (2019) #2

Feb 14, 2019

"Criminal" is a nearly flawless return to the series with writing and art so perfectly executed you'll be amazed that it didn't just blink into existence.

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8.0
Cult Classic: Creature Feature #1

Oct 18, 2019

"Cult Classic: Creature Feature" #1 is an incredibly well made tale of gross-out sci-fi/horror, wrapped in Americana.

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7.0
Dead Eyes #1

Oct 3, 2019

Final Verdict: 7.0, A fast paced premiere that uses a pulpy, crime story influence seen through a filter of modern society making for some interesting dramatic effect.

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7.0
Dredd: Final Judgement #1

Sep 27, 2018

A very good sci-fi mystery that teases the fantastical side of "Dredd" just as the series is wrapping up.

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8.5
Fallen World #1

May 4, 2019

A beautiful and smart cyberpunk action-adventure that integrates excellent science fiction with a perfect dose of futurist horror.

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7.5
Giant Man (2019) #1

May 17, 2019

A quite exciting, if not a little half-baked, start to the "Giant-Man" miniseries that brings some welcome humor to the ever-expanding War of the Realms.

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9.0
Gideon Falls #10

Jan 17, 2019

The near perfect "Gideon Falls" keeps the dread palpable and reveals some answers as this series continues to confuse, thrill, and unnerve straight through its tenth issue.

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5.5
H.G. Wells' The Island of Dr. Moreau #1

Aug 8, 2019

A somewhat faithful script is rushed, greatly shortened, unfortunately losing a lot of the story's original power, but gorgeously designed artwork honors the world that H.G. Wells created 123 years ago.

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8.5
Hellboy and The B.P.R.D.: Saturn Returns #1

Aug 22, 2019

70s era detective story that will keep readers sufficiently creeped out and invested in what's to come.

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9.0
Immortal Hulk #3

Jul 20, 2018

An excellent addition to "The Immortal Hulk" with a story motif that can change the medium when used so well.

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4.0
Jeepers Creepers #5

Sep 20, 2018

A weak final issue with a few decent moments that is ultimately a letdown.

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7.5
Jim Henson's Beneath the Dark Crystal #1

Jul 6, 2018

A decent start of a threequel to the Jim Henson classic that has some necessary pre-requisite reading.

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8.5
Lightstep #2

Dec 21, 2018

Rich mythology and incredibly beautiful artwork continue to make "Lightstep" a delight in the world of sci-fi and comics.

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9.0
Man-Eaters #2

Nov 1, 2018

An exceptionally balanced issue that continues to do justice for both the feminist and family messages at its core and the horror tale it continues to weave.

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9.0
Manor Black #1

Aug 2, 2019

A perfectly creepy blend of old world horrors and magic. Bunn, Hurtt, and Crook deliver on a beautifully sinister premiere that is akin to Lovecraft, Blackwood, and Mignola.

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8.0
Miles Morales: Spider-Man (2018) #4

Mar 22, 2019

A fun send up of Ferris Bueller mixed with classic Spidey antics, and nicely polished and modern artwork make "Miles Morales: Spider-Man" #4 a delightful read for fans of any age looking to take a break with a comic book.

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8.0
Predator: Hunters II #1

Aug 9, 2018

A solid new story in the "Predator" franchise that has all the severed heads, exploding entrails, and ripped-out spines fans crave.

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8.5
Punks Not Dead: London Calling #1

Feb 28, 2019

"Punk's Not Dead: London Calling" #1 keeps the punk in all of us alive with this excellent genre-bending series.

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9.0
Road of Bones #1

May 24, 2019

wrenching tale of pain and hopelessness covered in a snowdrift of spookiness.

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8.0
Samurai Jack: Lost Worlds #1

May 10, 2019

"Samurai Jack: Lost Worlds" #1 is both an excellent continuation of the established canon, as well as a great jumping on point for new fans.

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8.0
Secrets of Sinister House #1

Oct 10, 2019

Final Verdict: 8.0, “Secrets of Sinister House” #1 is a mixed bag of terror and suspense that covers a decent amount of spooky genres that will appeal to all kinds of horror fans

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9.0
SFSX (Safe Sex) #1

Sep 26, 2019

Final Verdict: 9.0, A dark, satirical tale of sexual expression and oppression. With an experienced author who is well versed in kink and sexual literature this is never shocking for shock's sake. It is a mature thriller for adults by adults.

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8.0
Silver Surfer: Black #2

Jul 19, 2019

A beautiful and wild cosmic adventure that perfectly balances the opposite traits of the two lead characters.

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6.0
Smooth Criminals #1

Nov 23, 2018

Fun and witty, this premiere issue could have done more with the premise it set up, but is still a humorous adventure.

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6.5
Spider-Man: Reptilian Rage #1

Jun 28, 2019

A thwipping good time, with a fan-favorite villain, but it doesn't really have a greater purpose in the grand scheme of things.

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7.0
Star Trek: The Q Conflict #1

Jan 31, 2019

Blatant fan service aside, "Star Trek: The Q Conflict" is an entertaining and thoughtfully crafted comic with writing fans will absolutely appreciate.

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9.0
Star Trek: Year Five #1

Apr 25, 2019

One of the best "Star Trek" comics to come out, expanding on a much-wanted point in time that looks as good or better than any of the original series episodes. This is a faithful continuation that fans have been waiting for.

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6.0
Star Wars: Age Of Rebellion: Luke Skywalker #1

Jun 7, 2019

Final Verdict: 6.0, Come for the Luke/Palpatine connection, leave wondering if there's a real point to any of it.

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7.5
Star Wars: Age Of Resistance: Captain Phasma #1

Jul 12, 2019

A dark and brutal expansion on the mystery that is Captain Phasma. Rightfully shines the light on her villainous ways, both her outward and shadowy actions she keeps hidden.

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8.0
Star Wars: Age Of Resistance: Kylo Ren #1

Sep 30, 2019

'Out of the Shadow' shows us a story of Kylo Ren both respecting Darth Vader's legacy and looking to become an even greater figure in the eyes of the galaxy.

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8.5
Star Wars: Tie Fighter #1

Apr 19, 2019

Final Verdict: 8.5, A "Star Wars" adventure that is attempting to flip the script on who we are rooting for. Well crafted writing and artwork make from a solid foundation in this war story.

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8.5
Stranger Things: Six #1

May 31, 2019

A well told story that finally gives fans a proper expansion of the Hawkins, Indiana based sci-fi adventure.

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7.5
Superior Octopus #1

Oct 4, 2018

requisite reading.

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8.0
Symbiote Spider-Man #1

Apr 12, 2019

A fun and true to form Spider-Man vs Mysterio story that sets up things to come. Exhilarating action and brooding darkness swirl around like a symbiotic alien looking for a host. "Symbiote Spider-Man" #1 reads fast and looks great.

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7.0
Tank Girl: All Stars #1

Jun 22, 2018

A decent kickoff to the mini series that seems a little unsure of what it is trying to achieve.

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7.5
Terminator: Sector War #1

Aug 16, 2018

A great horror/sci-fi tale mixed with the hard-nosed action that has been sorely missing from this property.

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8.0
The Black Ghost #1

Sep 19, 2019

A modern take on the old detective strips following the plucky reporter on their first big case.

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7.5
The Freeze #1

Dec 7, 2018

A sci-fi tale of people frozen in time that holds a lot of promise for future issues. Solid artwork and confident writing keep this book from falling into the depths where average sci-fi stories go to drown.

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8.0
The Girl In The Bay #1

Feb 7, 2019

Even with some minor stylistic flaws, "The Girl in the Bay" #1 begins a truly fascinating and dark fantasy that is guaranteed to draw you in.

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8.0
The New World #3

Sep 14, 2018

A fantastic dystopian, character piece. Keep an eye on this creative team, they are something special.

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8.5
The Plot #2

Nov 1, 2019

"The Plot" is a classic tale of haunted people that will keep you thinking about it long after you've finished it.

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8.5
The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #1

Sep 11, 2018

'Hotel Oblivion" #1 is an intricately crafted, welcome return to not only this universe, but for genre books of this nature.

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7.5
The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #7

Jun 13, 2019

The explosive superhero story that fans have been hoping for for years. Way's open-ended script paired with B and Filardi's combined talents help push everything in the right direction.

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8.0
The Warning #1

Nov 29, 2018

A beautifully bleak sci-fi drama that gives nearly no answers, but it makes up for that with plenty of intrigue, set up, and incredible art.

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8.5
The Whispering Dark #1

Oct 26, 2018

A callback to classic horror, "The Whispering Dark" relies more on real world horrors and inner turmoil than things that go bump in the night to evoke a true feeling of terror.

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9.5
Trout: The Hollowest Knock #1

Jun 21, 2019

A gorgeous and haunting fantasy. "Trout: The Hollowest Knock" takes a look at inner pain with an inky black sense of humor. A must buy.

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5.0
Unearth #2

Aug 15, 2019

Plenty of creatures and fun concepts stock the shelves of this second issue, and while pretty to look at, the plot and ideas are derivative of many other horror and sci-fi properties.

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7.0
Venom: First Host #1

Aug 31, 2018

Final Verdict: 7.0 – An enjoyable mash-up of intergalactic and street-level battles come together in this new mini-series that delves into the past and present of never before seen chapters of Venom's life.

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8.0
William Gibson's Alien 3 #1

Nov 15, 2018

Issue one of "Alien 3" is an interesting and engaging alternate take on what could have been.

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