Kobi Bordoley's Comic Reviews

Reviewer For: Multiversity Comics Reviews: 58
8.3Avg. Review Rating

9.1
Alienated #2

Mar 23, 2020

Teenage dreams mixed with sci-fi nightmares, tuned for the 21st century. Gen Z is not okay!

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8.4
Alienated #4

Jul 13, 2020

Chaotic and emotional, "Alienated" #4 finds its throughline while navigating some pretty traumatic content.

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9.4
Alienated #5

Aug 20, 2020

Final Verdict: 9.4. “Alienated” #5 is nothing short of exceptional. Brimming with life, terror, and swagger, nothing about this comic is forgettable.

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9.5
Alienated #6

Oct 5, 2020

Raw and bold, this series is the calm before the storm, the storm itself, and the beautiful, empty sky that comes afterward. Wow.

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8
Ascender #6

Oct 28, 2019

"Ascender #6" gallops forward, adeptly merging unique art, purposeful writing, and space opera themes to great effect.

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9.8
Barbaric #1

Jul 2, 2021

Furious and funny, this story is pulpy yet epic, grizzled yet jovial, and we just don't want more.

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7.3
Beyond the Breach #1

Jul 15, 2021

A Cathartic road trip meets a catastrophic world wrecking.

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9
Birthright #41

Feb 10, 2020

The doomsday clock struck midnight, then got smashed with a sledgehammer. You need to get in here and read this.

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8.7
Bliss (2020) #1

Jul 24, 2020

Anchored by strong writing and elevated by moody art direction, "Bliss" #1 offers something sweet for urban fantasy fans.

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6.7
Broken Souls Ballad #1

May 7, 2021

An original horror story mired down by some confusing choices.

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7.8
Campisi #1

Aug 13, 2021

Someone dropped a dragon into the middle of this small-town mob story and honestly, it works.

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9
Casual Fling #1

Feb 12, 2021

An effective and contemporary forbidden romance story that's sure to twist the knife deeper " we've only just begun.

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7.6
Compass #1

Jun 18, 2021

Historical realism and fantasy merge to form an intriguing story anchored by well written characters.

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8.2
Cult Classic: Creature Feature #5

Mar 2, 2020

Gasoline, grit, alien terror: Creature Feature is a buttery popcorn, all american fight for survival. Bring it on.

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8.8
Echolands #1

Aug 26, 2021

Overflowing in the best way possible " this comic is an explosion of excess and unyielding, chaotic fun.

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7.8
Ether: The Disappearance of Violet Bell #4

Dec 16, 2019

"Ether: The Disappearance of Violet Bell" #4 has ozone energy. It's electric, kinetic, and pulsing with life.

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8.2
Faithless: II #1

Jun 15, 2020

Anchored by strong aesthetic choices and clear direction, this story is an erotic romp worth indulging. Savor these panels.

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8.6
Family Tree #2

Dec 23, 2019

The plot thickens, the bark hardens, and things get weirder

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9.6
Family Tree #6

Jun 18, 2020

Final Verdict: 9.6. "Family Tree" #6 is unrelentingly good. Why isn't this on your pull list yet?

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8.4
Family Tree #8

Aug 28, 2020

An explosive finale to the current story arc, "Family Tree" #8 balances tight action with earned emotional beats.

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9.5
Geiger #1

Apr 9, 2021

From character to plot to setting, everything in "Geiger" clicks into place, making for a superb story that just radiates excellence.

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8
Getting It Together #4

Jan 11, 2021

A slice of life story for the lost hipster millennial, "Getting it Together" #4 feels relatable and satisfyingly wholesome.

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8.5
Godkillers #1

Feb 24, 2020

Cthulu in fatigues. Godkillers is a precision strike of fantasy horror and military realism.

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9.2
HaHa #1

Jan 15, 2021

Full of pathos, pitch perfect art, and literary maturity, this story has the markings of a true classic.

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7.9
Harrow County: Death's Choir #2

Jan 20, 2020

Soft but spooky, a perfect story for a warm night in a cold winter.

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7
He Who Fights With Monsters #1

Sep 24, 2021

Solid and effective storytelling that's bolstered by imposing, powerful art.

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8.2
Home (2021) #2

May 20, 2021

Final Verdict: 8.2. Engrossing and timely, this story is straightforward and deliberate in a way that never sacrifices quality.

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7
It Eats What Feeds It #2

Aug 24, 2020

Steamy, atmospheric, and easy reading horror for your next beach day, if you're into that kind of thing.

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9
Join the Future #1

Mar 9, 2020

Subtle yet immense, political yet evenhanded, "Join the Future" threads the needle of expectations with a calculated hand.

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8
Lonely Receiver #1

Sep 7, 2020

Weird, sexy, and provocative, "Lonely Receiver" #1 brings up powerful questions of intimacy and autonomy.

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8.8
Midnight Vista #2

Oct 21, 2019

"Midnight Vista" #2, aptly titled 'The Mothership,' brings us aboard an unsettling and beautiful sci-fi horror, family drama. Buckle up and beam me up; this is a story to watch.

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8.3
Midnight Vista #4

Dec 9, 2019

This UFO abduction story hasn't lost its shine, and goes beyond the tropes to deliver something fresh and sharply told.

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9
Miles To Go #1

Sep 25, 2020

"Miles to Go" rises above the usual tropes and delivers a suspenseful, smart, and sincere crime story full of pitch perfect characters.

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7.2
Miskatonic (2020) #1

Nov 16, 2020

"Miskatonic" #1 leans heavily into Lovecraftian themes to great effect and does well by updating the content for the 21st century " even if the characters feel a little one dimensional.

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8.4
Monstress: Talk-Stories #1

Nov 30, 2020

"Monstress: Talk-stories" shines a light on unexplored moments of "Monstress" lore, serving an emotional gut-punch as it does.

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8.7
Nailbiter Returns #1

Jun 4, 2020

Black humor and evisceration abound, what joy! It's good to be back in Buckaroo.

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8
Norse Mythology #1

Oct 8, 2020

Neil Gaiman's Norse Mythology treads familiar grounds but never comes off as trite, and is instead charming, funny, and an altogether cozy read.

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7.3
Origins (2020) #1

Nov 5, 2020

Anchored by beautiful art and clever set pieces, "Origins" #1 has some room to grow before its full potential is realized.

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9
Out of Body #1

Jun 3, 2021

Visually stunning and brimming with occultist, murder mystery trappings, this story is one to watch.

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6.7
Postal: Deliverance #5

Dec 2, 2019

"Postal: Deliverance" #5 reads like how pushing two non-joining puzzle pieces together feels: we know there's something here, but by goodness, it is not totally coming together.

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7.8
Rabid World #1

Mar 26, 2021

While a pandemic adjacent story about rabid zombies and survivors may be too soon for some, "Rabid World" #1 will reward those willing to take the plunge with solid thrills and expressive characters.

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9.5
Sea of Sorrows #1

Nov 19, 2020

Propelled by the force of masterclass writing and transcendent, genre defining art, "Sea of Sorrows" absolutely sails " this ship is a thing of beauty.

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6.9
Search For Hu #1

Sep 10, 2021

Strong concept that needs a bit of a stronger execution before things take off.

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7.7
Sleeping Beauties #1

Jun 29, 2020

Sleeping Beauties" #1 offers a unique mix of trippy scenery and impending horror, which makes us curious to see where this Stephen and Owen King adaptation goes next.

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6.8
Sonata #7

Jan 13, 2020

Space tyranny can get tedious, but at least it's honest work.

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9.2
Star Wars Adventures: Smuggler's Run #2

Jan 28, 2021

An effortlessly effective Star Wars tale, full of grit, action, and top notch storytelling.

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9
Stealth #5

Sep 10, 2020

Sharp and well paced, "Stealth" #5 gives us everything we want: intrigue, villain backstories, and a bright, emotional core.

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8.9
That Texas Blood #2

Jul 31, 2020

Immersive and bold, "That Texas Blood" will resonate with anyone thirsting for a full bodied, neo-western noir.

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8.5
The Goddamned: The Virgin Brides #1

Jul 2, 2020

Radiant with inventive lore that delivers on its grim premise, "The Goddamned: Virgin Brides" #1 has heart and horror worth exploring.

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8.8
The Last God (2019) #1

Nov 4, 2019

Like Jenga from hell, "The Last God" #1 builds a beautiful fantasy world and then slams into it, full force with blood and gore. Here's to hoping it only gets messier.

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9.5
The Many Deaths of Laila Starr #1

Apr 23, 2021

This is a beautiful story full of drama, comedy, and superior art, all in equal measure " get this on your pull list ASAP.

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8.3
The Union (2020) #1

Dec 3, 2020

Final Verdict: 8.3. Well paced and promising action, “The Union” #1 offers a fresh cast of characters in a uniquely British palatte that still feels accessible to all.

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6.8
The Visitor (2019) #2

Jan 27, 2020

"The Visitor" #2 has Airplane Movie energy " if it's there and nothing else looks appealing, I'll take a look and be mildly satisfied. Let's hope things turn around before this story finishes its flight.

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6
Transformers (2019): Valentine's Day Special #1

Feb 17, 2020

A Valentine's Day gimmick could be a lot worse than this, but also a lot better.

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9.6
Two Moons #1

Feb 25, 2021

"Two Moons" is a gritty and nuanced addition to the historical fiction horror genre.

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6.8
Unearth #5

Nov 11, 2019

"Unearth" #5 delivers alien, horror visuals in spades, and everything else in a lower, but still acceptable suit.

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9
We Live #1

Oct 19, 2020

"We Live" #1 makes the most of its dramatic premise, delivering a story full of action, emotion, and unfettered creativity. This is an undisputed work of art.

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8.5
Werewolf By Night (2020) #1

Oct 23, 2020

"Werewolf by Night" #1 is quick, fun read that manages to pack a punch in terms of social commentary and general smarts.

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