Larry Jorash's Comic Reviews

Reviewer For: Comics Bookcase Reviews: 12
8.2Avg. Review Rating

8.5
Ascender #12

Sep 2, 2020

This powerhouse creative team continues to put out the best high-fantasy space opera on the market. Slow build, but fruitful depth.  Rating:

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8.5
Decorum #3

Jul 22, 2020

The direction were headed in is still very much  a mystery but it is clear that we have large scale designs ahead of us with this one. The combination of Hickman and Huddleston continues to be a big win for Image.

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8
Decorum #4

Aug 19, 2020

This book is a prime example of the artists talents. Thought and care went into this issue, and the creative team shines. Once again, this story is wildly complex; but theres a lot to love about this book. The low price-point and hefty page count are also a delightful

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8
Hedra #1

Jul 29, 2020

Hedra is a story that rewards patience and the appreciation of small details. For those who take this deep dive, there is plenty of emotion, imagery, beauty, and inspiration to be found in these pages.

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6
Horizon: Zero Dawn #1

Aug 5, 2020

While lacking, the story is simple enough and the pages are splashed full of gorgeous artwork. The extra story art and concept designs from the game itself are also very cool.

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8
Locke & Key: In Pale Battalions Go #1

Aug 26, 2020

An award winning creative team returns to their old stomping grounds. A fun read that invites wonder and provides foreshadowing for a lot to come. Dont overthink it; just step into page one and enjoy this fictional playground.

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7
Pantomime #1

Oct 13, 2020

Representation matters and the deaf community is often forgotten in comics. Sebela has crafted a wonderful story about a group of misunderstood youths forming an unconventional family. The color work is extraordinary and vibrant, resulting in a great read for anyone who knows what its like to be lonely.

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9
Something is Killing the Children #9

Aug 12, 2020

Something is Killing the Children #9 is a book it might be difficult to recommend to young readers or those who find themselves squeamish about gore. As an installment in the series however, this issue excels. Bring the tissues for this tearjerker; and gear up for whats bound to be an action-packed issue #10.

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9
Something is Killing the Children #10

Sep 9, 2020

This issue is action-packed and fun. A coming-together of multiple arcs and a satisfying read. Erica Slaughter is a hero we can all get behind and relate to, and anyone who enjoys horror comics should have this book in their pullbox.

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8
Tales from the Umbrella Academy: You Look Like Death #1

Sep 16, 2020

A damn good time. You Look Like Death - Tales from the Umbrella Academy #1 is only set up as a two-parter, but fans of the original series and show alike will laugh out loud and smile while watching Klaus meander through a day in his life.

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9.8
The Department of Truth #1

Sep 30, 2020

An absolutely addicting narration with suspense at every turn. The final page will make you gasp. Writer James Tynion IV continues his rise as an original creator, and in Martin Simmonds hes found a collaborator to match the big ideas in this book.

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8
The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys: National Anthem #1

Oct 14, 2020

A) This book is a lot of fun, with no prior reading required. Aesthetically it will please fans of the punk-rock, and anyone who loves a good 80s action flick will find this to be a satisfying thrill ride. Most of all, My Chemical Romance fansthe wait is over. The Killjoys are BACK!

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