Megan Peters's Comic Reviews

Reviewer For: ComicBook.com Reviews: 66
7.8Avg. Review Rating

6.0
Atomic Robo: The Dawn of a New Era #1

Jan 9, 2019

The series' debut may falter in action, but its clever conversations with Robo will definitely satiate sci-fi fanatics until issue two comes around.

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8.0
Atomic Robo: The Dawn of a New Era #2

Feb 6, 2019

Atomic Robo & Dawn of New Era is an amalgamation of things that shouldn't work but do, and this second issue only proves chaos reigns supreme with this series.

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6.0
Atomic Robo: The Dawn of a New Era #3

Feb 27, 2019

From vampires to time loops and nosey students, Atomic Robo & Dawn of New Era has everything readers want, but compacted more than needed.

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6.0
Barrier (2018) #2

May 9, 2018

Barrier has an actual language barrier in its latest release, so be prepared to translate a lot of dialogue or be swept away from the story entirely.

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6.0
Barrier (2018) #3

May 16, 2018

There's surely substance to be found in this new issue, but you'll have to dig up those connections yourself.

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8.0
Barrier (2018) #4

May 23, 2018

With eye-popping artwork and a few stomach-churning panels, Barrier #4 speeds up the series' pace in a very welcome turn.

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8.0
Barrier (2018) #5

May 30, 2018

For a moment, Barrier #5 allows the mismatched protagonists to level with one another, but things turn topsy-turvy when an unexpected shift lands the pair somewhere they never expected to go.

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4.0
Black Widow (2019) #1

Jan 16, 2019

Brought back from the dead, this new series promises to expose the most unapologetic pieces of Natasha Romanoff, but its debut issue is slow to start.

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8.0
Black Widow (2019) #2

Feb 20, 2019

As the Black Widow's new goal unfolds, readers will find themselves crusading alongside the burned heroine, and this issue's final page will have them reaching for more.

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4.0
Burnouts #1

Sep 19, 2018

While the issue's story is interesting enough to get you through its pages, Burnouts #1 takes a long time to get going, but the payoff will be worth it for alien lovers out there.

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10
Calamity Kate #1

Mar 13, 2019

Packed with action, Calamity Kate is a wild ride filled with unapologetic heroines, gory battles, and irreverent humor.

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8.0
Dream Daddy #2

Sep 26, 2018

Dream Daddy #2 is just the thing fans of the visual novel crave. It has mystery, well-timed quips, and the best breakdown of gothic aestheticism you can ask for.

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4.0
Dream Daddy #3

Oct 24, 2018

Dream Daddy returns with its third issue, but Mat's solo outing doesn't pack the punch the espresso lover might like.

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6.0
Dream Daddy #4

Nov 21, 2018

This adorable issue breaks down an absurd situation into something deceptively warm hearted, and Dream Daddy's cute aesthetic fits its tone perfectly.

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6.0
East of West #41

Feb 20, 2019

East of West #41 steps out this week with a foreboding claim.

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6.0
Encounter #2

Apr 18, 2018

At two issues in, Encounter seems to be a colorful slice-of-life superhero story that puts puns over action.

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8.0
Fence #5

Apr 18, 2018

The series has already drawn mighty comparisons to heralded sports manga like Haikyu!! " and for good reason. Fence's latest chapter sets aside plenty of time for competitive fencing, but it also delves deeper into the minds of Nicholas and Seiji.

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10
Fence #6

May 16, 2018

Fence #6 proves Western comics can do the sports genre as perfectly as any manga all-star, and it does so without breaking a sweat.

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10
Fence #7

Jun 20, 2018

Fence doesn't need to feint to get fans hooked, and its latest issue proves as much with ease.

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10
Fence #8

Jul 18, 2018

Fence continues to stun with its latest adrenaline-filled issue, and it's got enough Seiji to satisfy any fan.

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8.0
Fence #9

Aug 15, 2018

The issue paces easily at the start, giving fans a chance to enjoy some matches, but the story kicks up in the final pages.

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10
Fence #10

Sep 26, 2018

Faced with an uncertain future, Seiji and Nicholas take a step in their relationship that makes this chapter a true winner.

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10
Fence #11

Oct 31, 2018

Fence #11 will tug at your heartstrings, leaving readers emotional as Nicholas goes the extra mile to be a good friend before he is a good fencer.

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10
Fence #12

Nov 28, 2018

The series' authentic dialogue makes each character emote harder than the next, and it all leads up to a surprising cliffhanger that will have Seji fans slack-jawed.

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4.0
Forever Free #1

Apr 25, 2018

Its adherence to Haldeman's novels is admirable, but this comic feels handicapped by its extensive elucidation.

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10
Gamma #1

Sep 26, 2018

Gamma is back at it with Dark Horse, and the series' inaugural issue will be a welcome reminder to fans of the original oneshot.

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8.0
Goddess Mode #1

Dec 12, 2018

Despite some walled exposition, Goddess Mode #1 is a title readers will want to keep on file as its witty banter and gorgeous artwork are designed to overload them in the best way.

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8.0
Goddess Mode #2

Jan 16, 2019

Goddess Mode #2 crashes back onto shelves this week with an electric update that touches upon a bit too much exposition at times.

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10
Goddess Mode #3

Feb 13, 2019

With the technological conspiracies growing around her, Goddess Mode #3 solidifies itself as a gung-ho story of empowerment as the Oracles band together and step into a truly tantalizing cliffhanger.

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10
Gunning For Hits #1

Jan 9, 2019

Despite some extensive exposition into the recording industry, Gunning For Hits keeps fans engaged with its brisk wit, but the best comes at the end.

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6.0
Gunning For Hits #2

Feb 13, 2019

The comic is as irreverent as it is coy about its hitman origins, leaving fans eager to learn where this series' intersection between music and murder meets.

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4.0
Gunning For Hits #3

Mar 13, 2019

With Gunning for Hits going nowhere fast, fans will be left wondering where this series is going to go and hoping it'll quit dodging blows before long.

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6.0
Lumberjanes #60

Mar 20, 2019

A sneaky sea monster, sci-fi stage play, and more make this issue a busy one to wade through, nut, for those wanting to wish a happy birthday to their favorite hardcore lady types, Lumberjanes #60 brings simple closure to the comic's latest mini-arc.

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8.0
Marvel Super Heroes Adventures: Spider-Man - Web of Intrigue! #1

Feb 13, 2019

Ranging in style, these pint-sized stories are often as self-aware as they are touching, leaving fans to breeze through the title and wanting more.

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10
Middlewest #1

Nov 21, 2018

The series' first issue sets up a world which readers will be begging to explore, and Middlewest's enticing artwork makes its first outing all the more adventurous.

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6.0
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #39

Jan 23, 2019

Now, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur are having to team up with some familiar Marvel heroes to bring down Nightmare, but this issue doesn't pick up the action just yet; it lives in its introductory status, but the series has enough potential to string readers along.

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4.0
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #40

Feb 27, 2019

Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur is back, but the dreamy issue will leave fans feeling floaty in all the worst ways.

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4.0
Robotech #9

May 9, 2018

While Robotech's latest issue does end on a cliffhanger, its crowded discourse makes it almost impossible to sustain suspense, but invested fans of the series will surely be willing to slog through its set-up.

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8.0
Ronin Island #1

Mar 6, 2019

When their homeland comes under a supernatural threat, this apparent samurai story transforms into something more, and fans will be left eager to pick up a new issue to flesh out this debut's big cliffhanger.

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10
Skyward (2018) #1

Apr 18, 2018

This debut issue finds a way to tether readers to its high-flying story, and the issue wraps with a bewildering cliffhanger that will leave you desperate for its next issue.

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10
Skyward (2018) #2

May 23, 2018

Skyward #2 keeps things brisk with an airy pace, and it promises to kick off what may become Image's best series of 2018.

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8.0
Skyward (2018) #3

Jun 20, 2018

Skyward picks up with pace this week with an exhilarating plot push.

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8.0
Skyward (2018) #4

Jul 18, 2018

Skyward returns with a high-stakes issue this week which promises to flesh out Willa's complex relationship with her father.

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10
Skyward (2018) #5

Aug 15, 2018

The issue's breathtaking artwork only magnifies its heartbreaking finale, but Skyward pushes back on that angst with one mysterious cliffhanger.

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10
Skyward (2018) #6

Sep 19, 2018

Skyward #6 kicks back into high gear with a sinister plot and buggy plot twist that will leave readers gripped until they flip the last page.

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10
Skyward (2018) #7

Oct 17, 2018

Skyward #7 swings into focus with an action-packed plot that readers won't want to put down.

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10
Skyward (2018) #8

Nov 14, 2018

The comic's team has managed to jettison Skyward towards one intriguing twist, and fans won't be able to put the issue down.

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10
Skyward (2018) #9

Dec 12, 2018

Skyward #9 will leave fans reaching for the next issue, but they'll likely want to reread this one twice before filing away its many revelations.

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10
Skyward (2018) #10

Jan 30, 2019

In due time, Skyward stands to become a beloved title thanks to its strong-willed heroine, and it would do readers well pick up an issue before the series soars too far out of reach.

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10
Spider-Gwen: Ghost-Spider (2018) #1

Oct 24, 2018

Fans will put down this inaugural issue wanting and waiting for more.

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6.0
Spider-Gwen: Ghost-Spider (2018) #2

Nov 28, 2018

Its easy dialogue keeps the issue moving, but fans may put down the issue wishing for something a bit more substantial. However, the latest issue ends on a promising note and imbues enough Stacy Sass to keep readers hooked for another read.

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8.0
Spider-Gwen: Ghost-Spider (2018) #4

Jan 9, 2019

The quick read does take a toll with its wall-crawling angst, but fans of Spider-Gwen will close the issue with an entirely new vision of the heroine in mind.

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6.0
Spider-Gwen: Ghost-Spider (2018) #5

Feb 13, 2019

Spider-Gwen Ghost Spider #5 picks up with a transitional issue focused on the unsung downsides of public heroics.

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8.0
Spider-Gwen: Ghost-Spider (2018) #6

Mar 13, 2019

The issue balances a promising story with slick action that will keep readers turning pages, but it is Spider-Gwen's clever quips pushing them to wait for the series' next issue.

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8.0
The Avant-Guards #1

Jan 23, 2019

Avant-Guards #1 lays up another slam dunk for BOOM! and its growing catalog.

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8.0
The Avant-Guards #2

Feb 27, 2019

Avant-Guards #2 brings one of comic's most anticipated sports titles to a new level this week.

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8.0
The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #1

Oct 3, 2018

As a welcome home, The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #1 reads like a familiar friend, but it doesn't aim to revolutionize the series Way and B created so many years ago.

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6.0
The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #2

Nov 7, 2018

The interpersonal drama explored in these snippets will satisfy longtime fans, and Gerard Way intricate narrative feels self-assured in the best of ways. Still, the issue's final pages feel like they're missing some sort of action and such uneven grounding will leave readers a bit put out.

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4.0
The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #3

Dec 5, 2018

This is a comic meant to entice kids to want Team Sonic Racing, and it does a decent job of selling the new Sega game.

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6.0
The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #4

Jan 2, 2019

Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion picks up its pace with its fourth issue, but its persistent pacing gaps will leave some fans wishing they had pressed snooze on the release.

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8.0
The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #5

Feb 6, 2019

Umbrella Academy Hotel Oblivion takes a step closer to completion this week with its fifth issue, and the series feels like it has reached its stride.

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8.0
What If? (2018): X-Men #1

Oct 3, 2018

What If? X-Men #1 isn't the first comic to reimagine the X-Men mythos, but it is one of the most intriguing to do so.

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10
Winter Soldier (2018) #1

Dec 5, 2018

Everything from heritage to rebirth are tackled in this pensive story, and they combine to set up what may be one of the Winter Soldier's best solo arcs yet.

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10
Winter Soldier (2018) #2

Jan 2, 2019

Following a strong debut, this second issue packs a heavier punch as Bucky Barnes learns more about the child assassin crafted in the Winter Soldier's image.

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10
Winter Soldier (2018) #3

Feb 13, 2019

A stunning cliffhanger seals the issue's intense track record, and fans will be left torn between wanting to protect Bucky forever or smacking him upside the head.

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10
Winter Soldier (2018) #4

Mar 13, 2019

Winter Soldier #4 is another addition to one of Marvel's strongest ongoing series.

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