Myles Garbarini's Comic Reviews

Reviewer For: Comicsverse Reviews: 6
8.6Avg. Review Rating

Backstagers: Valentine's Intermission #1

Feb 7, 2018

An adorable read, with something for both the lovers and the haters of Valentine's Day. Full of queer characters and genre-defying art, THE BACKSTAGERS: VALENTINE'S INTERMISSION #1 depicts the challenges and loneliness of Valentine's Day in high school.

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Doppelganger #1

Nov 24, 2017

DOPPELGNGER #1 delivers its story and illustrations simply, in a realistic world with a single twist. The comic holds a lot of potential as an exploration of identity.

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Jem and the Holograms: Dimensions #1

Dec 5, 2017

JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS: DIMENSIONS #1 is a promising start to a new series. With fresh takes on the same beloved characters, fans of the all-female 80's punk band will be pleased. The short story format doesn't allow plots to fully develop, but the glamorous art and inclusive representation make for a worthwhile read.

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Monstro Mechanica #1

Nov 25, 2017

MONSTRO MECHANICA #1 boasts strong characterization, developing complex identities for apprentice Isabel and the inventor Leonardo da Vinci. While moments of plot fall short, these characters' relationship, the depictions of Renaissance architecture, and the uncertain future of a mutant wooden machine will keep readers hooked.

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The Dream Of The Butterfly #1

Jan 16, 2018

THE DREAM OF THE BUTTERFLY #1 will appeal to lovers of Miyazaki or fans with a soft spot for a strong female heroine. Although it suffers from some plot holes, the gorgeous art and compelling characters make this comic leap off the page.

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Toyetica #1

Dec 24, 2017

The four-issue "The Big Key" story arc of TOYETICA will delight adults with a childlike spirit as well as anyone who's trying to find themselves. Despite a jumpy plot and some distracting visuals, Marty LeGrow has created a powerful story that is both cute and serious.

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