Quinn Tassin's Comic Reviews

Reviewer For: Multiversity Comics Reviews: 113
7.4Avg. Review Rating

6
A Righteous Thirst for Vengeance #1

Oct 11, 2021

A debut with a disappointingly thin plot and an abrupt ending is elevated by stunning art.

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8
Adventureman #7

Dec 20, 2021

"Adventureman" #7 is yet another solid entry in an incredibly confident, fun series.

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7
Amazing Mary Jane (2019) #2

Nov 25, 2019

"The Amazing Mary Jane #2" isn't quite certified fresh but it's worth a look if you're interested.

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6
Amazing Spider-Man (2018) #50

Oct 19, 2020

"The Amazing Spider-Man #50" is a competently written but ultimately disappointing landmark issue in Nick Spencer's take on our favorite web-slinger.

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3
Amazing Spider-Man (2018) #74

Oct 4, 2021

"The Amazing Spider-Man" #74 is a fittingly awful conclusion to a Spider-Man run that rarely understood what made the character so iconic.

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7.9
Amazing Spider-Man (2018) #78.BEY

Nov 22, 2021

"The Amazing Spider-Man" #78.BEY is an exciting, funny, bold expansion of the biggest Spider-Man story we've seen in years

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5.9
Amazing Spider-Man (2022) #1

May 2, 2022

Bold storytelling decisions produce middling results

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7.5
America Chavez: Made in the USA #1

Mar 8, 2021

"America Chavez: Made in the U.S.A." is a fun, engaging debut issue off a long overdue miniseries though it doesn't quite reach the heights that its title character can.

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7
Amethyst #1

Mar 2, 2020

"Amethyst #1" is a solid, promising debut even if it's missing a little magic.

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6.5
An Unkindness of Ravens #2

Nov 2, 2020

"An Unkindness of Ravens #2" shows promise but it's more notable for what it's lacking than what it delivers.

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8.6
Ant-Man (2020) #1

Feb 10, 2020

"Ant-Man #1" is a more than welcome (and worthy) return for Scott Lang

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7.7
Ant-Man (2020) #5

Jun 22, 2020

The perfectly fine conclusion to the first arc of "Ant-Man" is proof we should've been reading a "Stinger" comic this whole time.

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8
Archie Christmas Spectacular: 2019 #1

Dec 16, 2019

"Archie Christmas Spectacular" lives up to the title, just not in the ways you think.

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7.8
Archie Meets Riverdale (2022) #1

May 16, 2022

A funny, self-aware issue with surprising heart

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8.7
Astro City (2022): That Was Then...

Apr 4, 2022

An emotionally engaging, fresh angle on teen superhero life

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6.3
Avengers (2018) #29

Jan 20, 2020

"Avengers #29" is a lot like your favorite friend in college, messy but a good time.

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8
Avengers (2018) #55

Apr 25, 2022

"The Avengers #55 is an excellent showcase of what this series has been and the potential it still holds

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8
Batman (2016) #86

Jan 13, 2020

"Batman #86" is a strong, promising start to James Tynion's take on the World's Greatest Detective.

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8.8
Batman (2016) #118

Dec 13, 2021

With "Batman" #118, Joshua Williamson makes it clear that we're at the start of another great run for the Caped Crusader.

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9.5
Batman (2016) #125

Jul 11, 2022

A thoughtful, exciting, promising new start for the Caped Crusader

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7.5
Batman (2016): Fear State: Alpha #1

Sep 6, 2021

"Batman: Fear State Alpha" #1 is a sprawling setup for the latest Gotham epic that delivers on intrigue but not much more

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7.7
Batman / Superman (2019) #3

Oct 28, 2019

The Hobbs and Shaw of DC Comics just can't win in "Batman/Superman" #3.

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5
Ben Reilly: Spider-Man (2022) #1

Jan 24, 2022

"Spider-Man: Ben Reilly" #1 is the definition of mediocre

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8
Big Girls #1

Aug 17, 2020

With its debut issue, "Big Girls" proves itself to be a series worth getting keeping your eye on

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7
Black Panther (2021) #1

Nov 29, 2021

A whole lot of strong themes fail to land an emotional punch in "Black Panther" #1

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5
Blue & Gold (2021) #3

Oct 18, 2021

A stumble in writing and a steep drop-off in art make for an incredibly disappointing issue of "Blue and Gold."

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7
Break Out #1

Apr 18, 2022

"Break Out #1's opens up as an average comic but ends with an exciting montage and some real potential.

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7.8
Cable (2020) #2

Aug 3, 2020

A rock solid "Cable #2" proves that this book is really worth it.

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7.2
Captain Carter (2022) #3

May 30, 2022

Perfectly fun but lacking the depth that would make it great.

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8.5
Captain Marvel (2019) #11

Oct 21, 2019

Kelly Thompson continues to shine as she shows us what makes Captain Marvel such a great hero.

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7.9
Carnage (2022) #1

Mar 21, 2022

A well paced, well scripted, genuinely creepy mystery

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7.5
Chained to the Grave #1

Feb 8, 2021

"Chained to the Grave" #1 is an intriguing, confident start to a series that seems destined for pretty goodness

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7.5
Champions (2020) #4

Feb 22, 2021

"Champions" #4 is a fun, easy to read comic and a fairly unremarkable one

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4.5
Commanders In Crisis #2

Nov 23, 2020

"Commanders in Crisis #2" is a lot of things but mostly it's one thing and that thing" is bad

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5.4
Crossover (2020) #2

Dec 14, 2020

"Crossover #2" is a deeply interesting mystery that makes some genuinely appalling narrative decisions

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7.7
Crush & Lobo #1

Jun 7, 2021

"Crush & Lobo" #1 is a fun debut for the most rock and roll father-daughter duo in the DC Universe.

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8.4
Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths (2022) #1

Jun 13, 2022

A strong, effective introduction that would benefit from having a bit more to say.

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8
DC vs. Vampires (2021) #1

Nov 1, 2021

"DC vs. Vampires" #1 marks the debut of a miniseries that's sure to be an absolute blast.

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9
DCeased: Dead Planet (2020) #1

Jul 13, 2020

"DCeased: Dead Planet #1" is a superlative sequel any fan of superheroes, zombies, or great storytelling should be picking up.

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8
DCeased: The Unkillables #2

Mar 23, 2020

The Unkillables do not live up to their title in the simultaneously bleak and fun "DCeased: Unkillables #2"

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8.5
Detective Comics (2016) #1034

Mar 29, 2021

"Detective Comics" #1034 is a ridiculously good first issue of the most grounded Batman comic we've ever read (even if it's background story leaves a lot to be desired)

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8
Eat The Rich #3

Oct 25, 2021

"Eat the Rich" takes a big step up in its excellent third issue.

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8.6
Eternals (2021) #4

Apr 26, 2021

"Eternals" #4 is yet another great entry in what has all the makings of another home run for Kieron Gillen

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7.7
Excalibur (2019) #11

Aug 24, 2020

"Excalibur #11" is yet another strong entry for the Marvel's Most Magic Mutants

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8
Falcon & Winter Soldier (2020) #5

Nov 30, 2020

"Falcon and Winter Soldier #5" is an absolute riot of a comic a surprising must-read.

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6.7
Flash (2016) #768

Apr 5, 2021

"The Flash" #768 is a fun but slightly too shallow debut for Jeremy Adams.

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8.8
Future State (2021): Wonder Woman #1

Jan 11, 2021

"Future State: Wonder Woman #1" is a gorgeous, fun, imaginative start to the story of Yara Flor

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6
Giant-Size X-Men (2020): Magneto #1

Jul 20, 2020

"Giant-Size X-Men: Magneto #1" is a decent comic that also fails to justify itself quite yet.

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6.2
Gilt #1

Apr 11, 2022

A well-intentioned but ultimately shallow story

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8.9
Guardians of the Galaxy (2020) #6

Sep 7, 2020

"Guardians of the Galaxy #6" sends Nova to therapy and takes us to church.

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8
Guardians of the Galaxy (2020) #14

May 17, 2021

"Guardians of the Galaxy" is a great issue with decent art and sets up the long game admirably.

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8
Hawkeye: Freefall #3

Feb 17, 2020

"Hawkeye: Freefall #3" is yet another great installment in Matthew Rosenberg's take on Marvel's Mauve Marksmen.

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9.2
Immortal X-Men (2022) #5

Aug 8, 2022

A stellar issue smartly takes a deep breath in the midst of a crisis to explore the concept of faith

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7.4
Impossible Jones #1

Sep 27, 2021

"Impossible Jones" #1 is a breezy, joyous adventure that you certainly want to take

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7
Invisible Woman (2019) #4

Nov 4, 2019

A hard to believe villain bogs down an otherwise deeply enjoyable "Invisible Woman #4."

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7.8
Iron Fist: Heart of the Dragon #1

Jan 25, 2021

"Iron Fist: Heart of the Dragon" is a promising, if unfocused debut issue

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8.7
Iron Man (2020) #1

Sep 21, 2020

"Iron Man #1" is an everything a comic lover can be looking for and a strong new beginning for Tony Stark

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5.7
Joker: Killer Smile: The Smile Killer #1

Jun 29, 2020

A tired concept is saved by gorgeous art in "Batman: The Smile Killer #1"

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7
Juggernaut (2020) #1

Sep 29, 2020

"Juggernaut #1" is a low-stress and a pretty good time and that's that on that

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7.9
Justice League (2018) #59

Mar 22, 2021

"Justice League" #59 is a strong, fun debut for Brian Michael Bendis and David Marquez that bodes well for the future of DC's premiere team

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7.8
Justice League Incarnate (2021) #1

Dec 6, 2021

"Justice League Incarnate" #1 is a very fun, if flawed, first issue in a fascinating, epic story

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6.5
Karmen #1

Mar 15, 2021

"Karmen" #1 should be admired for its boldness and its gorgeous art but leaves a fair bit to be desired in its substance.

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6.8
King In Black #1

Dec 8, 2020

"King in Black" is an epic, narratively uneven, visually stunning affair that seems to be setting itself up for something even better.

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7.9
King In Black: Gwenom vs. Carnage #1

Jan 18, 2021

"King in Black: Gwenom vs. Carnage #1" rises to surprising heights by keeping things grounded

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9
King of Nowhere #3

Jul 6, 2020

"The King of Nowhere #3" is yet another home-run for W. Maxwell Prince.

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8
Kingjira: Hungry Like a Monster #1

Feb 28, 2022

A big monster wants pizza- what's not to love?

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7
Knights of X (2022) #2

Jun 6, 2022

A strong foundation and clear voice but overstuffed and missing some imagination

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7.7
Last Flight Out #1

Sep 13, 2021

The debut issue of "Last Flight Out" is an engaging, scarily realistic take on the collapse of the planet

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5
Loaded Bible: Blood of My Blood #1

Mar 7, 2022

A comic that would have killed if it came out closer to its predecessors doesn't pack the same punch now.

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9
Lois Lane (2019) #6

Dec 9, 2019

A beautiful issue of "Lois Lane" shows us what happens when the strongest character in DC grieves.

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7.7
Magnificent Ms. Marvel #14

Sep 14, 2020

"The Magnificent Ms. Marvel #14" is a quietly triumphant, welcome return for Marvel's most up and coming hero

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7.6
Marauders Annual #1

Jan 31, 2022

"Marauders Annual" #1 is an energetic, confident start to Steve Orlando's tenure with Krakoa's messiest team

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8
Mighty Morphin (2020) #1

Nov 9, 2020

"Mighty Morphin #1" continues Ryan Parrot's stellar take on the Power Rangers with the same pop that we've come to love

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8.4
Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers #1

Jul 27, 2020

Neon Genesis Evangelion meets Game of Thrones in "Power Rangers: Ranger Slayer #1"

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7.8
Miles Morales: Spider-Man (2018) #17

Jun 15, 2020

"Miles Morales: Spider-Man" gets a whole lot better, even as Miles Morales's life gets a whole lot worse.

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5
Miles Morales: Spider-Man (2018) #40

Jul 25, 2022

As generic and uninteresting as a story about fighting a dictator in another universe can be

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5.9
Mister Miracle: The Source of Freedom (2021) #1

May 31, 2021

With its odd mid-2000s vibe and lack of focus, "Mister Miracle: The Source of Freedom" #1 is the definition of meh

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3
My Bad #1

Nov 8, 2021

"My Bad" #1 is an eye-roll inducing, deeply unfunny waste of decent premise.

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7.5
My Date With Monsters #1

Nov 15, 2021

"My Date with Monsters" #1 marks a strong, if shaky, start for one of the most original comics hitting the stands

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5
Nancy Drew & The Hardy Boys: The Death of Nancy Drew #1

Jun 8, 2020

"The Death of Nancy Drew" has a promising premise but starts with an exposition-heavy, predictable whimper.

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7.8
Naomi: Season Two #1

Mar 14, 2022

Normal life is even more interesting than superheroics when it comes to Naomi.

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8.6
New Masters #1

Feb 7, 2022

A weak ending undermines an otherwise confident, exciting debut issue

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5
On the Stump #4

Aug 10, 2020

Pitch-perfect art is the saving grace of the generally weak "On the Stump #4"

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9.5
Planet-Size X-Men (2021) #1

Jun 21, 2021

"Planet-Size X-Men" #1 tells an epic, electrifying story that reminds you what superhero comics are capable of

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6.5
Post Americana #2

Feb 1, 2021

"Post Americana #2" is entertaining enough but its greatest strengths deserve more space to shine

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6.2
Project Patron #1

Apr 12, 2021

"Project Patron" #1 is a lot of promise and very little fulfillment

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7.7
Quests Aside #1

May 9, 2022

A confident debut for a funny, creative idea

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7.2
Robin (2021) #15

Jul 4, 2022

A nice reset for a solid series

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8.5
Saga #57

Mar 28, 2022

A thoughtful, characteristically great issue gives space to take in all of the new characters and information that's been thrown our way

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8.2
Scarenthood #4

Feb 15, 2021

"Scarenthood" #4 serves as both a moving ending a deeply intriguing new beginning to a wonderful (and very Irish) story.

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7.6
Secret X-Men (2022) #1

Feb 14, 2022

Simple fun. No more, no less.

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5.6
Seven Sons #1

Jun 20, 2022

Strong vibes and an intriguing world can't quite make up for thin plot and characterization

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7.8
Shang-Chi (2020) #1

Oct 5, 2020

"Shang-Chi #1" is a welcome addition to comic store shelves, even if it doesn't quite reach the heights its creative team is capable of.

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6
Shazam! (2018) #8

Dec 2, 2019

An overstuffed story gets by on heart but not much else in "SHAZAM! #8.

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7.6
Spider-Man: Spider's Shadow #1

Apr 19, 2021

"Spider-Man: Spider's Shadow" #1 is a promising, dark, and very coolness beginning for "What If?"

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8.5
Stillwater (2020) #2

Oct 26, 2020

"Stillwater #2" begins to unravel the secrets of the titular town to excellent results.

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8.5
Stray Dogs (2021) #1

Mar 1, 2021

"Stray Dogs" is a charming, compelling comic with the best kind of sinister center

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8
Suicide Squad (2019) #8

Aug 31, 2020

"Suicide Squad #8" is just about everything that one could want out of an interlude

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6
Suicide Squad (2021) #3

May 10, 2021

"Suicide Squad" #3 is a decent read but when will this series become the standout it can be?

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7.7
Superman (2018) #19

Jan 27, 2020

The Man of Steel takes a second to breathe then takes a hard turn into actionville in "Superman #19."

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6.2
Superman: Space Age (2022) #1

Aug 1, 2022

Gorgeous art can't make up for an utter lack of focus

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9
The End: Captain Marvel #1

Feb 3, 2020

Kelly Thompson delivers a deeply satisfying (hypothetical) conclusion to the story of Carol Danvers in "Captain Marvel: The End".

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8.3
The Marvels (2021) #1

May 3, 2021

"The Marvels" is a damn good debut for the kind of comic everyone should be trying to make.

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7.8
Thor (2020) #4

Mar 16, 2020

Whosoever holds this hammer if he be metal but a smidge overstuffed, shall possess the power of "Thor #4".

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8
Thor (2020) #8

Oct 12, 2020

"Thor #8" is a fun, light, and surprisingly vital issue in a historically heavy run

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7.9
Until My Knuckles Bleed #1

Feb 21, 2022

An intriguing, visually striking response to the infamously extreme comics of the '90s.

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5.3
W.E.B. of Spider-Man (2021) #1

Jun 14, 2021

"W.E.B of Spider-Man #1" isn't a bad comic book but it's far from a good one

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8.8
We Only Find Them When They're Dead #3

Nov 16, 2020

"We Only Find Them When They're Dead #3" is a cinematic, supremely creative thrill ride of a comic.

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5.8
We Ride Titans #1

Jan 17, 2022

"We Ride Titans" #1 is a half-baked, cliche-filled, almost decent debut issue.

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9
Wonder Woman: Dead Earth #1

Dec 23, 2019

Love conquers all in the intriguing, thrilling "Wonder Woman: Dead Earth #1"

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8.5
X-Force (2019) #1

Nov 11, 2019

"X-Force #1" is an atmospheric, pulse-pounding debut for Krakoa's deadliest team.

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8.8
X-Men (2019) #2

Nov 18, 2019

The Hickman Lampoon's Family Vacation is a fun, intriguing entry in the new X-Men canon

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8.4
X-Men (2021) #12

Jun 27, 2022

A rock solid, entertaining goodbye to the current X-Men lineup

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