Robert Mammone's Comic Reviews

Reviewer For: Major Spoilers Reviews: 36
7.6Avg. Review Rating

6.0
30 Days of Night (2017) #6

Jun 15, 2018

Steve Niles concludes this reboot of his landmark series from 15 years ago with a no holds barred, stand 'em up and knock 'em down issue length fight to the death!

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8.0
Analog #5

Aug 18, 2018

Like being clubbed over the head with a bottle of Scotch, Analog #5 is a refreshing take on an old noir standby.

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7.6
Bedtime Games #1

Jun 30, 2018

Bedtime Games #1 is as close to a comic book adaptation of IT as you're likely to see this summer.

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7.4
Black Badge #1

Aug 10, 2018

21 Jump Street meets realpolitik as a lost Scout troop take on Little Rocket Man!

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8.0
Black Science #38

Sep 5, 2018

Black Science #38 will have you calling your very existence into question as reality unravels around you!

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6.0
Cemetery Beach #1

Sep 13, 2018

The real hero of this issue isn't super spy Michael Blackburn, or his plucky co-lead Grace Moody, but instead it is Jason Howard's kinetic, muscular art.

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8.0
Coda #2

Jun 15, 2018

Simon Spurrier continues to weave a melancholy tale of magic lost and a world teetering on the edge in Coda #2.

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7.0
Cold Spots #2

Sep 27, 2018

Not all horror stories must be steeped in rivers of blood " Cold Spots will dance fingers of ice down your spine in this menacing second issue!

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8.0
Crowded #1

Aug 16, 2018

Crowded is the literal bleeding edge of futuristic satire, a slippery slope slicked with the blood of the innocents and a riveting satiric take on the gig economy gone mad.

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7.4
Delta 13 #2

Jun 22, 2018

Delta 13 describes a slow-burning spiral into madness and betrayal as the cold reaches of space reveal their horrifying secrets in this taut thriller of man's best intentions gone horrifyingly awry.

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8.6
Dick Tracy: Dead or Alive #1

Sep 20, 2018

Dick Tracy: Dead or Alive #1 is a cleanly written beast of a comic, with a throbbing heart waiting to be unleashed on all those who deserve to fall under the shadow of the man in the yellow trench coat.

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8.4
DIE!DIE!DIE! #2

Aug 25, 2018

The Wild Bunch meets Leon in a frenetic bloodbath that positively drips with unrestrained violence that almost leaps from the page and garrottes the reader.

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8.0
Eclipse #11

Oct 4, 2018

Zack Kaplan's serviceable script performs as to expectations, the overall feel of the issue raised much higher than it perhaps deserves by the outstanding art and coloring.

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8.0
Ether: Copper Golems #5

Sep 19, 2018

The ending to Ether: The Copper Golems #5 is perhaps not what devoted readers wanted, or indeed expected. But, there is a dark grace to it as Kindt elegantly shifts gears during the course of the issue.

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6.0
Haunted Horror #34

Jul 11, 2018

Haunted Horror #34 is a deep, delicious dive into the campy delights of pre-code 1950s horror comic's anthologies!

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8.0
Hit-Girl (2018) #6

Jul 27, 2018

The World's Deadliest Tween Superhero vs the Great White North in this knock 'em down, stand 'em up, then knock 'em down again slugfest!

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8.0
Infidel #4

Jun 21, 2018

Inspired by the psychological thrills of 70s horror films, Infidel #4 creeps up on you before leaping out and feasting on your frantically beating heart.

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8.0
Infinite Dark #1

Oct 10, 2018

It's one thing to realize your mortality in the face of a vast universe that doesn't care; it's another to make that same realization when there is no universe left at all. This knowledge, intangible though it is, is perhaps the strongest aspect of Cady's script.

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4.0
James Bond: Origin #1

Sep 6, 2018

Shaken and not stirred, young James Bond starts his career with an almighty bang.

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6.0
Joe Golem: Occult Detective:The Drowning City #1

Sep 15, 2018

Mignola and Golden continue the two-fisted, occult adventures of detective Joe Golem, in this spooky return to drowned New York!

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7.0
Judge Dredd: Under Siege #1

Jun 1, 2018

Shows promise, but only if you're prepared to slog throughthis opening issue"

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5.6
Lowlifes #2

Jul 20, 2018

Lowlife's #2 examines every husband's nightmare, every cop's dilemma. When does the search for justice become a quest for vengeance?

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7.0
Pathfinder: Spiral of Bones #3

Jun 7, 2018

Pathfinder: Spiral of Bones #3 presents the sort of good, clean dungeon bashing fun we all loved on those fabled Friday night gaming sessions of yore.

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8.0
Shanghai Red #4

Sep 28, 2018

Traditionally a dish served cold, revenge in this issue of Shanghai Red comes hot, salty and very, very bloody!

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9.0
Sparrowhawk #1

Oct 5, 2018

Artemsia is the perfect heroine for the story " a mixture of pluck and vulnerability, embarking on a quest where she is at peril of losing her soul.

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8.4
Stray Bullets: Sunshine and Roses #36

Jun 28, 2018

An issue of a crime book like no other, with a philosopher king lead protagonist like no other, Stray Bullets #36 will reach in and pull your heart out, and make you enjoy every moment.

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9.0
Stray Bullets: Sunshine and Roses #37

Aug 3, 2018

Bumbling besties Beth, Orson and Nina chase their dreams, and a boatload of cash and cocaine, in this explosive issue of Stray Bullets!

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9.4
Sword of Ages #4

Jun 9, 2018

Gabriel Rodriguez's first writing foray is a gloriously mad melange of 70s science fiction shackled to an Arthurian aesthetic that will leave you shaking your head at the wondrous audacity of it. A 21st century Moebius!

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9.0
The Beauty #24

Oct 13, 2018

With a solid leading pair in Vaughan and Foster, you have the yin and yang of police partnerships that covers all bases while creating people you can root for when the bullets start flying.

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8.0
The Cape: The Fallen #1

Jul 4, 2018

Evil's origin is examined in this tense opening issue of the Joe Hill inspired mini-series, The Cape: Fallen.

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5.4
The New World #2

Aug 31, 2018

Mad Max and Romeo and Juliet come together as then forces of anarchy clash with a new police state in issue 2 of The New World.

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10
The Seeds #1

Aug 4, 2018

The Seeds is a series that is as timely as it is authentic " a critical examination of America today, against the backdrop of an alien plot to profit from our slow-motion destruction.

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7.0
The X-Files: Case Files - Hoot Goes There? #1

Jul 19, 2018

The X Files meets Joe Lansdale's trademark Southern Fried Gothic in this opening issue helping to celebrate 25 years of The X Files!

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8.6
Thief of Thieves #38

Jul 6, 2018

Thief of Thieves #38 is a dramatic, character filled issue that breaks down our lead Redmond and leaves him to pick up the pieces of himself.

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7.6
World Of Tanks: Citadel #2

Jun 16, 2018

War is Hell and Garth Ennis is the writer to take by the hand in your journey through it as you join the Soviet and Nazi tankers in this searing examination of the opening moves of the Battle of the Kursk.

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8.6
Xerxes: The Fall of the House of Darius and the Rise of Alexander #3

Jun 12, 2018

Frank Miller returns with a mythic take on an old, old story of war, domination and men reaching for heaven and the mantle of God.

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