Shamus Clancy's Comic Reviews

Reviewer For: AIPT, Multiversity Comics Reviews: 26
8.4Avg. Review Rating

8.5
Amazing Spider-Man: Daily Bugle #1

Jan 28, 2020

Amazing Spider-Man Daily Bugle #1 will have you signing up for a subscription for your local newspaper.

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8
Batman: Overdrive #1

Mar 10, 2020

A charming read like Batman: Overdrive would've been perfect for a Bat-obsessed youngster like myself and remains so for kids now.

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8.4
Batman: Universe #3

Sep 16, 2019

The time has finally come for Batman to be shamed for the fact that he has wings, but can't fly.

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9.5
Billionaire Island #1

Mar 3, 2020

Russell's biting satire is paired with Pugh's dynamic penciling once again to create one the most memorable debut issues of the year.

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9.5
Billionaire Island #2

Jun 30, 2020

Russell and Pugh craft a painfully hilarious reminder that American society is doomed.

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8.1
Excellence #2

Jun 24, 2019

If "What if Erik Killmonger and T'Challa fought at the Ministry of Magic?" doesn't hook you, I don't know what will.

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8.5
Folklords #3

Jan 21, 2020

Folklords #3 is another engaging tale from Matt Kindt's fantasy mini-series.

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7.2
Gogor #2

Jun 17, 2019

"Gogor" is heavy on fantastic beasts and fun, but needs to find a hook for readers in Gogor and Armano's adventure going forward.

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8.5
Green Lantern (2018) #9

Jul 8, 2019

"The Green Lantern" #9 is a clear indication that Grant Morrison's brightest days are nowhere close to being behind him.

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7.9
Green Lantern (2018) Annual #1

Aug 5, 2019

A fun and light Morrison tale that will have readers skipping their next family reunion.

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8
Guardians of the Galaxy (2019) #7

Jul 29, 2019

Cates once again has readers hooked on a feeling and waiting for the payoff sure to come with these revamped Guardians of the Galaxy.

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9
Hellboy and The B.P.R.D.: The Return of Effie Kolb #1

Feb 18, 2020

A devilishly good start to another series about comics' greatest horror character.

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9.1
House of X #2

Aug 12, 2019

Only Jonathan Hickman could make X-Men fans love charts and graphs as much as a 10th-grade Chemistry teacher.

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8.8
Immortal Hulk #21

Jul 22, 2019

The perils of what it's like to become the monster you've always hated have never been so frightening as they are in "The Immortal Hulk" #21.

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6.5
Iron Man: The End #1

Feb 12, 2020

Iron Man: The End is not a bad book, as it's still Micheline and Layton-penned Iron Man comic, making it a worthwhile read even if it's simply for nostalgic purposes. For Iron Man lovers hoping to check out more tales from this creative pairing, this trade also includes old-school issues of Iron Man #116 and Iron Man #244 as a bonus treat.

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9
Lois Lane (2019) #12

Jul 8, 2020

Rucka and Perkins have created a living, breathing series that stands as one of comics' finest responses to the Trump administration.

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6.7
Punk Mambo #3

Jul 1, 2019

The premise of "Punk Mambo" remains tantalizing, but it feels a little more Avril Lavigne than Patti Smith at this point.

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8.5
Sea of Stars #3

Sep 9, 2019

Space Finding Nemo is engaging and will have readers calling their fathers to say that they love them.

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9.3
Silver Surfer: Black #3

Aug 19, 2019

Little known fact: "Silver Surfer: Black" #3 perfectly syncs up with Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon.

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7
Snake Eyes: Deadgame (2020) #1

Jul 15, 2020

Big time action mix with a rather conventional story for a debut that long-term G.I. Joe fans will immediately dig, but may not be great for new ones.

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9
Something is Killing the Children #5

Jan 28, 2020

Something Is Killing the Children #5 is yet another frightful, claustrophobic entry into James Tynion IV's horror series.

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9.5
Spider-Man & Venom: Double Trouble #4

Feb 6, 2020

Hand this issue to a kid and make them a comic book lover for life.

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8.3
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (2019) #2

Aug 26, 2019

A superhero comic for people who are burned out on superhero comics.

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8
Tomorrow #1

Feb 25, 2020

A teen-focused twist on the post-apocalyptic genre makes the latest installment from the Berger Books line at Dark Horse Comics a worthwhile debut issue.

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8.7
Venom (2018) #16

Jul 15, 2019

The symbiote may be gone, but Donny Cates's plan for the definitive Eddie Brock tale still remains intact in "Venom" #16.

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9
X-Force (2019) #10

Jul 8, 2020

Krakoa has never seemed so dangerous, nor has fan service been so apparent, than in the thrilling romp Percy and Cassara create in X-Force #10.

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