January 11, 2011

Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 1/5/11

Avengers: The Children’s Crusade #4 (Marvel)
Jeff: I wish all comic books could be drawn by Jim Cheung. I want to marry his version of Wanda!
NickZ: Wow, all heck is breaking loose! Awesome series!
Arnab: As mother and son reunite, war breaks out between the Avengers, the Young Avengers and Doom’s army.

Azrael #16 (DC)
NickZ: I really like this new direction for Azrael. This book is at the best it’s ever been.

Brightest Day #17 (DC)
Andy: More of the Hawks kicking ass please!
NickZ: This issue didn’t have enough Firestorm, although I did enjoy the Hawkman and Boston stories.
Arnab: Firestorm rushes to help the Life Entity, war arrives on the planet of Zamaron, and on Earth the White Lantern has begun to power up.

Captain America: Hail Hydra #1 (Marvel)
Infinite Speech: A good old fashioned Cap story on the origins of Hydra that does a fine job of setting up the series.

Darkness #88 (Top Cow)
Infinite Speech: Jackie and Sovereign’s final battle and a father comes through for his family in a damn good Phil Hester story!

Doc Macabre #2 (IDW)
Aron: Remember I said, a cross between Ghost Busters and The Frighteners? Well, I’m adding Dr. Who to it. Don’t ask. I’m liking it.

Generation Hope #3 (Marvel)
Jeff: I really want to like this story, but I think it could have been condensed into 1 or 2 issues at most.
NickZ: Looks like Hope is starting to accept her destiny as “Messiah” a little more and what about Phoenix calling Hope “my child”? hmm.

House of Mystery #33 (Vertigo)
Aron: HAHA! Wow! Oh, man! Cain and Fig are GREAT together! Total riot!

iZombie #9 (Vertigo)
Jeff:  Can no one tell that Gwen is PURPLE?

Heavy Metal: March 2011 (Heavy Metal)
I’m so happy I jumped on the Heavy Metal train a few months ago. Such a fun magazine!
Decapitated Dan: I love Requiem, and this chapter rocked. Minis were okay.

Marineman #2 (Image)
Andy: Ian Churchill, this is a virtual high five from me to you man. I’ve been pleasantly surprised with this book so far. Give it a shot if things under the sea are your thing!

Starman/Congorilla #1 (DC)
Andy: Someone should give the 140 characters or less memo to Robinson. It felt like reading a text book.

Steel #1 (DC)
Andy: Surprisingly pretty decent. It’s one huge brawl with Doomsday, and I was entertained. Russell Crowe would be proud.
NickZ: I had no intention of getting this book but it looked too interesting to pass up and I was right. I’ll stick around for the next issue.

Suicide Forrest #2 (IDW)
Decapitated Dan: All I can say is spooky! Stay out of that damn Forrest!
Aron: I was expecting more BOOGA BOOGA! than what this issue had. Still good, though.

Superboy  #3 (DC)
Andy: Meh. Not really my thing. I’m absolutely loving Lemire’s Sweet Tooth, though.
NickZ: Conner is a bit of a stick in the mud but the book itself is pretty fun.
Arnab: A hero from the not too distant future arrives, bringing danger with him.

Sweet Tooth #17 (Vertigo)
Andy: Better than a candy store where everything is free and the employees are cuddly kittens.
Eli: A huge revelation, a great triumph, and one of the saddest moments I’ve seen in a comic in a long time.
Aron: A hardcore, brutal punch in the heart.

Thanos Imperative: Devastation (Marvel)
Eli: Not much here, basically just setting up for the Annihilators series.
Aron: Cosmo is assemblink badasses. Seeink Cosmo beink on surfboard, was very entertainink!

Ultimate Comics Captain America #1 (Marvel)
Andy: Jason Aaron writes gritty, dirty, nasty stories better than any other writer in comics right now. Vietnam Era Captain America. F***ing sick.

Vampirella #2 (Dynamite)
Decapitated Dan: 2 issues in and I’m done. It’s a shame that it’s just turned into a female Blade comic.
Aron: Dumb. How’s THAT for 140 characters or less?

The Walking Dead #80 (Image)
Andy: Smell that? That’s a shit storm headed their way.
Jeff: Everyone in this book makes me nervous. This month: Douglas, Jessie’s son Ron, and Abraham.
NickZ: This was definitely the calm before the storm. I’m bracing myself for some “awww crap” moments.
Arnab: Zombies surround Alexandria as the survivors scramble to prepare for the inevitable.

Weird Worlds #1 (DC)
Aron: See Vampirella #2.
Decapitated Dan: Not that I knew what to expect, but that was boring.

Wolverine The Best There Is #2 (Marvel)
NickZ: A little better than the first issue but still not very good.

X-Factor #213 (Marvel)
Andy: Looking forward to seeing what’s in store for Darwin. His character has great potential.
Jeff: I was just about to groan with Pip the Troll joining the group until the last page.
NickZ: Is it just me or does Longshot seem to be getting dumber by the minute?
Arnab: As one member is welcomed back into X-Factor, Darwin, still feeling the affects of his battle with Hela, decides to leave the team.

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  1. Best Chirp of the week: Aron on Vampirella #2. LMAO.

  2. Jeff I’ve asked that several times about iZombie and no one can give me an answer! lol

  3. Aron

    Ha! Thanks, Nick!
    Speech, Jeff…I LIKE Gwen’s purpleness!

  4. Jeff Jackson

    You would, Aron! You weirdo.

  5. Aron

    What!? She’s sexy!

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