May 31, 2011

Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 5/25/2011

Action Comics #901 (DC)
NickZ: As if an army of Supermen vs. an army of Doomsdays wasn’t enough, now we got the Doomslayer!

Amazing Spider-Man #662 (Marvel)
Aron: Amazingly STUPID. Where’s Dan Slott?

American Vampire #15 (Vertigo)
Andy: This is what a phenomenal comic book looks like.
Arnab: Holy shit Snyder! Skinner’s injured, Pearl is going into a trap, and Henry and co. are going to some torture house.
Aron: Those things are nasty. And awesome. Let’s go to the bad place!

Astonishing Spider-Man & Wolverine #6 (Marvel)
NickZ: This was one wild and crazy adventure,  but all in all, I liked it!

Cobra #1 (IDW)
Andy: Yes! Now this is G.I. Joe for 2011!!
Aron: Cobra is just slithering and twisting their way into everything, aren’t they?

Daken Dark Wolverine #9.1 (Marvel)
NickZ: Seems like yet ANOTHER new start for Daken. I don’t get what the point was of his visit to Wolverine.

Deadpool #37 (Marvel)
NickZ: Deadpool wants the Hulk to kill him? OK.

Detective Comics #877 (DC)
Arnab: This is good a time as any to say I’ve always wanted Orcas as pets. Not the time? Well then. Fantastic issue, in every way.
Aron: Batman goes swimming.
NickZ: Dick  seems to be getting in too deep! (that’s what she said!)

FF#4 (Marvel)
Andy: When’s the Val Richards/Layla Miller team-up going down?
Arnab: Ben is way too moody for me. Reed is a joy kill. And Susan, well, she’s ok. The rest of the book is great though.

Godzilla Kingdom of Monsters #3 (IDW)
Andy: I never cared about Godzilla before, but this comic is a blast! The light-hearted approach to worldwide Armageddon cracks me up.

Gotham City Sirens #23 (DC)
Arnab: I’m a little confused, what the hell did Dick do that’s got Selina all riled up?
Aron: After spewing hate on this title a few months ago, it is quickly becoming one of my favorites. Go figure.
NickZ: Things are getting crazy….crazy awesome, that is! I can’t wait to see lovers vs. lovers next issue.

Green Arrow #12 (DC)
Andy: Looking forward to seeing J.T. Krul cut loose with Ollie without being hindered by Brightest Day.
Arnab: Brightest Day is done. Finally. Now we can get back to focusing on Ollie.

Green Lantern #66 (DC)
Arnab: It’s official, Hal’s completely lost it.

Green Lantern Corps #60 (DC)
Arnab: It would seem Hal isn’t the only one who’s gone crazy, John is in far worse shape.

Green Lantern Emerald Warriors #10 (DC)
Arnab: Parallax is free! Best part of the issue? Guy kicking ass, no joke.

Hellraiser #2 (BOOM!)
Aron: In the war between good and evil, sometimes there is collateral damage. It’s never pretty. But in this issue…it’s exquisite.

Kirby Genesis #0 (Dynamite)
Andy: Cool idea. Makes me want to go pick up a volume of New Gods or something…actually, I’ll probably just go read some old X-Men. Love that stuff.

Namor The First Mutant #10 (Marvel)
NickZ: Future people coming back to change the past is an “X-Men classic”.  Canceled.

Planet of the Apes #2 (BOOM!)
Andy: I never watched the movies, but this series has me hooked. High quality art, and a developing story hold your attention.

Ruse #3 (CrossGen)
Andy: Only 1 issue left!? WTF…

Skullkickers #7 (Image)
Aron: I learned how not to remove a butter knife from a man’s chest. If you don’t read Skullkickers, you can kiss mah jumblies!

Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Lost Command #5 (Dark Horse)
Andy: This story was a little too emo for me. Although, the part where Vader kills everyone was cool.

Strange Adventures #1 (Vertigo)
Andy: Yes! This was awesome!! Like a Vertigo version of Heavy Metal. So cool. My favorite story was The Post-Modern Prometheus.
Aron: Strange, indeed. Also, not very good. Makes me sad. I had high hopes.

The Strange Case of Mr. Hyde #2 (Dark Horse)
Andy: Any fans of classic horror or Sherlock Holmes mysteries need to read this series! Haddon and Corley have created a most excellent world to get spooked into.

Super Dinosaur #2 (Image)
Andy: Super Dinosaur = Super Awesome! Why didn’t this comic exist when I was 10?

The Tattered Man #1 (Image)
Andy: The souls of murdered Jews during WWII, contained in their old garb, embody the entity of The Tattered Man who enacts justice on wrongdoers. Keep this one going.

Uncanny X-Men #537 (Marvel)
Arnab: Excellent issue. That last scene was killer.
NickZ: Wow, people are getting effed up left and right in this one. Kruun made the X-Men his bitch.

Venom #3 (Marvel)
Andy: I gotta hand it to Rick Remender- the guy knows how to pace an action comic book and write one helluva cliffhanger ending.

The Walking Dead #85 (Image)
Andy: I really like where things are headed. The way Rick is talking, this series could go on for decades.
Arnab: That Abraham is a bastard. Oh and can Rick and Andrea get together already?
NickZ: I never know what to expect with this book, I’m always preparing for the worst and happy when it doesn’t come. I feel as though I am one of them.

Witch Doctor #0 (Image)
Andy: Thought I’d hate it but I couldn’t put it down. I like the approach and the art fits.

Wolverine #9 (Marvel)
Aron: Sautéed baby seal brains? I will try some. Also, Mystique appears to have got died.
NickZ: How awesome is this masked man? He took on Wolvie and Mystique and lived to tell about it!

X-Men Legacy #249 (Marvel)
Arnab: Uhm, ew. Grampa Max? Really Rogue?
NickZ: So Rogue is into GILFS and Frenzy is batshit crazy? Does that about sum it up?

Xombi #3 (DC)
Andy: This is the best DC book nobody is reading. And why the hell is that?

Keep on Chirpin’!



  1. Aron

    Andy, you just made The Tattered Man sound like Ragman.

  2. Jeff Jackson

    Thank you, Nick, for handling the Chirps duties this week!

  3. You’re welcome Jeff, anytime. Also you just said “duties” lol (yes, I am 12)

  4. 🙁

  5. Aron, tattered rags are way cooler than regular rags.

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