Category: Reviews

Review: 'Frontier Graveyard Vol. 1: The Risen'

Review: ‘Frontier Graveyard Vol. 1: The Risen’

Imagine if The Walking Dead happened out on the old Western frontier. With a couple twists. That’s the simplified – and possibly unfair – premise behind Frontier Graveyard Vol. 1: The Risen.

Review: ‘Quad vol. 1’

Review: ‘Quad vol. 1’

Four creators tell four different stories in one universe with excellent results. Join us as we look at the collected edition of a #PoPCSR favorite.

Review: ‘Toe Tag Riot’ Doesn’t Explain Everything Right Away (And That’s Okay)

Review: ‘Toe Tag Riot’ Doesn’t Explain Everything Right Away (And That’s Okay)

Want to read a comic about a punk band that becomes a group of zombies and dismembers members of One Million Moms on stage? Toe Tag Riot might be for you then.

Review - STRAY #1

Review – STRAY #1

The first issue of this intriguing spin on super hero dynamics provides a fresh take on the ages-old teen sidekick archetype.

The Best Wrestling Show of 2015 Already Happened and It Was Wrestle Kingdom 9

The Best Wrestling Show of 2015 Already Happened and It Was Wrestle Kingdom 9

On January 4th New Japan Pro Wrestling held their version of WrestleMania; Wrestle Kingdom 9. Kelly Harrass brings us a review of the show and tells you why you need to see it.

The Top 10 Wrestling Matches of 2014

The Top 10 Wrestling Matches of 2014

It’s the end of 2014 and it’s time to reflect back at the best wrestling of the year. Kelly Harrass bring you his list of what he thinks are the best matches that 2014 had to offer.

Review: ‘The Last Supper’ #1

Review: ‘The Last Supper’ #1

We close out the #PoPCSR Feature Reviews for 2014 with a book that exemplifies why #PoPCSR exists in the first place.

Spoiler Free Review & Spoiler Filled Analysis: ‘The Multiversity: Thunderworld Adventures’

Spoiler Free Review & Spoiler Filled Analysis: ‘The Multiversity: Thunderworld Adventures’

It’s the time of the month for another issue of Multiversity and this time around we get the best Captain Marvel comic in quite some time. Grant Morrison and Cameron Stewart knock this comic out of the park.

Review: 'Strongman'

Review: ‘Strongman’

What we have here is a prime case of a hidden gem, as some of the earliest work of Charles Soule appears as our #PoPCSR feature review.

Review - "TUSK"

Review – “TUSK”

This is the story of a guy who gets sewn into a walrus suit. It’s really f*cked up.

Review: ‘The Deep: The Vanishing Island’ #2

Review: ‘The Deep: The Vanishing Island’ #2

A book so perfect we’re stunned that Cartoon Network hasn’t fasttracked it to their prime time lineup.

Review: 'Vine' #s 1 & 2

Review: ‘Vine’ #s 1 & 2

Vine is a great example of why reading a book past just the first issue can be a benefit. Find out why inside.

Spoiler Free Review & Spoiler Filled Analysis: ‘The Multiversity: Pax Americana’

Spoiler Free Review & Spoiler Filled Analysis: ‘The Multiversity: Pax Americana’

Multiversity: Pax Americana may be one of the most dense single issues ever written. This month’s Multiversity analysis will go through the issue scene by scene to get everything out of it.

Review: 'The Accelerators Vol. 1: Time Games'

Review: ‘The Accelerators Vol. 1: Time Games’

We go back in time to check out the collected edition of a title we first looked at back as part of #CS100 and see how it holds up months later.

Review: ‘High Crimes’ #1-8

Review: ‘High Crimes’ #1-8

The story of High Crimes kicks into gear when a grave robber chops the hand off of a frozen body on top of Mount Everest. What? You thought this series would be about something else?

Review - INTERSTELLAR

Review – INTERSTELLAR

Christopher Nolan shoots for the heart in his newest big-screen epic but doesn’t quite hit the mark.

Review: 'Track Suit Man #1'

Review: ‘Track Suit Man #1′

We love our traditional comics here at Panels On Pages, but the goal of #PoPCSR has been, “to look outside the normal delivery channels and find some excellent reading.” Track Suit Man is most certainly that.

"Angry Birds Transformers" Will Ruin Your Life

“Angry Birds Transformers” Will Ruin Your Life

Rovio’s latest Angry Birds game is super fun and super addictive. If you have ANY plans in the next month, don’t download this game. It’s the devil… A fun, explodey devil.

Review: ‘Critical Hit #2’

Review: ‘Critical Hit #2’

A near-perfect book almost falls to a modern cliche in storytelling, but manages to rise above with expert characterization and emotion.

Review - Horns

Review – Horns

Based on the novel by Joe Hill, this modern fairy tale is sure to become a classic for fans of horror, fantasy and simply excellent storytelling.

Review - CONSTANTINE, "Non Est Asylum"

Review – CONSTANTINE, “Non Est Asylum”

The newest small-screen comics adaptation successfully brings comicdom’s favorite exorcist antihero to life and provides a decent gateway to the supernatural pocket of the DC Universe for TV audiences.

Review: 'in Sanity, AZ vol. 1'

Review: ‘in Sanity, AZ vol. 1′

Panels on Pages – and in particular Jason “RIP” Kerouac – has some history with this title. Now that the dust has settled and the Kickstarter campaign a thing of the past, we take a look at the first volume of in Sanity, AZ.

Spoiler Free Review & Spoiler Filled Analysis: ‘The Multiversity: The Just’

Spoiler Free Review & Spoiler Filled Analysis: ‘The Multiversity: The Just’

Multiversity is back with Earth-16 and the tabolid heroes of The Just as told by Grant Morrison and Ben Oliver. Read in horror as the Gentry try to work their way into a universe without Superman.

When Does the Concept Album End for Childish Gambino?

When Does the Concept Album End for Childish Gambino?

In his new mixtape, STN MTN, and EP, Kauai, Childish Gambino continues the story of The Boy that he started in Because the Internet. The music is good, but is the concept album running too long?

Review: '120 Doses' #1

Review: ‘120 Doses’ #1

The inherent issue with doing comic reviews in 140 characters is that there are times when so much more had to be said about a title or issue. 120 Doses is one those books.

Review - Batgirl #35

Review – Batgirl #35

The much ballyhooed new era of Batgirl has begun, complete with that oh-so neat costume design. But is it any good? Let’s take a look.

This Comic Reviewer Read 18 Comics from 10/8 and You Won’t Believe What He Has to Say

This Comic Reviewer Read 18 Comics from 10/8 and You Won’t Believe What He Has to Say

Kelly Harrass takes a look at 18 comics from the week of October 8th. He takes a look at Avengers, Batman, Sex Criminals, Blacksad, Amazing Spider-Man, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, and more!

Review - THE FLASH Series Premiere

Review – THE FLASH Series Premiere

DC’s Scarlet Speedster returns to the small screen in a fun and appropriately fast-paced pilot.

Bucky in Space is Weird

Bucky in Space is Weird

Good news, everyone! There’s a new Bucky ongoing series! Weird news, everyone! It’s about Bucky in Space fighting aliens!

Review: 'Snake #1'

Review: ‘Snake #1′

This week’s #PoPCSR feature review is another title from writer Chuck Amadori – a radically different genre with different results.

Review - "The Boxtrolls"

Review – “The Boxtrolls”

Laika’s newest feature is a feast for the eyes, albeit perhaps not as strong as their previous films. Fans should absolutely check this one out.

Review: 'Empress #2'

Review: ‘Empress #2′

Two different books from one writer starts this week, as we look at Chuck Amadori’s private eye story first with this week’s #PoPCSR Feature Review.

Review - GOTHAM Series Premiere

Review – GOTHAM Series Premiere

The first of the Fall season’s new comic-themed pilots is a flawed but interesting journey through Gotham City in the pre-Batman era.

Review: 'Parallel Man #1'

Review: ‘Parallel Man #1′

PoP! gets its hands on a book that hasn’t even hit the shelves. Is it an anticipated release or does it even deserve to see the light of day? Find out inside!

Spoiler Free Review & Spoiler Filled Analysis: ‘The Multiversity: Society of Super-Heroes’

Spoiler Free Review & Spoiler Filled Analysis: ‘The Multiversity: Society of Super-Heroes’

Multiversity is back with another issue and this time we’re looking at the Society of Super-Heroes from Earth-20. The Society wages war against another Earth as the attack on the multiverse continues.