Category: Indies

Review: ‘Land of the Witching Hour’ #1

Review: ‘Land of the Witching Hour’ #1

So brilliant in its simplicity. And lack of information.

Review: “Weavers” #1

Review: “Weavers” #1

Simon Spurrier has made his reputation for having one hell of an imagination. The reputation continues to grow with ‘Weavers’.

Free Comic Book Day 2016 and What You Should Grab

Free Comic Book Day 2016 and What You Should Grab

Free Comic Book Day is on its way! Do you know what free books you want to pick up this year? If you need some ideas, your friends at Panels on Pages are here to help you with the tough decisions.

Review: ‘Super Human Resources II’ #1

Review: ‘Super Human Resources II’ #1

Ever wonder if (or how) superheroes deal with 401k? Or insurance? Expense reports?

Review: ‘Hero Cats: Midnight Over Stellar City Vol. 1’

Review: ‘Hero Cats: Midnight Over Stellar City Vol. 1’

The dark, tortured member of Hero Cats strikes out on his own solo series!

Review: ‘Golem’

Review: ‘Golem’

On the heels of “Poet Anderson” and “A Glance Backward,” Magnetic Press hits another home run.

Review: ‘Broken Frontier’

Review: ‘Broken Frontier’

An independent anthology well worth its weight and price tag – so long as you don’t try to take it all in with one sitting.

Review: ‘Empress’ #6

Review: ‘Empress’ #6

After a bit of a delay, Brian Barr and Marcelo Salaza return to continue the origin story of Empress.

Review: ‘Ghost Wolf’

Review: ‘Ghost Wolf’

Fans of swords, axes, injustice, barbarian legends, and bloody vengeance should be well-served by this upcoming collected edition.

Review: ‘Letter 44’ Volume 3

Review: ‘Letter 44’ Volume 3

We revisit Letter 44 and see that some interesting – and very quick – progressions have been made since that initial first arc.

Review: ‘Night and the Enemy’

Review: ‘Night and the Enemy’

Our first Independent Feature Review of the year takes a look back at a re-issued classic well worth the read.

Review: 'The Agency, vol 1'

Review: ‘The Agency, vol 1’

Another title we get to review in full, The Agency is a (mostly) solid outing. Find out why here!

Review: ‘A Glance Backward’

Review: ‘A Glance Backward’

Pierre Paquet and Tony Sandoval present what the medium of comics is capable of with a must-read cathartic work.

21 Comic Reviews From 11/4/15 in 21 Words or Less

21 Comic Reviews From 11/4/15 in 21 Words or Less

Lots of comics came out last week and we’ve got reviews for 21 of them in nice, bite sixed, 21 word or less chunks. What should you read and what should you pass on?

Review: ‘The Evil of Oz’

Review: ‘The Evil of Oz’

Just in time (although technically a little late) for Halloween, writer Ryan Fuller and artist Sanjana Baijnath present the dark side of the Yellow Brick Road.

Review: ‘Two Redheads & A Dead Blonde’

Review: ‘Two Redheads & A Dead Blonde’

Ronan Marino is a retired police office who finds himself embroiled in a conspiracy of the highest order after his girlfriend is murdered.

Review: ‘Jughead #1’

Review: ‘Jughead #1’

The second title of the new Archie Universe is out. See how Chip Zdarsky and Erica Henderson fare as they attempt to bring new life to Jughead.

Review: ‘Fairlane the Goblin vol. 4: The Twistlands’

Review: ‘Fairlane the Goblin vol. 4: The Twistlands’

An anonymous creator (no, seriously) presents a new fairy tale for all ages. Read about the goblin who’s all heart inside.

Review: 'Carpe Noctem: Lost Vegas Volume 2'

Review: ‘Carpe Noctem: Lost Vegas Volume 2’

An advance look at the second half of this 80s-action-horror series shows us much improvement in this spoiler-free review.

Review: ‘Welcome Back #1’

Review: ‘Welcome Back #1’

Christopher Sebela has made quite a name for himself the past year and looks to continue that trend with his latest work, Welcome Back.

Review: ‘IF’

Review: ‘IF’

An advance look at a science-fiction anthology that we certainly hope becomes the annual tradition it’s shooting for.

Review: 'Broken Telephone'

Review: ‘Broken Telephone’

From something a little different by Ryan Estrada to something a little more conventional but rather brilliant.

Review: 'Carpe Noctem: Lost Vegas Volume 1'

Review: ‘Carpe Noctem: Lost Vegas Volume 1’

With the first collection of Hashtag Comics “Carpe Noctem” due this coming week, we take a look a just how much big, dumb fun this book is.

Review: Stray #4

Review: Stray #4

This action-packed end to this costumed former sidekick’s introductory arc leaves readers hungry for more.

Review: Black Mask’s Tubecomics

Review: Black Mask’s Tubecomics

Black Mask Studios has unleashed its new way for comic fans to consume comics. What’s a Tubecomic? How do they work? Are they any good? Find out all the answers inside this review.

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.

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: 'Life With Archie' #36 & #37

Review: ‘Life With Archie’ #36 & #37

The comics of the year has come and gone. Were these issues handled well or is this a blatant publicity stunt? Click here for our review!

Review: 'Amelia Cole and the Hidden War'

Review: ‘Amelia Cole and the Hidden War’

The second trade paperback featuring Amelia Cole – a fave rave of the #CS100 – came out this week. Does it uphold the previous standard of greatness or fly right off the rails? Read the PoP! review and find out…

Preview/Review: 'Action Presidents' #1

Preview/Review: ‘Action Presidents’ #1

In the first issue of ‘Action Presidents’, Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey present the true life story of George Washington. Read the review and then check out the first six pages for free!

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #38

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #38

So much good stuff this week, it’s hard to even contain it. But we do. Everyone comes out swinging this week on Retailer Privilege Comic Review.

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #37

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #37

Not even exhaustion can keep down Retailer Privilege Comic Review. A lot of good books, a lot of action, and the introduction of a tiger as a weapon. Just saying. Hit the jump and read on.

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #35

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #35

The Justice League expands, Alpha returns for his own series, Aquaman is a tough SOB and upcoming changes coming to the show. Viva la Vibe, it’s Retailer Privileged Comic Review.

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #34

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #34

So many new series are starting this week. Scary ponies, zombies and Elvis impersonators, Scarlet and Hit-Girl reappear after a long hiatus and Misty Knight has a gauntlet named Satan. Seriously, watch this week’s Retailer Privilege Comic Review.