Tag: "#PoPCSR"

Review: ‘Super! #6’

Review: ‘Super! #6’

As the Independent Feature Review returns (now on on a bi-weekly basis), we couldn’t think of a better way to kick things off with a look at the newest issue of a book we grew to love.

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: ‘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: ‘Template: The Binary Code: #1

Review: ‘Template: The Binary Code: #1

Our very first independent feature review was for Volume 1 of Template. We now take a look at the beginning of Volume 2.

Review: 'Poorcraft: Wish You Were Here'

Review: ‘Poorcraft: Wish You Were Here’

Part travel Lifehacker in graphic novel format, part madcap adventure. Find out how well the two are balanced in Poorcraft.

Review: 'The New Zodiax' #3

Review: ‘The New Zodiax’ #3

The first-time-ever inclusion of real-life podcasters in a comic book story should have been super-gimmicky. But another problem entirely keeps this book from greatness.

Review: 'Poet Anderson' #s 1 & 2

Review: ‘Poet Anderson’ #s 1 & 2

Tom DeLonge (yes, THAT Tom DeLonge) presents a literal dream world with a stylized look and impressive results that serve as a prequel to his short film.

Review: 'Delia Awesome' #2

Review: ‘Delia Awesome’ #2

How entertaining can a delayed second issue be when it’s 90% dialogue? The answer may surprise you.

Review: 'Delia Awesome' #1

Review: ‘Delia Awesome’ #1

By request, we have the chance to take a closer look at the first issue of a stark yet fun ComiXology title.

Review: 'Empress #4'

Review: ‘Empress #4’

Chuck Amadori and Marcelo Salaza bring the first volume of their genre-bender to a close, and we have an exclusive look inside!

Review: 'Katusha, Girl Soldier of the Great Patriot War: Book Two: The Shaking of the Earth'

Review: ‘Katusha, Girl Soldier of the Great Patriot War: Book Two: The Shaking of the Earth’

Panels on Pages has an advance look at the second chapter of the Katusha trilogy and looks at how it tops its predecessor.

Review: 'Katusha, Girl Soldier of the Great Patriot War: Book One: Edge of Darkness'

Review: ‘Katusha, Girl Soldier of the Great Patriot War: Book One: Edge of Darkness’

Wayne Vansant goes from The ‘Nam to World War II Russia with the stunningly detailed and very involved first volume of the Katusha trilogy.

Review: ‘Fantasy Killer #2’

Review: ‘Fantasy Killer #2’

An exclusive advance look at the newest installment of the Kevin Hock and Leigh Jeffery tale reveals an evolving character study that shows what it could have been but simultaneously excels at what it is.

Review: ‘The Fitzroy’

Review: ‘The Fitzroy’

Imagine a world where Great Britain is covered in a poisonous gas after World War II. This anthology, filled with dark humor and hope, sure does.

Review: 'Leaving Megalopolis'

Review: ‘Leaving Megalopolis’

In a weekend where #PoPCSR goes back in time, we have the opportunity to review the Kickstarter smash by the acclaimed creative team behind Secret Six, Gail Simone and Jim Calafiore. Is there such a thing as leaving the reader wanting too much?

Review: 'Template: After Vega'

Review: ‘Template: After Vega’

A second week is spent reviewing another chapter in a title previously reviewed as part of #PoPCSR. This time, we find out why a “stopgap” can be a good and bad thing.

Review: 'Empress #3'

Review: ‘Empress #3’

We circle back to Chuck Amadori & Marcelo Salaza’s Empress in this week’s #PoPCSR Feature Review to find two master storytellers at work. Find out why inside.

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: ‘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.

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: '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.

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: '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.

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.

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: '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: '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: '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!

Review: 'The Red Mask From Mars #1'

Review: ‘The Red Mask From Mars #1’

This week, Vincent Hunt and his book, The Red Mask From Mars, come under the scrutiny of the #PoPCSR Feature Review. See how it does inside.

Review: 'CruZader: Agent of The Vatican'

Review: ‘CruZader: Agent of The Vatican’

Find out more about the interesting and polarizing concept known as CruZader: Agent of The Vatican, as well as the “secret” history of The Vatican.

Review: 'Shadowflame/The Wraith no. 1'

Review: ‘Shadowflame/The Wraith no. 1’

A title that got a only passable rating as part of #PoPCSR gets a second look in a slightly different format. Inside: The story of Shadowflame/The Wraith and the hindrances of ComiXology’s Guided View.

Review: 'Doc Unknown vol. 2: Winter of the Damned & Other Tales'

Review: ‘Doc Unknown vol. 2: Winter of the Damned & Other Tales’

Our last stop on the Doc Unknown tour sees a collection of standalone stories that flesh out this hero and the world around it. See inside how this volume fares against the other two reviewed as part of #PoPCSR.

Review: 'Boss Snake: Cold Blood, Cold Streets'

Review: ‘Boss Snake: Cold Blood, Cold Streets’

PoP continues its extended look at the ComiXology and Kickstarter sensation Doc Unknown with a look at a primary villainand a textbook in how to tell the story of a villain to be empathized with and hated at the same time

Review: 'Doc Unknown vol. 1: The Secret of Gate City'

Review: ‘Doc Unknown vol. 1: The Secret of Gate City’

Writer: Fabian Rangel Jr. Artist: Ryan Cody Doc Unknown was another early (as in the second title ever reviewed) favorite in the #CS100: “Doc Unknown” – Good, pulpy stuff. A lighter-hearted “Shadow” and a throwback to simpler times. Well done @FabianRangelJr @ryancody #CS100 — Michael Melchor (@MMelchor) March 14, 2014 Doc Unknown – and to […]

Review: 'Watson And Holmes Vol. 1: A Study In Black'

Review: ‘Watson And Holmes Vol. 1: A Study In Black’

Watson & Holmes may not have won any Eisners this weekend, but it won or hearts early on in the #CS100. Find out why with our review of the first collected edition of the modern-day Sherlock Holmes reimagining.