What is my ultimate feeling for Compendium, then? It’s a strong technical book that is over too quickly. Here’s hoping we see some more of Curtis’ work soon.
Tam’s hybrid of military action, character drama and tense western works wonderfully. His respect for the subject matter is evident.
All in all a powerful book that tackles more issues then just powers and conspiracies, it also tackles issues like spiritual infinity and the responsibility of those with power. This is a must for fans of X-Men and similar titles
Other than the minor quibbles, Black Womb did what all great series openers should: it laid down a strong foundation for the future and provided an entertaining read on its own.
The spooky shapes he sees everywhere frustrate a lonely boy. Will he be pushed too far?
The events get started with an unnamed girl dreamily wandering about a wooded area. Was it a nightmare?
It’s Popeye. It’s like asking somebody to describe a carrot without using the word “carrot,” sometimes it’s just hard to simplify things any further.
We’re back for more Kill Shakespeare by McCreery, Del Col and Belanger. Last time I was impressed but felt there was some need for improvement, so let’s see how the back-six of this 12 issue series fare.
These scenes are handled expertly. McCreery shares his writing duties with Anthony Del Col 50/50 and I’m not sure how they divvy this up… does one plot and the other dialog? Do they hash it out together? I’d be interested to know… I suppose I could just email him, but that would take the mystery out of it. Some things I’d rather assume.
I literally just finished this issue after picking it up at Downtown Comics. And I’m conflicted about it. There’s a certain “logic of good taste” that says I shouldn’t compare this to the original, but it’s hard. This is one of the iconic Turtle stories, seen in the original Mirage series, the first movie, the…