Jordie Bellaire



Death of the Inhumans #3 cover by Kaare Andrews

Death of the Inhumans #3: A Gloriously Depressing Dirge

Black Bolt hasn’t come back from his meeting with the Kree, and Medusa is becoming restless. She gathers Karnak, Crystal, and Gorgon to seek aid against the Kree’s Inhuman genocide. Meanwhile, Black Bolt himself has had his voice decimated and can only let out small yet still dangerous whispers. He breaks free of Kree bondage […]

Batgirl Annual #2 cover by Emanuela Lupacchino and Dave Stewart

Batgirl Annual #2 Review: Murderous Sibling Rivalry

A string of peculiar murders has been committed across Gotham, and Batgirl believes she has a lead on the perpetrator. The killings resemble a slasher movie Barbara and James Gordon Jr. watched as kids. Barbara interrogates her incarcerated brother about the killings, and he points Batgirl in the direction of a bevy of unhinged fans […]

Days of Hate #7 cover by Danijel Zezelj

Days of Hate #7 Review: Clarity Problems Don’t Undermind the High Quality

Seven weeks have past. Xing has begun seeing Freeman for more recreational purposes. Amanda and Arvid sit in a desolate office building in Pittsburgh. Freeman struggles to balance his time with Xing while hiding it from his family. Arvid begins having terrible nightmares. Days of Hate #7 begins the second half of the maxiseries and […]

The Dead Hand #5 cover by Stephen Mooney and Jordie Bellaire

The Dead Hand #5 Review: More Cold War Intrigue and Danger

Harriet has come face-to-face with Roger, aka the Dead Hand. Roger panics, but Carter calms him as best as possible. Carter and Renae get her out of the room, but Roger wants to talk to Harriet again soon. Carter and Renae are now forced to explain what the Dead Hand and what Mountainview really are […]

Death of the Inhumans #2 cover by Kaare Andrews

Death of the Inhumans #2 Review: Rage of the Silent King

The Inhumans are reeling from the massacre at New Arctilan. None is more shaken than the Silent King himself, Black Bolt. He is tallying the lost while preparing for the parley with the Kree responsible for the atrocity. He sends Karnak out to Hala first to survey the field and take stock of the situation. […]

The Dead Hand #4 cover by Stephen Mooney and Jordie Bellaire

The Dead Hand #4 Review: Uncovering the Truth in the Name of Teen Angst

We are shown how Renae raised Harriet, as Harriet and her friends go on a drunken joyride that ends in a car accident and Carlson bringing her back to Renae. Harriet lets it slip that she overheard about the Dead Hand and that she saw Carlson kill the hiker. Renae and Carlson need to know […]

Infinity Countdown #5 cover by Nick Bradshaw and Morry Hollowell

Infinity Countdown #5 Review: Good Enough

Hank Pym is in the Soul World with the elderly Gamora, and, against all odds, Hank is intent on escaping the Soul World. Black Widow arrives at the Sanctum Santorum with the Space Stone, and she asks Doctor Strange for help. He has the Time Stone. He uses his methods to locate the Mind Stone, […]

Death of the Inhumans #1 cover by Kaare Andrews

Death of the Inhumans #1 Review: Named Character Meat Grinder

We are given a refresher course on the origins of the Inhumans before being told that the Kree have called the Inhumans back once more. They have done so by killing thousands of Inhumans and carving “Join or Die” into their bodies. Black Bolt intends to respond. He has called together the queens of all […]

Batman #50 cover by Mikel Janin

Advance Review: Batman #50 – Profoundly Unsatisfying [Spoiler-Free]

The day of Batman and Catwoman’s wedding has arrived at last, and the two gather their witnesses and a judge to marry them off at dawn on a rooftop in downtown Gotham. While they prepare, Bruce and Selina individually reminisce about their times together, each other, and how their relationship has developed over the years. […]

Ninja-K #8 cover by Tonci Zonjic

Ninja-K #8 Review: Big Superhero Team Smackdown

Ninja-K, Livewire, Punk Mambo, and Dr. Mist are free-falling out of Ging-R, who is incapacitated. They manage to land safely, but they are immediately confronted by the Jonin, Ultimo, Kostiy the Deathless, and Linton March. The fight begins immediately, but Ninja-K and Livewire still have their missions. They need to destroy the Jonin’s facility and […]

Days of Hate #6 cover by Danijel Zezelj

Days of Hate #6 Review: Love in a Time of Hate

Amanda and Xing exchange a few texts before destroying their respective burner phones. Freeman plans for the fallout of the latest attack and his next move to make sure they don’t continue. Xing reminisces upon she and Amanda’s relationship. Arvid worries about his family’s wellbeing. Days of Hate continues to absorb with its characters and […]

Captain America #704 cover by Michael Cho

Captain America #704 Review: A Confused Mess of an Ending

The Red Skull, imbued with the power of the Cosmic Cube, is waging a one-man war against the Kree armada. Jack Rogers is on the ground trying to gather information about the Kree and their use of the Super Soldier Serum. What he learns gives humanity an edge on the Kree, but is it enough? […]

Bloodshot Salvation #10 cover by Kenneth Rocafort

Bloodshot Salvation #10 Review: Building the Tension

Jessie is okay, but she’s changed. She’s aged to and is no longer a baby or a toddler. She is an elementary school-aged girl now, and she can speak and read with ease. Magic and Capshaw want to know what happened, but the Scarred Man and Omen have detected Jessie’s location and are moving in […]

The Dead Hand #3 cover by Stephen Mooney and Jordie Bellaire

The Dead Hand #3 Review: Deepening the Conspiracy

Frederick had an MI6 agent friend named Ellis, and Frederick was supposed to contact Ellis by now. Now Ellis wants to go to Mountainview and figure out what happened to his friend. Meanwhile, Harriet wants to know more about the Dead Hand. Carter and Renae have united the council to decide what to do after […]

Titans Special #1 cover by Brandon Peterson

Titans Special #1 Review: A New Era of Titans

The breach in the Source Wall is causing countless new and powerful metahumans to manifest around the world. After a failure to help one shakes him to his core, Nightwing knows it’s time for the Titans to be reformed. He goes to the Justice League, and they tell Dick that a new team will have […]

Marvel Two-in-One Annual #1 cover by Chip Zdarsky

Marvel Two-in-One Annual #1 Review: Journey to the Center of Doom

The Infamous Iron Man, aka Victor von Doom, and the Thing arrive on another Earth while Doom ruminates on his childhood. On this world, the two find a dead Reed Richards and a triumphant Doctor Doom. Before long, our Doom comes into conflict with this Doom, and, before the conflict goes too far, our Victor […]

Batgirl vs. the Riddler #1 cover by Rafael Albuquerque and Dave McCaig

Batgirl vs. the Riddler #1 Review: Ed Nigma the Nice Guy

Batgirl receives a tape recording from the Riddler that informs her that four hostages have been spread across Burnside by the Riddler. Nigma was told by the Joker about the impending marriage between Batman and Catwoman. Consequently, the Riddler has now been thinking about finding a love of his own, and his sights have been […]

Captain America #703 cover by Michael Cho

Captain America #703 Review: The Story Comes Into its Own

Jack Rogers has unintentionally reawakened the Red Skull, and, even worse, Schmidt has the power of a Cosmic Cube running through his veins. Jack is no fighter, so he does what he can. Jack tells the Skull of the Kree incursion into Earth governments, and the two spread the word of the Kree conspiracy with […]

Infinity Countdown #4 cover by Nick Bradshaw and Morry Hollowell

Infinity Countdown #4 Review: A Low Point in an Unexciting Series

Silver Surfer approaches Galactus the Lifebringer for help with the dawning Ultron crisis. Adam Warlock faces Ultron Prime on his own. The Guardians of the Galaxy and the Nova Corps reconnoiter on Knowhere. The Nova want to look after the Power Stone, but Gamora is reluctant to allow them to have it. Richard Rider is […]