Marcelo Maiolo


Red Hood and the Outlaws Annual #2 Review: Jason and Roy Ride Again

Red Hood is back on the island where he and the Outlaws once resided. Arsenal is sticking around while Jason heals up. After Jason heals up, the two look into a drug trade that recently killed as many as 300 people in the U.S. They track the trade back to Suzie Su, and her sisters […]

Daredevil Annual #1 cover by Shane Davis, Michelle Delecki, and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

Daredevil Annual #1 Review: The World Needs More Misty Knight Stories

We go back to the earlier days of Daredevil, when the Man Without Fear was still a fledgling hero and Misty Knight was still Detective Mercedes Knight. Detective Knight and her partner, Carmen Torres, have their night interrupted by a body falling out of a window onto the hood of Misty’s car. Upon investigation, Knight […]

Teen Titans #20 cover by Bernard Chang and Wil Quintana

Teen Titans #20 Review: More Than Just the “Edgy” Titans

The Teen Titans ambush a sacrificial ritual being performed by Brother Blood and his followers. As this new group of Titans spread out and subdue both Blood and his commune, we are shown how Robin put this team together. We see Damian meet with each member and make the offer that brings them onto his […]

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 […]


Green Arrow #40 cover by Tyler Kirkham and Arif Prianto

Green Arrow #40 Review: The Justice League of Vakhar

Green Arrow narrowly survives his brush with Nothing to find himself saved by a group of local kids modeling themselves off the Justice League. They are without powers, but they have no powers and little training. After some convincing, Green Arrow agrees to help them in their struggle against Nothing. It is becoming increasingly bothersome […]

Terrifics #3 cover by Ivan Reis and Marcelo Maiolo

Terrifics #3 Review: The Body Horror Slingshot

The Terrifics find themselves bound to each other by some kind of Dark Multiverse theory. They cannot be any farther than one mile away from one another, and this leaves them bound to Stagg Enterprises’ headquarters. Mister Terrific works to find a way to resolve this manner while Metamorpho has relationship problems with Sapphire and […]


Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of 04/04/18

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of April 4th, 2018: New Series Galore!

It’s time for that time-honored tradition of a doofy guy with pretensions of being an expert on the subject telling you what comics you should look for at your comic shop this week. That’s right, it’s time to figure out what comics should go in your pull box on April 4th, 2018. For the full […]

Terrifics #2 cover by Ivan Reis and Marcelo Maiolo

Terrifics #2 Review: A Second Issue That’s Even Better Than the First

The team is baffled by the message left by Tom Strong, and they ask how Phantom Girl arrived in the Dark Multiverse. She explains how she was sucked in through a portal in space. Mister Terrific explains that they’ll need the antenna attached to Tom Strong’s device, and this wakes something up. The four must […]

Nightwing #41 cover by Bernard Chang and Marcelo Maiolo

Nightwing #41 Review: The Judge Receives His Sentencing

An unknown figure visits Guppy in prison, and we flashback to Nightwing narrowly escaping the bomb the Judge has left in the casino. He even saves the person holding the bomb, and he won’t let the Judge get away. Nightwing finds his limousine, and their final confrontation begins. At last, this bizarrely grim story from […]

Nightwing #40 cover by Bernard Chang

Nightwing #40 Review: The Power of the Friendly Squid

Nightwing is at the mercy of the Bludhaven Bay thanks to is last encounter with the Judge. Thankfully, a passing cephalopod offers an opportunity for escape, and, after a brief recovery, Dick finds Lucy. The Judge claimed that she betrayed Nightwing. She tells Dick the current headquarters of the Judge, and our hero launches a […]

Nightwing #38 cover by Bernard Chang and Marcelo Maiolo

Nightwing #38 Review: Making the Judge a Compelling Villain

The Judge enlists the League of Limousine Assassins for his security, as Nightwing follows his next lead back to Guppy. After that, he calls up Lucy to learn which casino the Judge is holed up inside. She tells him, but it’s locked up like a fortress. As such, Dick Grayson must find a creative way […]

A Ray of Light – Justice League of America Rebirth: The Ray Review

[Spoiler Warning – There will be some mild spoilers in this review] The JLA Rebirth: The Ray one shot had a lot riding on it for me. It’s the return of a classic character I’ve always been a bit of a fan of, it’s a gay male leading title and set-up for a new gay […]