Rain Beredo



The Sentry #3 cover by Bryan Hitch and Marcio Menyz

The Sentry #3 Review: Damaging Nostalgia

We see Billy Turner, aka Scout and former sidekick to the Sentry, meet up with the man who was once Cranio, the archnemesis to the Sentry. Billy has a plan to bring down Bob Reynolds once and for all. He hates the Sentry for what he did to him, taking his arm as the Void, […]

X-Men: Red #7 cover by Jenny Frisson

X-Men Red #7 Review: Abominations in the Sea, Sentinels in the Sky

Atlantis is under attack by Cassandra Nova. She has sent Kid Abomination to destroy the city until he drowns. Jean Grey, Storm, Gentle, and Namor are on the scene to respond. Above the Atlantic, Trinary, Wolverine, Gabby, Nightcrawler, and Gambit are in the process of stealing the phone of the deceased British ambassador. However, one […]

Red Hood and the Outlaws #25 cover by Trevor Hairsine and Antonio Fabela

Red Hood and the Outlaws #25 Review: Poignant, Intense, and Compelling

The Red Hood evades the GCPD after gunning down the Penguin in the streets. Things complicate when the Outlaws' flying fortress begins to fall out of the sky. This provides a distraction, but the Batman is after Red Hood now too. This leads to a fight between the two former partners. Meanwhile, Bizarro and Artemis […]

Aliens: Dust to Dust #2 cover by Gabriel Hardman and Rain Beredo

Aliens: Dust to Dust #2 Review – Cover-to-Cover Intensity

A xenomorph bust out of Maxon's mother's chest as the escape shuttle struggles to climb out of the storm. The creature scampers through the shuttle, and the passengers panic to kill it. The craft stabilizes, and the pilots come back to assess the situation. They calm the situation as best as they can, but things […]

The Sentry #2 cover by Bryan Hitch and Marcio Menyz

The Sentry #2 Review: Complex Relationship with the Golden Guardian's Golden Age

Cranio, an old villain of the Sentry, has found his way into Bob's city within the Confluctor. He attacks the Sentress and begins immediately beating her down. In our world, Bob is manically searching for the Confluctor, unable to get into contact with either Doctor Strange or Iron Man. He goes to his old sidekick, […]

Sentry #1 cover by Bryan Hitch and Marcio Menyz

Sentry #1 Review: Nostalgia to Save the World

The Sentry is back…or at least Bob Reynolds is back. Doctor Strange found and revived Bob, but he can't be the Sentry without risking the return of the Void. To maintain the balance, Bob uses the Confluctor. It's a device that creates full world within Bob's mind where he can be the Golden Guardian once […]

Red Hood and the Outlaws #23 cover by Trevor Hairsine and Antonio Fabela

Red Hood and the Outlaws #23 Review: Compounding Daddy Issues

The Red Hood is fighting off the Penguin's men in a graveyard. He recently uncovered letters sent to him by his incarcerated father, whom is now dead. These letters have compelled Jason to visit his deceased dad. However, the Penguin has an axe to grind and won't let the Red Hood do anything without a […]

Curse of Brimstone #3 cover by Philip Tan and Rain Beredo

Curse of Brimstone #3 Review: A Brutal and Compelling Issue

The Salesman's Hound has beaten Brimstone, and Joe and Annie barely get away from her. Their escape route leads them to the doorstep of the Salesman himself. He has their dad hostage and threatens to kill him if Joe/Brimstone doesn't start doing what he asks. Curse of Brimstone #3 brings the climax to the first […]

X-Men: Red #5 cover by Travis Charest

X-Men Red #5 Review: Weaponizing the Truth

A law is signed into effect in Poland allowing the government to apprehend any and all mutants within their borders. Around the world, hatred of mutants is rising once again. Meanwhile, Jean Grey and Trinary work to find a way to safely disarm the Sentinite in the head of David Bushell, the man who killed […]

X-Men: Blue #28 cover by R. B. Silva and Rain Beredo

X-Men: Blue #28 Review – How Far Magneto Has Come

Polaris' X-Men are at the mercy of Miss Sinister, the White Queen, and Havoc. These villains are on the cusp of unleashing Mothervine, the mutagen in Jimmy Howlett's blood that can turn people the world over into mutants. The weapon has already landed in some regions, and Magneto is doing what he can to contain […]

X-Men: Red #4 cover by Travis Charest

X-Men Red #4 Review: The Rise of Ab-Lantis

Jean Grey's X-Men team returns to Wakanda with the Sentinel controlled by Trinary, but they are immediately attacked by Storm. Jean detects that someone has taken over Storm. If they survive this encounter, they will need to free Storm, discover how she is being controlled, and stop further attacks from falling upon Wakanda. Tom Taylor […]

Curse of Brimstone #2 cover by Philip Tan and Rain Beredo

The Curse of Brimstone #2 Review: Saving the Hometown

Joe awakens in his own bed. His sister, Annie, tells him that she brought him home, and York Hills has been decimated. Fires burst out across the city, but they were punctuated by falling ash and a blizzard. Joe comes clean about Brimstone and the Salesman, and the two try to find out who the […]

Aliens: Dust to Dust #1 cover by Gabriel Hardman

Aliens: Dust to Dust #1 Review – Tense, Gorgeous, and Juicy

Maxon and his mother live on a Waylon-Yutani compound on a planet beyond Earth. One night, Maxon wakes up to the compound on fire and something attacking the colony. One of such things is on his mother's head, but she seems to fight it off. She takes Maxon, and the two brave through the alien […]



X-Men: Bland Design – X-pository Dialogue Abounds in X-Men Blue #19

Welcome back to X-Men: Bland Design, the column where we rip off Ed Piskor's X-Men: Grand Design, except instead of recapping the good old issues of X-Men, we'll recap the new ones that come out each week. This week, there are six X-issues on the stands, if you count The Despicable Deadpool as an X-book, […]


The Long Road Of CruZader: Agent Of The Vatican

Here is a book that has taken the very long road. CruZader: Agent of the Vatican started out as a 22-page one-shot by creator Omar Morales in 2008. He then entered it into two contests, making the top 25 in the Platinum Studios' International Comic Book Challenge and taking first place in the CW's Comic […]