• etragedy wrote a review of Prelude to Danger.
    Unnecessary But Quality

    A brief teaser to lure in new fansThe 'teasier'-teaser coverDanger Girl is pretty well established, but in an attempt to reach new fans, DC released a teaser zero numbered issue of Danger Girl in digi...

  • etragedy wrote a review of .
    The Most Touching Story So Far

    In the intro of the Box Office Poison graphic novel, Dorothy Lestrade says "I'm not the bad guy", and though I'd like to believe that she's a sympathetic character and that Jane Pekar's loathing of h...

  • etragedy wrote a review of .
    The Story of Irving Flavor Continues

    Box Office Poison #6 has a 'calm before the storm' sort of feel to it - though it's hard to tell with a slice-of-life type comic.Sherman and Dorothy's relationship reaches an even keel. We learn a li...

  • etragedy wrote a review of The Muderous Mirrors of Kharam-Akkad!.
    Conan 25 Contains a Short Story About Kull's Later Years

    (Review of 'Kull' story only)The conclusion of Kull's own title did not mark the end of the character's appearances in Marvel Comics. In this issue of Conan the Barbarian, there is a story called 'Kh...

  • etragedy wrote a review of To Sit the Topaz Throne!.
    The End of the Kull Saga?

    Kull the Destroyer - the Final Showdown - or is it? Issue twenty nine marks the end of the Kull the Destroyer series, and as promised, the showdown between Kull and Thulsa Doom over the Topaz throne d...

  • etragedy wrote a review of The Creature and the Crown!.
    The Return of Thulsa Doom

    After years of absence from the comic, Thulsa Doom returns to bedevil Kull With only one issue left in the series, Kull the Destroyer issue 28 does not disappoint. There are at this point so many unan...

  • etragedy wrote a review of The World Within!.
    Good Story is Marred by Corny Dialogue

    Comic covers usually have 'corny' summary dialogue like you see on this cover - trouble is the dialogue inside is the same. Let's cut to the chase here. The last creative team to work on Kull the Dest...

  • etragedy wrote a review of Into Death's Dimension!.
    A Break From the Fighting (Kind of)

    Kull and his companions go into the 'World Within A World'Kull the Destroyer issue 26 is pretty much an issue-long setup for Kull, Ridondo, and Laralei crossing into another world to seek the crown of...

  • etragedy wrote a review of A Lizard's Throne.
    Is the End in Sight for 'Kull the Destroyer'?

    Though Laralei is shown chained up, she and Kull are actually the rescuers - Ridondo is the one bound in a dungeonIn this issue of Kull the Destroyer, Kull and Laralei must rescue Ridondo from a dunge...

  • etragedy wrote a review of Screams in the Dark!.
    A Cut Above Your Average Sword and Sorcery Comic

    A 'cut' above your average sword and sorcery comic The twenty-fourth issue of Kull the Destroyer continues the story of Kull and Laralei's quest to rescue Ridondo. Currently Kull is pitted against a s...

  • etragedy wrote a review of Demon Shade!.
    Continuing the Creative Plateau

    Kull and Laralei in a predicamentKull #23 continues the creative plateau of the 'Kull' sereies, with Kull and Laralei running afoul of a misanthropic hunchback wizard who has ill-intentions for them. ...

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  • etragedy wrote a review of Prophecy Girl.
    A Good End to Season 1

    In a fairly fitting end to season 1, Buffy finally has a showdown with The Master. It's prophesized that she will die at his hands (ergo the title of the episode) and Buffy, in a moment of vulnerabil...

  • etragedy wrote a review of Dagar: Death Flies on Scarlet Wings.
    Dagar's Only OTHER Appearance

    The only Dagar story not to appear in his own title is a pretty good one. Dagar the Invincible ran for 19 issues, two of which were reprints. but for those who want just one last taste of Don Glut's b...

  • etragedy posted a message in the forum topic Does it Hold Up? Batman (1989). on the Batman board

    I love Heath Ledger's Joker, but he went a little too far with the psycho and not far enough with the funny - what made Joker so great in the comics is he'd point a gun at a henchman and after the gu...

  • etragedy wrote a review of The Sword of Dagar.
    Everything Old is New Again... Again

    For reasons unknown, the beautifully painted cover of Dagar #1 has been copied in a dull, crude pen and ink version with garish colorsThe first time Dagar the Invincible was published, it had a cover ...

  • etragedy wrote a review of The Sword of Dagar.
    Everything Old is New Again

    'The Sword of Dagar' and 'Castle of the Skull' seeming strangely familiar...Don Glut and Jesse Santos finished their run on Dagar the Invincible with issue 17 in the fall of 1976. Gold Key decided to...

  • etragedy wrote a review of "Madness in the Dark Fortress".
    Dagar, the Thane of Cawdor?

    Another awesome painted cover by Jesse SantosI have to admit that I had to dock this issue of Dagar the Invincible a star for running afoul of one of my personal pet peeves: sloppy editing. There's on...

  • etragedy wrote a review of "Valley of the Dead".
    Another Strong Issue of 'Dagar'

    Dagar and Karmyn fight a horde of ghoulsDagar the Invincible number 16 is another fine issue. Don Glut's writing has finally matured, and is on a par with most of the sword-and-sorcery comics Marvel w...

  • etragedy wrote a review of "Beware the Death Talons!".
    Turning Point in Dagar's Career

    The Awesome Jesse Santos painted cover is just the start of the goodness that is issue 15 of 'Dagar the Invincible'I was torn on whether to give this issue four or five stars. The Awesome Jesse Santos...