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3.71 stars 3.71/5 Stars Average score of 48 user reviews

Potentially hidden Gem. 1

Okay so lets get into the nitty gritty. Merry Christmas to you all, Its the end of hanukkah for others; and Its NEW COMIC DAY for all the important people. Comic book readers. Okay so ALOT of titles came spilling out this week. Here I am to go into the first issue of He-man: Eternity War. Which there is ALOT of good about this. despite the star review you may want to stay tuned into reading this and how I came to this conclusion. The Good: 1. The good is the story. Intense is the word I have to...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

OTR #52: Going down down down.... 0

Writer: Brian Clevinger Artist: Scott Wegener Color: Nick Filardi Letters: Jeff Powell Its like a bad taste in your mouth that you can't quite scrape out no matter how many honey filled sandwiches you jam into you. No matter how many honey sandwiches you eat you just end up with diabetes. So off the shelves I decided to try something I have not touched on in single issue form in a while now. Now to be honest here I went into this series with high expectations of Dr.Dinosaur showing up. So le...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

OTR #51: You scared bro? 0

Script and Art: Jay. P. FosgittSo after relationships, break ups, more relationships, semi break ups, to break ups, nights of wings and mild brisk amounts of drinking and a large man calling me shirley, that I decided to get back to what I like to do.... reviewing. So rather get on the dark end of things as they have been for some of us, not pointing and fingers.....but I am looking at you.... We get into something new and light hearted. how light hearted? Id say good enough for a first grader. ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

OTR #48: I said Hey, Whats going on. PT.2 0

So we are back again for part 2 of this trip down 80's lane, He-man has been crawling back from obscurity into the lime light again with a .99 cent digital comic. I can hear them now. "Troy you soddy git, Why are have you been harping on a series you claim to cherish and not accept it for what it is? Also stop calling my mother. its creepy" To which I would respond to that, Because of my love for the series and self proclaimed expert of Eternia, That it is my duty to harp on Mattel and make sure...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

OTR #47: I say HEY! Whats going on? Pt.1 0

Writer: James RobinsonArtist: Phillip TanColorist: Carrie Strachan, Tanya Horie, Richard Horie (must have been a package deal)Inker: Lebeau Underwood, Ruy JoseLetterer: Carlos MangualSo what happens when you mix a childrens toy company and Conan the barbarian? A sitcom about a man who wanders around in a furry loincloth saving people from the antics of a man with a boney face; and thus was the start of my childhood hero. I won't deny He-man himself has almost been at the same level of ridicule a...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

OTR #46: Its Midnight And Im Watching Cable.... 0

Writer: Jeph Loeb Artist: Ed Mcguinness Color: Morry Hollowell Letterer: Albert Deschesne       So one things we can guarantee from Life is death and taxes. When switching out life with Marvel Comics the only thing we can guarantee is short deaths and events. So here is the next event prelude from marvel comics that will be setting things up for the NEXT BIG EARTH SHATTERING EVENT! as they so like to beat their ...

9 out of 10 found this review helpful.

OTR #45: Sink your teeth into this. 0

Plot: Robert Kirkman, Ian Richter, Val Staples  Story: Robert Kirkman Artist: Carlo Pagulayan  Colorist: Ron Riley  Letters: Robert Kirkman         So I take a step back in time, but not to far back as my budget restricts it. but originally I was going to do a walking dead review then i switched up to doing something obscure from kirkman and then I found this issue of masters of the universe which was enti...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

OTR #44: He's a rocket man... A ROCKET MAN! 0

Writer: Brian Clevinger  Artist: Scott Wegener  Color: Ronda Pattison  Letters: Jeff Powell    Much like a spanking circle im right back at the bottom... *cough* So after a brief break of catching up and anticipating the New 52 titles from DC and Ninja Turtles release, I figured I would relieve your #1 buzz with a review.... of a #1 title. go figure. Rather than jump into talking ...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

OTR #43: Never Moon A Werewolf. 0

Writer: Jim Butcher, Mark Powers  Artist: Chase Conley  Color: Mohan  Letterer: Bill Tortolini  Cover: Brett Booth        I hate werewolves and vampires now, not cause of this story. Because of over saturation of the market I have begun to hate the idea of werewolves and vampire mainly because of screaming pre teens to adults seem to drool over the idea of such a notion and think its hot. But not this comic. Its a detective comic first and werew...

4 out of 5 found this review helpful.

OTR #42: Shame, Sorrow and lies... where's the popcorn? 0

  Writer: Tony Bedard  Pencil: Daniel HDR  Ink: Keith Champagne  Color: Nei Ruffino  Letter: Pat Brosseau      Love / hate, yet sometimes the two words can co exist in a single word... relationship. People are complicated enough, it should be no different with any other sentient race. I myself have been a fan of Kyle Rayner's relationship with Soranik Natu, this is because of the fact he was dipping his...

5 out of 6 found this review helpful.

OTR: All the small things... 0

   Green Lantern, a series about an in animate object that happens to be the color green. thanks for reading the review and have fun at the movies.....      Ok apparently im not allowed to say that, For those of us who are not familiar of the series, here is a quick summed up by the general mythos which exists. Alien crashes on earth; dying he chooses the human who acts like the biggest ass on the planet who turns out to have the potential to be the greatest hero in space. he becomes a space cop...

23 out of 26 found this review helpful.

OTR #41: Democracy in a dictatorship? 0

    Writer: Mike Costa  Artist: Antonio Fuso  Colorist: Arianna Florean  Letterer: Chris Mowry   Review Request: Private Facebook User Request. (rhymes with Matt.....o_0 oops)              I got this strange letter in my inbox this weekend saying. "Troy, you do great... blah blah blah, do this review for me or else ill send those embarrassing photos of you, that poor old woman, and the horse across the internet." To which I confidently replied with top notch sp...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

OTR #40: Fly her to the moon. 0

  Writers: Tony Trov, Johnny Zito  Artist: The Rahzzah  Letterer: Troy Peteri  Publisher: Red 5 Comics     Ah the days of noir, or noir-esque. Straight from the mature rack of your local comic store it is...Moon Girl. now just taking this comic at face value, A comic with an attractive woman on the cover called moon girl sitting on the mature rack... makes me think this is a joke comic about some half naked noir woman...no to my utter disappointment. But still wor...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

OTR #37: Memorable enough to want to forget. 0

  Writer: Joe Quesada, J. Michael Straczynski  Pencil: Joe Quesada  Letterer: Chris Eliopoulos  Colorists: Dean White, Richard Isanove  Inker: Joe Quesada (Really?), Danny Miki   Well demons and succubus’s…sess….ess…plural word for succubus . This is a special review for all of you and not just because im celebrating Marvel’s Fear Itself series that is coming out, where the gods have left and leaving earth ...

9 out of 9 found this review helpful.

OTR #36: Young and the Relentless 0

  Writer: Val Staples Art: Emiliano Santalucia, Enza Fontana Color: Blond w/ Shaynne Corbett Letterer: Dreamer Designs Alternate Cover: Boris Vallejo (better recognize)       Im back at this again much like a pre-teen girl who promised her parents that she would not listen to justin beiber anymore while secretly at school she has her friends house,blasting his pop music right in her snotty face...

7 out of 7 found this review helpful.

OTR #33: Just a boy, and his will to survive. 0

 Someone should mention to them about that brook. Writer: Bill Watterson Artist: Bill Watterson  Inker: Bill Watterson  Editor: Bill Watterson  Multi-talented Genius: Geoff Joh.....ugh... Bill Watterson          Back in the habit again as this is something ive been meaning to do since December of 2010. I picked this up from the storage of my work place. I used to read the strips as a kid in between coloring in all the black and white pages, and tearing the book a new ...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

OTR #32: In Soviet Russia, The Heroes Super You! 0

  Writer: Ty Templeton  Artist: David Cutler  Colorer: KT Smith  Cover: Jason Edmiston       Now i am a patriotic person (shut up i am!). but when it comes to comic super heroes, i think my country is rather dull. cause everything we bloody do always has to involve our neighbors to the south to which I mean America and not the north pole. Canada has similar crimes seen in many US major cities but for some reason when it comes to super heroes there is not enough to do...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

OTR #30: Its time to rhyme for this tissue issue. 0

  Writer: Geoff Johns & Peter J. Tomasi  Artist: Ivan Reis, Adrian Syaf, Scott Clark & Joe Prado Inker: Vicente Cifuentes & David Beaty Color: Peter Steigerwald w/ Beth Sotelo Letterer: Rob Clark Jr.       Back again with a new issue, but be prepared to get a tissue. yeah i know im doing this in rhyme; its not like doing this now a days is a crime. So with a cliffhanger left in issue sixteen, it was ...

7 out of 7 found this review helpful.

OTR #29: Back In Black. 0

  Writer: Mike Costa  Artist:  Don Figueroa  Colorer: Andrew Dalhouse  Letterer: Chris Mowry    Back from the 80's and back into my heart. we delve into the new ongoing series with IDW and with a brand new look for MEGATRON! im saying this now he looks bad ass. there you have it. heard it first megatron looks bad ass. lets roll out and into the comic.  The Story:   Guns don't kill people, stupid people using guns kill people.      M...

5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

OTR #27 : were gonna rock...TROLL! 0

Writer: Stan Lee Penciler: Jack Kirby Letterer: Sam Rosen Inker: Vince Colletta       Oh im sorry you caught me in the middle of my jive... shut up i know its the wrong era, but anyways im here to present a Thor classic not only it is a classic but this is the first appearance of the soon to be famous rock troll to come into the marvel universe. this was back in 19....let me get my glasses.. 1967. and a february to be exact. spring is in the air, teens hormones are much mo...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

OTR #26: Diplomacy? more like Diploma-snore!... 0

Writer: Walter Simonson, Louise Simonson Pencil: Mike Bowden Ink: Walden WongColorer: Gabe Eltaeb Letterer: Wess Abbott     Im back from a nice long and we deserved vacation from all of you. I kid, no it was a nice holidays and now back into what we were doing. i look at comics being the well rounded critic (shut up i am!), and you guys who are looking for something different outside of the daily grind of comics. today im doing issue 17 of the World of Warcraft ongoing serie...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

OTR #25: Dancing to new toon, but same dance. 0

   Writer: Ian Brill Artist: Leonel Castellani  Colorist: Jake Myler  Letterer: Jason Arthur  [1ST ISSUE]    Biased as i am with the Chip 'N' Dale series as i grew up with it i am coming into this comic expecting the same as the show. as we have seen Darkwing Duck lead BOOM! studios as the glory hound of their company, with 3 titles now out with Stan Lee's seal of approval. At first as i begin to write this r...

5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

OTR #26: Lets do the time warp again... 0

  Editor: Stan Lee Writer: Mark Waid Artist: Chad Hardin Colors: Blond Letterer: Ed Dukeshire                   I would like to go on record that i do not approve of time travel as it just causes so many confusions. there is confusion in this book but it it is mainly to character backgrounds. It is an action book as we can tell from the previews that were out since comic con, and it does not disappoint in the action itself. Mark Waid does a great job with the character work and st...

5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

Oracle Towers Review #24: The old red,white....and red. 0

    Writer: Jim McCann   Artists: Reilly Brown, Terry Pallot   Color: Val Staples   Cover: Salva Espin, Victor Olazaba   Letterer: Dave Sharpe (he definately is not dull)         We are back and im bringing a personal issue of mine i felt that had to be reviewed. i was a follower of volume 1 Alpha Flight and was super happy to hear about the group getting its own issue in this mini marvel event. having my doubts with first l...

5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

Oracle Towers Review #23: SSSSSSSSequels anyone? 0

       Writer: Brian Reed    Artist: Gianluca Gugliotta   Letterer: Chris Mowry   Colorer: J. Brown    Cover: Agustin Padilla         Back again so soon, I wanted to bring this movie... comic up. since i am not really following IDW even though they do have some great titles. here is a sequel to the G.I.Joe movie that came out recently. to me I thought it was a good movie. instead of the real American heroes it was real world heroes where countri...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Oracle Towers Review #22: Cutting edge story.... 0

    Writer: Charles Dixon   Ink: Drew Geraci   Art: Greg Land   Letterer: Willie Schubert   Colorist:  Patricia Mulvihill       Well back again, came across this issue while at my work place doing inventory and i wanted to buy it because i had a bad experience once with nightwing based on a certain writer who shall not be named who decided to make Nightwing into Renegade... anyways this is getting into the series again, i figured this would be a quick jump in point. as wel...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

Oracle Towers Reviews Annual #1: Lets get Paperback! 0

   Darkwing Duck #1-4   So im going unofficial with this one. maybe its laziness, but rather than repost old pictures from reviews ive done before on this series ill just go into the good and bad of this book. plus ill go on to talk about the direction of which this series is going. and what it means for you the readers in picking this up, borrowing, or leaving it on the shelves.       So this trade paper back coming out this week is the sum up of the return as well as the ending of the first ...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Oracle Tower Reviews #21: My other sword is a D20 0

    Writer: Jim Zubkavich (call him the one the only J-Z. HOVA!)   Pencil: Chris Stevens   Inker: Edwin Huang   Color: Misty Coats    Letter: Marshall Dillon         Finally in the last episode of the week. decided to break the ice or skull or what ever with the new series Skull kickers, there was some buzz going around on the internet, so there for being the big bad fake i am i pretended to be a good reviewer and got the PDF version that Jim Zubakavich was sending o...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Oracle Tower Reviews #20: He has something to AXE you. 0

   Writer: Robert Rodi  Artist: Simone Bianchi  Color artist: Simone peruzzi  Letterer: VC's Cory Petit      Part 4 and almost done, back again, to make you all suffer through another review. This week will be wrapped up with the last two issues , one being part 2 in this new Thor epic that is about so much kicking ass it makes you question you manhood, even if you are a woman.  so we come back to Thor: For Asgard a small series looking at Thor being in charge of Asgard aft...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Oracle Tower Reviews #19: On a wing and a prayer 0

    Writer: Val Staples   Pencil: Emiliano Santalucia   Color: Blond, Shaynne Corbett   Letters: Dreamer Designs         I can hear you screaming now. "Troy you two tonic twit, its been so bloody long since your last review of a similar titles why continue to stick it in my eye socket again with this series?" to which i say prepare to have your minds blown a second time. its been a while since i touched base on this series, and it will be a while longer after this that i might talk about it ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Oracle Tower Reviews #18: Crazy? he is a total Quack! 0

   Writer: Alan Grant  Letter: Bill Oakley  Color: Francesco Ponzi  Pencil: Val Semeiks  Inks: John Dell, Ray Kryssing       Hey guys and girls, this is part 2 of my 5 part marathon that ive been meaning to do. sorry im late on all of this just been busy with moving everything to a new province in canada to freeze my ass off in the tundras of Winnipeg. so what better to warm up my butt than frag in all directions, but i know you guys are thingking i would probably be doi...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Oracle Tower Reviews #17: When the bug bites. 0

   Writer: Andy Diggle  Pencil: Billy Tan  Color: Christina Strain, Guru Efx  Ink: Victor Olazaba     Hey all im back from the dead. not really just getting settled in my new city of old, Winnipeg. SO im back again and im doing a marathon of reviews for today. so right now for the first one i wanted to tackle Shadowland series while we are in the half way point. we are going over things thus far and this issue. so lets get to this.  The Story   Here is a moment where DD fans would start to...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Oracle Towers Review #16: Is there a doctor in the house? 0

     Writer: Doug Murray    Art: John Watson    Colorer: PC Siqueira    Letters: Simon Bowland       So finally getting around to doing that extra one. i figured this one i finally get to do one i want. and this time i do. so i decided to pick something around my genre. This one i picked up back in August which this comic escaped my grasp before. i never had time to read it. For those not familiar with the stargate series. it was based on a movie / book that came out in the early 90's which ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Oracle Towers Review #15: Stop!...hammer time. 0

    Writer: Robert Rodi   Art: Simone Bianchi   Colour: Simone Peruzzi   Letters: Cory Petit   Editor: Axel Alonso w/ Sebastian Girner       Windy weekend whirling, whipping, washing away the time. The weekend comes to a close with a hurricane earl hitting the east coast and i figured i would do a themed one to make up for the weekend. It was going to be storm and gambit but here i am doing Thor: For Asgard!. so having this dropped on my lap i decided to give it the old review. but i was bus...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

Oracle Towers Review #14: Its a Howl. 0

   Writer: Robert Kirkman  Penciler and inker: Cory Walker  Colour: FCO Plascencia, Kanila Tripp, Dave Stewart (cover)  Letters: Rus Wooton  Editor: Sina Grace       Now some of those out there who like put themselves through hell and back to get through my reviews may notice i like to go into the unknown, but today im doing something i wanted to do for about a week now. Robert kirkman is a good boy yes he is... whose a good boy. Which i know what your thinking "T...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

Oracle Tower Reviews #13: I ain't Bull'n you 0

      Just to save time and cause this is the third time im doing this cause firefox does not want to stay stable long enough for me to finish. Im continuing my review of Darkwing Duck. this is after i finally found a copy of #3 at the fan expo down in the Boom! Studios booth. so now ill finally get to do this review. so lets get into this before my Firefox goes aFOWL!  The Story   Yeah, that one incident...       We come back to this series with a better view over all on how and why Darkw...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

OTR #11: Slapped around with a Cain... 0

   Writer: Roger Stern  Pencils: John Romita Jr.  Ink: Jim Mooney  Letters: Joe Rosen  Colours: Glynis Oliver Wein  Editor: Tom DeFalco      Back again from the week, last review before the weekend. I got some people saying I made them feel old by reviewing and reminding them of darkwing duck. but now ill make some of you old coots feel older as i review Amazing Spider-man #229. back in 1982. I came across this issue back in my hay days at Stix com...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Oracle Towers Review #10: I smell something fowl.... 0

    Writer:  Ian Brill  Pencil: James Silvani   Colours:  Andrew Dalhouse  Letters:  Deron Bennet  Editors: Aaron Sparrow w/ Christopher Burns  Designer: Erika Terriquez  Covers: Magic Eye studios w/ Jake Myler (A), James Silvani (b), Jake Myler (c? yet to see this version)      So during this weekend i was playing with my niece and having tons of fun being a great uncle and total bad ass i am, i wanted to show her some of the cool tricks that i can do. Me being the stupid git i am ended up ...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

Oracle Towers Reviews #9: What'cha gonna do when he comes for you 0

  Story: Peter Tomasi Pencil: Fernando Pasarin Ink: Cam Smith Cover: Rodolfo Migliari  Colour: Randy Mayor Letterer: Steve Wands Editor: Adam Schlagman Group Editor: Eddie Berganza Varient Cover: Lee Bermejo       Oh man im back, sorry about before but i thought i had a bad dream about supergirl,captain america and he-man connected together some how. anyways im here this week to do a new comic book review. ill give you all a minute to put your brains back into your skulls. yes one of the rar...

8 out of 9 found this review helpful.

Oracle Towers Pre-review.. review: so bad it was ok. 0

Actors: Dolph Lundgren, Frank Langella, and everyone else. Director: Gary Goddard Production: Golan Globus Film     I can hear it now. "Troy you unreasonable twat, why are you doing another masters of the universe review so early before monday. and why is it not a comic." to which i just stab them with my power sword and reply. After people wanting me to do more reviews on the series and wrap it up, i decided that my testosterone levels are feeling a bit high and wanted to be a dick. so for the ...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.