This is what I get for committing to a weekly blog feature. Life gets busy and I get inconsistent. Continue Reading “Nonplayer #1 and Fear Itself #1 [At the Mercy of The Crowd]”
Normally, At the Mercy of The Crowd is a feature where I review a single new release comic. Between personal preferences, suggestions and votes, it came down to three titles last week: Marvel’s X-Men First Class: Cyclops One-Shot, DC’s Jimmy Olsen One-Shot and Image’s Butcher Baker: The Righteous Maker #1. Three very different comics that all looked like they’d be good reads. I wanted to check them all out, so I decided to bend the rules. I bought’em all, read’em all and here’s what I thought… Continue Reading “X-Men First Class: Cyclops One-Shot, Jimmy Olsen One-Shot and Butcher Baker #1 [At The Mercy Of The Crowd]”
I love the Hulk!
Growing up, I was about a foot taller and around 50 to 100 pounds heavier than most of my classmates until I reached high school. Throughout elementary school and the first half of middle school, I was almost constantly speaking out of turn in class, gushing forth with a steady stream of jokes (some funny, some not) as part of my pre-teen and teenage verbal diarrhea. I also had a bit of a temper and was overly physical, earning technical fouls in fifth grade basketball leagues and earning the nickname “Physicality” from my younger brother—which sounds like a rad wrestling name but was his insult for me whenever he wanted me to leave him alone. Continue Reading “Hulk #31 [At the Mercy of The Crowd]”
This week, I headed into the shop looking for Image’s Skullkickers at the recommendation of Josh Wigler. When it was nowhere to be found, friend and co-worker Tim Wiesch handed me DC’s Xombi #1. This was a fortuitous occurrence. Continue Reading “Xombi #1 [At the Mercy of The Crowd]”
Welcome to the first installment of “At the Mercy of The Crowd,” a new ongoing feature here at EnemyOfPeanuts.com. For a full explanation of this feature, head here, but the simple explanation is… Each week I’ll buy a new comic based on suggestions solicited online and write up a reaction or review of it.
Based on the recommendation of friend and co-worker Lucas Beechinor, I picked up Dynamite’s Warlord of Mars: Dejah Thoris #1 this week for the premiere edition of “At the Mercy of The Crowd.” Continue Reading “Warlord of Mars: Dejah Thoris #1 [At the Mercy of The Crowd]”