John Saavedra

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    The Sandman Special #1 Review

    The Sandman Special #1 Review By John Saavedra   For the past few weeks, DC Comics has been releasing special over-sized tribute issues to the work of the legendary Jack Kirby, who would have turned 100 on Aug. 28. The latest is The Sandman Over-sized Special, which is full...
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    Dark Nights: Metal #1 Review

    Dark Nights: Metal #1 Review By John Saavedra   Wow, it feels so good to have this dream team back on a Batman book. Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, and FCO Plascencia return for the most rock n’ roll DC Comics event ever put on the page. The...
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    Mister Miracle #1 Review

    Mister Miracle #1 Review By John Saavedra   Tom King and Mitch Gerads’ Mister Miracle #1 is nothing short of astonishing. Evoking the work of creator Jack Kirby, the first issue of this fantastic new run is full of nostalgia, emotion, humor, and just a bit of reinvention. King,...
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    God Country Vol 1: Review- A high fantasy adventure comic that lifts the veil to reveal something much more meaningful.

    God Country Review By John Saavedra   God Country is a bit deceiving. On the surface, it’s an action-packed fantasy saga with cool fights and cosmic violence worthy of a CGI-heavy blockbuster. The art is grandiose and the colors are loud. There are tons of monsters, gods, and a...
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    Codename Baboushka: Ghost Station Zero #1 Review

    Codename Baboushka: Ghost Station Zero #1 Review By John Saavedra   Contessa Annika Malikova, former Russian mob leader turned super spy, returns for her second mission. This time, she’s searching for abandoned Russian bases that might reveal top secret intel precious to the U.S. government. Along the way, she’s...
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    By Chance or Providence TP Review

    By Chance or Providence TP Review By John Saavedra   These days, we don’t get as many indie releases from Becky Cloonan, whose most recent work has appeared in Marvel and DC books, such as The Punisher and Gotham Academy, so it’s a real treat to get a new...
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    Doom Patrol #7 Review

    Doom Patrol #7 Review By John Saavedra   The legendary Mike Allred comes to the world of Doom Patrol for a new arc that promises to be even more far out than the last. After a couple of trials and tribulations (and a healthy dose of family drama), Casey...
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    The Living Daylights at 30: A Retrospective

    The Living Daylights at 30: A Retrospective By John Saavedra 1987 was a year of uncertainty for James Bond 007. After 12 years and seven installments, the franchise had finally parted ways with the inimitable Roger Moore and was preparing to welcome a new Bond, the classically trained Timothy...
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