Batman: The Widening Gyre review. Classic Game Room presents an extremely positive CGR Comics review of this fantastic Batman book that nevertheless didn't get that much critical applause. But who cares!?! Kevin Smith redeems himself (even though he didn't do anything wrong in the first place) and Walter Flanagan will always be known as the guy who drew Bruce like that. BATMAN: THE WIDENING GYRE review takes a look at the aforementioned "weird Bruce" and the relative maturity of this fantastic book.
Air: Letters From Lost Countries review. Classic Game Room presents a CGR Comics review of this interesting yet flawed book written by G. Willow Wilson and M.K. Parker. Yet, despite its flaws, it's definitely worth checking out because of its mostly great art and interesting premise. CGR Comics AIR: LETTERS FROM LOST COUNTRIES review takes a look at some great art and a steampunk-ish vibe. Oh, and the best cover ever, in design and execution.
G.I. Joe: Order of Battle #2 comic book review. http://www.CGRempire.com Shop CGR: http://www.CGRstore.com - Classic Game Room presents a CGR Comics review of the GI Joe Order of Battle #2 comic book from Marvel Comics published in January, 1987. Part 2 in this four-part mini series has Joes like Zap, Snake Eyes, Scarlett, Sci-Fi, Roadblock and.... ROCKY!? Well, at least Sgt. Slaughter wasn't retracted in issue 3. This collector's item is a fun read for G.I. Joe enthusiasts around the world who want cool pictures and biographical data on their favorite real life action team (they exist!!!) Issue 2 covers Joes Mercer through Zap and includes heroes from the comics and TV shows like Shipwreck, Roadblock, Rock n' Roll, Mutt, Recondo, Steeler, Snow Job, Spirit, Wet Suit, Wild Bill and more!
Y the Last Man: The Deluxe Edition Book Two review. Classic Game Room presents a CGR Comics review of this fantastic book that's even better than its predecessor. Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra do a great job, but newcomer artist Goran Parlov's contributions the last part of the book is just eye-poppingly wonderful. CGR Comics Y THE LAST MAN: THE DELUXE EDITION BOOK TWO review features some review overlap in the form of the first half of the book and a look at Goran Parlov's aforementioned fantastic art.
The Walking Dead Vol. 3: Safety Behind Bars review. Classic Game Room presents a CGR Comics review of this fantastic book that’s even better than its predecessors. Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard create a world with dangers coming from other humans just as much as the undead. CGR Comics THE WALKING DEAD VOL. 3: SAFETY BEHIND BARS review takes a look at the improved art and the extreme angriness of one of the characters.
Birds of Prey: Of Like Minds review. Classic Game Room presents a CGR Comics review of this very slightly above average book. Yet, despite that, Gail Simone and Ed Benes create a book that is sure to please fans, and mildly interest newcomers. CGR Comics BIRDS OF PREY: OF LIKE MINDS review takes a look at the "revealing" art that obviously didn't gain points and some really weird dialogue...
GI Joe Order of Battle #1 comic review. http://www.ClassicGameRoom.com Shop CGR! http://www.CGRstore.com - Classic Game Room presents a CGR Comics review of G.I. Joe Order Of Battle issue 1 from December of 1986 published by Marvel Comics. The official G.I. Joe handbook filled with all of your favorite 1986-era Joes from the comic books and TV show. Issue 1 covers Joes from Ace to Low-Light and includes such fan favorites as Duke, Flint, Hawk, Cover Girl, Ace, Lady Jaye, Leatherneck, Barbeque, Bazooka, Doc, Dial-Tone, Deep Six, Beach Head, Breaker and more!
Transformers Universe #4 review. http://www.ClassicGameRoom.com Classic Game Room presents a CGR Comics review of Transformers Universe number 4, the fourth and final installment in this Marvel Comics produced mini-series about the Transformers released in March of 1987.
Essential Man-Thing Vol. 2 review. Classic Game Room presents a CGR Comics review of this surprisingly great book. Man-Thing is a cool-looking character, but his stories aren't half bad as well. In fact, they're fantastic. CGR Comics ESSENTIAL MAN-THING VOL. 2 review takes a look at the varied yet always great art, as well as a strange fascination with innocents' deaths.
Frankenstein: The Graphic Novel, Original Text Version review. Classic Game Room presents a CGR Comics review of this adaptation of the original 1818 Mary Shelley novel. While it may seem that boring book may not be made into an interesting comic book very well, Classical Comics' Jason Cobley and Declan Shalvey make it work. CGR Comics FRANKENSTEIN: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL, ORIGINAL TEXT VERSION review takes a look at the surprisingly impressive art, but mostly just how different the original novel is compared to the popularized Frankenstein.
Kick-Ass review. Classic Game Room presents a CGR Comics review of this extremely messed up yet intensely awesome and technically well-crafted Marvel mini-series written by Mark Millar and drawn by John Romita Jr. Read this (if you're mature enough). CGR Comics KICK-ASS review is an extremely positive rave of a book that really makes you feel uncomfortable at times. Really, though, most of the time.
Essential Captain America Vol. 1 review. Classic Game Room presents a CGR Comics review of this relatively disappointing classic comic. Despite some personal misgivings, this is still a solid book, and fans of ol' Cap or newcomers should enjoy this one. CGR Comics ESSENTIAL CAPTAIN AMERICA VOL. 1 review takes a look at a reimagining of Jack Kirby's own character, one without Bucky. Stan Lee hates sidekicks.
Marvel Masterworks: The Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1 review. Classic Game Room presents a CGR Comics review of this collection of classic comics. This really is more "Essential" than the Essential books. The look into the realm of comics at the time is incredibly interesting, and there are some interesting characters and stories to boot. CGR Comics MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN VOL. 1 review takes a look at Stan Lee and Steve Ditko's almost-unpublished run of one of the best/popular heroes of all time.
The Walking Dead, Book One review. Classic Game Room presents a CGR Comics review of this fantastic book. I mean, just read it. It has the first twelve issues by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard. But really. Just read it. CGR Comics THE WALKING DEAD, BOOK ONE review takes a look at one of the best ongoing comics of all time and the disappointingly short run of Tony Moore art on the book. He needs to get back in there and do more.
Essential Hulk Vol. 1 review. Classic Game Room presents a CGR Comics review of a more-than-alright Essential book. The Hulk is more interesting than previously thought, and that book is the one to thank/blame. Collecting INCREDIBLE HULK #1-6 and TALES TO ASTONISH #60-91, this book, written by Stan Lee with art by Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, and others, is a worthwhile read for the history, even for those with a "meh" disposition towards the Hulk. CGR Comics ESSENTIAL HULK VOL. 1 review delves into the changes Stan Lee brought to comics.
Transformers Universe comic book review. http://www.CGRempire.com Classic Game Room reviews TRANSFORMERS UNIVERSE #1 published by Marvel comics in December, 1986. This catalog of your favorite Transformers covers Air Raid to Grimlock in alphabetical order. Enjoy quality Transformers comic artwork as well as detailed information about your favorite Autobots and Decepticons including their quotes, strengths and weaknesses.
Spider-Girl Presents Avengers Next Vol. 1: Second Coming review. Classic Game Room presents a CGR Comics review of this book with an extremely long name. Set in an alternate universe, this isn’t a bad read if you’re looking for some simple, entertaining, alternate universe “All-Ages Superhero Action”. Otherwise, you can definitely pass on this one. CGR Comics SPIDER-GIRL PRESENTS AVENGERS NEXT VOL. 1: SECOND COMING review takes a look at this misleading book.
Watchmen review. Classic Game Room presents a CGR Comics review of the graphic novel that "transcended a medium". Add the fact that it was written by Alan Moore, and that everybody's been talking about this book since issue 1 came out in 1986, and there's no reason why you shouldn't read this book. Oh, and it's good. Great. Well, a masterpiece. Enjoy! CGR Comics WATCHMEN review features a loose look at this fantastic book.