* NOW WITH STAR RATINGS (ala Wrestling Observer Newsletter PPV reports) *
HOW I RATE THE COMICS VIA THE ALAN MOORE SCALE
***** Watchmen, Marvelman, V For Vendetta
**** From Hell, Supreme, Swamp Thing, Whatever Happened To The Man Of Tomorrow?
*** League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Axel Pressbutton, Tom Strong
DUD (or lower) anything he’s written for Avatar or any of the non-comics drivel he shits out on a regular basis
1.-12. Marvel Super Heroes: Secret Wars TPB (Marvel, 2005) *
- first published as Secret Wars #1-12 (1984-85)
Writer: Jim Shooter/Artists: Mike Zeck & Bob Layton & a ton of inkers
13.-25. Squadron Supreme (Marvel, 1997) ***¼
- first published as Squadron Supreme #1-12 & Captain America #314 (1985-86)
Writer: Mark Gruenwald/Artists: Bob Hall, Paul Ryan & others
26.-37. Crisis On Infinite Earths (DC, 2000) **
- originally published as Crisis On Infinite Earths (1985)
Writer: Marv Wolfman/Artists: George Perez, Dick Giordano, Mike DeCarlo & Jerry Ordway
38.-41. Kingdom Come (DC, 1997) ****
- originally published as Kingdom Come #1-4 (1996)
Writer: Mark Waid/Artist: Alex Ross
42.-55. Earth X (Marvel, 2002) **
- first published as Earth X #0, #1-12, #X (1999-2000)
Writers: Alex Ross & Jim Krueger/Artists: John Paul Leon & Bill Reinhold
PLEASE also check out the excellent podcasts The Comic Book Attic (comicbookattic.libsyn.com) and Comic Book Noise (http://www.comicbooknoise.com/).
And for all your back-issue needs, head to Lone Star Comics at http://www.mycomicshop.com/.
If you have any comments to make on this podcast, please email me at Dann.Lennard@gmail.com.
And check out my blogs, starting at jackkingkirby.blogspot.com.
Running time: 38minhttp://kirbyyourenthusiasm.libsyn.com/kirby-your-enthusiasm-episode-9-the-epics-