IDW Publishing - New Release Reviews For September 12, 2012
It's a light week for IDW Publishing with only a few releases that deal with heroes spanning space and time. With alien races and average humans stepping up to challenges, heroes seem to be coming in all different forms. DC Entertainment announced that one of its most popular heroes is moving into areas unexplored.
In the days leading up to the anniversary of the September 11th terrorists attacks, it was announced that a new human character would be taking up the mantle of Green Lantern. Series writer Geoff Johns announced that the character Simon Baz, an American born citizen of Lebanese ancestry, would be the first prominent character of recent Arab descent. Very cool stuff.
There is one regular issue, two annuals, and a nice thick collected edition. Titles are scored on a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the very best possible. We take the time to read these books so your
Doctor Who - One Shot Special 2012
This "annual" has several short stories by some talented, veteran creators focusing on the long standing heroic character. They're not just exciting and adventurous stories. They have heart. And lots of humor.
The stories are full of mirth and subtle humor. The writing is excellent, the stories are fun, and the voices well translated. The artwork is a bit uneven between stories, but it's not a deal breaker.
Score: 7.5 out of 10
Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Relams : The Legend Of Drizzt, Volume 2 - Omnibus
This collected edition is an outstanding value. It adapts some of the classic Forgotten Realms stories concerning one of the most popular characters in fantasy. Drizzt Do'Urden.
These tales of the popular hero focus on the exiled Drow and his adventuring companions as they face infernal threats, human and otherwise. All of the characters are complicated and multidimensional. The artwork is excellent with solid detail and vibrant coloring.Continued on the next page