Posts by Joshua Davison

About Joshua Davison

Josh is a longtime super hero comic fan and an aspiring comic book and fiction writer himself. He also trades in videogames, Star Wars, and Magic: The Gathering, and he is also a budding film buff. He's always been a huge nerd, and he hopes to contribute something of worth to the wider geek culture conversation. He is also happy to announce that he is the new Reviews Editor for Bleeding Cool. Follow on Twitter @joshdavisonbolt.


Iceman #1 Review: A Very Welcome Return

Iceman #1 Review: A Very Welcome Return

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Iceman is back and stopping Hell's Kitchen from getting lit up by a madman with Molotov Cocktails! After finishing that, Bobby finds a missing persons poster for a Morlock. He takes it to Kitty, who says she'll get him a team. The team ends up being just Bishop, but that's enough. Bobby and […]

House of Whispers #1 Review: Sandman Universe Struggling to Create Engagement

House of Whispers #1 Review: Sandman Universe Struggling to Create Engagement

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] We join House of Whispers as Uncle Monday of the Brotherhood of Teeth joins a fandango in honor of Mistress Erzulie Freda Dahomey. Deities and dreamers join this party, many of which petition Mistress Erzulie for favors. Meanwhile, the four women we met in Sandman Universe #1, Latoya, Maggie, Lumi, and Habibi, look […]

Infinity Wars #3 Review: What if Captain America but Also Doctor Strange

Infinity Wars #3 Review: What if Captain America but Also Doctor Strange?

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Loki and Flowa arrive in the aftermath of the bloodbath perpetrated by Gamora on Earth. The Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy have been dispatched with ease by Gamora armed with the Infinity Stones. She is ready to slay Loki, but, in true Trickster God fashion, Loki Laufeyson talks his way out […]

Weapon X #23 Review: Deadpool is a Comic-Killer

Weapon X #23 Review: Deadpool is a Comic-Killer

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Deadpool is working for Mentallo and attacks Weapon X. Sabretooth, Lady Deathstrike, Domino, Mystique, and Omega Red struggle to contain him. Deathstrike injects him with nanites to combat Mentallo's control, but it turns out that Wade is working for money willingly. That means that Weapon X must take him down the old-fashioned way. […]

Nightwing #48 Review: The Motor Cycle Race of the Cosmos

Nightwing #48 Review: The Motor Cycle Race of the Cosmos

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Nightwing has gone to the Isle of Harm in Ireland. Once a year, an intergalactic motorcycle race takes place on the Isle of Harm, and the winner can go to the Pathway Altar. Here, someone can peer into all of time, space, and people. Nightwing aims to win this race to seek out […]

Deathstroke #35 Review: Doubling Back on Some of the Boldness

Deathstroke #35 Review: Doubling Back on Some of the Boldness

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Deathstroke and Batman have gravely wounded one another during their battle in the Batcave. They almost killed each other, and Alfred and Wintergreen want the rivalry to end. As such, they have set up a trap to incapacitate Slade and Bruce if they can't cooperate to find their own way out of the […]

Green Arrow #44 Review: The Past Crimes of Oliver Queen

Green Arrow #44 Review: The Past Crimes of Oliver Queen

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Oliver Queen is on the run from the Citizen's stirred-up hate mob. He narrowly escapes being killed. Green Arrow and Black Canary think they have a line on capturing the Citizen, but it turns out to be a dead end. Instead, the Citizen releases their next lineup of guilty parties for a social […]

Green Lanterns #54 Review: The Wrath of Cyborg Superman

Green Lanterns #54 Review: The Wrath of Cyborg Superman

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Green Lanterns Hal Jordan, Guy Gardner, Jessica Cruz, Kyle Rayner, and Kilowog deliver the people of Penelo to a new world suited for the people. Guy believes that Simon is a traitor, and Hal is unsure. Of course, Jessica is unwilling to accept this. On Earth, Simon Baz believes he is freeing Superman […]

Quicksilver: No Surrender #5 Review &#8211 Sprinting Across Finish Line

Quicksilver: No Surrender #5 Review – Sprinting Across Finish Line

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Quicksilver centers himself, and his shades finally disappear. However, one remains. It talks and looks even more like Pietro than the others. It taunts Quicksilver and promises to kill everyone he loves. It somehow tears through the barrier and enters our world with Pietro shortly behind. Time is finally moving again for our […]

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra Annual #2 Review- The Cutest Couple in the Outer Rim

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra Annual #2 Review- The Cutest Couple in the Outer Rim

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Nokk and Winloss are a pair of galactic beast hunters on a remote planet beyond the Outer Rim. They've been hired by Doctor Aphra to hunt down an ancient mythical beast protecting a treasure in an ancient temple. Aphra is working on behalf of a crime lord who wants their own giant monster […]

Ant-Man and the Wasp #5 Review: A Solid if Unexciting Finale

Ant-Man and the Wasp #5 Review: A Solid if Unexciting Finale

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Ant-Man and the Wasp have returned to Earth…or so they think. They're larger than the planet, but they're not suffocating in space. They are still in the Microverse, and they're still entangled. Scott nor Nadia can shrink or grow without the other willing it. Their memories are becoming muddled, and it's only a […]

The Avengers #7 Review: Riding the Flaming Woolly Mammoth

The Avengers #7 Review: Riding the Flaming Woolly Mammoth

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Long ago, there was a cave boy who lived with a pack of his kind. However, he was the only one in his pack that could speak or think clearly. One day, a large man with white hair arrived and carved his way to the top of the pack. He could think and […]

The Immortal Hulk #5 Review: A Beautifully Dark Deathmatch

The Immortal Hulk #5 Review: A Beautifully Dark Deathmatch

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Walter Langkowski is gone. Sasquatch is in his place. The monster tears through the hospital, and Bruce Banner knows he must be stopped. He tries to talk Sasquatch down, but the beast wants to talk to another beast. Sasquatch wants the Hulk, and the Hulk comes for him. A massive fight ensues and […]

Captain America #3 Review: A Solid Story Low on Personality

Captain America #3 Review: A Solid Story Low on Personality

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Sharon Carter is on a mysterious ride with men claiming to work for Thunderbolt Ross. Things take a turn when she discovers the truth. Meanwhile, Captain America investigates the town where the Nuke soldiers are being created. It was a once-impoverished town revitalized by Hydra, and Zeke Stane is now creating a Nuke […]

X-Men: Gold #35 Review: A Perfectly Average Comic

X-Men: Gold #35 Review: A Perfectly Average Comic

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Storm is swarmed by Uovu and the villagers whom he's resurrected. Ororo is forced to fight off her birth parents and all those under Uovu's thrall. Meanwhile, the X-Men fight the X-Cutioner halfway around the world. Stormcaster finds them and opens a portal to Storm and Uovu, providing Ororo with reinforcements. But, is […]

Death of the Inhumans #3: A Gloriously Depressing Dirge

Death of the Inhumans #3: A Gloriously Depressing Dirge

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Black Bolt hasn't come back from his meeting with the Kree, and Medusa is becoming restless. She gathers Karnak, Crystal, and Gorgon to seek aid against the Kree's Inhuman genocide. Meanwhile, Black Bolt himself has had his voice decimated and can only let out small yet still dangerous whispers. He breaks free of […]

Border Town #1 Review: Its Frigging Awesome

Border Town #1 Review: It's Frigging Awesome

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] A teenager named Frank moves to the border town of Devil's Fork, Arizona. He's reluctant but has no choice in the matter. On his first day at his new high school, he meets Quinteh, Aimi, Julietta, and Blake. Frank his Irish and Mexican, and that turns into a problem when he figures out […]

Old Man Logan Annual #1 Review: Regret of the Punisher

Old Man Logan Annual #1 Review: Regret of the Punisher

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] In the far future, a group calling themselves the Punishers run into a shantytown, burn it down, kill all the men, and steal all the children. Old Man Logan follow and finds the aftermath. A woman tells him what happened and follows the trail of the Punishers until they return to their stronghold. […]

Batman #54 Review: Treating a Vulnerable Batman

Batman #54 Review: Treating a Vulnerable Batman

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Nightwing teams up with Batman to take down Crazy Quilt in a Gotham museum. Batman insists that he needs no help, but Nightwing sticks around anyway. Dick is staying at Wayne Manor to help Bruce to get over being left by Catwoman. They later team up again to stop the Condiment King. All […]

Thanos Legacy #1 Review: Half of a Great Comic

Thanos Legacy #1 Review: Half of a Great Comic

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] We go back to Thanos returning from meeting with his future self. What will be his legacy? What is next for the Mad Titan? Inevitably, Requiem comes for Thanos, and death comes with it. However, even after the Titan's death, he has visitors concerned with his body. In the second tale, young Gamora […]