Benjamin Percy

Year Zero #1 Review -- "Very Skillfully Done"

Year Zero #1 Review: This One is Very Skillfully Done

Basically, a few people who thought they were smart did some dazzlingly stupid things and cracked open a can of "end of the world." Left to puzzle through what's left are the paranoid, the poor, the ruthless, and the put upon, all on different sides of the world as they try to keep going.[caption id="attachment_1209554"[...]

AWA Announces “Devil’s Highway” by Benjamin Percy and Brent Schoonover

AWA Announces "Devil's Highway" by Benjamin Percy and Brent Schoonover

AWA Studios announced Devil's Highway, a new 5-part comic by Benjamin Percy and artist Brent Schoonover The series will launch on July 1st The naturalistic thriller follows a troubled policewoman in a wintry small town hunting her father's killer and finding herself on the trail of a serial killer.[caption id="attachment_1209308" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Devil's Highway #1[...]

NYCC: AWA Studios’ “Upshot Now #0” Comic Now Available at Midtown Comics

AWA Studios' "Upshot Now #0" Comic Now Available at Midtown Comics

Smith, Red Border by crime novelist Jason Starr and Will Conrad, and the opening pages of Fight Girls by Frank Cho, HotELL by John Lees and Delabor Talajic, Year Zero by Benjamin Percy and Ramon Rosanas, Old Haunts by Ollie Masters, Rob Williams and Lawrence Campbell, and Devil’s Highway by Benjamin Percy and Brent Schoonover.This[...]

Benjamin Percy and Adam Kubert Relaunch

Benjamin Percy and Adam Kubert Relaunch Wolverine for Dawn of X Wave 2

Coming up after the first wave of Dawn of X books, Wave 2 will feature a new Wolverine ongoing by Benjamin Percy, Adam Kubert, and Victor Bogdanovic."I could not be more excited to put my slash-Mark on this character," Percy said.The series hits stores in February Marvel didn't reveal any more Dawn of X Wave[...]

Nightwing #48 cover by Mike Perkins and Dave McCaig

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 […]

Nightwing Annual #1 cover by Otto Schmidt

Nightwing Annual #1 Review: A Spectacular Misfire

It has this message it wants to deliver but not the conviction to actually pin the blame on any causes or entities.I’m coming down hard on Benjamin Percy here, and I don’t love doing that I loved his Green Arrow run, and it had similar convictions and messages it wanted to get across to the[...]

Nightwing #47 cover by Mike Perkins and Dave McCaig

Nightwing #47 Review: Shaky Allegory and Silly Villains

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Nightwing is attacked by the Terminals, bizarre, self-repairing automatons working on behalf of Wyrm and "the Dark Web." Meanwhile, the Russian Sisterhood holds a gala hostage to get a shot at Willem Cloke. Batgirl is there, but she's not currently able to jump into action. Thankfully, Nightwing is able to fight his way […]

Nightwing #46 cover by Mike Perkins and Dave McCaig

Nightwing #46 Review: Is Dick Grayson an Actual Luddite?

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Nightwing is under attack from Wyrm, and he has drones infesting his body which give Wyrm power over him. Dick makes an escape from the creature and is saved by Batgirl, and she can deal help with the problem of the drones. The two work to find the source of Mirage's power while […]

Nightiwng #45 cover by Declan Shalvey and Jordie Bellaire

Nightwing #45 Review: Wyrming Into Your Life

It fits the somewhat gritty plot and line work, so it is a welcome aspect of the book.Nightwing #45 is another solid entry for the series, with Benjamin Percy slipping into the book naturally and keeping the Dick Grayson we know and love The art team does some solid work too, and the comic earns[...]

Nightwing #44 cover by Declan Shalvey and Jordie Bellaire

Nightwing #44 Review: The Bleeding Edge of Cool

Hopefully Benjamin Percy will only get better with Dick Grayson In any case, this one gets a recommendation Feel free to check it out.[rwp-review-ratings id="0"] [rwp-review-form id="0"] [rwp-review-recap id="0"]Nightwing saves a subway full of people from perishing due to their detonating cellphones He contacts Batgirl about the problem, but she doesn’t have any leads for him[...]

Teen Titans #19 cover by Dan Mora

Teen Titans #19 Review: Why Do the Teen Titans Stay Together?

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Joran has taken over Beast Boy and is flying off with Gar in a giant bat-like form. Robin soon pursues with the help of Goliath. Meanwhile, Kid Flash, Raven, Aqualad, and Starfire try to control the crowd driven mad by Joran's NeVRland technology. This is my first excursion with the Teen Titans, unless […]

Comic Book Wins and Losses, Week of March 7th, 2018: Oblivion Song and Venom Revisited

Here's me hoping that this series continues to impress[caption id="attachment_807402" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Green Arrow #38 cover by Juan Ferreyra[/caption]Loss: Me Not Realizing Green Arrow #38 Was Benjamin Percy's Last Issue and Looking StupidSometimes the headline says it all I didn't know at the time that this was Benjamin Percy's last issue[...]

Green Arrow #38 cover by Juan Ferreyra

Green Arrow #38 Review: A Good Comic That Seems to Think It's a Series Finale

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The time has finally arrived for the trial of Oliver Queen. Things look bad for the man who is Green Arrow, especially when he opts to defend himself in court. The Ninth Circle is still acting against him in this matter too. Can Ollie make it through this without winding up with a […]

Green Arrow #37 cover by Juan Ferreyra

Green Arrow #37 Review: Uses Some Cheap Story Outs, But Saved by Gorgeous Art

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Red Arrow has been shot by Moira Queen, Green Arrow's own mother. Green Arrow and Black Canary can save her, but they also need to keep Moira, Merlin, and Shado from killing one another while Dante brings their base of operations crumbling down around them. On top of all this, the Trial of […]

Green Arrow #36 Review: Let the Arrows Fly

However, there is some potential in this version of Ollie’s mom.It’s also nice to see Merlyn come back to the forefront of the comic, even if he doesn’t get much space to breathe in this issue.Benjamin Percy has done a lot with the dynamic between Green Arrow and Black Canary in this run of Green[...]

Green Arrow #35 cover by Juan Ferreyra

Green Arrow #35 Review: Deep Green Sea

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Green Arrow has left with his mother, Moira Queen, to search the bottom of the sea for the Inferno, the sunken bank-ship of the Inferno. The goal is to retrieve the Queen fortune to save Moira and the city of Seattle. However, Moira may not be as trustworthy as Ollie wants her to […]

Green Arrow Annual #1 cover by Jamal Campbell

Green Arrow Annual #1: Interesting and Dreamlike Tale

Of course, that could be a jab at Christmas hypocrisy courtesy of writer Benjamin Percy In any case, this gesture of goodwill does feel a little unearned by the story.[caption id="attachment_754164" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Green Arrow Annual #1 art by Eleonora Carlini and Hi-Fi[/caption]Eleonora Carlini provides the artwork for this annual, and it is some solid[...]

Green Arrow #34 Review: Green Arrow Versus Ayn Rand

Hell, Ollie even name-checks Ayn Rand and the concept of "trickle-down economics".There is some action thanks to the Clock King subplot, but it resolves so quickly that it feels out of place in this comic which juggles so many other plots.We also get more of Wendy, and that scene punches you in the gut some[...]