Marcelo Maiolo


Red Hood and the Outlaws Annual #2 Review: Jason and Roy Ride Again

It’s endearing.There is also a follow-up story with Bizarro and Artemis, and Lobdell writes those characters very endearingly too.[caption id="attachment_910164" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Red Hood and the Outlaws Annual #2 art by Clayton Henry and Marcelo Maiolo[/caption]Clayton Henry and Neil Googe split the artwork in this annual, with Henry taking the main story and Googe with[...]

Daredevil Annual #1 cover by Shane Davis, Michelle Delecki, and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

Daredevil Annual #1 Review: The World Needs More Misty Knight Stories

She gets a good representation, being the badass that we all know she is.[caption id="attachment_910117" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Daredevil Annual #1 art by Marcio Takara and Marcelo Maiolo[/caption]Marcio Takara takes the art on this one, and he gives the book a suiting gritty aesthetic throughout most of the comic Shadowing is used well, Daredevil’s costume looks[...]

Teen Titans #20 cover by Bernard Chang and Wil Quintana

Teen Titans #20 Review: More Than Just the "Edgy" Titans

Marcelo Maiolo plays to Chang’s style and balances the darker and brighter shades as appropriate.Also, Crush is awesome.Teen Titans #20 is a genuinely dark turn for this team, and it is handled with the skill necessary to keep it from being the “edgy” Titans The pacing, tone management, and artwork all work together to make[...]

Titans Special #1 cover by Brandon Peterson

Titans Special #1 Review: A New Era of Titans

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The breach in the Source Wall is causing countless new and powerful metahumans to manifest around the world. After a failure to help one shakes him to his core, Nightwing knows it's time for the Titans to be reformed. He goes to the Justice League, and they tell Dick that a new team […]


Green Arrow #40 cover by Tyler Kirkham and Arif Prianto

Green Arrow #40 Review: The Justice League of Vakhar

I could see both sides of the argument, and the final decision was satisfying bases upon the tide the debate took.[caption id="attachment_841331" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Green Arrow #40 art by Marcio Takara and Marcelo Maiolo[/caption]Marcio Takara’s artwork is a gritty and rough style both visually appealing and fitting for the tone and atmosphere of the narrative[...]

Terrifics #3 cover by Ivan Reis and Marcelo Maiolo

Terrifics #3 Review: The Body Horror Slingshot

Unfortunately, the Terrifics won’t be left to their own devices for long.[caption id="attachment_835691" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Terrifics #3 cover by Ivan Reis and Marcelo Maiolo[/caption]Terrifics continues to prioritize establishing the chemistry and setup of its team, and it continues to succeed for it Admittedly, the issues are being bent just a little to make the Fantastic[...]

Green Arrow #39 cover by Tyler Kirkham and Tomeu Morey

Green Arrow #39 Advance Review: A Stellar Start for the New (Interrim) Creative Team

Unfortunately, his transportation is shot down shortly after arrival, and it looks like Green Arrow will be needed if any good should come to Rahapastan.[caption id="attachment_822389" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Green Arrow #39 cover by Tyler Kirkham and Tomeu Morey[/caption]This issue of Green Arrow, now with the writing team of Collin Kelly and Jackson Lanzing as well[...]

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of 04/04/18

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of April 4th, 2018: New Series Galore!

Writers Collin Kelly and Jackson Lanzing and artists Marcio Takara and Marcelo Maiolo take the reins in this new beginning.[caption id="attachment_822395" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Justice League #42 cover by David Yardin[/caption]Justice League #42Christopher Priest and Pete Woods continue off the absolute insanity that was Justice League #41 with Wonder Woman shot, Cyborg taken apart by Red Lion, and Superman and the Flash left to hold what's left of the[...]

Terrifics #2 cover by Ivan Reis and Marcelo Maiolo

Terrifics #2 Review: A Second Issue That's Even Better Than the First

The four must escape the Dark Multiverse or else suffer death at the hands of that “something.”[caption id="attachment_817573" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Terrifics #2 cover by Ivan Reis and Marcelo Maiolo[/caption]The team and its chemistry begin to take shape in Terrifics #2 Mister Terrific himself comes off as detached and goal-focused, and the interactions between Metamorpho and[...]

Nightwing #41 cover by Bernard Chang and Marcelo Maiolo

Nightwing #41 Review: The Judge Receives His Sentencing

Nightwing finds his limousine, and their final confrontation begins.[caption id="attachment_817137" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Nightwing #41 cover by Bernard Chang and Marcelo Maiolo[/caption]At last, this bizarrely grim story from a generally upbeat writer about a high-flying and fun-loving hero comes to an end It’s a decent end at that It manages some solid catharsis, and it brings[...]

Nightwing #40 cover by Bernard Chang

Nightwing #40 Review: The Power of the Friendly Squid

The Judge has a few entertaining scenes too.[caption id="attachment_808029" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Nightwing #40 art by Bernard Chang and Marcelo Maiolo[/caption]Bernard Chang’s artwork brings the impact and catharsis the action sequences needed Plus, his sleek and futuristic style are a great fit for this title Marcelo Maiolo’s brings an exciting and high energy atmosphere of its[...]

Nightwing #38 cover by Bernard Chang and Marcelo Maiolo

Nightwing #38 Review: Making the Judge a Compelling Villain

As such, Dick Grayson must find a creative way in.[caption id="attachment_789984" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Nightwing #38 cover by Bernard Chang and Marcelo Maiolo[/caption]The Judge continues to form as an interesting villain with this issue of Nightwing We get to learn more of his ethos inside intimidating bad guy speeches Dick also shows more humanity towards Guppy,[...]

A Ray of Light – Justice League of America Rebirth: The Ray Review

[rwp-review-recap id="0"][Spoiler Warning - There will be some mild spoilers in this review][caption id="attachment_601570" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado & Marcelo Maiolo[/caption]The JLA Rebirth: The Ray one shot had a lot riding on it for me It's the return of a classic character I've always been a bit of a fan of,[...]