November 19th, 2005

Ariel Union

Short Comics Reviews

Betty & Veronica #213

I bought this because it's a Christmas issue, and I can't resist Christmas covers!  Three (of the four) stories inside are Christmasy too, but none really stand out.  The art by Jeff Schultz shows a great
proficiency at the ArchieCo house style, but no real spark of life...

Top 10: Beyond the Farthest Precinct #4

When this mini-series started, I wasn't sure I was interested in a Top 10 comic not written by Alan Moore.  What convinced to buy it?  One of the new rookie cops is a mermaid!  And it's turned out to be an enjoyable series, so I'm glad I gave in to the lure of the mermaid...