Zac Owens

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A world traveler and all-round nerdy guy, Zac is a DC fan and aspiring comic book writer. When he's not writing for Monkeys Fighting Robots he's carefully fitting more books onto his already-dangerously-overstuffed bookshelf. He lives in Halifax, NS for the moment, that is until his Green Lantern ring comes in...

Review: STRANGE ADVENTURES #4 — Boring Truths vs Entertaining Lies

I hesitate to call DC Comics' Strange Adventures #4 boring. That obviously has some negative implications, which aren't true of this issue. It is boring...

Advance Review: In SEVEN SECRETS #1 Everything is Kept a Secret

Writer Tom Taylor, artist Daniele Di Nicuolo, colorist Walter Baiamonte, and letterer Ed Dukeshire know how to keep more than seven secrets. In fact,...

Review: SUICIDE SQUAD #7 Flips the Tone But Keeps the Balance

DC Comics' Suicide Squad #7, written by Tom Taylor, with pencils by Daniel Sampere, inks by Juan Albarran, colors by Adriano Lucas and letters...

Review: PULP Is A Brilliant Revenge Epic With The Volume Turned Down

Written by Ed Brubaker with art and lettering by Sean Phillips and colors by Jacob Phillips, Image Comics' Pulp is a fresh spin on a...

OP-ED: REIGN OF THE SUPERMEN: False Supermen and Jesus Christ

A man dies for the fate of the world, is mourned by his followers, and is laid to rest. He carried the weight of...

STRANGE ADVENTURES #3: Things Get Cut-Throat and Political

There's a beautiful rhythm to DC Comics' Strange Adventures. Like watching a tennis match, the issues play off of one another. Writer Tom King, artists...

LOIS LANE #12: Does It Fizzle or Does It Bang? A Little of Both

Does DC Comics' Lois Lane #12 end this stellar series with a fizzle or a bang? Well, it's not quite that simple. Writer...

ADVENTUREMAN #2 is Fantastic and Mundane, All At Once

Image Comics' Adventureman #2, written by Matt Fraction, with pencils and colors by Terry Dodson, inks by Rachel Dodson and letters by Clayton Cowles,...

SUICIDE SQUAD #6: This Series is a Cause for Puppy Love

Writer Tom Taylor, artist Bruno Redondo, colorist Adriano Lucas, and letterer Wes Abbott have done it again. Another stellar issue in the series that...

STRANGE ADVENTURES #2: A Little Less Strange, A Lot More Terrific

There's so much to be said for DC Comics' Strange Adventures. Like so much of writer Tom King's other works, this story is willing...

Review: IT EATS WHAT FEEDS IT Is A Story That’s Eerily Simple

Scout Comics' It Eats What Feeds It, written by Max Hoven and Aaron Crow, and illustrated by Gabriel Iumazark, tells a story that's simple yet...

REVIEW: LOIS LANE #11: The Hardboiled Crime Drama Is Concluding

DC Comics' Lois Lane #11 is the penultimate chapter in a stellar series. Written by Greg Rucka, with art by Mike Perkins, Colors by Andy...