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: COLONEL WEIRD: COSMAGOG #1 is a Gentle Masterpiece

It's the job of any creative team to put you in the shoes of their characters. That's not always much of a challenge. Some...

REVIEW: GIDEON FALLS #26 Sets Its Characters on a Collision Course

Image Comics' Gideon Falls is a far-reaching, era-spanning, multiverse-hopping story with a huge cast of characters. In the space of 25 issues, writer Jeff...

REVIEW: STRANGE ADVENTURES #6 Comes Back to Its Characters

DC Comics' Strange Adventures has been an incredibly strong series. Most of my reviews thus far have given it a 5/5 on all fronts. But Strange Adventures...

REVIEW: HAWKMAN #28 Suffers From Tonal Whiplash

Written by Robert Venditti, with pencils by Fernando Pasarin, inks by Oclair Albert and Wade Von Grawbadger, colors by Jeromy Cox, and letters by...

REVIEW: RORSCHACH #1 Refuses to Live in WATCHMEN’s Shadow

DC Comics' Rorschach #1 has nothing to prove. Sure, it's a comic based around one of the most pivotal characters in the formation of...

LOCKE AND KEY… IN PALE BATTALIONS GO… #2 Dares to Empathize

It's easy to see someone as a monster and not a person. In fact, life is often simpler when we see those who disagree...

HELLBLAZER #10 Is The Soul-Searching Comic We Need Right Now

Written by Simon Spurrier, with art by Matias Bergara, colors by Jordie Bellaire, and lettering by Aditya Bidikar, DC Comics' John Constantine: Hellblazer #10 brings...

REVIEW: GIDEON FALLS #25 Gets Mythologically Scary

Written by Jeff Lemire, with art by Andrea Sorrentino, colors by Dave Stewart, and letters by Steve Wands, Image Comics' Gideon Falls #25 gets ready...

REVIEW: SUICIDE SQUAD #9 is Perfectly Doom-Filled

Written by Tom Taylor, with art by Bruno Redondo, colors by Adriano Lucas, and letters by Wes Abbott, DC Comics' Suicide Squad #9 is full...

REVIEW: SKULLDIGGER AND SKELETON BOY #4 Takes the Gloves Off

Written by Jeff Lemire, with art by Tonci Zonjic and letters by Steve Wands, Skulldigger and Skeleton Boy #4, out this week from Dark Horse...

Review: UMBRELLA ACADEMY: YOU LOOK LIKE DEATH #1 Is Too Mellow To Be A Fever Dream

Dark Horse's You Look Like Death #1 should read like a fever dream. From the pages of Umbrella Academy, we follow Klaus as a...

REVIEW: HAWKMAN #27 Captures Time in a Bottle

Written by Robert Venditti, with pencils by Fernando Pasarin, inks by Oclair Albert and Wade Von Grawbadger, colors by Jeromy Cox, and letters by...