Zac Owens

108 Articles written
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: Cowards, Bloodshed and Greed in SPACE BASTARDS #1

Humanoids' Space Bastards #1 is a lot to stomach. It's the dark comedy sci-fi we all wish we'd thought of. Writers Eric Peterson and...

Review: Bruce and Grifter in FUTURE STATE: DARK DETECTIVE #1

DARK DETECTIVE #1: "Bruce Wayne is a Dead Man" Writing: 5/5 Art: 5/5 Coloring: 5/5 Lettering: 5/5 Dead looks good on Bruce Wayne. That's because...

Review: GENERATIONS SHATTERED #1 is a Joyful Rerun of DC Classics

There's not much that's new about DC Comics' Generations Shattered #1. It feels more like a retelling of DC history than its own original story....

Review: FUTURE STATE: SWAMP THING #1’s World Feels Ancient

With art by Mike Perkins, written by Ram V, colors by June Chung, and letters by Aditya Bidikar, DC Comics' Future State: Swamp Thing...

Review: COLONEL WEIRD: COSMAGOG #3 and Weird’s Frustration

Every issue of Colonel Weird: Cosmagog merits multiple reads. It's the kind of series that elicits exactly the response it wants to, but it's rarely...

Review: LOCKE & KEY: IN PALE BATTALIONS GO #3 is a Perfect Ending

When I first signed up to review Locke & Key ...In Pale Battalions Go... I wasn't expecting much. Maybe another fluffy addition to the world of Locke...

Review: RORSCHACH #3 is Full of What You See in It

It's fitting that writer Tom King, artist Jorge Fornes, colorist Dave Stewart, and letterer Clayton Cowles make DC Comics' Rorschach such an ambiguous storyline. After...

Review: RECKLESS Aims For Perfect, But Settles For Mind-Blowing

Written by Ed Brubaker, with art and letters by Sean Phillips, and coloring by Jacob Phillips, Image Comics' Reckless is nearly a perfect graphic...

Review: BATMAN: BLACK AND WHITE #1 Ends with a Bang

Batman: Black and White #1 is DC Comics' celebration of one of their biggest characters. It features stories full of ninjas, bats, and pearls. All...

Review: BARBALIEN: RED PLANET #2 Gains Passion, Loses Subtlety

It's tough writing a series that's about something so black and white. Dark Horse's Barbalien: Red Planet is one of those series. It's about the...

Review: STRANGE ADVENTURES #7 Makes Us Question Everything

Usually, for a Strange Adventure review, I would write this in two parts: one section discussing the storyline of Adam's book, the other showing the modern-day...

Review: Nonchalance In HELLBOY AND THE BPRD: HER FATAL HOUR

Writer Mike Mignola, artist Tiernen Trevallion, colorist Dave Stewart, and letterer Clem Robins come together to bring us Dark Horse's Hellboy and the BPRD:...