Category Archives: Comics Reviews

Liefeld’s Snake-Eyes Deadgame is a Miracle



I don’t often write reviews of comics here at A Real American Book! because it’s hard to keep them short. I eat and breathe comics, so I want to analyze them down to the panel, and critique everything from color to ink saturation to sound effects. But the coming of a new G.I. Joe miniseries from a superstar or former superstar (your mileage may vary) is an opportunity worth not passing up. Especially when this past spring, due to global health events, it felt like maybe all G.I. Joe comics might be permanently canceled.

Rob Liefeld is a divisive figure in comics.

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G.I. Joe #250 Review

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G.I. Joe #200 Review

Detail, altered, Larry Hama sketch cover to G.I. Joe #200

I wanted two things out of this anniversary:  One, a big fight with lots of characters.  More like issue #50 than #100 and #150 — a large-scale choreography of people and vehicles over geography.  And issue #200 checked that box.  Two, I wanted guest artists and back-up stories.  I didn’t get this, but I’m still a happy reader.

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