John Burkle holds a BA in Political Science and a MA in Education. He spends his day teaching Politics and Government as well passing on a love of comics to the next generation. When not teaching he reads as many comics as he can, both current and classic. Other loves includes 80's & 90's alt rock, Coffee and Bikes.
the New Avengers & Professor X
The summer of 2005 was a very interesting time for Marvel Comics. We were a couple of years into the Joe Quesada regime and thankfully several years out from the ‘90s, whi... Read More...
Writer: Benjamin Percy
Artists: Eleonora Carlini & Mirka Andolfo
Colors: Arif Prianto
Letters: Nate Piekos
Green Arrow #20 satisfyingly wraps up the Return of Roy Harper arc. Benjamin Percy ... Read More...
“In brightest day, in blackest night….”
-From the Green Lantern Oath
To me Crisis on Infinite Earths is the greatest event comic in the history of comic books. I loved it when it was originally releas... Read More...
Writer: Dan Abnett
Artist: Minkyu Jung
Colors: Adriano Lucas
Letters: Carlos M. Mangual
Titans Annual #1 is exactly what an annual is supposed to be, a fun story without a lot of ties to the mai... Read More...
Writer: Scott Snyder
Pencils: Giuseppi Camuncoli
Backup Story Art: Francesco Francavilla
Inks: Mark Morales
Colors: Dean White
Letters: Steve Wands
All Star Batman #8 is part three of the ... Read More...
Iron Fist: Bigger & Bolder going into the 21st Century
Iron Fist began as part of Marvel’s response to the 1970s Martial Arts Movie phenomenon spearheaded by the late Bruce Lee. Imagined as a stranger i... Read More...
Writer: Rick Remender
Artists: Greg Tocchini
Colors: Dave McCaig
Rick Remender and Greg Tocchini finally return to the deep depths of the ocean with Low #16. Low is an ambitious story of human surv... Read More...
The ‘70s was an experimental time in comics. Creators were given a lot of freedom to explore the American zeitgeist allowing them to create the next wave of superheroes and no one did it better then the House o... Read More...
Writer: Steve Orlando
Artist: Fernando Blanco
Colors: Romulo Fajardo Jr. & John Rauch
Letters: Josh Reed
Midnighter and Apollo #6 wraps up the fantastic mini-series by Steve Orlando and Fern... Read More...