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G.O.R.E. Score: Afterlife with Archie

G.O.R.E. Score: Afterlife with Archie

Original Release Date: Oct. 2013 Number of Issues: ongoing series Publisher: Archie Comics ***Editor’s Note: “Afterlife with Archie” is an ongoing comic book series, but it’s the trade paperback collection “Afterlife with Archie: Escape from Riverdale” (issues 1-5) that is specifically being reviewed here. First things first: if you’ve never heard of Archie, it’s probably […]


G.O.R.E. Score: Patient Zero

Original Release Date: March 3, 2009 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin A lot of zombie novels in the stores these days present themselves as “standalone” stories; that is, they make it clear through the story-telling process that the story you are reading in that book is all the story you’re going to get, and the ending […]

G.O.R.E. Score: Marvel Universe vs. The Punisher

Released: 2010 Publisher: Marvel Entertainment Format: 4-issue mini-series; collected graphic novel Even though it seems like so long ago, at one time I was a bright-eyed, fresh-faced lad of 16 who was out looking for his first job. Call it fate, Karma, or just plain dumb luck, but I chanced my way into getting hired […]