Author Archives: Chad Parenteau

About Chad Parenteau

I'm a poet. I run the Stone Soup Poetry series in Cambridge that runs every Monday night. I review comics in my spare time.

Comic Book Haiku: Shaolin Cowboy #1

Cheer Cowboy’s return with two-chainsaw action and no damn talking mule.

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We Got Reviews: Optic Nerve 13

First I was made outcast because of my love of comics. Then I got into poetry, and solidified my outcast status even further. Somewhere around the late 90’s, after the comics market collapsed, people starting compared comics to a specialty … Continue reading

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By-The-Numbers Presents: A Review of The Flashpoint Paradox

1. Okay. I saw this DC Animated movie, and I ended up liking it. 2. Wait, WHAT??? 3. Well, I did get bummed afterwards, for comics in general. I’ll explain.

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Obligatory Ben Affleck Post: A Tired And Weary Topic

Imagine our surprise when We Got Issues received a notice from the League of Marginal Comic Bloggers saying we would lose our membership if we did not comment on Ben Affleck staring as Batman in the next DC movie. We’re … Continue reading

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We Got Reviews: Phase 7 #017

I subscribe to a lot of small press publications. One of the best thing about it is that you get actual surprises in the mail. Because these are small, after-hour operations, you’re never sure when you’ll get the products. Still, … Continue reading

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We Got Reviews: Clone #1-4

The 5th issue of Clone is coming out this Wednesday. I won’t be able to grab it until tomorrow, but it’s still a good time to recap the last four issues. It won’t break your bank too much if you … Continue reading

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Comic Book Haiku: New 52’s Young Romance

Idiots will buy covers with these two kissing, and DC thanks them.

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