If you had asked me a week ago what I thought of the idea of a comic about the ghost of Sid Vicious palling around with a modern-day kid, I’m not sure what my answer would have been. It might have been an eye-roll. The idea in itself seems rich for lame punk nostalgia and […]
Paradiso is hungry, but so are her people.
Is Marvel’s newest Defenders relaunch worthy of your hard-earned dollars?
In the first issue of Kieron Gillen and Stephanie Hans’ ‘Die,’ Jumanji combines with Dungeons and Dragons to birth a creepy, fantastical story about trauma, death, rebirth, and friendship.
More of a direct continuation than a sequel, it’s a follow-up every bit as timely and relevant to the world we live in as the story that rocked comics in the 1980’s.
Mort Cinder — the character, not the book — offers more questions than answers, but that’s how it should be. Mort Cinder, the book, written by Argentinean journalist Hector Oesterheld and drawn by Uruguay-born and Argentine-raised cartoonist Alberto Breccia is probably just as mysterious as the man it is named for. This new Fantagraphics collection […]
The Witcher: Of Flesh And Flame #1 Writer: Aleksandra Motyka Artist: Marianna Strychowska Colorist: Lauren Affe Letterer: Steve Dutro The Witcher franchise is no stranger to comics. Dark Horse has managed to keep Geralt of Rivia’s story, the titular Witcher, expanding at a steady but measured pace. One tends to wonder why the series hasn’t […]
Anytime I encounter a story with animals dominating the world in an aggressive stance against primitive humans, I can’t help but compare it to the two gold standards of my childhood, Planet of the Apes and Kamandi the Last Boy on Earth. The former, at least the first movie in the series, was thoughtful and […]
Do Soule and Noto pen a fitting end to the final days of the man without fear? And do Ewing and artists Kevin Libranda and Luciano Vecchio make Riri Williams soar?
DC Comics is trying something new. In the wake of their Rebirth initiative, the publisher has rapidly expanded its content to include diverse new imprints such as Young Animal, Wildstorm, Wonder Comics, Black Label, Ink, and Zoom. As their lineup expands, it can be hard to figure out what to pick up each week. That’s […]