Kyle returns from overseas to discuss the latest chapter of “The Button” and what’s new in Green Lanterns.
You’re not likely to come out of a Cathy Malkasian book without being spooked by something you can’t quite put your finger on even though it lingers and gets you a little bit down. Malkasian has cornered the market on gloomy, apocalyptic parables that don’t make you feel so great about humankind even as you […]
First Second, publishers of “great graphic novels for every reader”, have just released today the story of Spill Zone. Written by New York Times bestselling author Scott Westerfeld and illustrated by Alex Puvilland, this graphic novel follows that of a young woman named Addison who must provide for herself and her younger sister ever since […]
Alex reviews this week’s DC comics!
Kus Mono #3: An Exorcism by Theo Ellsworth An Exorcism begins simply enough with a man lying in a bed that is walking away, escorted by a bunch of tiny demonic pigs, but once a strange-tongued demon and some little ghost things join in to see the man tossed off his bed into the dark […]
The Marvel Universe is becoming enveloped in the clutches of a Secret Empire formed by former Marvel hero Steve Rogers. Readers were shocked when the character teased that he had switched sides as the seeds for Secret Empire were planted back in 2016 in the pages of Captain America: Steve Rogers #1. After a year […]
Alex dives into the mystery of…The Button.
Marvel’s interstellar misfits are the first of the publisher’s characters to appear on a major console game release in the new era of gaming for them (followed soon by Square Enix and Insomniac’s respective titles). Telltale Games, the developer who’s added lore to The Walking Dead, created their own version of Batman’s mythology, now look […]
I am often torn about autobiographical comics. Not whether they should exist or not — of course people should create the comics they are moved to create — and not about the level of the work, which obviously depends on the creator doing the work, but within an area that has some strong practitioners. What […]
The most rewarding comics are the ones that challenge your ideas and make you uncomfortable. Thought the medium’s history here’s been a long line of them, as early as X-Men in the 1960’s to modern books like Preacher. Tons of books either subtlety or forthright confronted notions core values are based on. Boom! Studios new book […]