It’s been a lunar cycle but we’re reviewing #1’s again. As we ease back into the swing of new comics and prepare for the onslaught of SDCC next week, one book got picked out above others to be put through my cynicism. Aspen Comics latest superstar in the making Siya Oum gives readers her second […]
Every once in awhile, I come across a comic like Zoe Taylor‘s Joyride. An experiment so different and unique that you can’t help but appreciate the medium of comics even more once you’re done. Joyride brought me joy, though it isn’t a happy or light comic. I read it after the longest road trip of my life that took […]
Snyder, Tynion, Lee, Kubert, and Romita cap off one of the stronger event preludes in recent memory
When Johnny Cash said that love was a burning thing, he was probably talking about the self-published works of Becky Cloonan. Before she became the first woman to draw an issue of Batman or the visual sense of Gerard Way’s Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys, Becky wrote and illustrated tales of tragedy […]
This week on The Marvel Rundown we’re checking in with Deadpool who seems to have killed the Marvel Universe, I guess this is his second time that he did that? I’m not really sure. Over on the other side of the Marvel Universe, Thor has been separated from the rest of the pack and has […]
Alex reviews this week’s DC Comics!
Joe Ollmann’s The Abominable Mr. Seabrook is a riveting read. An incredibly compelling portrait of a man whose life is the very definition of “larger than life” turned into an engaging page turner under the expert hand of Joe Ollmann. I found it was difficult to put this book down once I started reading it. The […]
What is a Glacier by Sophie Yanow, Almanac 2017, by Iona Fox & Undocumented, The Architecture of Migrant Detention* by Tings Chak. I read these three comics in the days leading up to President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris agreement. The second most polluting country in the world said it wasn’t interested in stopping the walk towards […]
The final issue of the current Wonder Woman run is upon us, Kyle takes a look at how things shake out.
I’m never a big fan of the comics that pretends to “explore superheroes if they existed in the real world”. I tend to find those comics to be bland and unimaginative and they typically fall into the same tropes as each story has to have a hero, an origin story, a villain, punching, more punching. […]