As one of Marvel’s longest creator runs comes to an end, Dan Slott is taking time to stop and smell the roses with Amazing Spider-Man Annual #42. Will the quiet story centered the classic Spidey supporting cast members be the start of Slott’s big Spidey send-off? Also, the mystery of Kamala Khan’s disappearance in Ms. Marvel #27 […]
Alex reviews this week’s DC comics, also spotlighting New Super-Man #20!
In Frederik Peeters and Loo Hui Phang’s The Smell of Starving Boys, the words “virgin land” are used several times to describe America’s West. The idea is that this area is untouched, but photographer Oscar Forrest points out to his fellow expedition member Stingley, it is not untouched. It just hasn’t been possessed by white […]
With an overstuffed line and tons of competition will X-Men Red #1 stand out from the Blue, Gold and countless mutant-led solo titles?
In June 2016, DC Comics kicked off the start of its Rebirth initiative. After a wave of criticism surrounding the way they have treated their characters’ rich histories since 2011’s New 52 relaunch, DC has decided to rebrand. They hope that by restoring their characters’ pasts, they will restore readers’ faith in them as well. […]
This biography of 17th Century Spanish painter Diego Velazquez wraps itself around one work, in particular, Las Meninas, or The Ladies In Waiting, from which Santiago Garcia and Javier Olivares take their title. The work itself is much lauded and examined in the history of western art, capturing various members of the court of King […]
This week Marvel is doubling down on Jean Grey as the hero makes her triumphant return to the Marvel Universe. What does Jean’s sudden return mean for Marvel’s younger version of the character and are these books any good? Find out this week in The Marvel Rundown! Phoenix Resurrection #5 Written by Matthew Rosenberg Illustrated […]
Since DC launched their line of female statuettes in 2013, the line has found great popularity among consumers. Inspired initially by artist Ant Lucia’s take on the ladies of DC as 1940’s pinups, the DC Bombshells line now boasts more than twenty female heroines and villainesses. They have even found their way into a couple […]
After years of trying to fold the X-Men into the background and have the Inhumans step up to the plate, Marvel finally seems content to bring the two teams to the roles they originally had. This week, we’re covering the brand new Legion mini-series based on one of the most insane X-Men ever, but will […]
Like a Richard Scarry book for the modern urbanite, Ellice Weaver’s beautifully drawn Something City weaves together various corners of an urban environment to create a tapestry of experience that portrays the trees to make the forest more clear. A city is a super-organism, a compilation of sections and neighborhoods, which are in turn the sum […]