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. […]
Chip Zdarsky and Adam Kubert are finally getting the keys to Spider-Man. Their new series is the second ongoing Spider-Man book featuring Peter Parker currently published as Zdarsky and Kubert are going to have to really show off why this one is a little bit different from the flagship Spidey title! Oh yeah, Marvel also has […]
Alex Lu reviews Stjepan Sejic’s artistic debut on Aquaman and answers the question that’s on everyone’s mind: how are these Looney Tunes crossovers?!
Shit and Piss by Tyler Landry Imagine the comic that not only lives up to that title, but manages to do so with a poetic grace. That’s what Landry has achieved, a post-apocalyptic meditation on the relationship between life and filth, with death and violence as crucial to the cycle of life. Taking place mostly […]
It’s 84 pages in before the subject of French graphic novelist Chaboute‘s largely silent work Alone finally appears, and even then, it’s only in the form of a hand dropping food to a goldfish in a bowl. It’s a metaphor for how the deformed Alone — that’s what he’s called — lives his life, isolated in […]
This week Marvel is launching a couple more ongoings including a batch of new/old ongoings back into their best-selling Star Wars line of books with Darth Vader #1 featuring most prolific writer of the line, Charles Soule stepping up to bat with fan-favorite artist Giuseppe Camuncoli. Marvel has been talking about their upcoming Iceman series since […]
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. […]
Jeff Lemire has become quite a prolific comics creator since 2008. He’s largely devoted himself to the varying forms of genre fiction that comics offers, both his own creations, like Sweet Tooth or The Underwater Welder, and the classic characters of DC and Marvel, though sometimes his superhero work was defined by its quirkiness, like […]
Gloom Planet, Golden Chimes & Tycho, by Anya Davidson Anya Davidson is a singular talent in the world of comics. There’s an incredible energy to her work that never ceases to amaze me. Her characters are expressive, she conveys movement well, her dialog are interesting, funny and smart, the stories she tells are compelling and her colour is […]