One of the things I like best about Liana Finck is her ability to not only be the only thing like her in comics but to communicate that fact clearly and with charm. Seldom are her cartoons transcriptions of actions — this happened then this happened then this happened — but rather the live unpacking […]
You’ve waited and waited and waited some more, and now, finally, Wolverine is really truly definitely mostly back in Return of Wolverine #1! Plus, The Avengers settle into their new headquarters – the shell of a dead Celestial – in Avengers #8, while Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1 takes a trip down memory lane to remind readers […]
David Small is old enough to remember the realities of a free-range childhood as the norm that is often romanticized by people my age. What a lot of people forget about those years as kids carousing around the neighborhood without any supervision — and because of the absence of afterschool programs and other modern mainstays […]
Marvel’s Spider-Man for PlayStation is taking off like a rocket ship in terms of sales. It’s been the UK’s fastest selling PlayStation exclusive, in the company of Infamous and God Of War. The game has even been revealed to be what the Iron Man film was to the MCU, the starting point of an entirely […]
This month is dedicated to my favorite wrestling going on right now, NXT. Boom! Studios weekly event focuses on telling the wrestling world stories behind some of the brand’s most charismatic characters and unforgettable moments. WWE: NXT Takeover – Proving Ground #1 Writer: Dennis Hopeless Artist: Kendall Goode Letterer: Jim Campbell Publisher: BOOM! Studios […]
Joff Winterhart’s Other People brings together two self-contained stories in the same volume, joined by common themes and similar characters, and also Winterhart’s mastery of intimate moments and the outward expression of personal and sometimes indefinable feelings. When it comes to full portrayals of realistically-rendered human beings, with all the subtleties and awkwardness contained in […]
Get our thoughts on this week’s special issue of CHAMPIONS, plus return to Krakoa in JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY!
The Girl of Steel takes center stage at last!
On one hand, Garlandia has all the charm and intimacy of the characters from which it pulls obvious influence, the Moomins — the book is dedicated to them, alongside Moebius and Fred — but it takes it to darker, more expansive spaces than the Moomins ever go. Perhaps that is where Moebius comes into the […]