August is a hot month here, so it needs equally hot comics to keep me from my arch nemesis…the sun. Fortunately, this week has some stuff I’ve been waiting on as Predator makes due without killing Gary Busey while the team of Matt Kindt and Tyler Jenkins make me tolerate kids in Black Badge. Predator: Hunters […]
The four are coming home! Catch our first impressions of FANTASTIC FOUR #1 this week on The Marvel Rundown!
Peek through the scrying glass with Alex Lu and find out which titles in the Sandman Universe will have you falling into Dream all over again
In The Danes, Belgian cartoonist Clarke’s suspense-thriller with science fiction tones, takes an accepted apocalyptic trope, a devastating pandemic, and turns it upside down. In most stories like these society collapses because of a desperate battle for survival against disease, but in The Danes, it’s the fallout of racial animosity exploding because of a disease. […]
Minimalistic comics to better understand comics!
Sean Karemaker created one of my favorite books of 2016, The Ghosts We Know, a dark autobiographical work that achieves a symbolic height as the psychological crashes into the recollections to create some otherworldly memoir universe. In many ways, Feast Of Fields is a follow-up to that work. Karemaker’s mother and her three brothers spent […]
Now that my body has finished a full week in cryotherapy recovery chambers from the SDCC, it’s time to get back to talking about debuting comics. The end of July/beginning of August is loaded with quality books, making it impossible to pick a single best or worst one, so let’s make up for lost time […]
Don’t miss our first impressions of Marvel’s latest summer event! Plus, the team-up of Ms. Marvel and Squirrel Girl continues!
Warning: Madness and love may reach out of the pages and change you!
I’ve never been able to wrap my head around the anger directed toward undocumented immigrants, and the escalation of that topic hasn’t helped me parse the topic any better. I can understand if you have reasons to be against people entering the country without going through the “proper” channels — not my view, but you […]