Spotlighting free comics on ComiXology, how about RASL #1 by Jeff Smith. A follow up of sorts to Bone, his beloved classic all ages fantasy, Rasl is a little more overtly darker, the story of an art thief named Rasl who uses something called “The Drift” to steal priceless artifacts from other dimensions.
These comics are not free for everyone, but if you have an Amazon Prime membership – and many of you do just so you can watch Mozart in the Jungle and The Man in the High Castle – you also have access to a number of free ebooks for your Kindle via the new Kindle Prime […]
Comixology Sunday! If you’ve never been introduced to Mike Mignola’s sardonic demon, the Hellboy Sampler will do just that, All stories are written by Mignola, with art by him, Fabio Moon (below) and Cameron Stewart. And exar fun pages by R. Sikoryak. Hellboy the franchise is known for always having awesome art, as you can […]
UPDAYE: YES YES – I SCREWED THIS UP. Dirk is still with us and delightful. I make no promises for the contents, but in honor of the passing of his Battlestar Balactica co-star Richard Hatch, here’s a free issue of Dirk Benedict in the 25th Century #0, written by Benedict himself with Scott Phillips and […]
Hey it’s the big game today, in case you hadn’t noticed. Sports comics have had a checkered past in the US – NFL Super Pro? – but in Japan, sports manga are a respected genre that has spawned such masterpieces as Takehiko Inoue’s Slam Dunk! and Real. Viz Media put together a Sports Manga Essentials, available for free download […]
Here’s another basic comics shelf no brainer: Astro City, the fictional superhero universe created by writer Kurt Busiek, artist Brent Anderson and cover artist/designer Alex Ross. Something of a conceptual spin-off of Marvels by Busiek and Ross, Astro City takes place in the titular city, in a world where superheroes are commonplace, and follows […]