That’s Earth Crisis as in the metalcore band, Liberator as in the hit Black Mask Studios comic, and all-star as in “holy crap these are brilliant people”. Not new crisis in DC Multiverse with superhuman Marvel task force spearheaded by All-Star Super-Batman. But feel free to imagine either.
Return with us to the golden age of black and white horror magazines, if you will…a time when captions were prolific, and things that looked like Gollum attacked lady vampires. VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVES VOL. 8 Howard Chaykin, Bill DuBay, Roger McKenzie & more (w) Richard Corben, Jose Gonzalez, Esteban Maroto, Ramon Torrents & more (a) Enrich […]
CODENAME: ACTION #4 (of 6) Chris Roberson (w) Jonathan Lau (a) Jae Lee, Jonathan Lau (c) FC • 32 pages • $3.99 • Teen+ Operative 1001 has managed to locate the hidden headquarters of the shadowy organization that is driving the world to the brink of war. But even if he manages to rescue Operator […]
Among the comics on sale tomorrow, Ghost #1, an ongoing continuation of the mini-series from a year ago. The creative team includes writers Kelly Sue DeConnick and Chris Sebela with artist Ryan Sook, so it looks very nice indeed. The first issue has a cover by Terry Dodson and an variant by Paolo Rivera. Ghost […]
Underground comics have made household names for a number of comics creators, whom at the forefront exposed a new era of radically unorthodox drawing styles and subject matters, but also whose eccentric personalities and antics made them as recognizable as the work they were putting out. It’s hard to fully comprehend a work like CEREBUS […]
Out of all the stunning and various paraphernalia I hauled away from last year’s BCGF, one of the books that clung most to my mind’s eye was the London micropublisher Breakdown Press‘s debut endeavor, WINDOWPANE by Joe Kessler. It’s hard to pinpoint precisely what element of the book was the most striking—Kessler imaginatively accomplished […]
Since its inception into the vast Tumblr-sphere, Comics Workbook has profoundly reshaped and reinvigorated the communal mold of social blogging for cartoonists and readers alike. While the phenomenon of Tumblr has already served to blossom the indie comics community, Comics Workbook has proven to be an exceptional outlet for different comics creators to display […]
Colleen Doran’s A Distant Soil is one of the original creator owned comics—and after a long run it’s actually coming to a close! Only nine issues remain after this one. Issue #42 is on sale this week. Art, story and Cover: Colleen Doran The resistance dissolves into warring factions intent on seizing power. And […]
Marvel’s take on the teenagers-hunt-and-kill-one-another genre, AVENGERS ARENA, winds up at the end of the month and here’s a peek. Story by Dennis Hopeless, Art by Kev Walker and Cover by Dave Johnson. On sale 11/27. Sixteen young, troubled superheroes trapped on an island, forced to fight to the death for the amusement of a […]
As well as a look at Francesco Francavilla’s cover for the series, which is written by J. Michael Straczynski, Dynamite have released a look at just-announced artist Guiu Vilanova’s artwork for their new ongoing Twilight Zone series. First announced at San Diego Comic-Con, the book will launch in November.
Titan Comics, hearing about Tharg’s earlier visit, decided to also pop round for some tea and biscuits, and also handed me some paper. This time though, the paper was a first look – nobody else in the bally WORLD has seen these yet – at the preview for Numbercruncher #3 from Si Spurrier, PJ Holden, […]