Spencer & Locke subverts the homage and is its own animal.
"The rules are simple. The gun is always loaded. The safety is always off. The fucker always fires.”
I am fully under the spell of "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina," the latest top-notch offering from Archie Comics. Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, it's a dark, compelling and completely accessible story with fantastic art by Robert Hack. Read my full review of issue #1 HERE.
We love our leading ladies, and the latest superheroine to get her own title is She-Hulk. Check Lindsey's full review right HERE!
A ton of hype surrounded the launch of the all-female X-Men team, and now hype is about all that's left.
Nothing brings out the fangirl in Erika like the Beatles. Then Dark Horse went and put them in a comic. Listen as E. joins Sidebar Nation for a lively discussion about “The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story."
V. had the pleasure of reading and reviewing Kelly Sue DeConnick and Emma Rios's new creator-owned series, Pretty Deadly.
Hey guys! I'm reviewing stuff again. This week is two quick reviews on Gail Simone's slow-burn in The Movement #4 and the explosive final issue of The Legend of Luther Strode. When The Strange Talents of Luther Strode hit the shelves last year, that book was pure energy and wildly addicting. I actually didn't catch... Continue Reading →
Just in case you happened to miss it yesterday, dear readers, I reviewed Adrian Tomine's Optic Nerve #13 over at Newsarama. This was one of the first comic series that got me hooked on indie in the first place, and is well-worth looking into. Tomine is a master of his craft. You can read it... Continue Reading →
Lindsey and I have full-length reviews up over at Newsarama's Best Shots Advance column, today. She is loving the Red Riding Hood adaptation, Akaneiro. And I was super-stoked to review Greg Rucka's Lazarus. Both comics feature female protagonists. Both comics are worth your time and money. CHECK IT.
Lindz has joined the ranks of the Best Shots Team over at Newsarama.com, and I'd say she's doing a bang up job. CHECK IT!
Big Blue fan or not, you need to read Kurt Busiek and Stuart Immonen’s "Superman: Secret Identity," a brilliant take on the Man of Steel.
Batman Incorporated boasts an entertaining story and Young Avengers is rocking the killer art. Click HERE to check out Vanessa's reviews of two solid spandex reads for the week of May 29th.
If you are familiar with Jane Mai already, you know that her comics are generally light-hearted and humorous with such telling titles as "Literal Poop Nightmare" and "Strippers." For this reason it was briefly shocking to find the entirety of her full-length debut, Sunday in the Park with Boys, such a departure from what we... Continue Reading →
Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips throw childhood comic book archetypes into a dark adulthood, with brilliant results.
I throw in three reviews for Chew, Batwoman and Young Avengers in this week's Best Shots Rapid Review column. Check it.
For the past two years, Rick Remender's Uncanny X-Force has been something I quite looked forward to on Wednesdays. At a time when many of my favorite superhero comics were not that great or being canceled, Uncanny X-Force was a consistently good title and filled that superhero space in my heart. So, when the opportunity... Continue Reading →
Thoroughly impressed I was with Morrison's latest issue of Batman Incorporated. You can read my review at here.