“You know, the generic, samey origin stories are definitely my favorite part about superheroes,” said no comic book reader ever, and yet, this week in comics sees DC’s questionable Zero Issue month begin. So, yay for that.
This is a thing that is new.
This week in comics, Saga #5 finally exists just in time for Saga #6 to come out, I completely forget to pick up Avengers Vs. X-Men, and Rorschach gets the impossibly bland mini-series you always hoped he’d have.
This cover, though lovely, has absolutely nothing to do with what’s in the issue? And what, you ask, is in it? Azzarello’s best 20 pages on the title to date.
Posted in Before Watchmen, Comic Books, Comic Reviews, Daredevil, DC, Image, Marvel, Wonder Woman
- Tagged Captain Marvel, Comic Book Reviews, DC Comics, Image, Saga, Wonder Woman
This week in comics, Saga and Justice League are sold out at my shop so I don’t get to read them, Carol Danvers returns to the spotlight in Captain Marvel #1, and Mark Waid completely rocks.
Decent book. Terrible cover.
Posted in Avengers Vs. X-Men, Before Watchmen, Comic Books, Comic Reviews, Daredevil, DC, Digital Comics, Marvel, Wonder Woman
- Tagged Avengers vs. X-Men, Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre, Captain Marvel, Daredevil, review, Wonder Woman
This week in comics, America America America America! Also, Animal Man breaks out of its slump!
Why this cover? Because I forgot to pick up Action Comics #11 this week. To be fair, my comic shop files it under S for Superman, rather than A for Action Comics, and I disagree strongly with that policy. I understand it, but still, that’s just not reasonable. I’m open to debate on that claim, though.
This week in comics, Before Watchmen: Nite Owl shows us why we should have feared this whole silly prequel business more, Abnett & Lanning launch a new superhero book for Boom! and two of Gotham’s many, many massive criminal conspiracies clash in All-Star Western. Would you like to know more?
Everyone is super hostile to the kindly old man inviting them all into his house. It’s like a gritty retelling of The Sandlot.
Posted in Before Watchmen, BOOM! Studios, Comic Books, Comic Reviews, DC, Image, Justice League, New 52
- Tagged Batman Incorporated, Before Watchmen: Nite Owl, Fatale, I Vampire, Justice League #10, Justice League Dark, review, The Hypernaturals
This week in comics, Avengers Vs. X-Men finally gets a little life in it, Northstar gets real married, and Saga returns to save us all from mediocrity. Enjoy!
Posted in Avengers, Avengers Vs. X-Men, Before Watchmen, Comic Books, Comic Reviews, DC, Image, Marvel, X-Men
- Tagged Astonishing X-Men #51, Avengers vs. X-Men, Before Watchmen: Comedian, Gay marriage, review
This week in comics, the Avengers ask the X-Men to do the lambada – the forbidden dance! – with grave consequences, Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E. finally finds its voice and Brian Woods launches an excellent new post-apocalyptic drama with Dark Horse.
Amanda Conner: DC’s secret weapon and cover artist extraordinaire.
Posted in Avengers, Batman, Before Watchmen, Comic Reviews, Dark Horse Comics, DC, Marvel, New 52
- Tagged Avengers Vs X-men, Batman, Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre, Spider-Men, The Massive