Author: Corissa Haury

Previously on Comics: A Lot of Action

Welcome back everyone! A new week of comics news. There’s a lot that’s happened in the comics world recently, so we will get right down to it. Writer Kelly Thompson has been helming the Hawkeye series, and has a history with Marvel working on X-Men, Captain Marvel, and Star Wars comics. It’s been announced that when her run of Hawkeye finishes in March, Thompson will continue to work for Marvel exclusively. Read all about it here. More moves for Marvel this week with the announcement of Dan Slott’s departure from the Amazing Spider-Man series. It’s a shock to fans,...

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Ladycastle Is Almost Great, Except for Eyebrows

Ladycastle Delilah Dawson (Writer), Ashley Woods (Artist, #1), Becca Farrow (Artist, #2-#4), Rebecca Nalty (Colorist), Jim Campbell (Letterer) BOOM! Studios October 11, 2017 The first time I read Ladycastle, I felt confused. Firstly because I felt as if it was exactly the kind of story I should like. This otherwise standard fantasy tale throws out traditional gender roles within the first few pages by eliminating the menfolk of the castle via a dragon. By all accounts the interesting cast of women, made real by sharp wit and engaging dialogue, is enjoyable. Not only because each woman is able to let go...

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Adventure Time Vol. 13: Genuinely Mathematical

Adventure Time Vol. 13 Christopher Hastings (Writer), Ian McGinty (Artist), Maarta Laiho (Colors), Mike Fiorentino (Letters) BOOM! Studios December 26, 2017 Adventure Time Volume 13 is an epic story involving dungeons, space-time paradoxes, personal sacrifice for the greater good, and a look into the past. It starts with a visit to Finn’s childhood dungeon that his adopted dog-father Joshua made for his hero training. From there, Finn and Jake decide to make their own dungeon, though they quickly realize that this is a bad idea. The story, written by Christopher Hastings, is in the true spirit of Adventure Time, and aligns with...

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Comparing the Heart of Assassin’s Creed: Reflections With Its Ancestors

Assassin’s Creed: Reflections Ian Edginton (Writer),Valeria Favoccia (Artist), Giorgia Sposito (Inker), Carlos Lopez (Colorist) Titan Comics September 23, 2017 This articles contains spoilers for the Assassin’s Creed II game and Assassin’s Creed: Reflections. For those who may not be familiar with the Assassin’s Creed game series from Ubisoft, it is a tale of the Templars and the Assassins, two secret societies at war throughout history, across countries, generations, and landscapes. The story is based on the idea that a mysterious technology company called Abstergo Industries builds software that reads the DNA of the Assassins’ ancestors and helps the company to create interactive...

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Regular Show: Parks and Wreck is a Wild Ride

Regular Show: Parks and Wreck Various Creators kaBOOM! December 5, 2017 Regular Show: Parks and Wreck is a fun series of 14 shorts, collecting kaBOOM! comics Regular Show Annual 2014 #1, Regular Show 2015 March Madness Special  #1, and Regular Show Special 2017 #1. The collection dives into the world of Mordecai and Rigby with some of the Cartoon Network show’s favorite themes: basketball, pizza, video games, birthdays, getting out of doing work, and extreme supernatural happenings. There are 15 different authors in this collection, four of whom wrote and drew the entire comic, including the accompanying illustration, colors, and...

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