• Review: The Seven Princes of the Thousand-Year Labyrinth0

    Once upon a time, in a faraway land, the emperor’s son was murdered by his seven formerly-loyal vassals. This created a lot of trust issues around the throne, so the kingdom decides on a totally foolproof and not weird at all way of deciding their next rulers. Every generation, they throw a bunch of pretty

  • Roundtable: The Wild Storm #8

    Roundtable: The Wild Storm #81

    The Wild Storm #8 Warren Ellis (writer), Jon Davis-Hunt (artist), Steve Buccellato (colorist), Simon Bowland (letterer) WildStorm (DC Comics imprint) October 18, 2017 In the murky depths of the Distant Past, there was another world. A world of pouches and unnecessarily large guns. A world with a lot of compound words where the second word

  • Rebirth Roundup: Everything from October 25

    Rebirth Roundup: Everything from October 251

    First, I’d like to apologize for missing last week’s slew of books. Between a sinus headache exasperated by wildfires and planning for a trip, I ran out of time to get everything done. As for this week’s comics, we have lots of lead-in to Doomsday Clock, and a couple tie-ins to Metal. We also continue

  • Made Men #1 Lumbers to its Feet

    Made Men #1 Lumbers to its Feet0

    Made Men #1 Paul Tobin (writer), Arjuna Susini (art), Gonzalo Duarte (colors), Saida Temofonte (letters) Oni Press September, 2017 Made Men #1 would have felt like fun progressive pulp in the late 50s, early 60s, but feels dated now. It tells the story, largely in first-person captions, of a young woman calling herself Jutte Shelley.

  • Capes and Guts: DC House of Horror

    Capes and Guts: DC House of Horror0

    DC House of Horror #1 Keith Giffen, Edward Lee, Mary SanGiovanni, Bryan Smith, Brian Keene, Nick Cutter, Ronald Malfi, Wrath James White and Weston Ochse (Writers), Howard Porter, Bilquis Evely, Kyle Baker, Rags Morales, Scott Kolins, Dale Eaglesham, Tom Raney and Howard Chaykin (Artists), H-Fi, Mat Lopes, Lovern Kindzierski, Romulo Fajardo Jr, Jordan Boyd, Gina

  • Halloween Mini-Reviews Bonanza: Haunted Chunks to Chew On

    Halloween Mini-Reviews Bonanza: Haunted Chunks to Chew On1

    It’s Halloween on Tuesday! Woah, scary! Want some comics with that? Yes you do! Try these. Coady and the Creepies Liz Prince (writer) and Amanda Kirk (artist) BOOM! Box October 11, 2017 Coady and the Creepies stars horror pop punk band The Creepies made up of triplet siblings Coady, Cory, and Criss. The band and