• 80 Years of Leaping Tall Buildings: Action Comics #1000

    80 Years of Leaping Tall Buildings: Action Comics #10000

    Action Comics #1000 Covers by Jim Lee and Scott Williams (Main), Steve Rude (1930s), Michael Cho (1940s), Dave Gibbons (1950s), Michael Allred (1960s), Jim Steranko (1970s), Joshua Middleton (1980s), Dan Jurgens (1990s), Lee Bermejo (2000s) DC Comics April 18, 2018 The issue eighty years in the making. Action Comics is the first mainstream comic to

  • The Big Goodbye: Jessica Jones #18

    The Big Goodbye: Jessica Jones #180

    Jessica Jones #18 Brian Michael Bendis (writer), Michael Gaydos (artist), Matt Hollingsworth (colorist), VC’s Cory Petit (letterer) Marvel Comics 28 March 2018 March 2018 marked the last ever (but this is comics, so “last ever”) Brian Michael Bendis-written issue of Jessica Jones. “The Big Goodbye” is issue #18 in this newest run that reunited the

  • The Castle Offers Fictions Within Fictions

    The Castle Offers Fictions Within Fictions1

    If you’re going to read a comic co-written by Brian Michael Bendis and Kelly Sue DeConnick and edited by Sana Amanat, you probably want them all to be pretending to adapt a novel written by a fictional character from a television show. Right? Isn’t that what people want? That’s what happened in 2011, when Marvel

  • DC PUBWATCH: the Solicitation Situation

    DC PUBWATCH: the Solicitation Situation0

    So, I’ve been behind on getting you guys Rebirth Roundups, and I apologize on that front. I’ll be coming back soon, with a slightly revised format, but for now I want to talk about all the big changes coming in June from DC Comics. Lots of titles are changing hands, and most for the better.

  • Review: All-New X-Men #25

    Review: All-New X-Men #252

    All-New X-Men #25 Brian Michael Bendis David Marquez, Bruce Timm & Laura Martin, Arthur Adams & Justin Ponsor, David Mack, Skottie Young & Jason Keith, Robbi Rodriguez & Justin Ponsor, Lee Bermejo & Marte Garcia, Kent Williams, J.G. Jones, Ronnie Del Carmen, J. Scott Campbell & Nei Ruffino, Maris Wicks, Jason Shiga, Dan Hipp, Max

  • Short & Sweet: No theme necessary

    Short & Sweet: No theme necessary0

    This week we read more Marvel comics, some bande dessinée, manga, and ONI Press’s stir-causing The Bunker. We don’t have a theme–but who needs one?