Month: December 2017

Sleepless #1 variant cover. Art by Jen Bartel, published by Image Comics, 2017.

Sleepless #1: a Fairytale

Sleepless #1 Sarah Vaughn (Writer), Leila del Duca (Artist), Alissa Sallah (Colorist), Deron Bennett (Letterer) Image Comics December 6, 2017 The living daughter of a dead king. The knight who seems to be neither living nor dead. The plot to send them all to the sarcophagi housed below. Sleepless #1 follows Pyppenia, the princess, and Cyrenic,…

Go Ahead, Skip the Origin Stories

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″] [et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Action Comics #1 gets Superman’s origin story and “a scientific explanation of Clark Kent’s amazing strength” out of the way on the very first page, and the rest of the issue is devoted to his activities as a grown-up “champion of the the oppressed.” Though obviously his…

“Bug! The Adventures of Forager” Concludes with a Meaningful Reveal

Bug! The Adventures of Forager #6 Lee Allred and Michael Allred (Storytellers), Laura Allred (Colorist), Nate Piekos of Blambot (Letterer) DC Comics December 13, 2017 Spoiler Warning: Discussion of important plot points follows Bug! The Adventures of Forager #6 is a beautiful mess that closes the miniseries with a string of unexpectedly profound musings about…

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,…

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