Month: January 2018

Abbott #1 by (W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Sami Kivela (CA) Taj Tenfold. Boom! Studios. January 24, 2018.

Abbott #1: Know Her Name

Abbott #1 Saladin Ahmed (Writer), Sami Kivela (Artist) and Taj Tenfold (Cover Artist) Boom! Studios January 24, 2018 I’m a fan of the Lois Lane type (and the character who inspired it): a woman determined to get to the truth, do exceptionally well at her job, and knows she’s good at what she does. So saying that…

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…

Angel Heart by Tsukasa Hojo. Published by Coamix and North Star Pictures, on Silent Manga Audition, 2015. ©2001-2017 TSUKASA HOJO/NSP

Hipster Manga: Angel Heart

Although it’s only half the name of the series, “heart” is literally at the center of the long-running manga Angel Heart by Tsukasa Hojo. (Literally-literally, not figuratively-literally.) It’s both a story of a transplanted heart and the code name of a young assassin aptly named Glass Heart. After a particularly gut-wrenching kill, Glass Heart decides…

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