Month: June 2019

Aftershock Pubwatch Banner - image from Trust Fall #1 (Aftershock Comics)

AfterShock Pubwatch: June

This month, I’m taking a look at AfterShock Comics, which describes itself as “a creatively driven comic book publisher led by a team of highly accomplished, life-long comics professionals and entertainment specialists.” When I chatted with managing editor Christina Harrington, she explained that the company wanted “to tell stories that’ll make your skin crawl, that’ll…

Superman Year One: A.K.A. Ah, Just What Superman’s Origin Needed, Some Rape

Superman: Year One #1 Mark Doyle (editor), Danny Miki (inker), Frank Miller (writer), John Romita Jr. (artist), Alex Sinclair (colorist), Amedeo Turturro (associate editor), John Workman (letterer) DC Comics June 19th, 2019 Is there anyone in comics more infinitely frustrating than Frank Miller? One of the most iconic, notorious, and lauded creators in the industry. A man…

AOC & the Freshman Force

You’ll Want In On This House Party: AOC and the Freshman Force: New Party, Who Dis?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Freshman Force: New Party, Who Dis R. Sikoryak, Nick Accardi, Travis Hymel, Micah Myers; Sherard Jackson; Marguerite Dabaie; Kit Caoagas, K. Lynn Smith; Josh Blaylock; Peter Rostovsky; Dean Haspiel, Christa Cassano; Pat Shand, Larry Watts, Jim Campbell; Sam Wells, Liz McArthur; Hoyt Silva; Jill Thompson; Jeffrey Burandt, Sean Von Gorman, Paul…