Author: Adrienne Resha

Steve McNiven and Frank D’Armata’s cover for Moon Knight #1 by writer Jed MacKay, artist Alessandro Cappuccio, colorist Rachelle Rosenberg, and letterer Cory Petit feature image depicting Moon Knight in the rain

REVIEW: Moon Knight #1

Opening with a multilevel marketing scheme orchestrated by vampires, Moon Knight #1 hits the ground running. Or, well, Moon Knight (Marc Spector) hits a van while it’s running, fulfilling his duty as a Fist of (the absent, see Avengers) Khonshu and protector of those who travel (unwillingly in the aforementioned van) at night.

White and Gündüz Turkish Kaleidoscope Cover cropped

REVIEW: Turkish Kaleidoscope: Fractured Lives in a Time of Violence

Social anthropologist and novelist Jenny White (Muslim Nationalism and the New Turks, The Winter Thief) and artist Ergün Gündüz’s Turkish Kaleidoscope is dizzying. The graphic novel follows four characters, who are fictionalized composites of oral history interviewees, over four years in Turkey as political power shifted between different leftist and rightist groups. The comic, which…

Feature image from Paco Medina and Federico Blee’s cover for Reptil #1 by writer Terry Blas, penciler Enid Balám, inker Victor Olazaba, colorist Carlos Lopez, and letterer Joe Sabino

REVIEW: Reptil #1 Is a Roaring Reintroduction

Reptil’s real name is Humberto Lopez. He was a superhero. If the name doesn’t sound familiar, don’t worry. Reptil #1 — the first issue of a four-part, post-Outlawed, post-King in Black miniseries — effectively (re)introduces the character, who first appeared in writer Christos Gage and artist Steve Uy’s Avengers: The Initiative Featuring Reptil #1. 

Section of Toni Infante’s cover for Champions #1 by writer Eve L. Ewing, artist Simone Di Meo, colorist Federico Blee, and letterer Clayton Cowles

REVIEW: Champions #1

“The Champions have always been about standing up against what’s wrong. Standing up for people who can’t always stand up for themselves. And doing the work that the adult super hero community is too busy fighting among themselves to do,” says Ms. Marvel in Champions #1, an issue largely defined by infighting among the team’s…