• Under the Sea with Ether: The Copper Golems #1

    Under the Sea with Ether: The Copper Golems #10

    Ether: The Copper Golems #1 Matt Kindt (Writer), David Rubin (Artist) Dark Horse May 16, 2018 Ether: The Copper Golems, a continuation of Kindt and Rubin’s earlier Ether series, came out recently and found its way into my hands and eyeballs. Ether follows scientist-adventurer-detective Boone Dias as he explores and studies a fantastical dimension called “The

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  • Dangerous Curves Ahead: Backways #5

    Dangerous Curves Ahead: Backways #51

    Backways #5 Justin Jordan (co-creator, writer), Eleonora Carlini (co-creator, artist), Silvia Tildei (colorist), Marshall Dillon (letterer) Aftershock comics May 2018 In the final installment of its “All the Forgotten Things” arc, Backways answers the question of whether newly-discovered whisperer (someone who can talk to the dead) Anna will rescue her girlfriend Sylvia from the grasp

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  • Jessica Campbell’s XTC69 gives the Middle Finger to Misogyny and Transphobia

    Jessica Campbell’s XTC69 gives the Middle Finger to Misogyny and Transphobia0

    XTC69 Jessica campbell Koyama Press May 2018 Sometimes, when I feel buried under a flood of stress both in my personal life and from the general state of the world, I want to consume media that just makes me feel joy. I need to smile and laugh, to step out from under the weight of

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  • Two Sports Comics Knocking It Out of the Park … and One Striking Out Miserably

    Two Sports Comics Knocking It Out of the Park … and One Striking Out Miserably0

    Sports stories, no matter the medium, seem to fall along a continuum. On one end, you have the stories where the sport serves as a backdrop for character-driven conflict, while the other end boasts complete immersion in the sport, with minimal concern for storylines outside each match’s or season’s results. Dodge City, Fence, and We

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  • It’s Back! Black Hammer: Age of Doom #1

    It’s Back! Black Hammer: Age of Doom #10

    Black Hammer: Age of Doom #1 Jeff Lemire (Writer), Dean Ormston (Artist), Dave Stewart (Colors), Todd Klein (Letters) Dark Horse Comics April 18, 2018 Black Hammer: Age of Doom #1 is a continuation of Dark Horse’s Black Hammer series written by the prolific Jeff Lemire. Black Hammer takes place after a group of superheroes, long

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  • Resident Alien #1: More Than Meets the Eye

    Resident Alien #1: More Than Meets the Eye0

    Resident Alien: An Alien in New York#1 Peter Hogan (Writer), Steve Parkhouse (Artist) Dark Horse Comics April 2018 An alien stranded far from home, Harry Vanderspeigle works as a doctor in Patience, Washington. Harry also investigates crimes freelance to keep himself occupied. With four positive outcomes under his belt, he finds himself on the case

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