• Man-Eaters #1: A Beast is in the Heart

    Man-Eaters #1: A Beast is in the Heart0

    Man-Eaters #1 Chelsea Cain (writer), Joe Caramagna (letterer), Stella Greenvoss (additional interior art), Kate Niemczyk (pencils & inks), Rachelle Rosenberg (colorist) Image Comics September 26, 2018 Two years ago, Cain, Caramagna, Niemczyk, and Rosenberg created one of my favorite comics in recent memory, Mockingbird, which took a B-list (and powerless) Avenger and made her into a

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  • Man-Eaters: Chelsea Cain Comes with Claws

    Man-Eaters: Chelsea Cain Comes with Claws0

    Already a best-selling book author, Chelsea Cain stormed into comics with an Eisner-nominated run on Marvel’s Mockingbird that landed on Amazon’s best-seller list. It also infuriated a legion of internet trolls due to the now-infamous cover of issue 8 (plus the second collected trade paperback), where Bobbi Morse gazes out at the reader wearing a shirt that

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  • Valiant’s The Year of the Visitor

    Valiant’s The Year of the Visitor0

    This 1994 Valiant-on-Valiant documentary has a number of joys to offer and a lot of information. One such piece is a fairly large nugget: that 1994 was “the year of The Visitor.”

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  • Sleepless Volume 1: Fantasy, Romance, and Courtly Intrigue

    Sleepless Volume 1: Fantasy, Romance, and Courtly Intrigue0

    Sleepless, Volume 1 Deron Bennett (Letterer), Leila del Duca (Artist), Alissa Sallah (Editor, Colorist), Sarah Vaughn (Writer) Image Comics July 17, 2018 Sleepless, Volume 1 collects issues #1-6 into a single, gorgeous fantasy tome of magic, romance, and courtly intrigue. The story follows Poppy, the daughter of the recently deceased king of Harbeny, who wants nothing

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  • The Pouch: There Can Never Be Enough Pouches

    The Pouch: There Can Never Be Enough Pouches0

    Pouches are always in fashion. Or rather, if they are not, they damn well should be. Our own Claire Napier is a big pouch advocate and has been a staunch pouch supporter since the ’90s, when Rob Liefeld and his ilk introduced superhero fashion to practicality: “When you’re wearing a pouch (or more), you can

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  • Riding the Waves: Top Cow’s New Aphrodite V

    Riding the Waves: Top Cow’s New Aphrodite V0

    In July of this year, Top Cow will reintroduce us to Aphrodite V, written by Bryan Hill with art by Jeff Spokes. The Aphrodite series of synthetic humanoids has one purpose: assassination. No matter her version number, she is built to infiltrate and kill, and she does her job extremely well. Since 2000, the various

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