• A Place for the Displaced: Monstress Volume 3

    A Place for the Displaced: Monstress Volume 30

    Monstress Vol. 3 Marjorie M. Liu (writer), Ceri Riley (editorial assistant), Jennifer M. Smith (editor), Sana Takeda (artist), and Rus Wooton (letterer and designer) Image Comics September 5, 2018 Monstress is one of the best ongoing series out right now (lest we forget its multiple Eisners) and volume three continues to deliver. The story follows Maika’s

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  • The Wedding Issue: Wolverine and Witchblade (?!?)

    The Wedding Issue: Wolverine and Witchblade (?!?)0

    Aside from “Who would win in a fight?” no debate gets comic fans more heated than the question of whether or not superheroes should marry. In this mini-feature, former Bride Rebecca Henely-Weiss and Bride-to-Be Kayleigh Hearn take a trip down memory lane to the most significant times comic companies took the plunge and got their

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  • Blackbird #1 Features Family and Magic in An Exquisite World

    Blackbird #1 Features Family and Magic in An Exquisite World0

    Blackbird #1 Jen Bartel (Illustrator/Cover Artist), Sam Humphries (Writer) Image Comics October 3, 2018 Warning: Spoilers ahead. Magical fantasy stories set in the present day have always appealed to me. Especially stories that center on women and their journey to a heretofore unknown world. Blackbird brings us just that in a new comic book series illustrated

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  • 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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