Best New #1 Comics for August 2019

By Zack Quaintance — August, obviously, can often feel like the dregs of summer. I think this is true in comics as well. The big summer events are usually ended or ending, delayed like all get out, or giving way to announcements about the new comics that…

REVIEW: Batman #78 is a visually-stunning issue

By Alex Batts — Up until this point, the City of Bane story arc has been pedal to the metal, full force insanity. This week’s Batman #78, however, puts on cruise control, sending readers on a semi-vacation with Batman and Catwoman. It’s a welcome break…

REVIEW: Coffin Bound #2 is keeping promises

By Zack Quaintance — In its (pretty stellar) debut issue, Coffin Bound from writer Dan Watters and artist Dani (with colors by Brad Simpson and letters by Aditya Bidikar) made readers a few promises. Let’s check out a quick list of…

REVIEW: Black Hammer Justice League #3

By Nick Couture — Working outside of the big two, Jeff Lemire created his own universe of superheroes. These heroes in Black Hammer are heavily inspired by heroes we know and love. With Black Hammer Justice League #3, Lemire continues…

REVIEW: Pandemica #1, a great conspiracy story

By Jarred A. Luján — Pandemica #1 is a new mini-series from IDW Publishing written by New York Times’ bestselling author Jonathan Maberry with line art by Star Wars: The Old Republic alumni Alex Sanchez. It’s also a timely book about designer pathogens…

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Comic of the Week: Legion of Super-Heroes

By d. emerson eddy — There were a couple forms of the Legion Super-Heroes that were around at the beginning of DC's New 52 reboot back in 2011, all of which kind of continued on from what had been happening with the team before the reboot…

REVIEW: Detective Comics #101, great art

By Alex Batts — This week’s Detective Comics #1011 is the conclusion of a three-issue arc featuring Deadshot. This issue boasts slightly more action than the previous two, as we finally get a full-force showdown between Batman and Deadshot. As…

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Top Comics to Buy for September 11, 2019

By Zack Quaintance — This can’t last...that’s what I’ve been thinking since House of X #1 was our Pick of the Week on the Wednesday that Marvel’s X-Men revitalization launched. Yet, here we are — the Top Comics to Buy for September 11, 2019 features another…

The Saga Re-Read: Saga #50 is a sexy comic

By Zack Quaintance — In some ways, this is the quintessential issue of Saga. It blends moments of domesticity so well with science fiction, commentary, and the suspenseful escape plot we’ve been following from our first issue. It is, perhaps, fitting that this is…