Top Comics to Buy for October 23, 2019

By Zack Quaintance — This week really made me take stock of this year, featuring as it does two of the major highlights in comics for 2019: Criminal and Immortal Hulk. It’s really, in many ways, been a very solid year for comics, albeit not an overly flashy one…

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REVIEW: Cult Classic Creature Feature #1

By Zack Quaintance — I remember when I first heard about Vault Comics’ shared Cult Classic Universe. It must have been 2017 or so. I was aware of Vault, having read (and loved) Heathen, as well as some of their other early titles, specifically Alien Bounty…

Comic of the Week: The Batman’s Grave #1

By d. emerson eddy — It pretty much goes without saying that DC Comics, that is “Detective Comics Comics”, publishes a lot of Batman comics. Just this week alone there's something like 16 Batman, Batman-related, and Batman-adjacent titles. It makes…

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Comic of the Week: Once and Future #3

By d. emerson eddy — Dan Mora should be a household name. I know I've said it before, but it bears repeating. He has an incredible style that gives you hints of artists like Greg Capullo and Sean Gordon Murphy, an attention to iconic shapes similar to Mike Mignola, Bruce Timm…

REVIEW: X-Men #1 has fun in the House of X

By Zack Quaintance — Since Jonathan Hickman launched a new era of X-Men comics back in late July with House of X #1, there have been quite a few surprises in store for fans of Marvel’s mutants. Chief among these surprises is the entire concept of the new era…

TRADE RATING: Daredevil Vol. 1, Know Fear

By Hussein Wasiti — To be frank, I was surprised when Chip Zdarsky was announced late last year as the writer who would take ol’ hornhead in a brand new direction as the writer of Marvel Comics’ Daredevil. Joining him on this book, is artist Marco…

INTERVIEW: Lonnie Nadler and Jenna Cha

By Zack Quaintance — I recently had a chance to read a new series from Vault Comics (always a treat) called Black Stars Above, which is written by Lonnie Nadler, illustrated by Jenna Cha, colored by Brad Simpson, and lettered by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou. It’s…

Top Comics to Buy for October 16, 2019

By Zack Quaintance — This is somewhat of a lighter week for my individual tastes, although if I look to the New #1s and One Shots section of our Top Comics to Buy for October 16, 2019, I do find some capital B Big books dropping. In fact, while this…

A Love Letter to These Savage Shores #5

By Jarred A. Luján — If you’ve been anywhere near me for the past year (or, really, most other folks in comics), you’ve probably heard ranting and raving about a book called These Savage Shores, and now…it’s ending. Yes, the final issue of this great…