Lazarus #27: Jonah Carlyle . . . Long Lost and Found

After a long layoff of a full year (and some change), I am so happy to finally have  LAZARUS proper back into my hands, gracing my eyeballs! When last we received an issue of LAZARUS written solely by co-creator/author Greg Rucka and artist exclusively by co-creator/artist Michael Lark, it was March 2017’s LAZARUS #26, the conclusion of the “Cull” storyline which saw the Russian family Vassalovka — … Continue reading Lazarus #27: Jonah Carlyle . . . Long Lost and Found

SAGA #51: Middle-Aged, Poised and Graceful

At just past the would-be half-way mark of what’s speculated to likely be a 100-issue epic creator-owned series, SAGA is that comfortable, reliable favorite series that you come to simply expect to deliver exactly what you need from a series — not unlike a favorite TV showing deliver the goods each and every week of the season. That’s exactly what I experienced reading Chapter Fifty … Continue reading SAGA #51: Middle-Aged, Poised and Graceful

Fetish Fix: ANALOG, ISOLA, SKYWARD & OBLIVION SONG

A few reads from April’s Fetish Fix. So ANALOG #1 was an excellent start. So good I’m very tempted to get it monthly. I will get the $10 trade in October. I’ve been transitioning away from monthlies in my creator-owned comics since last fall, and this is a series I know will be so rewarding in book form. I’m happy to wait a few months … Continue reading Fetish Fix: ANALOG, ISOLA, SKYWARD & OBLIVION SONG

Gideon Falls #1 by Lemire and Sorrentino | Image Comics | 1st Issue Fetish

Gideon Falls #1 | By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino & Dave Stewart | Published: March 7, 2018 by Image Comics | From the Image Comics solicitation: A brand-new ongoing series from the acclaimed bestselling creative team of OLD MAN LOGAN and GREEN ARROW! The lives of a reclusive young man obsessed with a conspiracy in the city’s trash, and a washed-up Catholic priest arriving in a … Continue reading Gideon Falls #1 by Lemire and Sorrentino | Image Comics | 1st Issue Fetish

Savage Dragon #223 April Fool’s Cover from Image Comics

I’m really digging these April Fool’s covers from the Image Comics gang. I grabbed the UNCANNY AVENGERS-inspired BLACK SCIENCE one last week. Unfortunately, I passed on the “Gwinvincible” INVINCIBLE one last week, (though I got a picture of it). Tomorrow I will snag up this “SNYDER – JOCK SAVAGE DRAGON” one for its sheer coolness. ( W ) Erik Larsen (A/CA) Erik Larsen NEW STORY ARC – “THE MERGING OF … Continue reading Savage Dragon #223 April Fool’s Cover from Image Comics

EXTREMITY from Skybound Entertainment and Image Comics

Finally read the first two issues of Extremity and I gotta say I’m really digging this new series from Image Comics via Skybound Entertainment. Action packed, fast-paced storytelling with good and very energetic art. I think in this case it really helps that the creator/writer/aritst Daniel Warren Johnson is drawing the story himself. With Extremity it looks like Skybound has yet another fine comic series on its … Continue reading EXTREMITY from Skybound Entertainment and Image Comics

It’s the Dreaded End of All Things for INVINCIBLE (video)

Robert Kirkman (Co-creator/writer), Cory Walker (Co-creator/artist) and Ryan Ottley (artist) discuss the humble beginnings and the inevitable end of their cult-favorite indie superhero series Invincible. The final storyline “The End of All Things” to close out the long-running series is currently being published by Skybound Entertainment/Image Comics. Continue reading It’s the Dreaded End of All Things for INVINCIBLE (video)

Comic Book Fetish Fave of the Week #5

February 2017 New Comics Week 1 — Paper Girls #11 (Image Comics) Story: Brian K. Vaughan Art: Cliff Chiang, Matt Wilson Cover: Cliff Chiang Published: February 1, 2017 Diamond ID: DEC160678 A BOLD NEW STORYLINE STARTS HERE! The Eisner and Harvey Award-winning “Best New Series” from BRIAN K. VAUGHAN and CLIFF CHIANG returns, as Erin, Mac, and Tiff any finally reunite with their long-lost friend KJ…only to encounter … Continue reading Comic Book Fetish Fave of the Week #5

CELEBRATE IMAGE DAY ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2017

On February 1, 1992, seven comics superstars Erik Larsen, Jim Lee, Rob Liefeld, Todd McFarlane, Whilce Portacio, Marc Silvestri, and Jim Valentino came together to form their own company that would change the landscape of comics forever. Current partners McFarlane, Valentino, Kirkman, Larsen, and Silvestri collectively have brought creator-owned comics to the forefront of industry change and, after 25 years of amazing storytelling freedom, Image … Continue reading CELEBRATE IMAGE DAY ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2017

Comic Book Fetish Fave of the Week #4

January 2017 | New Comics Week 4 — Saga #42 (Image Comics) I cannot honestly remember the last time a comic book made me tearful. The all-black back pages, easily six of them, really helped deliver the gut punch and the kick to the heart. I literally gasped “Really, Brian and Fiona!?!?” BKV may be the best in the biz with his issue-to-issue cliffhangers and even bigger story … Continue reading Comic Book Fetish Fave of the Week #4

Comic Book Fetish Fave of the Week #3

January 2017 | New Comics Week 3 — Kill or Be Killed #5 (Image Comics) Story: Ed Brubaker Art: Elizabeth Breitweiser, Sean Phillips Cover: Sean Phillips Published: January 18, 2017 NEW STORY ARC. BRUBAKER & PHILLIPS’ runaway bestseller just keeps going! Now that we’ve seen the origin of our killer, it’s only a matter of time before the NYPD realizes they have a vigilante on their streets. … Continue reading Comic Book Fetish Fave of the Week #3

Image Comics 25th Anniversary Variant for DEADLY CLASS — Outright Geekery

IMAGE COMICS KICKS OFF 25TH ANNIVERSARY THEME VARIANTS WITH DEADLY CLASS’ NOD TO CYBERFORCE Image Comics is pleased to announce monthly theme variants in celebration of the company’s 25th anniversary this year. The series of variants will launch with Rick… The post Image Comics 25th Anniversary Variant for DEADLY CLASS appeared first on Outright Geekery. via Image Comics 25th Anniversary Variant for DEADLY CLASS — Outright … Continue reading Image Comics 25th Anniversary Variant for DEADLY CLASS — Outright Geekery

Now Reading: Saga – Chapter Thirty Seven

#NowReading #Saga #ImageComics #BrianKVaughan #FionaStaples NEW STORY ARC! “THE WAR FOR PHANG,” PART ONE. SAGA is back with its most epic storyline yet, and to celebrate, FIONA STAPLES graces this issue with a gorgeous wraparound cover! Finally reunited with her ever-expanding family, Hazel travels to a war-torn comet that Wreath and Landfall have been battling over for ages. This arc is a self-contained “event” we’ve … Continue reading Now Reading: Saga – Chapter Thirty Seven

NowReading: The Black Monday Murders #1

#NowReading #TheBlackMondayMurders #ImageComics #JonathanHickman #TommCoker Good stuff. A chunky first chapter with plenty of stuff to think about as to where this is going. I’m always amazed at Hickman’s ability to play within the seams of actual historical events to create alternate history fiction. From the solicit it looks #2 is another 50-some pages. I didn’t stick with East of West like I should’ve. Hopefully … Continue reading NowReading: The Black Monday Murders #1

Image Comics: #NewComicsDay – 7/6/2016

  THROWAWAYS #1, THE WALKING DEAD #156, PAPER GIRLS #7, THE FIX #4, RENATO JONES: THE ONE% #3 and more… View this email in your browser Copyright © 2016 Image Comics, All rights reserved.Thanks for signing up for our Enewsletter!Our mailing address is: Image Comics 2001 Center Street, Sixth Floor Berkeley, Ca 94704 Add us to your address book unsubscribe from this list   update subscription preferences  Continue reading Image Comics: #NewComicsDay – 7/6/2016