Comic Book Fetish Faves | January 2017

Saga #42 (IMAGE) = 5.0 Southern Bastards #16 (IMAGE) = 5.0 Kill or Be Killed #5 (IMAGE) = 4.5 Saga #41 (IMAGE) = 4.5 (* Delayed shipping) Jessica Jones (MARVEL) = 4.5 Birthright #21 (IMAGE) = 4.0 Frostbite #5 (VERTIGO) = 4.0 The Dregs #1 (BLACK MASK) = 3.5 Savage #3 (VALIANT) = 3.5 Odyssey of the Amazons…

The River’s Edge | Riverdale Pilot Commentary

Obviously the inspiration for this adaptation, particularly in tone, is more owed to the recently rebooted Archie comics than the old school originals that began in the golden age of comics during the 1940s. So going in with that and the fact that it’s a modern day teen show on the CW with a mysterious…

Comic Book Fetish Faves of 2016

There’s nothing like being fashionably late, is there? Last year was probably my biggest in a very long time, if not ever. Probably at least 50 different titles sampled, with about 30 or so of them regularly read as series and collected. So here I present, without any further ridiculous delay, my personal Comics List…

10 Comic Books Are Nominated in the 28th GLAAD Awards [Reblog]

  2016 may have been a dumpster fire of sorts, particularly in the political ring, but you can’t deny some of the awesome things we got too. For one, it’s been a great year in genre entertainment. GLAAD took note of plethora mediums that highlighted positive representation of the LGBTQ community and announced their nominees…

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…

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…

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…

Reading Comics As An Experience of Mythic Time | Hannah Means-Shannon

by Hannah Means-Shannon Over the holidays, I visited a number of bookstores as I traveled around for festivities, and was particularly interested in history and anthropology books since non-fiction is my current trend in prose. In comics, I seem to be jumping off the deep end in fantasy world-building, particularly impressed when a creative team…

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…

Comic Book Fetish Pull List | Jan 2016

~ For January 2017 ~ ~ VERTIGO ~ Frostbite #5 ~ IMAGE ~ Birthright #21 The Fix #7 Green Valley #4 Image+ #10 Kill or Be Killed #5 Lazarus #26 (?) Loose Ends #1 Moonshine #4 Saga #41 & 42 Southern Bastards #16 & 17 (?) ~ MARVEL ~ Jessica Jones #4 ~ AFTERSHOCK ~…

Podcast: The Undertow

Thanks to the A CRIMINAL Blog, I recently stumbled across this podcast series that is devoted to the crime comics of writer Ed Brubaker and artist Sean Phillips. You can subscribe to it via iTunes or simply stream it via Podbean here.

Video | I is for Image

Make mine Image Comics. As a reader. As a future creator. Video originally published on Jul 23, 2014