Review: Saga #37 Offers a Startling New Glimpse Into a World at War

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 31, 2016. Saga is back and the newest issue falls into a familiar pattern. The series is composed with its serialized model in mind and after a few months of hiatus writer Brian K. Vaughan is sure to reintroduce the status quo. Only a few days […]

6 Things to Know About Suicide Squad War Crimes #1

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 31, 2016. If you thought the release of the Suicide Squad movie was the biggest event of 2016 for this particular franchise then you were mistaken. This week John Ostrander returns to the series that he transformed into one of the most beloved DC Comics’ series […]

6 Ways to Get a Squirrel Girl Movie Right

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 28, 2016. Rumors and rumblings of Squirrel Girl making a leap to the big screen are on the rise. It doesn’t seem like you can go a single day without a new casting idea or bit of gossip appearing on entertainment websites like yours truly. That’s […]

Singles Going Steady 8/24/2015: Yee-haw and Abra Kadabra

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on August 28, 2016. Extraordinary X-Men #13 (Marvel Comics) Jeff Lemire (A) Victor Ibanez (C) Jay David Ramos (L) Joe Caramagna You describe something as a carbon copy because it’s close to the original, but not completely there, small flecks are missing. How many times can […]

Leading Questions: Keep On Rocking in The Direct Market

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on August 25, 2016. Every week in a new installment of “Leading Questions”, the young, lantern jawed Publisher of Comics Bulletin Mark Stack will ask Co-Managing Editor Chase Magnett a question he must answer. However, Mark doesn’t plan on taking it easy on Chase. He’ll be setting […]

Review: The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #11 is Mathematically Awesome

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 25, 2016. The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #11 is an odd issue, but no more than the rest of the series. Afterall, this is a comic that embraces the oddities of both the superhero genre and comics medium to be one of the most fun, quirkiest, and […]

5 Essential Deathstroke Stories

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 25, 2016. Deathstroke is appearing in the official debut of his new Rebirth series this week (not counting the Rebirth special). Slade Wilson has received a variety of ongoing series since Rob Liefeld reintroduced him during the New 52 relaunch, but nothing has stuck so far. […]

“The Omega Men: The End is Here” Marks the Start of a Soon-To-Be Classic Collection

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on August 24, 2016. This is not a review of The Omega Men. If you’ve been paying attention to comics over the past year and a half, then you already know this series is great. Comics Bulletin manga editor and critic-you-should-definitely-be-paying-attention-to J. A. Micheline has written a […]

Suicide Squad #4: The Return of William Hell and Racism as an Ongoing Force in American Politics

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on August 24, 2016. A powerful businessman enters politics in order to promote his own agenda. He rallies lower-class white Americans around his demagoguery as a vibrant, crime fighting alter-ego armed with a crossbow. It is through his exuberant personality that he channels people towards racial hatred […]

Saying Goodbye to Childhood in Goodnight Punpun

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on August 22, 2016. The first collection of Goodnight Punpun by Inio Asano is a tale of growing up that is equal parts humorous and tragic, dense and simple, sincere and exaggerated. When writing children, adults often create characters and voices that read like playacting. While we […]