The 6 Best War Comics From Image Comics

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 24, 2017. This week writer Greg Rucka and artist Leandro Fernandez launch their new Image Comics series The Old Guard. It’s the story of seemingly immortal soldiers who walk the Earth searching for new conflicts and accumulating new skills. It’s both a fascinating character study and […]

Review: East of West #31

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 8, 2017. Written by Jonathan Hickman Art by Nick Dragotta Colors by Frank Martin Letters by Rus Wooton Published by Image Comics Fans may complain, but the truth is that all comics are political. Anything we say or create carries meaning about how we see the […]

Take a Break From ‘House of Cards’ This Weekend With These Comics

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 27, 2015. The third season of House of Cards premieres this Friday on Netflix meaning that many of us will be in a Frank Underwood induced stupor as we barrel through almost 13 hours of television. The series attraction is hard to deny with the raw […]

East of West #16 is an Exhilarating Return for the Series

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 31, 2014. After an almost four month hiatus, East of West has returned to comic shelves to begin the second year of Jonathan Hickman and Nick Dragotta’s apocalyptic alternative history of the United States. East of West #16 strikes a dramatically different tone from the first […]

Advance Review: ‘East of West’ #13 Packs a Punch When It’s Not Distracted

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on June 30, 2014. East of West, like all of Jonathan Hickman’s original comics, is a series that does not hold its reader’s hand. Filled with high concepts and big ideas, it started with a bang and has not decelerated since issue one. That’s a welcome relief […]

Friday Follow Up – 04/26/13

Avenger’s Arena #8 Dennis Hopeless has setup the players, laid out the backstory, and made the stakes in this story abundantly clear. In issue eight, the story has passed from the introductory phase to the sometimes awkward middle-ground with grace. There’s still a lot to learn about each of the surviving superheroes and plenty of […]

Weekly Checkup – 03/27/2013

It’s a relatively light week altogether with only five new issues and an oversized one-shot from Vertigo. I’ll just be looking at two issues in depth today and examining the rest on Friday. Before we start in though, I’d like to request some feedback. Although I enjoy writing these reviews and making recommendations, it seems […]