Artist Tyler Jenkins of Neverboy, Peter Panzerfaust & Darkhorse Presents will be joined by writer Ollie Masters of The Kitchen for a new four issue miniseries via Boom! titled Snow Blind. More details at CBR
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HERE ARE SOME ISSUES THAT WILL NOT DISAPPOINT.Tyler’s Recommendations: 8House: Arclight #2
“You may already know that some of us here at NBC! love the work of Brandon Graham. With8House: Arclight, Marion Churchland joins Graham to tell the first story in a series of comics taking place in the same fantastical world. If you enjoy fantasy and adventure stories, you should give this book a try. Full of gorgeous artwork, mysterious characters, and magical beings; from the creative mind behind the reimagined Prophet, 8House: Arclight deserves place on your pull list.”
Pat: It wasn’t as good as I hoped for but I didn’t think it was as bad as people said either. It’s definitely problematic
Cosmo: I found it very heavy-handed. Now racism was much more explicit in that time and place, but it still seemed like Waid was being too blatant with this theme from the start. Except for the senator none of the whites have any character traits really except racist, and the senator is only defined in opposition to racism. I would have preferred slower unfolding, allowing it gradually to sink in with the reader how poisoned the culture was. Also would have let the characters (good and bad) be fleshed out more.
Still it was mostly exposition, so perhaps it’ll get stronger once the main narrative kicks in? Like you, I didn’t dislike it as much as was underwhelmed Continue reading Comic Convo: Strange Fruit #1