Mister Miracle #1 is a dizzying and infectious debut issue of a series from three masters of their craft in Tom King, Mitch Gerads & Clayton Cowles, working at the height of their capabilities. Surreal, dark and engrossing, Mister Miracle takes on the conventions of Jack Kirby’s iconic New Gods characters for a modern day treatise on paranoia and fear in our era of encroaching fascism on western liberal democracy. Deeply creative and engrossing, Mister Miracle is the best debut issue of a comics series in years, and it’s excellent by almost any measure. Continue reading This Week’s Finest: Mister Miracle #1
This week, the guys talk the film Atomic Blonde and The Coldest City graphic novel it was adaptaed from. Dean, Pat & Alex discuss the vast differences between the film and source material, their preferences for the former, debate the relative merits of both, and ponder other comics that the filmmakers could adapt in the future to similar degree’s of success.
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Trade swap week, with Alex bringout Batman Arkham Asylum: A Serious House On a Serious Earth by Grant Morrison & Dave McKean. The guys are split on their feelings about the comic; with a lively debate on the comics merits, story choices and craft. Listen for the deconstruction for one Batman’s most controversial stories comics.