The ten best comics of 2016. As per the usual, some old favories, some new additions and everything in between. Continue reading This Year’s Finest 2016: The Ten Best Series
It’s December again which means another month of year end list and pontificating. Cosmo kicked things off with his best new character list yesterday, now it’s time for the ten best new series. Continue reading This Years Finest 2016: The Ten Best New Series
By Jeff Lemire, Dean Ormston & Dave Stewart
Superhero teams, like many a professional association, at times resemble families. There is the same jockeying for prominence and dread of disappointment. There is the long-term proximity which produces that awkward mixture of friendship and annoyance. Yet, in the best cases, all the members are there for each other in their times of need. From the beginning, this interrelation between heroes and family has been an undercurrent of Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston’s recent Dark Horse series Black Hammer. For #4, however, writer Lemire shifts the subtext to the foreground using the mundane details surrounding a seemingly modest dinner party to illuminate the bonds amongst some rather extraordinary individuals. In doing so, Lemire and artist Ormston craft a poignant portrait of human relations.
By Jeff Lemire, Dean Ormston, Dave Stewart, Todd Klein
The cast gets a new addition from Spiral City, but she has no idea how they can get back there… Continue reading Black Hammer #7 Review
The story of Barbalien and his search for belonging… Continue reading Black Hammer #3 Review