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Freeze Frame 12/9/2017

From Mirror #10 by Emma Rios

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Freeze Frame 9/22/2017

From Batwoman #7 by Fernando Blanco & John Rauch

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Freeze Frame 4/21/2017

From Dark Horse Presents #33 by Ryan Browne

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Freeze Frame 3/17/2017

From Head Lopper #5 by Marcus Georiou

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This Week’s Finest: Mirror #6

Mirror 6 Hwei Lim
Hwei Lim

By Emma Rios & Hwei Lim

Artistic creation is a compulsion. An artist pursues their craft not out of whimsy but a deep-seated need. It is not something which may be set aside lightly; indeed, it is an essential aspect of their identity. Be it music, writing, the visual arts or any other medium, their emotional happiness is incomplete without it. It does not require for success, though many may desire it, the largest stage or the brightest spotlight, only the space for conjuring the artist’s own distinct vision. This understanding of the artist’s nature is at the core of Mirror as it commences its second arc in stunning fashion.

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This Year’s Finest 2016: Best Single Issues

As 2017 begins to unfold, Nothing But Comics draws its coverage of 2016 to an end with my list of Best Single Issues. All entries are listed alphabetically by title.

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This Years Finest 2016: The Ten Best New 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

Indubitable Issues and Pull List (12/07/16)

LOOKING FOR BOOKS TO BUY THIS WEEK?  

LOOK NO FURTHER.  

HERE ARE SOME ISSUES THAT WILL NOT DISAPPOINT.

 
Cosmo’s Recommendations…
deadmandarklegendofforbiddenlove2Deadman Dark Mansion of Forbidden Love #2
“The first issue of this limited series was an engaging mix of romance and horror. Writer Sarah Vaughn skillfully introduced readers to her cast of characters, while artist Lan Medina filled the pages with atmospheric Gothic imagery. Such blending of genres is a delightfully refreshing experiment. Top it all off with a gorgeous Stephanie Hans cover and this deluxe volume more than deserves its cover price . . . “
 

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This Weeks Finest Year Three

Power Man & Iron Fist 1 Theotis Jones(resize)As we’ve done in years past, I’ve decided to do a numerical analysis on our This Week’s Finest picks at Nothing But Comics for the sites third year. This writing will focus on the writers, artist and publishers who were selected for This Weeks Finest. That said, though it will be similar to the last two posts, there have been some changes to take note of. For the majority of the year, picking This Week’s Finest has been done by three different writers as opposed to years past where there where as many as seven of us picking books. Alex & Dean were still participating in This Week’s Finest at the beginning of the year so the numbers will be skewed a bit in terms of who chose what. Another change is our disclosure policy that we implemented shortly into the start of our third year. Nothing But Comics continues to grow and as such, more publishers are giving us comics for review. In the publisher section, I’ll address this further in the context of the section. Lastly, we all at Nothing But Comics have done a bad job in the past of crediting colorist and the work they did. We’ve made an effort to rectify that in the past year but initially, some of our This Week’s Finest posts still weren’t crediting colorist. As such, I won’t be covering it in this years post but plan on doing so for future postings. Now on to the data, where one publisher came back strong, a few creators made their This Weeks Finest debut’s on multiple occasions and one writer went from being honored zero times last time around to having tied for the most in year three. Continue reading This Weeks Finest Year Three

Indubitable Issues and Pull List (08/24/16)

LOOKING FOR BOOKS TO BUY THIS WEEK?  

LOOK NO FURTHER.  

HERE ARE SOME ISSUES THAT WILL NOT DISAPPOINT.

 
Tyler’s Recommendations …
Island10The Island #10
“Ten issues in and Island is still going strong. This month we get new goodies from Fil Barlow, Farel Dalrymple, and Gael Betrand. This anthology is the best source for discovering new voices in comics. Graham and Rios have done us all a huge favor by showcasing talented writers and artists who operate outside the mainstream.”
 

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