Looking back on last month’s article, I came to the realization that I tend to add more books to a list than I’m actually able to read and, in may cases, afford. There are only so many hours left at the end of the day to tackle my pull list, and, while they are a passion, comic books are not my only hobby. On top of that, I’ve been reading a lot more “older” stuff lately. This list will be more realistic, conservative towards what I think I’ll actually read. If I get to more, great! I’d love to read every good book out there.
After an almost three year hiatus (the last post came out on 4/30/14), I’ve decided to bring back my column “The Haul.” At its inception, I vowed to write something once a week. Not only did that not happen then, but I will not even pretend to make that claim again today. However, what I can promise is to pop in at least once a month for this new endeavor. When “The Haul” first debuted, it was meant as a place where I could talk about whatever was on my mind that week in the world of comics. Having that freedom was nice, but this next iteration will have better specified boundaries. By dropping a lens over this column, I can provide a clearer focus on what it is readers can expect.
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
Writer Matthew Rosenberg of 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank, Civil War II: Kingpin, Black Canary & We Can Never Go Home will be launching a new Inhumans series during Marvel’s ResurreXion Event titled Secret Warriors with art by Javier Garron of Star Lord, Cyclops & Inferno. More details at CBR
In today’s podcast, we talk to Juan Ferreyra, Matthew Rosenberg, Stephanie Hans & Marco Rudy; comics pro’s whose distinct voice and aesthetic remains across the many books they do no matter what they are. Click below for the audio and more on the interviews Continue reading NYCC Podcast Special Episode Four
Where we talk Kevin Durant and Dean recommends this article, the detail of Frank Quitely and his best panels in Jupiters Legacy, The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl and it’s smart commentary on sexism, Plutona and whether it’s ending hold’s up along with so much more .
Black Mask announced a slate of new books for 2016 in addition to the return of Space Riders & We Can Never Go Home. Press release below Continue reading Black Mask Annouces 2016 Slate Of New Books Including Work By JM DeMatteis, Mathew Rosenberg, Eric Scott Pfeiffer & More
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