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
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HERE ARE SOME ISSUES THAT WILL NOT DISAPPOINT.Tyler’s Recommendations … Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic Eye #1
“The wild, 1950’s sci-fi premise of this was enough to convince me to check this out. Add to that a fantastic creative team in Way and Avon Oeming, and we have ourselves an exciting new comic from the Young Animal imprint.”
We’re ten issues in on Paper Girls. Like my colleagues before me, I still have no idea what is going on and it doesn’t matter because this book is still excellent. In this case, business as usual means business is good.
Dean: After a slow past week of Image books we pick things up again with a Wednesday full of violent and visually stunning comics. Creighton is joining us for the talk this week. Creighton, what books did you read this week?
Cosmo: I read Descender, The Wicked + The Divine & I Hate Fairyland.
Let’s start off with Descender. I’ve been really enjoying this series, and thought that the current arc’s focus on filling in various characters’ background has been intriguing. So I was looking forward to seeing what Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen would do with the pet-bot. However, while it had the typically lush and lovely art from Nguyen, I was disappointed in the script. Unlike the previous two issues, it didn’t really tell us much about the character we did not know already. Not a bad issue; it definitely had some poignant moments. Just not as sharp as the previous two. Continue reading Comic Convo: Image Comics Releases 8/17/2016