Writer: Ann Nocenti Artist/Colorist: David Aja Letterer: David Aja Release Date: August 1, 2018 Genre(s): Paranoid apocalypse Review Spoilers: Big reveal spoiled for this 32 page issue Despite having one of the shortest creative gestation periods, comics often feel almost unbearably behind the times, even when attempting to tell ripped-from-the-headlines stories or capture the zeitgeist. Some […]
The #NerdsRead Pull List – March 30, 2016
Kylee looks at the end of Past Aways from Dark Horse Comics, while Jackson reflects on Bryan Hitch’s career while reading Justice League of America #8 and 90s nostalgia brought back by X-Men ’92 #1. Check out all of our reviews below and let us know what you’re reading in the comments!
‘That’s all I’m Saying’ – Rob Liefeld on Image, his Legacy & the ‘Secret History of Comics’
Liefeld joined with other artists to form Image Comics, the subject of tonight’s new episode of Robert Kirkman’s Secret History of Comics.
Ed Piskor Crafts his “Grand Design” & Talks Chris Claremont, Mythology and Wolverine’s Lawsuits
Before the debut issue of Grand Design hits stands on Dec. 20, Piskor sat down to talk about modern mythology, Chris Claremont’s genius, Xavier’s villainy, and much more.
‘Reborn’ Showcases a More Relatable Mark Millar, for Better and Worse
Author: Mark Millar Artists: Greg Capullo Release Date: August 2, 2017 Publisher: Image Comics Genre: Magic realism, fantasy adventure There are few writers, comics or otherwise, who prompt such an immediate, visceral, and divisive response as Mark Millar. After coming up in the shadow of visionary Grant Morrison, the Scottish provocateur […]
The #NerdsRead Pull List – August 9, 2017
BOOM! Studios is having a big week with Grass Kings #6, which Sam reviewed, and The Unsound #3, which Kylee is loving! Jackson read the first issue of Redlands from Image Comics, while Renee is continuing Violent Love, also from Image. She’s also enjoying a strong arc from Ms. Marvel and Marvel comics. Want to hear […]
The #NerdsRead Pull List – August 2, 2017
Jackson is all about those first issues this week, with Mech Cadet Yu from BOOM! Studios and Ghost Station Zero from Image Comics, while Renee is reading the latest issue of Sex Criminals, also from Image Comics. Want to hear more about what we thought about these issues? Read on – and let […]
The #NerdsRead Pull List – July 26, 2017
This week, Sam finished up another Lumberjanes arc from BOOM! Studios and Jackson enjoyed the first issue of B. P. R. D.: The Devil You Know from Dark Horse Comics. Want to hear more about what we thought about these issues? Read on – and let us know what you thought in […]
Redlands #1 Horrifies But Lacks For Depth
Author: Jordie Bellaire Artists: Vanessa R. Del Rey Release Date: August 9, 2017 Publisher: Image Comics Genre: Supernatural horror Jordie Bellaire has become one of the most iconic creators at modern day Image Comics, a multiple Eisner award winner who has practically created a new look for superhero and independent books […]
Mech Cadet Yu #1 Pleases with Team-Ups, Action & A Thrilling Genre Mashup
Author: Greg Pak Artists: Takeshi Miyazawa Release Date: August 2, 2017 Publisher: Boom Studios Genre: All-ages, science fiction, Mecha What has always fascinated me about the Mecha genre is how flexible it is. In the same way as superheroes, stories of giant robots can include everything from the whimsical heroics of Big […]