Ghost Station Zero #1 Brings Back Baboushka for the ‘Atomic Blonde’ Audience

Author: Antony Johnston Artists: Sharri Chankhamma Release Date: August 2, 2017 Publisher: Image Comics Genre: ’60s spy homage, noir For a medium most known for super heroic punch-ups, comics generally have a dicey history in depicting the fight scene. It’s a bigger challenge than many readers may realize. The way comics […]

The War Goes On in the Dread-Filled Return of ‘B.P.R.D.: The Devil You Know’ #1

Author: Mike Mignola and Scott Allie Artists: Laurence Campbell Release Date: July 26, 2017 Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Genre: Horror From its inception, B.P.R.D. has been a series with much more genre latitude than any other in Mike Mignola’s universe. Over nearly 150 issues, the story morphed from a Lovecraftian descent into gothic […]

#NerdsRead Pull List – July 5, 2017

This week was all about Cullen Bunn for Kylee, with the debut of Unholy Grail from Aftershock Comics and the continuation of his newest BOOM! Studios series, The Unsound – both issues are fantastic. Jackson enjoyed revisiting the Valiant world with Bloodshot’s Day Off and Renee stuck with Jessica Jones and Spider-Man, both from Marvel Comics. […]

Greg Rucka and Nicola Scott Dial Up the Horror as Black Magick Returns to Comic Shelves

Author: Greg Rucka Artists: Nicola Scott Release Date: June 28, 2017 Publisher: Image Comics Genre: Horror The witch, with her roots in Puritan New England, has had something of a resurgence in indie horror as of late. Between Robert Eggers’ allegory of faith, desire, and power, The VVitch, to Scott Snyder and JOCK’s […]

Golden Kamuy Volume 1 is the Perfect Introduction to a Rising Manga Star

Author: Satoru Noda Artists: Satoru Noda Release Date: June 20, 2017 Publisher: Viz Media Genre: Adventure, War It’s hard to ask for a much stronger introduction to a western audience than what Satoru Nada offers in Golden Kamuy Volume 1. A relatively new creator in the incredibly competitive seinen manga market, Nada […]

‘Predator: The Original Comics Series’ Is For Die-Hard Fans

Author: Mark Verheiden Artists: Chris Warner and Ron Randall Release Date: June 14, 2017 Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Genre: Action, Horror Before the two ever faced off, the Predator and the Alien were inextricably bound. Some of Dark Horse’s earliest successes as a publisher came in 1989 with licensed Alien comics, translating the […]

The #NerdsRead Pull List – June 7, 2017

This week, Brave Chef Brianna from BOOM! Studios ends – it’ll be sorely missed! The Unsound, also from BOOM! Studios, debuts, as does Iceman #1 from Marvel Comics, both of which we enjoyed. Jackson also recommends picking up Nothing Lasts Forever from Image Comics because Sina Grace is having a great week! Read all […]