This week has to be this writer’s favourite week of the month when it comes to comics shipping. Dial H for Hero, Animal Man, Earth 2, Stormwatch, Swamp Thing and World’s Finest, the cream of the DCnU. IDW continues Transformers: Regeneration One, while the second volume of Guarding the Globe hits the shelves alongside its [...]
Is this what being mentally connected to the internet would be like? I think I’ll pass There are a number of highly recommendable issues on the stands today. We will see the second issue of the incredibly out there (and potentially out of touch but who gives a damn) Dial H; Night Force continues its [...]
Now, I have a confession to make. I totally missed the first issue of Mark Millar’s Supercrooks. Somehow, it just passed me by. Sometimes, we need reminding just why the most popular writers hold the esteemed position that they do. I no longer found myself excited by the latest Millar project over the past couple [...]
Now, no one can deny it has been a big news week for comics. From the announcement that Valiant is relaunching itself, even without the properties of Solar, Turok and Magnus; to the ‘it’s not a reboot, honest’ promotions of the new DCU titles in September. Or rather the DCnU, as it will be called [...]
Recently I criticised Chaos War #1 as a very ‘by the numbers’ start to a major crossover, but this weeks comic crop has shown that the series indeed has the ability to meet its potential. Having the death of Nightmare give the Chaos King the power to (in effect) kidnap the minds of the living [...]
I am not one to say that my love affair with these characters is anywhere near as passionate as the famed Mr Jim Shooter’s. After Warren Ellis’ Acclaim series (and his own Valiant series) he has large shoes to fill.