Nobody has a higher batting average for excellent comics over the course of the 2010’s, if not longer, than Image Comics. If you hear comics fans raving over a new series these days, odds are tremendously high it’s an Image published book. Have you heard of Saga? Are you reading Rat Queens? Do you like Sex Criminals?! [Read more…]
Jonathan Hickman is a jerk.
Not really. I’ve never met him. But as comic writers go, no one is as consistently smart as Hickman. It’s infuriating. With his new Image Comics series, The Manhattan Projects, Hickman deftly finds a way to blend the poetry of Einstein’s Dreams, the absurdity of comic book science, and the fragility of American history. It shouldn’t really possible. If you’re an aspiring writer it’s like declaring your intention to play in the show one day with Roger Clemens hurling steroid-infused meatballs straight past your flailing arms.
What a jerk. [Read more…]