The Punisher turns 45 this year and is celebrating with a second season of his Netflix show. But if you’re curious about Marvel’s favorite murderer, there’s at least four other incarnations that are every bit as awesome as Jon Bernthal, with some of them even bigger and badder than our paltry reality could ever allow. Let’s take a look at the best of the Punisher. [Read more…] about A Bullet For Every Occasion: The Best Punisher Graphic Novels
DC Comics has been publishing Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman comics starting all the way back in the late 1930s (Whereas Marvel Comics has a relevant continuity dating back to a paltry 1961). If you want some context around Superman and Batman’s longevity, the characters’ creation predates World War II, the Cleveland Indians’ World Series drought (Go Cubs!), and TELEVISION.
As a result, DC Comics has a heckuva long publication history that can be a challenge for new readers to navigate. [Read more…] about Where to Start With DC Comics In 2019
It’s clearer than ever that tablets are the perfect digital comic book reading option. There’s also no doubt that digital comics services like Comixology and Marvel Unlimited have made it easier than ever to obtain vast resources of digital comics.
What’s less clear is what type of tablet or e-reader you should consider for your comics consumption. Do you invest in a sleek 10 inch tablet? What about a mini tablet to save a few dollars? Could you stick to a laptop or desktop? And what about non-Apple or Android options like Kindle, Nook, or Windows Surface? [Read more…] about The Best Tablets For Reading Comics: 2019 Edition!
Comic books can be intimidating. The easy solution to learning to love comics is quite clearly “read some,” but it can be a challenge to know where to start. The first time I walked into a comic book shop, I walked out with a “Flash” issue that tied into an event I knew nothing about, and focused exclusively on a Flash rogue (Boomerang) without hardly any mention of the hero. [Read more…] about How To Start Reading Comics In 2019: A Beginner’s Guide
When we talk about comics, we’re frequently talking in terms of rules. In terms of orthodoxy. These are the gospels according to Kirby, Ditko, Moore, and Lee, we’ll seemingly say, and you will honor them. There is an established order here.
And then there is Bill Sienkiewicz. [Read more…] about A Formal Rebellion: Bill Sienkiewicz Comics Profile & Chronology