Few DC heroes have an identity crisis (but not that Identity Crisis) to rival Aquaman. Is he a goofy sea-faring adventurer who talks to fish? Is he a gritty 90’s action hero with a hook for a hand? Does he look like a Dothraki bro, or a clean cut royal Atlantean? [Read more…] about The Best Aquaman Comics To Read With The 2018 Movie!
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In my book, 2018 is a generally good year for comics, with Marvel’s Fresh Start actually semi-righting a shaky ship, DC maintaining quality at the top of its lineup, and a whole “new” slew of publishers like Black Mask, Vault, and Aftershock joining non-Big 2 regulars like Image, Dark Horse & Boom Comics among my 20 favorites.[Read more…] about The Best Comics of 2018!
Marvel’s been in a hot seat of their own making since the conclusion of Secret Wars (and really before then, considering they illogically launched “All-New All-Different” Marvel *prior* to the universe-shattering event’s conclusion. Despite their ability to reign as the leading market share publisher throughout a turbulent time, there’s no question Marvel *knows* they’re in need of a new perception. The question remains whether they can quite settle in on an answer for how to correct course. [Read more…] about Best Marvel Comics of 2018
Since his creation a scant eight years ago, Miles Morales has quickly become one of the most interesting new Marvel characters. His ascension from Ultimate Universe legacy Spider-Man to PS4 Spider-Man supporting role to star of the feature film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is amazing (spectacular, even friendly neighborhood).
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There’s a prevailing sense this year that Image Comics has stalled, and it’s not hard to see why. Breakout mega hits like Saga and Walking Dead are either on hiatus or well past the thrill of feeling new.
Likewise, juggernaut series (and some of my all-time favorite comics) Invincible and Kill or Be Killed officially concluded this year. Toss in some great ones that are steadily meandering through exciting long arcs (East of West, Sex Criminals, Black Monday Murders), and the creator-owned publishing haven doesn’t seem as hot as it has in years past. [Read more…] about The Best New Image Comics of 2018