Archive for the ‘Read This Now!’ Category
The X-Men are one of comicdom’s most important and cherished families. Take a deeper look at what makes them tick with this edition of Read This Now!
This week’s Read This Now! takes a turn to the macabre. You just know when Stephen King comes to comics, things are going to get a little weird.
Few pulp noir characters are as memorable as Richard Stark’s Parker. The star of more than a dozen stories, Parker is a man who gets what he wants. What he wants in The Hunter is his share of a score he helped take down. It doesn’t matter how many people he has to hurt to get it. I felt the same way about Darwyn Cooke’s adaptation. Read the rest of this entry »
Remember the Rocketeer? I do. Of course, I remember the character from the Disney movie. I didn’t even know the Rocketeer got his start as a comic star until well after the fact. The complete adventures have recently been collected into a must read hardcover. Need I say more? Read the rest of this entry »
It’s not often that a celebrity is able to make the jump from their profession into comics. Fortunately for us, My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way is quite a capable writer, and teamed with Gabriel Ba, he was able to give us the brilliant Umbrella Academy.
Creators with merely one name are very rare. They’re also almost always pretty great. Moebius. Cher. Madonna. Jason. Elite company. Read the rest of this entry »
Like vigilantes? Like hot-shot attorneys? Like strong, but conflicted women with something to prove? So does Mark Andreyko. That’s why you should read Manhunter. Read the rest of this entry »
Once in a great while, a comic comes along that exemplifies the reason why graphic storytelling is such an incredible medium. Blacksad is one of those books. Read the rest of this entry »
Look, up in the sky. He is watching you. Who? Soviet Superman, that’s who. Read the rest of this entry »