ComicsAlliance's Chris Murphy reviews the biggest -- and best -- books coming out this week.
LEAVING ALREADY? Daredevil #500
If tomorrow I were to be crowned high king of all comics, given the royal scepter made from rolled up issues of "Action Comics" #1 printed on solid gold, had Stan Lee himself place upon my brow the crown sculpted from dried ink taken from Will Eisner's inkwell, then my first decree, once I was properly seated upon a throne with cushions stuffed full of Alan Moore's beard shavings, would be to order Ed Brubaker's legs chained to a desk, where he would be forced to write "Daredevil" forevermore.
Brubaker's inclination towards hard-boiled, gritty mystery tales has always m
ComicsAlliance reviews the biggest -- and best -- books coming out this week.
I'M GOING TO KEEP COMING BACK FOR MORE - Chew #3
There's something about a sweet, sappy story of love at first sight that makes the contents of my stomach want to rise up my throat and have nothing to do with the inside of my body anymore. And, it would seem, the antidote to that effect is to have random non-e
READ ALL ABOUT IT RIGHT HERE - Wednesday Comics #1
For those of you unfamiliar with newsprint, it was an analog medium of information distribution. Imagine, if you will, that instead of bringing up the New York Times or the Boston Globe on your laptop's web browser, or your Kindle, or your iPhone, you instead walked down to your local street corner and flipped a nice shiny buffalo nickel to the nearest street urchin. And as he tipped his flat c
ComicsAlliance runs down the biggest -- and best -- books of the week. OLD SOLDIERS NEVER DIE IN - Captain America Reborn #1.
At some point in time the idea of a superhero coming back from the dead will be so commonplace that when it occurs, the character's resurrection will be noted in a panel or two, in which they will walk in, sit down on a couch, and receive subdued nods of greeting from their friends and loved ones. For the moment we're all still pretending it's so surprising that
ComicsAlliance runs down the biggest -- and best -- books of the week.
GRATEFUL FOR A STORY LONG OVERDUE IN Detective Comics #854. When DC reintroduced the character of Batwoman, the mainstream press had a field day with the announcement that she was a lesbian. Executive Editor Dan DiDio said, "th
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