Based on the reaction here and elsewhere, I think it's safe to say that Matt Fraction and David Aja's Hawkeye #1 is the best received Marvel Comics premiere issue since last year's Daredevil launch by Mark Waid and Paolo Rivera and Marcos Martin. The new take on the Avengers' resident archer finds Clint Barton balancing stylishly illustrated superheroics with humorously written Just-a-Dude problems, a
I've never really been a big fan of Hawkeye. It's probably because I never really got into the Avengers -- a team that I usually describe as "Marvel's most popular characters and Hawkeye" -- but while I can talk for days about Thor, Captain America and Iron Man, something about the team's resident archer never clicked. So f
On sale this week from Marvel Comics is The Punisher #3, continuing Greg Rucka and Marco Checchetto & Matt Hollingsworth's compelling new take on the vicious vigilante. In keeping with the series' focus on the external effects of Frank Castle's bru
On sale now is the first issue of Marvel Comics' all-new Punisher series. Written by the venerable Greg Rucka (Batwoman: Elegy, Queen & Country, Gotham Central) with gorgeous artwork by Marco Checchetto and colorist Matt Hollingsworth, the series diverges from Frank Castle's recent adventures in the exhilaratingly insane (i.e. Frankencastle) and returns the Punisher to his ultraviolent best. The oversized first issue is without
We've been hearing about Matt Fraction's upcoming run on "Thor" for a while now, and it's been resolicited for September 22nd, so mark your calendars. In the meantime, if you need a reason to get MORE excited, check out this advance preview of his first issue -- "Thor" #615 -- illustrated by Pasqual Ferry and colored by Matt Hollingsworth, where Sif rides out to meet the thunder god before the shattered ruins of Asgard, and they talk about what a huuuge douchebag Loki is. Seriously, that guy.
While Matt Fraction's upcoming "Thor" run may have taken slightly longer than expected to fully manifest thanks in part (in our minds, at least) to Kieron Gillen just being awesome, the new team is now on target for a September team up starting with "Thor" #615.
The upcoming storyline will see an extra-dimens