Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week.
* True Brits
^ The beating of wings
% Body displacement
* ^ % ABSOLUTE SANDMAN VOL. 5
Did you imagine that the previous Absolute volumes reprinting the Sandman series and the Death miniseries exhausted Vertigo's ability to repurpose Neil Gaiman's fantasy work...
David Uzumeri: Welcome back to Two Davids, One Book! This week we're looking at the long-delayed conclusion of Grant Morrison and Sean Murphy's Joe the Barbarian. In short, it's the story of Joe Manson, a diabetic kid who gets picked on and then proceeds to have an eight-issue, house-sized hypoglycemic hallucination where he mythologizes the place he grew up in as he attempts to reach the sugar he requires to stay alive...
* Minor threat
^ Teen idles
% Egg hunt
£ ¢ ANNIHILATORS #1
Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning's long-running, multi-series, quasi-weekly-for-a-while cosmic Marvel serial seemed to have come to a close with the recent Thanos Imperative miniseries (which is collected this week as a hardcover), but now it seems to be starting up again. Tan Eng Huat and Tom Gree...
As 2010 draws nearer to a close, ComicsAlliance has gathered its annual list of the top 10 best comics and graphic novels to come out in the last 12 months, as selected by our staff. Like any list, it is naturally subjective, but we've packed it chock full of books that had awed us, excited us, and entertained us, and book that we're passionate about recommending...
ComicsAlliance reviews the biggest, best, and most interesting comics that hit the shelves this week. GOD-BYE - Incredible Hercules 141
For almost thirty issues Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente have been breathing new life into the Greek pantheon's role in the Marvel Universe in "Incredible Hercules," and in that time it's been one of the best ongoing books in the core Marvel Universe...
Love him or hate him, you can always depend on Grant Morrison to deliver a story that works on multiple levels. This week's "Joe the Barbarian," featuring great art from Sean Murphy, manages to live up to that trend admirably...
Most of the entertainment that you and I consume on a daily basis is built on the foundation of escapism. And pleasant as it is, there's a danger inherent in such wondrous fantasies. The most common such example follows this path: Extreme overindulgence in fictional worlds leads someone to become disassociated with the real world and their real friends...
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