I want to start of my review on a positive note: Taskmaster #4 by Fred Van Lente and Jefte Palo was an amazing finale to the best book Marvel's put out all year. I've talked about it at length here already, so this is just another suggestion to go read it now before I move on to this week's full review.
Peter Milligan has been bouncing in and out of superhero comics for years, whether in long runs like the fan-favorite "X-Statix" or brief one-shots like "Moon Knight: Silent Night." in this week's "Punisher MAX: Happy Ending" one-shot, he's bringing his particular brand of identity-focused writing to bear on Frank Castle, featuring art by Avatar Press staple and relative newcomer to Marvel, Juan José Ryp.
This is just another "Punisher" one-shot, right? There'
Marvel has released a preview of the first issue of "Wolverine: The Best There Is" coming in December from Charlie Huston and Juan Jose Ryp. It features a throwdown between Wolverine and a new villain called Contagion, who stands out notably for having pubic hair that wreaths his junk in a Cthulu-like beard of tendrils that look like they could come to life at any moment and attack you with their prehensile stalks.
The promotional copy describes this as "the most viole
BLACK SUMMER: HORUS 8 inch figure
Retail Price: $24.99 US
Package Art: Juan Jose Ryp
Format: 8 inch figure in a clam-shell package
Straight from the pages of Warren Ellis' smash-hit series Black Summer, Horus is now available as an action figure! The hero who killed the President is now immortalized in this retro-style 8 inch poseable figure. Styled after the popular 1970's type of toys, Horus co
Warren Ellis BLACKGAS TPB
Retail Price: $19.99 US
Cover: Jacen Burrows
Writer: Warren Ellis
Art: Max Fiumara
Format: Full Color, 144 pages
All six issues of Warren Ellis zombie outbreak tale are collected here for the first time! A tiny little island off the East Coast of America, that sits on its own tiny little fault on the underlying tectonic plate. An odd little history ignored by almost everyone. Until the night of the
Warren Ellis' first creator-owned masked hero epic, BLACK SUMMER, makes its debut this week, and the death of a President is only a catalyst for bigger events beginning this summer. The specially priced #0 issue is available for only 99 cents. It features an original story leading directly into t