Over the past few years, the Humble Bundle has become a pretty reliable source for getting great comics at incredibly cheap prices, to the point where I finally had to sit down and read a bunch of comic books about robots that turn into cars because it just didn't make financial sense not to. This week, though, it looks like they're officially done fooling around. The current bundle, which runs through June 10th, finds Humble teaming up with IDW and Top Shelf to offer a massive amount of books.
parker: the hunter
Though Darwyn Cooke's Eisner Award winning graphic novel adaptations of Richard Stark's classic Parker novels are nearing their conclusion, the acclaimed cartoonist isn't quite done with the series yet. Encouraged by Cooke, IDW will publish new deluxe hardcover versions of the novels, featuring new cover designs and illustrations by Cooke.
ComicsAlliance's Best of 2009 list continues!
#4 Scott Pilgrim Vol. 5: Scott Pilgrim Vs. The Universe (Oni Press), Bryan Lee O'Malley
When we last saw our frequently hapless sort-of hero, Scott Pilgrim, he had shockingly started to get it together, just like the title of the last book promised...
For the uninitiated, Bill Barnes and Gene Ambaum's "Unshelved" is a daily Webcomic that follows the trials and tribulations of an underpaid and overworked public library staff. It's a quality read for anyone with a sense of humor, but the issues it addresses are aimed primarily at library staff and library users (both categories being very close to my heart having spent many, many years working in a library)...