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Ennis And Braun Unleash 'Jimmy's Bastards' At Aftershock
I don't think I'm going to blow anyone's mind if I say that Jimmy Regent, the main character of Garth Ennis and Russ Braun's Jimmy Bastards, bears a striking resemblance to a well-known numerical super-spy with a tendency for brief but passionate trysts. Unlike that guy, however,…
The Thing I Am Becomes Something Else: The 'Insexts' Mixtape
Insexts, the AfterShock comic by Marguerite Bennett and Ariela Kristantina, mixes gothic and body horror to tell a feminist story about women monsters in love. Lady Lalita Bertram (she just goes by Lady) is a rich widow, and Mariah is her maid. Except that they're actually lovers and devoted pa…
Cast Party: Who Should Star In An 'Animosity' Movie?
This week we're casting an imagined movie version of Animosity, a really fun apocalyptic comic written by Marguerite Bennett with art by Rafael de Latorre. It takes place in a world where, one year ago, every animal on Earth gained human-level intelligence and the ability to speak. Obviously th…
Ev-furry-body's Got One: Nine Furry Comics Crushes
If comics has taught us anything, it’s that anything can be illustrated, and if the internet has taught us anything, it’s that anything can be someone’s turn-on. Comics and furries go hand in hand, dating back farther than living memory, with modern furry fandom a direct multige…
Phil Hester On The Darkness In 'Blood Blister' & 'Shipwreck'
Blood Blister, the new horror comic from writer Phil Hester and artist Tony Harris debuting this week from AfterShock, tells the story of Brandon Hull, a man whose soul becomes so corrupted by the banal evil of the superficial choices he makes that it begins to manifest on his previously flawless ph…
New Comic Book Releases For January 25 2017
The question most often asked of the ComicsAlliance staff is a variation of, “Which comic books should I be reading?” or, “I’m new to comics, what’s a good place to start?” The Wednesday deluge of new comic books, graphic novels and collected editions can be…
An Astronaut Versus Death in 'World Reader' by Loveness & Doe
The Universe is a lonely place. Especially for an astronaut traveling to dead worlds and investigating what killed their populations. That's the mission facing Sarah, the protagonist of World Reader, a new sci-fi series written by Jeff Loveness with art by Juan Doe. And it's more than just…

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