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Inkstuds Spotlight: A Conversation With Jimmie Robinson
Inkstuds Spotlight: A Conversation With Jimmie Robinson
  Comics as we know it is wide and fractured. There's Direct Market comics, bookstore comics, webcomics, indie comics, manga, Eurocomics, and several more subcultures. I'm curious about what working under the broad umbrella of "comics" is like for creators, publishers, critics, academics, and more. Over the course of this month, I'm going to interview several people whose work, position,
‘Five Weapons’ #2: Jimmie Robinson’s Tickle Finishing Move [Preview]
‘Five Weapons’ #2: Jimmie Robinson’s Tickle Finishing Move [Preview]
On sale this week from Image Comics is the second issue of Jimmie Robinson's Five Weapons, a cleverly written and slickly illustrated original miniseries that we're big fans of around here. Set at an exclusive boarding school for preparing young minds and bodies for careers in the field of professional assassinations, the story follows teenager Tyler Shainline, the scion of one of the school's gre
Jimmie Robinson’s ‘Five Weapons’ #1: Killer Execution, Satisfying Package [Review]
Jimmie Robinson’s ‘Five Weapons’ #1: Killer Execution, Satisfying Package [Review]
The short version: Jimmie Robinson's Five Weapons is a textbook example of how to create a first issue that leaves readers wanting more as soon as possible. Robinson introduces the main character, uses his unfamiliarity with the setting as an excuse to drop a lot of information on us, gives us brief and evocative descriptions of the cast, seeds a few mysteries, delivers a good amount of action, an