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Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – February 1, 2012: Vacky Vobbler
Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week. KEY: * Not quite (meant to be experienced as) comics ^ Out of time % Creator behind the wheel ¢ Technology solves every plotting problem ^ % MADMAN 20TH ANNIVERSARY MONSTER You can't accuse Mike Allred of being poorly connected. Thi...
Digital ComicsAlliance: The Cream of the Neo-Milestone Comics Crop
A few years ago, DC Comics announced that they'd licensed the characters from Milestone Media and would be folding them into the DC Universe at large. Milestone was one of the most forward-thinking and best-produced comics companies of the '90s, and built a truly inclusive universe that reflected a variety of ages, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, religions, political alignments,
Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – August 24, 2011: A Final Action
Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week. KEY: * "Okay, when's Doomsday? Later? Some other time? Tomorrow?" ^ There's always a war on somewhere % Super Soldier alumni * % ACTION COMICS #904 Good night to the rock 'n' roll era...
Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – July 27, 2011: Post-Comic-Con First-Person-Heavy Edition
Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week. KEY: * You wait months, and then two show up at once ^ Seas of eyes % Retrospectacle * % ALAN MOORE: STORYTELLER Gary Spencer Millidge has made something of a career of being an Alan Moore expert--he co-edited the Portrait of an Extraordinary Gentleman anthology a couple of years ago... Read Mo
Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – June 29, 2011: You Know What They Say About Comedy
Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week. KEY: * I experience time differently than you do ^ Our story is structurally complex % And now we fly south * ^ BATMAN INC. #7 The stop-and-start pace is really starting to be a problem, and I'm going to be surprised if the last three issues actually manage to show up by two months from now...
Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – May 25, 2011: Getting the “Marvels” Band Back Together
Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week. KEY: * World-building % Sides of a coin ^ Tong Deum @ Nun of the Above * DC COMICS PRESENTS: GREEN LANTERN: WILLWORLD It's a very light week for interesting new comics, so it's a good time to revisit one of the late Seth Fisher's most impressive-looking projects: a 2001 graphic novel written by