Creative team Becky Cloonan, Andy Belanger and Lee Loughridge take the reader on a journey the length of the galaxy, marking the boundaries between genres and then blending them together with cold environments, a red-headed protagonist and inner monologuing by the bucketload. Southern Cross #1 is a noir case set in space, but does it […]
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You would expect the galaxy’s #1 Evil Empire defeating royal to be in safe hands as comics veterans Mark Waid and Terry Dodson take the reins of the third Star Wars-based comic from the Marvel/Disney-era in Princess Leia #1. But does this 6 issue limited series do Leia Organa justice, or is it just providing simple scraps […]
The first appearance of Spider-Gwen took the comic world by storm thanks to her plucky debut in the epic Spider-Verse crossover, with print issues selling for up to £100. But will Jason Latour’s and Robbi Rodriguez’s work on Spider-Gwen #1 live up to the hype of this epic debut or are they just spinning us a […]
Jorge Corona brings Feathers #1-3 together as writer and artist, a sweet tale revolving around street children, the rich, and an unabashed view at the class divisions between those living the high life and those in the slums. Featuring beautiful art and a quick-paced plot, will this six-part mini series lead you flying high or spitting […]
Fresh from the pages of the recent Spider-verse crossover, Robbie Thompson and Stacey Lee spin the new spider-character Silk a yarn that needs to measure up to well established titles like Amazing Spider-Man. But will Silk #1 live up to people’s expectations or just end up being another forgettable Spider-spin-off?
Writers Grace Ellis and Noelle Stevenson along with artist Brooke A. Allen bring together everything that the comic market is lacking into one excellent comic in the simply wonderful Lumberjanes. Supernatural shenanigans are afoot at the Lumberjanes summer camp and a group of five friends are brave enough to take on the challenge to find […]
In Marvels’ S.H.I.E.L.D. #1, Agent Coulson stars in a new ongoing series from dream-team of Mark Waid (Daredevil) and Carlos Pacheco (Avengers Forever), but it provides more than cursory fan-service and instead pays homage to everyday Marvel fans.
Jason Aaron and Russell Dauterman take the Marvel world by storm with their new run in Thor #1, introducing us all to the the goddess of thunder. With the first 3 issues now available for your delectation, how have this creative team tackled creating an all-new character who is much more than just a ‘Lady Thor’?
Bear witness to Bitch Planet #1, the striking new title from Pretty Deadly’s Kelly Sue DeConnick and X-Factor’s Valentine De Landro who team up for the third time to create the comic book equivalent of Orange is the New Black in space. Bitch Planet is not afraid to take a feminist stand-point first and foremost; get this in […]
In Angela: Asgard’s Assassin #1 comic-giants Kieron Gillen and Marguerite Bennett take the helm on a series that follows on from the Thor and Loki: The Tenth Realm spin-off from Original Sin. With the not-so-secret that Angela is Thor’s sister, how does she go about carving out her own niche in the universe?