Jeff Lemire is a great comics creator, and his sci-fi romance from a few years ago is a definite high point in a career full of them!
I don’t read as many European comics as I would like, but here’s one! Let’s give it a look!
When I think of good comics, I think of Len Wein. The mark he left on comics is immense. Anytime in the last 30 years when I heard that Len Wein was writing a comic, I automatically picked it up. It was just a no-brainer.
We lost one of the greats today.
When I started out reading, I used to say my favourite series was Alpha Flight. As time went by, that changed to John Byrne’s Alpha Flight when I began to realise that only those first 28 issues (plus appearances in Uncanny) really had the magic for me. So, what makes that series in particular so ‘me’ish?
The Tick, a reboot of the live-action TV series that was a reboot of the animated series that was adapted from the comic book that started out as a comic store mascot, has finally arrived on Amazon’s original programming channel, so I thought I’d take a moment to look at some of the other superhero comedy-parody-satire offerings that may have influenced, or been influenced by, what is obviously the most successful entry into the genre.
I’m back with reviews of some story arcs and trades, a book, and some of my patented interminable rambling about things no one cares about! Let’s get to it!