It’s been a busy couple of weeks for comics news, and Paul and I are back with a brand new podcast to fill you in on everything that’s been going on, from the Image Expo to the Sandman Universe, from Marvel’s Fresh Start to Bendis’s Super-Books, and from IDW’s Transformers reboot to Boom! and Dynamite stepping up to the Eloi section of Previews.
These are comics you might have heard of. That might be a crazy guess, but there it is!
Yes, it’s that time again, when I review a bunch of trades and other stuff I might have gotten around to this month. Let’s boogie!
I see it more and more often these days: People complaining about politics in a creator’s stories. Usually, they’re offended because the creator’s politics don’t align with their own, but sometimes, they’re offended because there’s politics in there at all. It’s a dumb argument, because politics have always been a part of superhero comics.
I’ve been a bit derelict in reviewing comics, but it’s a new year and I’m trying to be better, so let’s take a look at trades I bought this month!
Today we’re taking a look at The Umbrella Academy, which many people dismissed as “Morrison-lite,” but which is plenty excellent enough to stand on its own!
DC Challenge is the kind of series where creating an alternate timeline where the Nazis won WW II was meant to simplify the plot. DC launched this 1985-6 twelve-issue limited …