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.
Yes, the latest Previews is out, and that means it’s time to check out any groovy new comics you might want to spend your hard-earned money on!
Is the first installment of a series always the best place to start? Actually, almost never, in my experience.
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!