Posts by Hugh Sheridan

Winter Soldier #1 Review: Bucky's Got a Brand New (Boring) Bag

SUMMARY: Writer: Kyle Higgins, Artist: Rod Reis, Letterer: VC's Clayton Cowles,Associate Editor: Alanna Smith, Editor Tom Brevoort, Varant Covers: Bill Sienkiewicz; Butch Guice & Frank D'Armata, Publisher: Marvel Comics, Release Date: Out Now, Price: $3.99. This new Winter Soldier mini (by my count the sixth WS series in the last 7 years) seems focused on […]

Prodigy #1 Review: Mark Millar Lives Up to his Own Hype

SUMMARY: Writer: Mark Millar, Artist: Rafael Albuquerque, Colorist: Marcelo Maiolo, Letterer: Peter Doherty, Production: Melina Mikulic, Cover Artists: Frank Quitely, Rafael Albuquerque, Editor: Rachael Fulton, Publisher: Image Comics, Release Date: 5th December 2018, Price: $3.99. Mark Millar's confidence is, of course, very annoying. He unashamedly boasts about every new project and its imminent cross- media […]

Bitter Root #1: Racism Breeds Monsters in 1920s Harlem

The former creative team on Marvel's most recent Power Man and Iron Fist series – writer David F Walker (co-writing with Chuck Brown) and artist Sanford Greene's new Image series Bitter Root debuted this week – and it's a quirky fun book that seems to be reaching for some big themes. SUMMARY: Writers: David F. […]

Russian Robot War Aftermath Dead Kings #1 Review: Shaky Start, But Intriguing

It seems there's no escaping Russia in the popular imagination at the moment – whether it is in the news with Putin's hijinks subverting elections, mistakingly poisoning random British citizens and (worst of all) trolling Star Wars fans, or Tom King playing out his fantasy of punching Russians in the current Batman storyline. Writer Steve […]

Generic Rather Than Gritty – Web of Venom: Ve'Nam #1 Review

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] This one-shot serves essentially as a basic origin story for Rex Strickland — one of writer Donny Cates's new supporting characters in the regular Venom book – expanding on his Vietnam origin, which was only briefly touched on previously. Basically Strickland and four other soldiers were bonded to symbiotes for an operation during […]

Jack Kirby - King Of Comics Panel At NYCC

Jack Kirby Walked Into Stan Lee's Office With An Idea: Spider-Man

Comics writer and blogger Mark Evanier celebrated Jack Kirby's centennial with Rand Hoppe and Tom Kraft, the curators at the Jack Kirby Museum at NYCC's 'Jack Kirby – King of Comics' panel this Sunday. Evanier, a former assistant to Kirby, wrote the coffee-table book Kirby: King of Comics and is currently working on an exhaustive […]

Image Comics – The Future of Fantasy Panel at NYCC

Si Spurrier (Cry Havoc, Angelic ), Justin Jordan (Luther Strode), Meredith Finch (Rose), Sebastian Girner (Scales & Scoundrels, Shirtless Bear-Fighter),  Caspar Wijngaard (Limbo, Angelic), and W. Maxwell Prince (One Week In The Library) discussed their various Image fantasy series at NYCC's "Image Comics – The Future of Fantasy" -panel on Saturday. Spurrier discussed Angelic his […]

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Creators Discuss Why Black Heroes Matter at NYCC 2017

Panelists David Walker (Luke Cage, Shaft, Cyborg), Ryan Benjamin (Teen Titans), Uraeus (Jacyen Wise, Black Heroes Matter), Karama "Blerdgurl" Horne ( and Faith Cheltenham ( participated in Saturday's "Black Heroes Matter" NYCC panel hosted by Carl Varnado (Blacks in Gaming) which drew a packed crowd. Everyone on the dais wore special "Black Heroes Matter" T-shirts […]

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Comics Editors Offer Tips For Aspiring Writers And Artists At NYCC 2017

Writer and editor Buddy Scalera hosted a panel on the art of comic book editing that featured panelists Warren Simons (Editor-in-Chief of Valiant Entertainment), Joe Rybrandt (Editor-in-Chief of Dynamite Entertainment) and Darren Sanchez (Marvel Comics). First off, each editor recounted how they got in to the industry. Rybrandt worked in comics retail while he was in […]

Image Announces 3 New Series At NYCC: Infidel, Analog, And Bingo Love

At 3 mini press conferences at NYCC this Thursday Image Comics announced three new projects : a mini and an ongoing series and one original graphic novel. First off former Vertigo editor Pornsak Pichetshote and artist Aaron Campbell are working on a 5 issue horror mini called "Infidel". Its about a diverse group of people living […]