Why I Adopted My Husband Yuta Yagi is a fun and funny autobiographical manga about how he and his partner made their union legal in Japan.
Rare Flavours, the next miniseries Ram V and Filipe Andrade debuted in August. Kind of. BOOM! released an ashcan (black and white only comic, with lettering from Andworld Design) called Rare Flavours #1 Tasting Menu Ashcan.
Doctor Who: Doom's Day #1 and #2 may be wittier & more fun than previous chapters in the multimedia event, but it's still mostly fanservice.
Shelly Bond’s comics memoir (or is it an autobiography, drawn primarily by Imogen Mangle and guests?), Fast Times In Comic Book Editing, evokes the feeling of a time gone by.
Terror Man is a wacky take on the vigilante superhero story that's uniquely Korean that skirts its dark, grim subject matter with slapstick farce and the oddest variation on Batman you'll ever see.
If there’s a feeling The Metabaron Book 4: The Bastard & The Proto-Guardianess conjures most strongly it’s diminishing returns.
Whatever my reservations about the series’ gratuitous use of main character Joanna Tan’s bare breasts, Gun Honey Blood For Blood surprised me at almost every turn.
If McKay can keep Ferry drawing neat looking demons and dragons, Doctor Strange #1 will be something to keep an eye on.
The Might Barbarians is Michael Moreci's latest entry from Ablaze in the Sword and Sorcery fantasy story with art by Giuseppe Cafaro.
Richard Sala’s The Chuckling Whatsit is a witch’s brew of monsters, sinister grotesques, and noir. It’s also my introduction the (now dead) artist’s prodigious Fantagraphics bibliography.
If you’ve seen a funny spy movie, you have an idea what’s coming in Spy Superb #1: Put Jay into trouble and watch him slapstick comedy his way out of it.
Guardian of Fukushima by Ewen Blain and Fabian Grolleau is a labour of love, a tribute to Naoto Matsamura's sacrifice to protect the abandoned animals of Fukushima, and a warning about the dangers of nuclear power.
Golden Record by Rosemary Valero-O'Connell is an opulent poetry chapbook (written in English and Spanish) published by Silver Sprocket Bicycle Club.
Largely, Carmilla moves briskly. It’s roughly 100 pages, and never overstays its welcome...Carmilla deftly hits all the suspenseful notes.
Orc Island is a delight. It follows a fairly classic adventure formula: a street urchin or sell-sword signs up for adventure with the promise of riches and gets more than they bargained for.
Mark Russell is the consistent satirist in mainstream comics right now, and Traveling to Mars turns his jaundiced eye on space travel in a bleakly funny
The Roadie #1’s plot, briefly: A roadie for the metal band Mass Acre discovers he has a daughter and eventually chooses to save her.
The best thing about manga is that there is a genre about just about every topic you can think of, so of course, there's a manga about chess called Blitz.
A Hard Day is a fascinating, curious exercise in Korean webcomics, adapting a 2014 movie about a corrupt cop who messes up, makes a bad decision, then
A mysterious gangland murder brings out the worst in many people in power, and Newburn #7 is here to throw the plot twists at you fast and furious. When a
In Batman - One Bad Day #1: The Riddler, a world-class creative team takes the Riddler from being a punchline to looking like the monster terrifying you
Ghost Rider: Vengeance Forever #1 is a fun, dumb comic. It's exquisitely realized from Avatar Press alum Juan José Ryp.
It’s foolish to deny Gun Honey: Blood For Blood #1’s charms: A beautiful woman plus firearms.
Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service Omnibus Volume 5 is about a group of mediocre Japanese divinity school students who solve crimes with supernatural elements.
Grim #4 delighted me with spectacle. The very first panel is a splash of a monstrous tower in the afterlife, and in the next page, the crew jumps off of it.
At bottom, the oversized Predator #1 is an adventure/war comic in which, unsurprisingly, lots of soldiers die and staying alive is a good outcome.
Mind MGMT: Bootleg #2 reunites the Crimson Flower team of Matt Kindt and Matt Lesniewski. In this issue, another recruit (this time in India) is brought aboard.
In Blacksad: They All Fall Down • Part One, there is finally a challenger for most gorgeous comic of 2022.
In Out Of Body, the detective (Dan Collins, a psychotherapist) is on life support, unable to figure out who attacked him.
In WWE The New Day: Power Of Positivity, Evan Narcisse and Austin Walker enjoy the sports genre. If there’s a trope they don’t use, it’s not for lack of trying.