Eleven Thoughts About Eleven Comics – Fifty Shades Of Jean Grey

So what have you been reading today?

Eleven Thoughts About Eleven Comics – Fifty Shades Of Jean Grey

Yes, of course, Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad has read Fifty Shades Of Grey. That won't end badly at all. I do hope someone has told the Joker.

Eleven Thoughts About Eleven Comics – Fifty Shades Of Jean Grey

Some presents come with added extras, in Todd The Ugliest Kid On Earth. Also a really easy cosplay costume to get away with this summr.

Eleven Thoughts About Eleven Comics – Fifty Shades Of Jean Grey

No sooner have I compared John Byrne to Robert Heinlein than Threshold gives us a Starship Troopers (movie) riff…

Eleven Thoughts About Eleven Comics – Fifty Shades Of Jean Grey

While Captain America takes time to paint the home that he is far, far from. I often forget Steve Rogers' artistic skills, let along the therapeutic benefits they may bring. A sweet human moment, amidst the alien chaos.

Eleven Thoughts About Eleven Comics – Fifty Shades Of Jean Grey

Francesco Francavilla creates a fully realised pulp hereo in The Black Beetle. Do we have a new Rocketeer here? It's looking more and more like it.

Eleven Thoughts About Eleven Comics – Fifty Shades Of Jean Grey

In Indestructible Hulk, those Iron Man suitcase armours seem to have been reversed engineered by commercial weapons manufacturers. Clearly there are going to be public calls for increased suitcase control after this. Remember, suitcases don't kill people…

Eleven Thoughts About Eleven Comics – Fifty Shades Of Jean GreyAll children should say that when asked this question, whether in Saga or not. Eventually they'll meet someone who believes them.

Eleven Thoughts About Eleven Comics – Fifty Shades Of Jean Grey

The power of narration with seemingly unconnected images in Crossed. The mental instability and the impending death so neatly tied together.

Eleven Thoughts About Eleven Comics – Fifty Shades Of Jean Grey

Fashion Beast takes its film origins and uses them as a strength, decompressed comic storytelling, with moment-by-moment widescreen panels. And then an explosion of colour…

Eleven Thoughts About Eleven Comics – Fifty Shades Of Jean Grey

There's a cameo I'm sure many weren't expecting in Batman. Greg Capullo gives him a look of the Dark Knight Superman don't you think?

Eleven Thoughts About Eleven Comics – Fifty Shades Of Jean Grey

And as Kitty Pryde helps Jean Grey come to terms with her telepathic powers in All New X-Men… did you catch the thought bubble, bottom right? Let's zoom in.

Eleven Thoughts About Eleven Comics – Fifty Shades Of Jean Grey

Maggott's back?

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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