But none of their series intrigued me as much as American Ronin, the combination of veteran writer Peter Milligan and new-ish to the Western mainstream artist ACO American Ronin #2 felt like Peter Milligan setting up a world that was basically the tabletop roleplaying game Shadowrun, minus the elves. American Ronin #2 cover, courtesy of AWA[...]
Sturdy, but not remarkable. American Ronin #1 cover American Ronin #1, Peter Milligan and ACO's debut for publisher Artists, Writers & Artisans is an assassin/spy story I'm not sure if Milligan and ACO worked together before or not, but for AWA, they're a well-oiled machine The first issue of American Ronin isn't meaningfully different from a high[...]
Diana follows her implicitly, while Artemis, hard-headed as she is, wants to lead with her axe and think with her muscles. Atalanta serves a surprisingly minor role in the main thrust of the book, being left behind to heal in the journey to Thirteen Heavens and only popping up again at the end when she, Diana,[...]
The Smoking Mirror is a temple that follows none of the conventional laws of physics, and its guardians are massive tiger-men-corpse beasts wrapped in armor. Wonder Woman #52 art by ACO, David Lorenzo, and Romulo Fajardo Jr. ACO's work especially shines here, as his 3-D rendered work makes the supernatural environment within the temple even more strange[...]
The newly enabled discovery mode in Assassin's Creed: Origins may be one of the most historically accurate ways to explore ancient Egypt, but at least one detail has been altered to match modern conservative sensibilities.
The new game plus mode for Assassin's Creed: Origins goes live today, allowing players to bring a number of things with them forward into a run of the game.
Ubisoft is "concentrating at the moment" on Assassin's Creed: Origins, rather than a new entry in the once-annual franchise — which is probably a good thing.
Two of the primary factors which led to that homogeny of 1950s America which this aesthetic is taken from are overwhelming racism and sexism. JLA/Doom Patrol Special #1 art by Aco, Tamra Bonvillain, and Marissa Louise The 1950s culture this comic is referencing as a tool for its story is the Leave it to Beaver/Father Knows Best culture[...]
Doom Patrol/Justice League By Gerard Way, Steve Orlando, And Aco Is The First Young Animal Crossover
The crossover will happen via a series of four one-shots, and at the Young Animal panel tonight, we learned what the first one will be: Doom Patrol Special, featuring the Justice League of America. Gerard Way and Steve Orlando will write the comic, with art by Aco, and a cover by Frank Quitely: A press release from[...]
Jim Cheung will draw the first issue, with subsequent issues to feature Ron Garney, ACO, Phil Noto, Greg Land, and Ramon Rosanos with "more artists yet to be revealed." It could even be you! Who knows?! Marvel is still figuring this out. "The threat facing our heroes touches on all corners of the X-Men mythology," said Marvel[...]
kicks off his solo adventures in a story by James Robinson and ACO But what kinds of secret missions will the modern psychedelic super-spy be tasked with? We've applied Stan Lee's mighty Marvel method to these unlettered preview pages in an attempt to decrypt the code Until Nick Fury #1 hits stores on April 19, this[...]
Marston has scored the announcement of a new Nick Fury series from the creative team of James Robinson and ACO! The comic will feature single issue stories, according to Newsarama's interview with Robinson, rather than writing for the trade However, Robinson did touch on an overarching theme for the book: If there is an overarching thing to[...]
By Joe Glass Yes, I write an LGBTQ interest comic. No, I am not going to include it in this list. Thankfully, in one respect, there have been quite a lot