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Some Thoughts On American Ronin #2

Some Thoughts On American Ronin #2

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.[caption id="attachment_1302357" align="aligncenter" width="600"] American Ronin #2[...]

American Ronin #1: If Shadowrun Was A Comic Itd Be American Ronin

American Ronin #1: If Shadowrun Was A Comic, It'd Be American Ronin

Sturdy, but not remarkable.[caption id="attachment_1262095" align="alignright" width="350"] American Ronin #1 cover[/caption]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[...]

Wonder Woman #53 Review: Good Art and Solid Scripting

Wonder Woman #53 Review: Good Art and Solid Scripting

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,[...]

Wonder Woman #52 Review: A Wacky and Fun Team-Up Book

Wonder Woman #52 Review: A Wacky and Fun Team-Up Book

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.[caption id="attachment_899605" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Wonder Woman #52 art by ACO, David Lorenzo, and Romulo Fajardo Jr.[/caption]ACO’s work especially shines here, as his 3-D rendered work makes the supernatural environment within the[...]

Ubisoft Censors Nude Statues in Assassins Creed: Origins Discovery Tour

Ubisoft Censors Nude Statues in Assassin's Creed: Origins' Discovery Tour

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. Statues of nude figures have been censored with seashells (generally not seen in ancient art and also very uncommon for Egyptian art […]

Assassins Creed: Origins New Game Plus Mode Now Available

Assassin's Creed: Origins' New Game Plus Mode Now Available

The new game+ mode for Assassin's Creed: Origins has gone live today, allowing players to bring a number of things with them forward into a run of the game. Players who finish Bayek's adventure the first time around can start again with their abilities, outfits, experience, inventory items, and level all completely intact. It should […]

Ubisoft to Focus on Assassins Creed: Origins Instead of New Game

Ubisoft to Focus on Assassin's Creed: Origins Instead of New 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. Ubisoft announced back in 2016 that they would not be making another Assassin's Creed game that year because the one they were working on required "more polish." And what […]

JLA/Doom Patrol Special #1 Review: Strange Meta Yet Still Clichéd

JLA/Doom Patrol Special #1 Review: Strange, Meta, Yet Still Clichéd

Two of the primary factors which led to that homogeny of 1950s America which this aesthetic is taken from are overwhelming racism and sexism.[caption id="attachment_785701" align="aligncenter" width="600"] JLA/Doom Patrol Special #1 art by Aco, Tamra Bonvillain, and Marissa Louise[/caption]The 1950s culture this comic is referencing as a tool for its story is the Leave it[...]




Nick Fury (The Younger) Gets First Solo Series From James Robinson And ACO This Spring

Nick Fury (The Younger) Gets First Solo Series From James Robinson And ACO This Spring

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[...]

Tales from the Four Color Closet: Top 5 LGBTQ in Comics in 2015

Tales from the Four Color Closet: Top 5 LGBTQ in Comics in 2015

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 of awesome steps forward in LGBTQ representation and coverage in comics this year. So much so that listing just five is doing somewhat of […]