Getting a Gem of The Month for August 2020 in next week's Diamond Previews is a new series by Ales Kot, Luca Casalanguida and Heather Moore, called Lost Soldiers, promised earlier this year for the Summer – and still scheduled that way despite everything. Set in 1969 Vietnam and present day Juarez, about three men tied together[...]
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The Guardians have surrounded Kirby. President Herod tells Stella she will be the next president if she kills Kirby. Can Kirby escape? Is it a good read?
The washed-out colors from Jordie Bellaire give a similar problem where a character doesn't really have a clothing color association to remember them by. Days of Hate #7 is another good issue of the Ales Kot story, but it highlights some problems which I had hoped would be ironed out by this point I can still[...]
It's a little Judge Dredd, a little Running Man, a little Robocop, and even shares some premise ideas with Ales Kot's own Days of Hate. Oh, it also shares ideas with Live PD, which is a televised show watching police officers as they arrest people with actual commentators, but that's something that actually exists and is[...]
Another week has passed, and that means its time to count down the top and bottom five comics of the past week. Read here to see the score.
Xing and Amanda have love in Days of Hate, and Freeman is working to bring them both down. Does it make for a good read?
Ales Kot crafted something unique yet faithful to the game in this story, and Kowalski and Simpson deliver phenomenal artwork Thankfully, this book has been promoted to an ongoing, so we will get to see more from here In any case, this book earns another recommendation Give it a read. [rwp-review-ratings id="0"] [rwp-review-form id="0"] [rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Hunter[...]
Bloodborne contnues with the Hunter and the Paleblood child being pursued across the land by a beast as the Hunter tries to discern what the child truly is. Does it make for a good read?
Days of Hate continues the trek of Amanda and Arvid and Freeman's intimidation of Xing, now involving her family. Does it make for a good read?
This week Jeremy and Josh discuss comics like Doomsday Clock #4, Dark Knights: Metal #6, Daredevil #600, Saga #50, and Days of Hate #3. Also, they talk about why you should probably just read Terrifics #2 instead.
It's finishing an arc, but that doesn't fix the fact that reading this surreal and literary reference-filled comic was genuinely unpleasant. Bloodborne #2 cover by Damien Worm Win: Bloodborne #2 Continues to Make My Hunter's Dreams Come True Ales Kot and Piotr Kowalski's Bloodborne miniseries has been everything I hoped for so far[...]
Bloodborne's comic venture continues with the Hunter and the Paleblood entering the Forbidden Woods. However, the Hunter is wounded by a creature, and the two wind up in Iosefka's Clinic.
This may yet be one of the most interesting fantasy books of the moment. Days of Hate #3 cover by Danijel Zezelj and Tom Muller Days of Hate #3 Ales Kot and Danijel Zezelj have put out one of the angriest and most contentious books in recent memory, and it's only getting more ambitious with each issue[...]
You want it to linger a little more, even if that would clash with its blunt presentation. Ales Kot continues to be homed in on the political atmosphere of the United States and the world to which we are dangerously close. Days of Hate #2 art by Danijel Zezelj and Jordie Bellaire Danijel Zezelj's artwork is dim, gritty,[...]
FromSoftware's tendency to play keep-away with the plot and lore, which Ales Kot and Piotr Kowalski recapture for this comic, lends itself to horror and intensity The minimalist approach to narration and dialogue is greatly appreciated too. The existential ponderances add to that sense of fear and foreboding This character is already dealing with bloodthirsty man-beasts,[...]