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Invincible: Robert Kirkman Talks The Boys Comparison Series Changes

Invincible: Robert Kirkman Talks "The Boys" Comparison, Series Changes

"It is grounded, but in principle, more than 'The Boys,' it celebrates what makes superheroes special, in my opinion."[caption id="attachment_1277768" align="aligncenter" width="600"] (Image: Skybound/Amazon Prime)[/caption]For Kirkman and Walker, the idea was to offer readers an epic superhero story that would plant its flag in every type of superhero story that readers have come to know[...]

Invincible Offers New Look at Amazon Animated Series Atom Eve Focus

Invincible Offers New Look at Amazon Animated Series; Atom Eve Focus

With the series set to premiere on Friday, March 26, with three episodes (followed by weekly drops for the remaining five episodes) and an official trailer expected this Friday, viewers are getting another look at artwork from the series- this time, on display in comic book form.[caption id="attachment_1338578" align="aligncenter" width="585"] Image: Skybound[/caption]Set to release next[...]

Rain Like Hammers Iyashikei &#038 the Art of Serenity Through Comics

Rain Like Hammers, Iyashikei, & the Art of Serenity Through Comics

However, one of its founding members has managed to create a beautifully adaptive and unnerving version called Rain Like Hammers, released by Image Comics.[caption id="attachment_1324106" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Rain Like Hammers Page Credit: Image Comics[/caption]Brandon Graham got his start in the comic book world, drawing pornographic comics, and slowly moved through various professional tiers before eventually[...]

Invincible: Amazon Animated Series Debuting 3 Episodes This March

Invincible: Amazon Animated Series Debuting 3 Episodes This March

From there, we saw a clip (with some of the screencap preview images below, and the clip following) offering a preview of Mark Hamill as Art before the big reveal: the series will premiere the series on Friday, March 26, with 3 episodes- followed by weekly drops for the remaining five episodes (and a full[...]

Home Sick Pilots #1 Review: Unique In Style Short on Character

Home Sick Pilots #1 Review: Unique In Style, Short on Character

As one of the most unique-looking books on the shelves, this new offering from Image Comics seems guaranteed to catch many curious eyes But will the story be able to hold their interest?[caption id="attachment_1311166" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Home Sick Pilots #1 cover Credit: Image Comics[/caption]Home Sick Pilots #1 introduces a group of teenagers that are in[...]

Big Girls #5 Review: A Showdown Thats Big In Every Way

Big Girls #5 Review: A Showdown That's Big In Every Way

Big Girls by Jason Howard, with letters by Fonografiks, has been one of the most consistently thrilling and thought-provoking releases from Image Comics this year With this fifth issue, can Howard maintain that incredible quality?[caption id="attachment_1311170" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Big Girls #5 cover Credit: Image Comics[/caption]Big Girls #5 is essentially a huge fight issue, functioning as a climax to[...]

Amazing Spider-Man #54 Tops Bleeding Cool Bestseller List

Amazing Spider-Man #54 Tops Bleeding Cool Bestseller List

Welcome to the Top Ten Bleeding Cool Bestseller List, as compiled by several comic stores from their sales on Wednesday and Thursday. It measures what is known as the "Wednesday Warriors", those who can't wait till the weekend to get this week's comics. Though thanks to DC, Tuesday Titans too.  If any other retailers would […]

The Scumbag #2 Review: It Seems That The Bit Got Old&#8230 Fast

The Scumbag #2 Review: It Seems That The Bit Got Old… Fast

The Scumbag, Rick Remender's new series from Image Comics, is a gross-out superhero (kinda) satirical comic that imbues a nasty, soiled-pantsed drug addict with the power to save the world While Remender writes the whole thing, each issue is set to feature a different artist. The Scumbag #2 is drawn by Andrew Robinson, colored by Moreno Dinisio, and lettered[...]

Stillwater #3 Review: Chip Zdarskys Master Class in Exposition

Stillwater #3 Review: Chip Zdarsky's Master Class in Exposition

Credit: Image Comics[/caption]In the best issue of Stillwater yet, Chip Zdarsky gives the comics industry a master class on how to dole out exposition After two issues of establishing that no one dies in this town without allowing the reader or narrator to get any more information, Zdarsky flips the script this issue[...]

Big Girls #4 Review: A Nuanced Exploration By Jason Howard

Big Girls #4 Review: A Nuanced Exploration By Jason Howard

Credit: Image Comics[/caption]So, the Big Girl fight that was teased at the end of the last issue is resolved very quickly No complaints here, though, because while the action is interesting, the moral exploration has always been the strong point of this series The physical battle between these two defenders of the safe zone is about[...]

Spawn #313 Introduces Plague Spawn In December

Spawn #313 Introduces "Plague Spawn" In December

Image Comics has updated a couple of their covers for upcoming issues of Spawn The Todd McFarlane series that has been introducing a number of new versions of Spawn of late, ahead of the upcoming superhero team debut, The Chain Gang and the battle with the Omega Spawn Including this cover by Todd McFarlane and[...]

Inkblot #3 Review: Despite My Efforts The Cat Remains At Large

Inkblot #3 Review: "Despite My Efforts, The Cat Remains At Large"

Credit: Image Comics[/caption]Cat lovers are going to smile at the opening line: "Despite my efforts, the cat remains at large." We can relate.What's harder to relate to, though, is the other characters in Inkblot It's easy to love the reality-hopping cat when drawn with those expressive eyes and adorable little face by Emma Kubert, but the adventures[...]

Crossover #1 Review: A Comic Book About Comic Books

Crossover #1 Review: A Comic Book About Comic Books

Credit: Image Comics[/caption]Crossover #1 is a big and bolt, high concept comic that, above all else, sets out to be a big and bolt, high concept comic After all, the cover is someone seemingly having their mind blown by reading Crossover, so that sets the tone well While the how and why is shrouded in mystery, this[...]

Big Girls #3 Review: Tragic Flashbacks &#038 Egregious Property Damage

Big Girls #3 Review: Tragic Flashbacks & Egregious Property Damage

Credit: Image Comics[/caption]Big Girls #3 has three major parts: Ember's flashback which sheds light on her uncertainty over outright slaughtering the jacks, Ember's present in which a jack speaks to her in the middle of an attack, and then the resistance as they deal with an attack on their safehouse It's a gripping issue that[...]

Commanders in Crisis #1 Review: An Event With Unknown Heroes

Commanders in Crisis #1 Review: An Event With Unknown Heroes

While this elevator pitch sounds more like a writer's challenge to themself than an actionable premise, let's see how this new Image Comics debut from writer Steve Orlando, artist Davide Tinto, colorist Francesca Carotenuto, letterer Fabio Amelia, and designer Fabrizio Verrocchi reads.[caption id="attachment_1288168" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Commanders in Crisis #1 cover Credit: Image Comics[/caption]The challenge with the concept behind Commanders in Crisis[...]

The Scumbag #1 Review: An Original &#038 Disgusting Origin Story

The Scumbag #1 Review: An Original & Disgusting Origin Story

Credit: Image Comics[/caption]You ever watch a movie or read a comic from a decade or so ago and think, "Wow They could've never gotten away with that in 2020." That is The Scumbag #1 in a nutshell It's packed with did-he-just...? imagery and dialogue that quickly establishes the lead, Ernie, as a shockingly vile protagonist[...]

Inkblot #2 Review: More Cat Would Go A Long Way

Inkblot #2 Review: More Cat Would Go A Long Way

Credit: Image Comics[/caption]The more Inkblot focuses on the cat, the stronger the series is This issue sees the cat leave the lead character of the first issue and find itself instead amongst a clan of elves on the day that they set out to fight a powerful dragon The story falters when it focuses on the[...]

A Man Among Ye #3 Review: Anne Bonny Forms a Crew

A Man Among Ye #3 Review: Anne Bonny Forms a Crew

A Man Among Ye #3 continues the Image Comics/Top Cow-published historical-fiction pirate comic by writer Stephanie Phillips, artist Craig Cermak, colorist John Kalisz, and letterer Troy Peteri The first two issues blended fact and thrilling fiction in this gripping tale of Anne Bonny, Calico Jack Rackham, and Mary Read Can this third issue of A Man Among Ye keep up this[...]

Chu #3 Review: Every Comics Reader Should Be Following This Series

Chu #3 Review: Every Comics Reader Should Be Following This Series

Credit: Image Comics[/caption]Chu #3 continues this series streak of getting better with each issue The debut was good, but it felt more like an appetizer, packed with set-up and teases but little in the way of story that made Saffron Chu feel like the driving force of this series the way Tony Chu was of Chew[...]

Getting it Together #1 Review: Comics Crossover Appeal

Getting it Together #1 Review: Comics Crossover Appeal?

Getting it Together, the new Image Comics series from writers Sina Grace and Omar Spahi, artist Jenny D Fine, and colorist Mx Struble makes its influences and intentions clear from the cover: it's Friends for the modern era The cover works as an interesting visual elevator pitch, but does it tell a story worth reading?[caption id="attachment_1281353" align="aligncenter"[...]