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Invincible: Amazon Animated Series
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[...]
Power Pack #1 Review:
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? Home Sick Pilots #1 cover Credit: Image Comics Home Sick Pilots #1 introduces a group of teenagers that are in a band from which[...]
Power Pack #1 Review:
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? Big Girls #5 cover Credit: Image Comics Big Girls #5 is essentially a huge fight issue, functioning as a climax to most of the story[...]
Frank at Home #1 Review:
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[...]
Epic Meal Time's Harley Morenstein: YouTube Creator Spotlight
Credit: Image Comics 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[...]
Epic Meal Time's Harley Morenstein: YouTube Creator Spotlight
Credit: Image Comics 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
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[...]
Deadpool #7 Review:
Credit: Image Comics 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[...]
Deadpool #7 Review:
Credit: Image Comics 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[...]
Stillwater #2 Review:
Credit: Image Comics 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[...]
Stillwater #2 Review:
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. Commanders in Crisis #1 cover Credit: Image Comics The challenge with the concept behind Commanders in Crisis is pretty obvious: readers[...]
Buffy the Vampire Slayer #18 Review:
Credit: Image Comics 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[...]
Buffy the Vampire Slayer #18 Review:
Credit: Image Comics 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[...]
Buffy the Vampire Slayer #18 Review:
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[...]
Shadow Service #2 Review:
Credit: Image Comics 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[...]
Shadow Service #2 Review:
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? Getting it Together[...]
Lonely Receiver #2 Review:
Credit: Image Comics We're coming to the point in Bliss where what Benton has done to protect the life of his son stops being monstrous but understandable and starts being monstrous without caveat It's equal parts sad and thrilling to watch the story of a father caught up in a web of murder and deceit in order[...]
Image Comics Removes Oral History Of The Warren Ellis Forum
After absorbing last week's news that Image Comics has become Diamond's second largest comics supplier following DC's defection to the distribution operations set up by comics retailers DCBS and Midtown, an interesting realization set in: Despite the ongoing problems created by Covid-19 and the ensuing lockdown, Image is in the midst of its best year[...]
Seven Secrets #2 Review:
Credit: Image Comics Big Girls #2 continues from the cliffhanger at the end of the first issue, resolving it by introducing two more Big Girls into the heat of the battle… including one, Apex, who does not have the same moral questions that plague Ember's mind To Ember and, indeed, the forces that uphold the rules of the[...]
Seven Secrets #2 Review:
Stillwater is the new creator-owned series from Image/Skybound that pairs writer Chip Zdarsky, one of the funniest folks in comics, with artist Ramón K Perez and colorist Mike Spicer for this comic about a town with a unique secret. Chip Zdarsky and Ramon K Perez's Stillwater #1 cover Credit: Image Comics Going into Stillwater #1 blind is something else[...]
Inkblot #1 Review:
Inkblot is a brand new fantasy series from Image Comics created by Emma Kubert and Rusty Gladd that stars a librarian in a fantasy world and a mischievous black cat Gladd, in the backmatter, breaks down their collaboration, saying, "The art comes first [Emma's] pencils, my inks, her colors, and finally, my words[...]
40 Seconds #1
Credit: Image Comics Bliss started off very good and approaches great here with this second issue, which dives deeper into the consequences of a decision made in the name of a father's love Sean Lewis and Caitlin Yarski work beautifully together, with inventive pages that could often each be a standalone art piece with as much[...]
Big Girls #1 Review:
Credit: Image Comics Big Girls #1 introduces the concept fluidly, concisely, and with grace, feeding the reader all of the information they need to know very quickly so that the rest of the comic can focus on answering the book's core What If? question. Jason Howard is terrific as both a writer and an artist, delivering scenes of[...]
Invincible (Image: Skybound Entertainment)
During Skybound Xpo and Comic-Con@Home, fans were introduced to the upcoming animated Amazon series' voice cast; following that, Kirkman and Skybound Entertainment used their Image Comics FCBD (Free Comic Book Day) issue to offer a look at the animated artwork ( with co-creator Cory Walker serving as lead character designer) Now, artist Ryan Ottley is[...]
Big Girls: How Ideological Extremes Hit Close to Home
Credit: Image Comics The us vs them of Big Girls is palpable and completely adaptable to any narrative its readers would assign to it; us vs them, feminism vs sexism, socialism vs capitalism, etc In fact, this comic hits close enough to home in its social commentary that it's hard not to apply even the most[...]
Monstress: Talk Stories Miniseries From Liu and Takeda Follows Kippa
Image Comics has announced a new spinoff miniseries for Monstress, as well as a paperback collection of the fifth arc, and a special limited edition hardcover The spinoff from creators Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda, Monstress: Talk-Stories, will follow the character Kippa as she tells the story of a significant moment from her childhood[...]
Bliss #1 Review: A Comic Starring Lin-Manuel Miranda!?
The Coyotes team of writer Sean Lewis and artist Caitlin Yarsky reunite for a new comic over at Image, the surrealist Bliss This new eight-issue series, which examines the morality of a murderer who committed his crimes in order to save his sick son, debuted last week with its first issue. Coyotes was as beautifully drawn as it was unique, but[...]
Chu #1 Review: The Better Call Saul to Chew's Breaking Bad
Credit: Image Comics. Saffron is a Cibopars, which means that she is able to learn secrets from those with whom she shares meals… and this issue starts with a big one After the opening serving, the comic becomes an Ocean's Eleven-esque caper that quickly devolves into a shower of puke and blood in one of the most[...]