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The Nice House On The Lake #6 Review: Engaging
The reason why Reg didn't freak out about the literal end of the world is the core of this narrative, and wow, is it a hoot. Writer James Tynion the Fourth is firing on all cylinders here, with such extraordinary patience and delicacy in fleshing out the corners of this work Likewise, the artwork of Alvaro[...]
When DC Vertigo Turned Down Something Is Killing The Children
Something Is Killing The Children time! At Thought Bubble Comic Con in Harrogate today, James Tynion IV attended a Thought Bubble panel with Becky Cloonan and Michael Conrad dubbed Calling All Creeps – A Horror Masterclass, talking about the art of telling horror stories in comic books, sharing their motivations, their work processes and their own tastes[...]
Nice House On The Lake #4 Review: Literary Quality
That I picked up on stuff." This wonderful character element, delivered near the beginning of James Tynion the Fourth's script, created room for a wonderful, inevitable, surprising conclusion that really nailed it here. The design choices in the artwork from Alvaro Martinez Bueno, Jordie Bellaire, and Andworld Design wonderfully captured moments of respect, anguish, cleverness, boredom,[...]
Nice House On The Lake #2
That's a savvy combination of the James Tynion the 4th script and the visual storytelling from Alvaro Martinez Bueno, Jordie Bellaire, and Andworld Design To balance it this way is setting the difficulty level to "are you sure you wanna do that?" What's most impressive is that this hits every mark to make that work,[...]
DC Comics Publishes Complete Talon By James Tynion IV
DC Comics are definitely realising that James Tynion IV is a thing They are even allowing him to publish creator-owned comics through them, something removed from Kurt Busiek and Brian Bendis of late And they are delving through their publication history to find books of his they can collect and put his name in the[...]
Speculator Corner: Basilisk #1 Second Printing Has Erica Slaughter
We've been drawing comparisons between Basilisk and one of Boom's biggest smash hits; Something Is Killing The Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell'Edera Well, someone at Boom must have been paying attention because the second printing of Basilisk #1 has something that the first printing did not have, an exclusive first look at one[...]
The Nice House On The Lake #1 Review: Diaphanous, Clever
RATING: BUY. The Nice House On The Lake #1 By James Tynion the Fourth, Alvaro Martinez Bueno Everyone who was invited to the house knows Walter — well, they know him a little, anyway Some met him in childhood; some met him months ago And Walter's always been a little … off But after the hardest year of[...]
Batman #109 Review: Yesterday’s News
He takes Harley Quinn to his Gotham City haunt where she asks, "is this a 'you-want-to-kill-me' situation or a 'you-want-to-bang-me' situation?" His answer, or lack thereof, is riveting a relative newcomer called the Gardener has a side quest that could explain why Ghost-Maker left no impression on Future State. With both the lead story and the[...]
No Poison, Just Ivy - Will Someone Let Harley Quinn Know?
Just… Ivy. In today's Catwoman #31 – also written by Ram V, we get the Delirium-style speech balloons as Catwoman rescues Ivy from Simon Saint Industries' tanks. And we get a reprise of that statement from Swamp Thing. "Just Ivy… no poison… no poison, just Ivy." What that actually means? What that means for Harley? Well, Batman writer[...]
Scarecrow and Unannounced Back-Ups In James Tynion IV's 2021 Batman
Here's the solicitation for Batman #106 in March, following on from Infinite Frontier. BATMAN #106 written by JAMES TYNION IV art and cover by JORGE JIMENEZ backup story written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON backup story art by GLEB MELNIKOV ON SALE 3/2/21 $4.99 US | 40 PAGES | FC | DC Following the tragic events of Infinite Frontier #1, Batman and his new[...]
Batman #93 Review: A Spark Of Something
That is the set up for this issue of Batman #93. The cover of Batman #93 published by DC Comics with the creative team: of James Tynion the 4th, Guillem March, Javier Fernandez, Tomeu Morey, David Baron, and Clayton Cowles. Honestly, prior to this issue the whole storyline felt really rather dragged out, like a comedian staying[...]
James Tynion IV Teases Ghost-Hunter for Batman #100
James Tynion IV took to his newsletter, The Empire Of The Tiny Onion to let us all know he is writing Batman #100 this week, to be published in October But first he talked about Spoiler… James Tynion IV Teases Ghost-Hunter for Batman #100. We announced Joker War Zone last week, and I was thrilled they also[...]
Auto Draft
Three days ago we picked up on the suggestion that it would be James Tynion IV doing the deed Today that all went official Rather than being a graphic novel schedule dfor November 2020, James Tynion IV and Michael Dialynas' Wynd will now be published as a limited series, skipping the usual solicitation process and[...]
I'm not entirely sure how but I appear to have found myself with copies of Batman #92, out this week digitally (and maybe more) and of Batman #93, the final chapters of the first James Tynion Batman arc Dark Designs, and kicking off the subsequent Joker War Now, I know Bleeding Cool is famous for[...]