José Villarrubia.

The Daily LITG, November 17th, 2019 - Happy Birthday

The Daily LITG, November 17th, 2019 – Happy Birthday José Villarrubia

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Shadowman #5 cover by Tonci Zonjic

Shadowman #5 [Late] Review: Fighting for Freedom and Love

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Shadowman continues his journey through the Boniface family history, this time landing in the body of the first Shadowman, Marius Boniface. Marius lived in the late 19th Century. We join him when a hunting party arrives on his property looking for a worker who ran from their mining operation. Marius denies knowing where […]

Britannia: Lost Eagles of Rome #1 cover by Cary Nord

Britannia: Lost Eagles of Rome #1 Review – Sherlock Holmes in Rome

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Antonius Axia is a "detectionist," the first investigative detective in the world. He lives during the reign of Emperor Nero in Ancient Rome. He has gotten by on working under Nero, but, after a legion goes missing in the Tottenwald forest in Germany, Antonius Axia is called to investigate all the way out […]

Infidel #5 cover by Aaron Campbell

Infidel #5 Review: Painful Truths and Tragic Deaths

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] We see what really happened that night in the apartment and what caused the explosion. In the present, Tom is trying to kill Medina, believing her responsible for what happened to Aisha, Leslie, Kris, and their friends. Medina knows she must get out of the building with the Misbaha if Aisha is going […]

Sword Daughter #2 cover by Greg Smallwood

Sword Daughter #2 Review: Smart, Atmospheric, and Compelling

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Elsbeth and Dags ride a fishing vessel away from Norway, ultimately landing in Ireland. Here, they find a woman with the back of her head caved in, and the local constable immediately blames Elsbeth and her father. Dags intuits that this is not the first of such killings and lands a job hunting […]

Batman #50 cover by Mikel Janin

Advance Review: Batman #50 – Profoundly Unsatisfying [Spoiler-Free]

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The day of Batman and Catwoman's wedding has arrived at last, and the two gather their witnesses and a judge to marry them off at dawn on a rooftop in downtown Gotham. While they prepare, Bruce and Selina individually reminisce about their times together, each other, and how their relationship has developed over […]

Shadowman #4 cover by Tonci Zonjic

Shadowman #4 Review: The History of Shadowman

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Jack Boniface is falling through time. He sees his own life, but he travels back even further to the lives of his ancestors. He lands in the body of Maxim Boniface, his great-grandfather. He also bore the Shadow Loa, and he used it to help the U.S stamp out Nazism wherever it arose […]

Infidel #4 cover by Aaron Campbell

Infidel #4 Review: Intense, Unnerving, and Brilliant

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Aisha is still in comatose, and the doctors don't expect her to survive. Medina is unwilling to watch her best friend die and will do anything to save her. Reynolds and Ethan stumble across a man who knew Arthur Quinn, and, having seen the entities in the apartment building too, Ethan agrees to […]

Sword Daughter #1 cover by Greg Smallwood

Sword Daughter #1 Review: An Atmospheric and Beautiful Start

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Elisabeth is the daughter of Dags. The two live in Norway. Ten years ago, their village was raided and slaughtered by a Viking clan called the Forty Swords. Dags went catatonic for ten years while Elisabeth took care of him. Now, he is awake with a daughter that doesn't properly know him. He […]

Infidel #3 cover by Aaron Campbell, Alina Urosov, and Jose Villarrubia

Infidel #3 Advance Review: Another Daring and Haunting Chapter

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Aisha and Kris are in the hospital. Tom has returned to find this transpired tragedy, and Medina is trying to come to grips with all of it. Worse yet, a neighbor is spreading that Aisha pushed Leslie and Kris down the stairs, and Medina plans to confront this woman. The Grace, Ethan, and […]

Infidel #2 cover by Aaron Campbell and Jose Villarrubia

Infidel #2 Review: Continues to Terrify and Absorb the Reader

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] In light of the incident with Leslie, Aisha has gone to her doctor and received a prescription for a different anti-anxiety medication. However, she keeps seeing the phantoms in the corner of rooms, and they're getting more vivid. Aisha worries that this will frighten Leslie or Kris, but what if the visions are […]

Infidel #1 cover by Aaron Campbell and Jose Villarrubia

Infidel #1 Review: An Intimate and Unnerving Horror in the Same Vein as Get Out

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Aisha is an American Muslim living with her husband, step-daughter, and mother-in-law in an apartment building in New York. Aisha trusts her mother-in-law, Leslie, but Aisha's husband isn't convinced that his mother has lost her bigoted attitude. Aisha has been having nightmares too, and she believes that they're motivated by the apartment building's […]

Hungry Ghosts #1 cover by Paul Pope

Hungry Ghosts #1 Review: Taps into Deep Cultural History But Not Fear or Intrigue

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Some of the most talented chefs in the world are called to serve dinner to a very rich and almost-openly corrupt Russian businessman. After the meal, he calls together all the chefs and guests for an old Japanese game called Kaidan. The game used to be played by samurai warriors. Each would tell […]

Inhumans: Judgment Day #1 cover by Daniel Acuna

Inhumans Judgment Day #1 Review: The Coming of the Gods

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Inhuman Royals have returned with the Prima Materia in tow. Fearing the retaliation of the Progenitors, they have made their base in the Grey Area of Earth's Moon in a tower created by the future Moon King, Flint. Maximus, now calling himself the Mage, claims to have had a change of heart […]

Dark Horse Is Releasing Robert E. Howard's Unfinished King Conan Tale This December

Dark Horse Comics is proud to announce the return of a fan-favorite Conan creative team: Writer Timothy Truman, artist Tomás Giorello, and colorist José Villarrubia, who are joining forces to expand on Robert E. Howard's unfinished Wolves Beyond the Border tale! Front Towards Gamer talked about the comic by saying: This comic really makes me […]

Alan Moore To Finish Bumper Book Of Magic. Steve Moore May Still Be Helping.

‘I don’t think it’s going to be a huge problem that one of the heads of the order is no longer corporeal.’ A 320 page hardcover, the book is intended to be published by Top Shelf and Knockabout and will include art by Kevin O'Neill, Melinda Gebbie, John Coulthart and José Villarrubia. Talking to Tim Martin of Aeon[...]