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The Daily LITG, 6th December 2019 – Happy Birthday

The Daily LITG, 6th December 2019 – Happy Birthday Paul Jenkins

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. The 10 most-read stories yesterday Review: GameStop's Green Lantern – Lantern Corps Ring Set Skottie Young and Humberto Ramos Launch "Strange Academy", a New Orleans-Set Magical […]

Beyonders #1 cover by Wesley St. Claire

Beyonders #1 Review: Predictable Conspiracy Themes and an Unlikable Protagonist

Jacob Tate is about to finish high school. He is heavily invested in conspiracy theories. He has a one-eyed Welsh corgi named Shadwell and lives with his normal aunt and uncle. He struggles in school because of his focus on conspiracy theories, and all his college applications have been denied. However, his hobby is about […]

God Complex #6 cover by Hendry Prasetya

God Complex #6 Review: Cyberpunk Religious Allegory?

Seneca is attacked by a minotaur-like creature beneath the church, but he survives. He explores the catacombs beneath the church, and Apollo, Hermes, and Hephaestus begin to lose contact with him. Apollo is ready to write him off and detonate his enhancements, but Trinity is near. The signal interference turns into a boon, and Seneca […]

God Complex #5 cover by Isuardi Therianto

God Complex #5 Review: Refreshingly Complex Cyberpunk

Seneca is still struggling with his augmentations. He returns to Hermes and Hephaestus who tell him that he can go into the Stream at any time. He does so and is assaulted by Deltoids, but this allows him to have some insight into the Trinity. Afterwards, he leaves to meet with Apollo and plan their […]

Explore the Lost City with Zack Kaplan and Alvaro Sarraseca: AfterShock June 2018 Solicits

AfterShock launches a new series this June with The Lost City Explorers by writer Zack Kaplan and artist Alvaro Sarraseca. Plus, Animosity, Pestilence, Her Infernal Descent, Cold War, Brothers Dracul, A Walk Through Hell,and Dark Ark continue their runs. Details below. BABYTEETH Vol 2 Trade Paperback / $14.99 / 128 pages / color / on sale 06.13.18 writer: Donny Cates artist: Garry Brown color: Mark […]

Alters #10 cover by Leila Leiz and Leonardo Paciarotti

Alters #10 Review: An Emotional and Gripping Finale

Latavius' powers are out of control, and his mother, Sharise, has disappeared through a portal. The Chief is reluctant to leave the Alters, but Chalice is determined to save Sharise and Latavius. With the help of Morph, she goes through the portal to save Sharise. Alters #10 provides a dramatic finale to this arc and […]

Alters #9 cover by Leila Leiz and Leonardo Paciarotti

Alters #9 Review: An Endearing and Diverse Cast of Heroes

Chalice copes with what's happened to Morph as we see her tell her friend Darren about her transition. Then the Alters give their plan to Sharise on how they plan to get her son back. Then they put that plan into action. Needless to say, I'm all about Alters from the outset. Transgendered superhero joined […]

God Complex #2 cover by Hendry Prasetya

God Complex #2 Review: Blade Runner With A Bit Of Wicked + Divine

Seneca has been put forward to report before Apollo by Hermes. The two discuss the cases he is investigating, and, during this, Apollo explains the One God, the Trinity, to Seneca. After this debriefing, Seneca is witness to another murder with grave consequences and bizarre implications. Hermes then sends Seneca to seek insight from the […]

A Shaky Start Leading To An Enjoyable Read – Alters Volume One Review

Aftershock Comics' Alters volume one, coming out this Wednesday, enjoyed a fair bit of attention back when the series started. The reason was because the series would feature a trans lead character as the focus of this first volume of stories – and the reaction that this was being handled not by a trans creator, […]

Tom Judge: The Rapture – 24 Trades Of Christmas

Today our tour of the comic shop trade / graphic novel shelves takes us to the T's. For Top Cow and for Tom Judge. The publisher is probably best known for the characters of Witchblade and the Darkness, but those characters represent just 2 of the 13 Artifacts represented in the Top Cow universe. A […]

David Finch Heads To New Jersey This Fall

The New Jersey Comic Con, the sibling of the Long Beach Comic Con, is getting ready for their second year and have already announced a few of the guests. The list kicks off with New Avengers, Wonder Woman and the current DC Batman: Rebirth artist David Finch. The new Batman series is getting a lot […]

A Fascinating Place: Three Reasons Why You Should Read Lantern City Vol. 1 HC

This week brings the release of a wonderful story collected in a stunning hardcover edition. I'm talking about Lantern City Vol. 1 HC from Archaia. It collects the first four issues of the series, and if you're looking for some reasons to pick up a copy, here's three… One: This book is written by some incredibly talented writers. […]

For A Good Time, Buy Replica #2 Tomorrow

Replica #2 from Paul Jenkins and Andy Clarke is out tomorrow. Available from all good comic shops and disreputable bathroom attendents… Number Two! In which Detective Trevor Churchill of the Terran Corporation discovers the only person more annoying than his alien partner is a clone of himself. In which we visit with Number Two, Trevor's overworked […]

Find Mystery And Fantasy In The Fiction Squad TP From Boom!

Looking for mystery mashed up with fantasy? Then you don't want to miss out on this upcoming release from BOOM! Studios. Fiction Squad TP, written by Paul Jenkins, with art by Ramon Bachs. Fablewood is a pretty dangerous place, but no area is more dangerous than the City of Rimes, deep in the heart of […]

Todd McFarlane Tells Bleeding Cool About Spawn Vs. Satan

I noticed that the October solicitations for Spawn no longer had Paul Jenkins listed as writer. SPAWN #258 STORY: TODD McFARLANE ART / COVER: JONBOY OCTOBER 21 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $2.99 Spawn returns to the one place he never thought he would see again…HELL. Paul had replaced Brian Wood as […]