Staff Picks

Staff Picks – Week of 12/06/2019

Spider-Man: Life Story #4 Chip Zdarsky (w), Mark Bagley (a) Marvel Comics Scott says: It’s been an up and down ride for me with Life Story thus far. Some of the themes have washed over me, I was uneasy with…

Staff Picks – Week of 05/06/2019

DCeased #2 Tom Taylor (w), Trevor Hairsine (a) DC Comics Liz says: DCeased can be described as DC Comics’ equivalent to ‘Marvel Zombies’, but that would be selling it short, big-time. Tom Taylor (the writer who turned what might have…

Staff Picks – Week of 29/05/2019

Batman: Last Knight On Earth #1 Scott Snyder (w), Greg Capullo (a) DC Comics Adam says: Fresh from DC Black Label, Batman: Last Knight on Earth sees Snyder & Capullo re-unite to tell one last Bat tale. Now, in truth,…

Staff Picks – Week of 22/05/2019

Faithless #2 Brian Azzarello (w), Maria Llovet (a) Boom! Studios Scott says: On the off chance that Faithless #1 passed you by, stop reading this, go and buy it (in person, from Orbital Comics, of course) then swing back to…

Staff Picks – Week of 08/05/2019

The Flash #70 Josh Williamson (w), David Lopez & Howard Porter (a) DC Comics Scott says: Flash: Year One is upon us and, in true Barry Allen fashion, it speedily went from ‘ok maybe this’ll be good’ to ‘daaaaaamn that…

Staff Picks – Week of 24/04/2019

Star Wars: Vader – Dark Visions #3 Dennis “Hopeless” Hallum (w), David Lopez & Jav Pina (a), Muntsa Vicente (c) Marvel Comics Mattia says: I’m a big fan of Star Wars (who isn’t?!) and in the myriad of publications that…

Staff Picks – Week of 17/04/2019

Little Bird #2 Darcy Van Poelgeest (w), Ian Betram (a), Matt Hollingsworth (c) Image Comics Mattia says: North America has been devastated by three decades of war as the American Empire expands under an ultra-nationalist, theocratic government. Our Little Bird,…

Staff Picks – Week of 10/04/2019

Fairlady #1 Brian Schirmer (w), Claudia Balboni (a) Image Comics Scott says: Hey, you know fantasy, right? Lord of the Rings, Jupiter’s Legacy, Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur movie (which I’m only mentioning to remind you how bad Guy Ritchie’s King…

Staff Picks – Week of 03/04/2019

Jesusfreak HC Joe Casey (w), Benjamin Marra (a), Brad Simpson (c) Image Comics Mattia says: “This is not a religious story. If you want spiritual insight, read the Bible,” claims the two authors of the epic graphic novel, published by…

Staff Picks – Week of 27/03/2019

The Mask Omnibus TP Vol 01 John Arcudi (w), Keith Williams (a), Doug Mahnke (a/c) Dark Horse Comics Ryan says: The story sounds familiar — mild-mannered Stanley Ipkiss discovers and wears a mask of unknown origin, and is instantaneously transformed…

Staff Picks – Week of 20/03/2019

Batman #67 Tom King (w), Lee Weeks, Jorge Fornes (a) DC Comics Chief says: Blah, blah, chief picks Batman again! yeah, but what an issue it is, what an arc it’s been, what a run it’s going to be! We’re…

Staff Picks – Week of 13/03/2019

Detective Comics 80 Years of Batman Dlx Ed HC Various (w/a) DC Comics Ryan says: March marks a monumental anniversary for DC’s Dark Knight, as the “World’s Greatest Detective” turns 80! And in celebration of this epic achievement, DC Comics…