DC Comics made some headlines last week when they announced they would be ending their long running Vertigo title HELLBLAZER to be relaunched as CONSTANTINE, a more superhero friendly DCU set series starring the titular mage. If Jeff Lemire’s twitter is to be believed, they’re about to set comments sections aflame again.
This week, (just like every week, haha shut up) I get a bit rambly.
After being given total reigns to the DC Universe, writing superstars Scott Snyder, Jeff Lemire and Geoff Johns announced on Twitter today that they would be starting their own publishing company called Picture Comics.
Happy Halloween! This is a short week, a) because I was broke, and b) because not a whole lot came out. Was any of it good? Let’s find out!
This week, AvX ends, finally, with three words. “No more Bullshit [tie-ins, shoddy writing, and largely rushed art, and a plot that makes sense only if you’re a brain-damaged incontinent with a massive cocaine addiction]”. Ok, I might be paraphrasing that last part. Here’s some comic reviews up in your face.
I have been busy preparing for a vacation, so this is part 1 of the reviews, and I’ll do part 2 later. AvX #9 Written by Jason Aaron, drawn by Adam Kubert, colored by Laura Martin -“I think I… might have helped a bit. Did I…?” –Spider-Man. Really, it’s about time we had […]
Ziah Grace, comic shop employee, takes on a bunch of comic reviews in his new feature! Check it out after the jump!
The Underwater Welder Written and Illustrated by Jeff Lemire Review by Luke Herr The Underwater Welder is a book about fear and the power of isolation that it brings. Compounded with visually stark imagery, powerful metaphors and fear, Jeff Lemire creates an intense comic experience.