Loose Ends #1 (of 4)

Written by Jason Latour Art by Chris Brunner Colors by Rico Renzi Published by Image Comics Friends of Ultimate Comics Jason Latour and Rico Renzi have been working on this North Carolina crime story for ten years, and this week, it sees the light of day. It’s not for kids, but everyone else is going…

Revolutionaries #1

Writer: John Barber Artist: Fico Ossio Publisher: IDW Revolutionaries takes place in the aftermath of the IDW event crossover Revolution, which saw characters like Rom and Optimus Prime join forces. Continuing to capitalize on their partnership with Hasbro, IDW pulls out all their tools for this book to provide a massive world-building experience. Story-wise, this…

Unstoppable Wasp #1

Written by Jeremy Whitley Art by Elsa Charretier Published by Marvel Comics Last week, we talked about the new Hulk book as the perfect example of how to handle the trauma of 2016, how to hurt and acknowledge that and come together. Well, as luck would have it, Marvel has given us the perfect spirit…

Hulk #1

Writer Mariko Tamaki Artist Nico Leon Color Artist Matt Milla Published by Marvel Comic 2016 was a rough year. Regardless of your politics, this was an ugly election season. Someone killed fifty people in a Florida nightclub. We’re never getting another Prince song, or a Bowie song, or a George Michael song. And now we’ve…

Rockstars #1

Written by Joe Harris Art by Megan Hutchison Colors by Kelly Fitzpatrick Published by Image Comics\ Rock music has long carried legends around the notes, secrets uncovered by playing a record backward or putting an album in context of the Behind The Music phase. And rock of the seventies courted teen listeners by flirting with…

Ether #1

Written by Matt Kindt Art by David Rubin Published by Dark Horse Comics Boone Dias looks at fantasy worlds and thinks, “Hunh. I can explain that.” Which makes him a great detective. And kind of a jerk. In this new series by Matt Kindt and Davis Rubin, Boone is a scientist obsessed with cataloguing and…

WWE: Then. Now. Forever #1

Written by Dennis Hopeless with Ross Thibodeaux and Rob Schamberger Art by Dan Mora with Rob Guillory and Tob Schamberger Published by Boom! Studios Sports and comics make for a tough intersection. For one, most of us reading would have been “indoor kids” growing up. Also, the movement in panels works well with punching and…