The Lost Boys #1

The Lost Boys #1 Written by Tim Seeley Art by Scott Godlewski Published by DC Comics, Vertigo imprint It’s October, and it’s time to spend your nights watching your favorite scary movies! I’m betting 1987’s The Lost Boys is pretty high on your list, and so is DC. Whether or not you follow your movie…

Midnighter & Appollo #1

Written by Steve Orlando Art by Fernando Blanco Published by DC Comics Midnighter is this amazing, hyperviolent Batman character who has a computer brain that tells him how to kill people. That sounds ridiculous and one-note, I know. And DC has plenty of disturbing extremes of violence. But hear me out. Midnighter is actually richly…

Seven To Eternity

Written by Rick Remender Art by Jerome Opena Colors by Matt Hollingsworth Published by Image Comics Rick Remender teams up this week with a couple of old friends, Jerome Opena from Uncanny X-Force and Matt Hollingsworth from Fear Agent. Together, they build a fantasy world bleeding with dark horror and challenge our obedience to fear.…

DOOM PATROL #1

Written by Gerard Way Art by Nick Derington Published by DC Comics (Young Animal imprint) I have it on good authority (from Gothic Harry Potter fanfiction) that Gerard Way is “a major hottie.” And I have personal experience that his Umbrella Academy series prove him to be a daring creator, blending elements of the fringe…

Glitterbomb #1

Story by Jim Zub Art by Djibril Morissette-Phan Colors by K Michael Russell Published by Image Comics I think it is weird that a comics company has developed the technology to reach into my brain and find what I like and put it all into a comic book, but that must be what happened at…

The Backstagers #1

Written by James Tynion IV Art by Rian Sygh Published by BOOM! Box The Venn diagram of Comics Fans and People Who Have Felt Painfully Different From Most Other People is a concentric circle. That’s part of why conventions are so important – every November, we get together in Durham and find out that we’re…