The newest issue of Darkhawk is another of Marvel’s one-shots that I was interested in. Also it was one that I knew nothing about beyond the synopsis and the fact that it is some kind of a cosmic hero. It is both a good and a bad thing. Continue reading ““Darkhawk #51: The Return” by Chad Browser and Chris Sims and Key Walker and Java Tartaglia (A)”
I might be sick of super heroics, however sticking true to your values is more important than that. Marvel is publishing some special one-shots as a part of its Legacy initiative and Master of Kung Fu #126 is one of them. It is important to support this kind projects, because if the issues prove to be popular enough they might get a green light for an on-going, or at least a limited series (this is what happened the fantastic Mockingbird series by Chelsea Cain). Continue reading ““Master of Kung Fu #126: Shang Chi’s Day Off” by CM Punk and Dalibor Talajić (A)”
Since 2012 DC and Marvel killed off and resurrected many of their characters, made their heroes villains and their villains heroes and blew up their universes so that they can be rebirthed and embrace their legacy (hehe). At the very same time there was something lurking in the shadows, gradually growing stronger and popular, unable to compete with the great two, but nevertheless full of potential. I am talking about the third shared super hero comics universe: THE VALIANT UNIVERSE. Continue reading ““X-O Manowar, Vol. 1: By The Sword” by Robert Venditti and Cary Nord (A)”
An esteemed author, interesting synopsis and unconventional structure; what else one may want from a book? How about it being actually good. Continue reading ““Satantango” by László Krasznahorkai”
I feel like everything has been already said about Ellis’ Extremis run on Iron Man. How it reintroduced the character to the new generation, paved the way for the cinematic reimagining of Tony Stark and is an overall masterfully crafted story. So since we established the obvious allow me some subjective nonsense. Continue reading ““Iron Man: Extremis” by Warren Ellis and Adi Granov (A)”
Before we start, let’s take a moment and appreciate a Batman comic book drawn with pastel colors! Continue reading ““Batman: Detective Comics, Volume 6: Icarus” by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato (A)”
I know well enough not to judge a book by its cover, but I really love this one! Continue reading ““The History of Bees” by Maja Lunde”
Ladies and Gentlemen, please stand up for the anthem!