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Naomi is a magnificent debut for Bendis and DC’s new Wonder Comics imprint Naomi is a magnificent debut for Bendis and DC’s new Wonder Comics imprint

Brian Michael Bendis started his DC exclusive contract with last April’s Action Comics #1000, and since then, the published has released over 30 new Bendis comics between his Superman titles and his Jinxworld imprint. His partnership with DC takes another major step forward this month with the launch of Wonder Comics,…

Mysteries deepen as paranoia intensifies in this Lucifer #4 preview Mysteries deepen as paranoia intensifies in this Lucifer #4 preview

Lucifer is a character who has gone through many phases over the centuries, as writers and artists have used the fallen angel to explore temptation, rebellion, and the darkness within human souls. The most recent Lucifer revival from Vertigo Comics, part of the larger Sandman Universe project, explores these many…

Murder Falcon #4 transforms sorrow into breathtaking musical spectacle Murder Falcon #4 transforms sorrow into breathtaking musical spectacle

Stories about broken marriages and critical illness don’t usually feature a cyborg birdman punching monsters in the face, but Image Comics & Skybound Entertainment’s Murder Falcon isn’t your typical relationship drama. This miniseries from Daniel Warren Johnson, colorist Mike Spicer, and letterer Rus Wooton takes an…

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man is on babysitting duty in this exclusive Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man is on babysitting duty in this exclusive

One of the big things that sets Spider-Man apart from other superheroes is how ingrained he is in his local community. He calls himself “your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man” to reinforce that he’s a kind, compassionate hero who wants to help with everyday struggles as much as the big, world-threatening superhero…

Digital magical girls fight to survive in this Goddess Mode #2 exclusive Digital magical girls fight to survive in this Goddess Mode #2 exclusive

The digital world is full of threats, but what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger in the pages of Vertigo’s Goddess Mode. Writer Zoë Quinn has considerable experience dealing with online harassment, and she’s using it to craft a cyberpunk fantasy about women who are transformed by digital attacks to become something…

Namor caves under the weight of war in this Invaders #1 exclusive preview Namor caves under the weight of war in this Invaders #1 exclusive preview

World War II was a formative time for the superhero genre, throwing fantastic characters into a real-world conflict to connect their heroism with that of Allied soldiers. The Invaders were Marvel’s team of superheroes that helped rally soldiers against the Axis powers, with Captain America, Bucky, Namor, the Human…

The most anticipated comics of 2019 The most anticipated comics of 2019

Whether you’re a die-hard superhero fan or an art enthusiast looking for works that meld text and visuals in innovative ways, 2019 has some remarkable comic books and graphic novels to satisfy your needs. Our most anticipated comics of the year feature some first-rate creative pairings along with noteworthy works from…

Prehistoric predators battle it out in this exclusive Cretaceous preview Prehistoric predators battle it out in this exclusive Cretaceous preview

Comic books are the ideal medium for exploring the prehistoric period when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. Unlike film, comics don’t require millions of dollars of special effects to bring these creatures to life, and skilled cartoonists can immerse readers in the setting and tell emotional stories about survival without…

Natalie Nourigat creates an engrossing guide on how to break into animation Natalie Nourigat creates an engrossing guide on how to break into animation

If you’re at all curious about a career in animation but don’t know where to start for information, Natalie Nourigat’s I Moved To Los Angeles To Work In Animation is a great first step. Nourigat has a talent for effervescent autobiographical comics (see: her 2012 collection of diary comics, Between Gears), and her new…

Martian Manhunter feels the burn in this exclusive preview Martian Manhunter feels the burn in this exclusive preview

Martian Manhunter is one of the coolest characters at DC Comics. He’s the last survivor of an alien race in the vein of Superman, but with an expanded power set that includes telepathy, invisibility, and shape-shifting. And unlike Superman, J’onn J’onzz was an active member of his alien society before becoming a…

A mutant Skrull seeks refuge on Earth in this Squirrel Girl #40 exclusive A mutant Skrull seeks refuge on Earth in this Squirrel Girl #40 exclusive

If someone had told us years ago that Squirrel Girl would have an award-winning, best-selling comic, we probably would have laughed in their face. But as The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl approaches its 50th issue (eight issues of volume one plus 42 issues of volume two), it remains one of the most consistently delightful…

This Music Makers first look showcases Harvey Pekar’s final comics work This Music Makers first look showcases Harvey Pekar’s final comics work

Legendary underground comics writer Harvey Pekar passed away in 2010, but before his death, he wrote two comics about a subject he was deeply passionate about: working-class musicians whose impact on modern music has been under-recognized. These comics were written for the Music Maker Relief Foundation, a non-profit…

Superman confronts a crooked politician in this Action Comics exclusive Superman confronts a crooked politician in this Action Comics exclusive

Brian Michael Bendis’ run on DC’s Superman titles has been one of the best things to come out of the publisher this year, with Superman spotlighting the cosmic elements of the iconic hero while Action Comics focuses on Clark Kent’s experience as a Daily Planet reporter. Bendis has an exceptional understanding of what…

Young heroes unite in this Mighty Jack And Zita The Spacegirl first look Young heroes unite in this Mighty Jack And Zita The Spacegirl first look

Ben Hatke is a major name in the world of kids comics, charming young readers with the vibrant artwork, warm emotion, and dynamic action of his Mighty Jack and Zita The Spacegirl series. Mighty Jack is a modern interpretation of “Jack And The Beanstalk” that follows a boy, his autistic sister, and their neighbor into…

The new team behind the Avatar comic opens up in this exclusive preview The new team behind the Avatar comic opens up in this exclusive preview

Avatar: The Last Airbender is one of the most beloved animated properties of the new millennium, combining rich character development and political commentary with a lovable sense of humor and exciting action sequences. The TV series ended in 2008, but the story has lived on in graphic novel form, with writer Gene…

Miles Morales swings into a new solo series unsure of his responsibility Miles Morales swings into a new solo series unsure of his responsibility

Miles Morales has finally hit the big time thanks to his starring role in the smash hit Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse, and Marvel is giving all of Miles’ new fans an easy entry into his comic-book adventures with a new ongoing series written by Saladin Ahmed with art by Javier Garrón, colorist David Curiel, and…

An undercover operation intensifies in this American Carnage #2 exclusive An undercover operation intensifies in this American Carnage #2 exclusive

Vertigo Comics has deep roots in the crime genre, with books like 100 Bullets, Scalped, and The Sheriff Of Babylon delivering tense, complex stories about moral sacrifice and tragic attempts at redemption. American Carnage is the primary crime representative in the current Vertigo revival, and it has narrative ties to…

Shuri is Groot in this exclusive preview Shuri is Groot in this exclusive preview

The Black Panther movie was the year’s biggest superhero success story, and Marvel has capitalized on the property’s newfound popularity to deliver exceptional comics featuring characters from the film. The main Black Panther title takes T’Challa to space for an exhilarating story of intergalactic rebellion; the new …

Batman, X-Men Red, and the superpower of empathy in Tom Taylor’s comics Batman, X-Men Red, and the superpower of empathy in Tom Taylor’s comics

At the end of 2018, it’s easy to feel like the people in power just don’t care. Refugees are turned away from sanctuary with tear gas; rights of marginalized communities are systematically stripped away; political corruption runs rampant; mass shootings are an everyday occurrence; and little is being done to stop the…

Earth’s champions step into the ring in this Electric Warriors #2 exclusive Earth’s champions step into the ring in this Electric Warriors #2 exclusive

The year is 2735, and warriors from different planets are putting their lives on the line to fight in a cosmic gladiator arena in hopes of avoiding intergalactic war. Written by Steve Orlando with art by Travel Foreman and colorist Hi-Fi, Electric Warriors is a six-issue miniseries exploring the future Dark Ages of…

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