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The McElroys play with superhero toys in this Journey Into Mystery exclusive The McElroys play with superhero toys in this Journey Into Mystery exclusive

War Of The Realms is a fantastic superhero crossover. The culmination of a story that has been building in Jason Aaron’s various Thor series over the past 6 years, War Of The Realms has massive stakes that justify bringing in characters from all across the Marvel Universe, and the tie-ins have been consistently…

Frank Miller and John Romita Jr. reunite in this Superman: Year One exclusive Frank Miller and John Romita Jr. reunite in this Superman: Year One exclusive

DC’s Black Label was announced as an imprint where premier superhero creators would get the opportunity to tell out-of-continuity stories featuring the publisher’s biggest heroes. Of the first books announced, Superman: Year One easily had the most distinguished pedigree. Writer Frank Miller and artist John Romita Jr.…

Jane The Virgin enters stalker mode as she fights against a new status quo Jane The Virgin enters stalker mode as she fights against a new status quo

Michael is out of the picture, and Jane can’t wait to get back together with Rafael. The problem is that Rafael isn’t interested. It’s unlikely that his relationship with Jane is truly over, but for now he needs space, which Jane is incapable of giving him. “Chapter Eighty-Nine” has Jane trying everything she can to…

Harry Potter meets Kiki’s Delivery Service in the breathtaking Witch Hat Atelier Harry Potter meets Kiki’s Delivery Service in the breathtaking Witch Hat Atelier

It’s easy for adults to forget the magic of art when they’re constantly being bombarded by media from every direction. But for kids discovering the world for the first time, a picture book or a cartoon or a song is extraordinary, something conjured from nothing that evokes an emotional response they cannot explain.…

This American Carnage exclusive puts a leash on an exposed undercover agent This American Carnage exclusive puts a leash on an exposed undercover agent

A good crime story keeps readers on their toes with twists that shift the direction of the story, and Vertigo’s American Carnage has consistently delivered in this respect. Written by Bryan Edward Hill with art by Leandro Fernández, colorist Dean White, and letterer Pat Brosseau, this series about a disgraced FBI…

Laura Dean, First Second, and the rise of queer romance in YA comics Laura Dean, First Second, and the rise of queer romance in YA comics

High school student Freddy is a sexually active lesbian who has no hang-ups about her sexual orientation. She’s not worried about coming out and surrounds herself with other proud queer teens. She lives a charmed life with one big exception: She’s trapped in a toxic romance. The tortured lead of a new First Second…

Riri Williams and Miles Morales team up in this Ironheart #6 exclusive Riri Williams and Miles Morales team up in this Ironheart #6 exclusive

Riri “Ironheart” Williams is carving out a niche for herself as a superhero specializing in missing person cases. The first arc of the Ironheart ongoing had Riri searching for an old friend from high school who had disappeared, and now she’s embarking on a solo mission to find her Champions teammate, Miles…

A new superhero team takes action in this Batman And The Outsiders #1 exclusive A new superhero team takes action in this Batman And The Outsiders #1 exclusive

The Outsiders originally debuted as Batman’s team for missions that the Justice League wouldn’t get involved in. For the new Batman And The Outsiders series, DC returns to this idea as Batman brings a fresh group of heroes together. Batman family members Signal and Orphan are the new additions to a team that includes…

A pirate rides a zombie sea monster in this Age Of Conan: Bêlit exclusive A pirate rides a zombie sea monster in this Age Of Conan: Bêlit exclusive

Conan the Barbarian stories are steeped in masculinity, tales of raging men and scantily clad women in a world where violence is the law. Conan’s great lover, the pirate queen Bêlit, is a vicious product of this deadly world, but she has to fight hard for the respect freely given to the men around her. The new…

Jane The Virgin gets sexy to show how much its characters have changed Jane The Virgin gets sexy to show how much its characters have changed

There’s a lot of talk about “girl power” right now in relation to how entertainment companies try to appeal to female audiences and whether these attempts are genuine representation or empty pandering. It makes sense for this to reenter the cultural conversation as the 20-year nostalgia cycle aligns with the Spice…

DC’s Year Of The Villain attempts to cohere a fractured superhero universe DC’s Year Of The Villain attempts to cohere a fractured superhero universe

Marvel and the Avengers might be getting all the attention right now, but DC is making some major moves to keep up with the competition on the comics front. The DC Universe streaming service just added 20,000 issues from the publisher’s back catalog, finally giving DC fans their version of Marvel Unlimited, and this…

Robin’s sins catch up with him in this Deathstroke #43 exclusive Robin’s sins catch up with him in this Deathstroke #43 exclusive

Deathstroke debuted as an archenemy for the Teen Titans, and he’s maintained an antagonist relationship with the team and its different iterations throughout the years. Slade Wilson’s connection to Damian “Robin” Wayne drives the current “The Terminus Agenda” crossover between Deathstroke and Teen Titans, taking…

The jaw-dropping Little Bird takes a surreal approach to a familiar war story The jaw-dropping Little Bird takes a surreal approach to a familiar war story

It’s easy to question the intention of filmmakers who make the jump to comics. Are they passionate about the medium, or do they view comics as a way to develop intellectual property that can be adapted for film and television? There’s nothing inherently wrong with the latter, but it can often result in underwhelming…

Spy spouses face off in this Meet The Skrulls #4 exclusive Spy spouses face off in this Meet The Skrulls #4 exclusive

Raising a family is tough, but it gets even harder when everyone in the family is a spy who relies on deceit to accomplish their mission. The Meet The Skrulls miniseries is a domestic drama with a sci-fi espionage twist, introducing a Skrull family living undercover on Earth to infiltrate human society. Written by…

Jane The Virgin gets a double dose of rejection for her 30th birthday Jane The Virgin gets a double dose of rejection for her 30th birthday

I feel so bad for Jane right now. She’s been through a lot of awful stuff on this series, but there’s something especially painful about her current situation, a dejected emotional state that can only be reached by surviving years of telenovela twists only to have new ones continue to derail any progress. The…

Gene Luen Yang takes over The Terrifics in this exclusive preview Gene Luen Yang takes over The Terrifics in this exclusive preview

Gene Luen Yang replacing writer Jeff Lemire is a surprising twist for The Terrifics, a book that could have easily died with the departure of its key creator. After the conclusion of The Silencer in June, The Terrifics will be the last surviving series of DC’s “New Age of Heroes” initiative, launching “artist-driven”…

Zenzi unleashes her deadly power in this Black Panther #11 exclusive Zenzi unleashes her deadly power in this Black Panther #11 exclusive

The current Black Panther title is a fascinating sci-fi remix of Wakandan concepts and characters, taking readers away from Earth as T’Challa finds himself in the middle of an intergalactic war with no memory of his past. He’s surrounded by new versions of significant figures from his past, and he’s getting closer to…

Beauty hides gruesome horror in this When I Arrived At The Castle exclusive Beauty hides gruesome horror in this When I Arrived At The Castle exclusive

Cartoonist Emily Carroll is a master of imbuing beautiful images with terrifying menace, using a graceful line and luxurious design sensibility to lure readers into stories that highlight the darker aspects of humanity. Carroll’s new Koyama Press graphic novella, When I Arrived At The Castle, spotlights this skill as…

Jane The Virgin’s big reunion is a whirlwind of joy, panic, and despair Jane The Virgin’s big reunion is a whirlwind of joy, panic, and despair

All it takes is one look. As a flustered Jane rushes through The Marbella, a bark from Jason’s dog, Bo, catches her attention as she looks toward the exit, where her eyes meet with Michael’s and she knows, instantly, that her husband is back. In that moment, all her other obligations disappear and she rushes to catch…

Summer is misery for an isolated teen in this Sincerely Harriet exclusive Summer is misery for an isolated teen in this Sincerely Harriet exclusive

Summer can be isolating season if you’re cut off from your friends and stuck at home. Harriet Flores and her parents recently moved to Chicago, ending her summer camp tradition and leaving her desperate to reconnect with camp friends who don’t respond to her postcards. Sarah W. Searle’s new Graphic Universe YA graphic…

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