Highlights This Week: The penultimate issue of Neil Gaiman and J.H. Williams III’s prequel mini-series Sandman Overture #5 (of 6) finally hits the stands, and DC/Vertigo has stated that they’d like to have the complete collection out by this Christmas. But, with five months between issues #4 and #5, and not even a speculated release date for the final issue, they’re going to be cutting it close!
Westfield’s Wayne Markley reviews a number of new series including Dark Horse’s Rebels by Brian Wood and Andrea Mutti, Image’s Pisces by Kurtis Wiebe and Johnnie Christmas, Marvel’s Howard the Duck by Chip Zdarsky artist Joe Quinones, and more!
The Spire, Simon Spurrier’s new collaboration with artist Jeff Stokely, is on its way from BOOM! Studios! Spurrier shares some insights into this new series in this exclusive interview!
Will you be reading comics on Facebook? Beau Smith thinks so.
Highlights This Week: This week Marvel releases their first all-female Avengers team book, A-Force #1, that spins out of the current Secret Wars event. Co-written by G. Willow Wilson (Ms. Marvel) & Marguerite Bennett (Angela: Asgard’s Assassin) with art by Jorge Molina (X-Men),
Westfield’s Roger Ash casts a wide net this time, reviewing Frankenstein Mobster, Marvel’s new Howard the Duck comic, and Bloom County: The Complete Library Vol. 4.
A DC/Vertigo classic co-written by Neil Gaiman is collected in Free Country: A Tale of the Children’s Crusade. Robert Greenberger tells you all about this upcoming collection.
Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of a classic character in Will Eisner’s The Spirit from Dynamite! Writer Matt Wagner shares insights into this exciting new series!
Highlights This Week: In this age of internet leaks and spoilers it’s pretty amazing that Marvel has kept a lid on the true identity of their 7 month-old “Goddess of Thunder”. Readers have been caught up with our heroine’s big secret along with most of the other characters in this exceptional series. Speculation will finally end this week with the release of Thor #8.