Crimespree on Comics: Jo Schmidt – WITCHBLADE Dec29

Crimespree on Comics: Jo Schmidt – WITCHBLAD...

Witchblade: The Best Book You Never Thought Would Be Any Good I know. How on Earth do you take her seriously? Look at her. She’s some lonely comic artist’s desperate fantasy of a woman. She’s a cop with a living gauntlet that tears off her clothes when in use. The ultimate bondage desire. And for 80 issues, not taking her seriously was exactly how to see the title “Witchblade.” The fact an independent comic can last 80 issues is, itself, beyond impressive. But, at issue 80 the book got a writer of some notoriety, the man who killed Hal Jordan and changed entire status of Green Lantern, Ron Marz. Ron had a plan. A plan to take, not just...

February 24th buy list Feb24

February 24th buy list

Well, it’s no suprise that topping my buy list and going straight to the top of the “To Be Read” pile is BLACKEST NIGHT #7. Geoff Johns has always been a great writer but on this he is really hitting it out of the park, like into the next state. (The Blackest Night books this week were all terrific) From DC I’m also picking up: BATMAN AND ROBIN #9 BLACKEST NIGHT #3 BLACK LANTERN/GREEN ARROW #30 JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #36 (loved it) SUPERMAN #397 (I’m a sucker for any book with Krypto on the cover) Also getting HITMAN VOL.2 Trade collection, and I’m sure once I get to the store there will be other from...

Fusion #1 – Top Cow/Marvel
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May08

Fusion #1 – Top Cow/Marvel

Fusion #1 (of 3)Starring Cyberforce/Hunter-Killer/Avengers/Thunderbolts(W) Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning (A) Tyler Kirkham (Cov) Mike Choi & Sonia ObackThe mother of all Top Cow/Marvel crossovers debuts in May! Top Cow’s two covert tech teams collide with Marvel’s Initiative enforcers, the Mighty Avengers and the Thunderbolts. When a rapid and unregistered Ripclaw starts tearing through a small Northeast town, the Mighty Avengers move in to stop him. When the feral hero escapes, they’re drawn into an inevitable conflict with Cyberforce. A crossover event too massive to be contained in a single issue brought to you by the writing team of...

TOP COW WELCOMES ARTIST NELSON BLAKE II
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Apr13

TOP COW WELCOMES ARTIST NELSON BLAKE II

THE DARKNESS #78LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 13, 2009 – Top Cow Productions, Inc. proudly announced today that newcomer artist Nelson Blake II (Broken Trinity: Witchblade, GI Joe: Reloaded) will draw The Darkness #78. The issue, with is scheduled for a June 2009 release, will explore what happens when current Darkness bearer Jackie Estacado becomes fed up with the mysterious Sovereign, who has kept Jackie on a wild goose chase to recover his full power for the past few issues. The issue is written by Phil Hester who has been the regular writer for The Darkness since the series was relaunched in 2007. Artist Michael Avon Oeming (The Darkness:...

close to the end of the year desk clearing reviews
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Dec23

close to the end of the year desk clearing reviews

A bunch of great comics read recently have been piling up on my desk. So here’s some reviews so I can reclaim a bit of room in my work space!Black Terror 2DynamiteSpinning out of Project Superpowers Black Terror is in search of his sidekick who he believes to be captive of the government. Who do you talk to for government related gripes? The president apparently. Black Terror invades Washington and the White House.Brit 11ImageWell, this is the second to last issue. And that’s too bad. I really like this character and Kirkman has done a nice job of overseeing it. He picked some great writers and artists and they should be proud of what...