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Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #11 — Writer: Ryan North; Art: Jacob Chabot; Colors: Rico Renzi Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #10 — Writers: Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare; Art: Natacha Bustos; Colors: Tamra Bonvillain Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat #9 — Writer: Kate Leth; Art: Brittney L. Williams; Colors: Megan Wilson These three books represent Marvel’s outreach to smart young women readers, from tweens to twenty-somethings. Look at Squirrel Girl‘s one-issue tale (heh…), which manages to be both a continuity-respecting, intricately-plotted supervillain confrontation, a tutorial on basic computer programming theory, and a demonstration of its role-model title heroine’s confident optimism. Guest artist … Continue reading
San Diego convention week brings a number of first issues — eight from indy publishers, and three from DC, but none from Marvel. Let’s start with the indy stuff first, since it’s the most wide-ranging: Snotgirl #1 — Writer: Bryan Lee O’Malley; Art: Leslie Hung; Colors: Mickey Quinn Betty and Veronica #1 — Writer/Artist: Adam Hughes; Colors: Jose Villarrubia Faith #1 — Writer: Jody Houser; Art: Pere Perez with Margaurite Sauvage and Colleen Duran; Colors: Andrew Dalhouse Black Hammer #1 — Writer: Jeff Lemire; Art: Dean Ormston; Colors: Dave Stewart Avaterex #1 — Writer: Grant Morrison; Art: Jeevan J. Kang; … Continue reading
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #8 — Writers: Brandon Montclare and Amy Reeder; Art: Natacha Bustos; Colors: Tamra Bonvillain Mighty Thor #8 — Writer: Jason Aaron; Art: Russell Dauterman; Colors: Matthew Wilson Ms. Marvel #8 — Writer: G. Willow Wilson; Art: Takeshi Miyazawa and Adrian Alphona; Colors: Ian Herring with Irma Kniivila Scarlet Witch #7 — Writer: James Robinson; Art: Annie Wu; Colors: Muntsa Vicente The women heroes really rule at Marvel right now — many of the company’s best, most imaginative storytelling comes from books with female leads. Look at the four here: Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur is … Continue reading
Lumberjanes: Makin’ the Ghost of It 2016 Special #1 (of 1) — (Lead Story): Writer: Jen Wand; Art: Christine Norrie; Colors: Maarta Laiho; (Back-up Story): Writer: Kelly Thompson; Art: Savanna Ganucheau; Colors: Joie Brown Lumberjanes #25 — Writers: Shannon Watters and Kat Leyh; Art: Ayme Sotuyo; Colors: Maarta Laiho Goldie Vance #2 (of 4) — Writer: Hope Larson; Art: Brittney Williams; Colors: Sarah Stern Mae #1 — Writer/Artist: Gene Ha; Color Assist: Rose McClain Jughead #6 — Writer: Chip Zdarsky; Art: Erica Henderson; Colors: Andre Szymanowicz Usagi Yojimbo #154 — Creator: Stan Sakai If you only knew comics from current … Continue reading
Lumberjanes #25 — (Lead Story): Writers: Shannon Waters and Kat Leyh; Art: Carey Pietsch; Colors: Maarta Laiho; (Second Story): Writer: Chynna Clugston-Flores; Art: Laura Lewis and Mad Rupert; Colors: Maarta Laiho Jem and the Holograms #14 — Writer: Kelly Thompson; Art: Sophie Campbell; Colors: M. Victoria Robado Howard the Duck #6 — Writers: Chip Zdarsky and Ryan North; Pencils: Joe Quinones; Inks: Joe Rivera, Marc Deering and Joe Quinones; Colors: Joe Quinones and Jordan Gibson Let’s start with some all-ages books, including the standout Lumberjanes, celebrating its double-sized $4.99 25th issue with a jump-on chapter of a new story that’s … Continue reading