Reading and reviewing Spencer & Locke’s first arc was one of those rare joys where a comic shows immediate promise, delivers on that expectation, and still manages to pack a number of stylistic and narrative surprises to make the whole experience memorable in a way
Fraggle Rock: Journey to the Everspring #2
Where Archaia’s wonderful Power of the Dark Crystal and Labyrinth: Coronation comics tend to skew older in demographic, being best for teenagers and above, Fraggle Rock: Journey to the Everspring shows the publisher putting their best foot forward a
Things go so wrong so fast as The Power of the Dark Crystal finale, and yet it manages to pull of a bombastic finish to its equally tender and epic tale without drowning most of the comic in action sequences. Simon Spurrier and Phillip Kennedy
Read NRW's review of the debut issue below!
The Jim Henson-verse of comics published by BOOM! Studios' Archaia imprint have quietly become one of the most consistent string of series to follow after the remarkable showing that The Power of the Dark Crystal had in 2017
It doesn’t bode well for a series with an already limited run of six issues to feel like a chore by the third installment. Big Trouble in Little China: Old Man Jack had more hype than even the Big Trouble in Little China
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[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="600.0"] Spencer & Locke #4 comes out July 19th, 2017.[/caption]
Spencer & Locke #4 provides an emotional conclusion to the four-issue series and one thing is for certain -- Augustus Locke will most definitely be harmed. The David Pepose-written and
For the amount of possibilities comics present as a medium when it comes to storytelling, a surprising majority play it safe in terms of both art and narrative. It is not only refreshing, not only validating but essential that comic books like Spencer & Locke
The first two issues of The Power of the Dark Crystal were fantastic comics that allowed its primary cast to shine alongside the world that it was elaborating upon. Knowing that the series had 12 issues to work with, it initially seemed like
Misfit City is, in many ways, a perfect microcosm of why the retro-revival scene has such a fervent modern following. What do we want when we pine for the 1980's? Do we want to actually live the historic 1980's of America? Do we
Noir is a tricky thing, particularly as a genre for comic books. On one hand, it depends very much on a series of tropes to act as signposts to help readers understand that a story is operating within the language and structure of
Big Trouble in Little China / Escape From New York has spent months as one of the most consistently enjoyable comics in months, with each issue adding to the craziness that makes the series so lovable.