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
Image Comic's The Weatherman combines great storytelling, killer visuals, and a synthwave-inspired aesthetic to be one of the most exciting comics of 2018. And as if that weren't enough, the series boasts an outstanding soundtrack with staples of the scene like Lazerhawk, Power Glove, and Betamaxx. NewRetroWave's
It’s another solid showing for Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: Coronation, as the nearly flawless second issue of the series from BOOM! Studios’ Archaia imprint places comic in contention as the best of the Henson spinoffs. Simon Spurrier’s skill in crafting deeply compelling characters that never feel
10. Buffy Season 11: Giles Vol. 1 (Dark Horse Comics - Release Date: Sept. 18, 2018)
While Buffy the Vampire Slayer plays a little more into 90’s nostalgia than our preferred brand of 80’s nostalgia, there’s no denying the streak of quality that the comic continuation
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
[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
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.