If you have ever enjoyed a good detective novel or are a fan of film noir, Tumor will feel like an old story that got lost in the 1930s. Tumor follows Frank Armstrong, a private detective with a terminal brain tumor. If you want to see how well thought out art and writing can make a comic something special, Tumor is definitely for you. Click to read the review by guest poster James Ristig.
With the top-notch creative team of Jeff Lemire (Sweet Tooth, Animal Man) and Matt Kindt (Mind MGMT) and art by the kinetic Paolo Rivera (Daredevil), this four part miniseries aims to be a great jumping on point for those who have never read any Valiant comics before. Take a look inside to find out more about this series and read a lengthy preview of the first issue.
The concept of the zombie has been done to death. That wasn’t an intentional pun, but it’s true. Zombies have become the new vampires and there has been so many interpretations that it’s hard to come up with a new twist. Although, writer Matt Miner and art Sean Von Gorman’s Toe Tag Riot has found a new angle – mixing it up with a punk rock attitude and LGBTQ positivity.
Panel Syndicate has been a outlet for Brian K Vaughan and Marcos Martin to release digital comics at a “pay what you want” price, but this week sees them open the site to other creators. The first to join is cartoonist Albert Monteys, who has crafted a great science fiction time travel story in Universe! #1. Read a review inside.
ODY-C has been slowly become one of the most anticipated and cosmicly surreal series coming out of Image Comics. Written by Matt Fraction (Hawkeye, Sex Criminals) and art by Christian Ward (Infinite Vacation), ODY-C is a psychedelic, gender-bent, science fiction adaptation of Homer’s The Odyssey. Recently a prologue for this issue was made available online and it is pretty amazing. Click to read it here.
With Halloween later in the week I thought I would share some of the great horror and Supernatural comics that are freely, and legally, available to read. This list of free horror comics has a lot of variety with large range of different kinds of scares. There are vampires, demons, zombies, swamp creatures, home invaders and even Batman. Just don’t blame me if you can’t sleep at night.
With the a new video game and animated series that aim to revamp Sonic the Hedgehog for a new era, Archie Comics will release Sonic Boom #1 this week. This fun new comic series will be in the approach of the revamped Sonic the Hedgehog, which will still feature plenty of action but also have a comedic bend to it. Take a peek at the humour filled preview for this debut issue.