13 Comics You Should Read in March 2015

By Trevor Van As on March 2, 2015

Each month I like to showcase a batch of new comics that you should be reading this month. I try and make it varied, mixing up creative directions, genres and different storytelling to have something that will appeal to everyone. March sees a mixture of child robots, time-travel, over-the-top 80s fashion, detective ducks and much more.

PREVIEW: Spider-Woman #5 – New Costume, New Direction

By Trevor Van As on February 28, 2015

With a new costume and a new direction Spider-Woman #5 looks to be a good jumping on point for those curious about the character. Take a look inside to find out more about this new chapter in the life of Jessica Drew as well as a preview of this issue.

Why Zines are a Great Way to Enjoy Comics

By Trevor Van As on February 25, 2015

Inspired by a recent visit to a zine fair, I let you know why zines are a great way to enjoy comics – especially for those who are not so much into mainstream comics. Read on to discover how.

Your Guide to the Batman: Endgame One-Shot Tie-Ins

By Trevor Van As on February 24, 2015

Batman: Endgame, the current storyline in Batman, is getting so big that it’s spilling over into other titles with a series of one-shot issues. This is everything you need to know about these one-shots coming out in March.

5 Reasons You Should Read I, Vampire

By James Ristig on February 16, 2015

While many thought assumed I, Vampire by Joshua Hale Fialkov and Andrea Sorrentino was a cheesy story taking advantage of the vampire craze at the time turned out to be so much more. Guest writer James Ristig explores 5 reasons why you should read I, Vampire.

Your Guide to DC Comics’ Diverse New Line-Up in June

By Trevor Van As on February 14, 2015

In June DC Comics will launch 24 new series as well as start new stories with their continuing series. If you are new to comics of DC this is a prefect time to jump on. This will be a guide to everything you need to know about each of the series and will be updated regularly when more information on these new comics becomes available.

15 Comics You Should Read in February 2015

By Trevor Van As on February 3, 2015

Every month I like to showcase the most interesting new comic releases of the month, focusing on stories that those new to comics can dive into. For February I have highlighted 15 releases which are all a bit different from each other. Many different genres are represented including science fiction, crime, superhero, horror, sword and sorcery, humour and fantasy.

10 Graphic Novels You Should Read in February 2015

By Trevor Van As on February 2, 2015

Every month I like to showcase the best graphic novel releases of the month, focusing on stories that those new to comics can dive into. For February I have highlighted 10 releases which are all a bit different from each other. Many different genres are represented including science fiction, noir, manga, biography, superhero, horror and fantasy.

REVIEW: Henshin by Ken Niimura

By Frank Fuentes on January 20, 2015

Special guest writer Frank Fuentes reviews the newly released manga, and often quirky, Henshin by Ken Niimura. Even if you’re not interested in manga, these stories have the same wide-reaching appeal and charm of a newspaper comic strip. Just like those Sunday “funnies”, Ken Niimura will fill your heart with the same warm “awe’s” and goofy laughter.

EARLY REVIEW: Secret Identities #1 – Every Superhero Has a Secret

By Trevor Van As on January 13, 2015

What if heroes, although doing good in the public eye, had dark secrets in their other lives? And what if there was a mole in their team who could potentially discover these secrets to disastrous results? This is the premise of the new Image series Secret Identities by writers Brian Joines and Jay Faerber and artist Ilias Kyriazis. I had the chance to read the début issue early – here what I thought of it.

PREVIEW: Star Wars #1 – The Return to Marvel Comics

By Trevor Van As on January 10, 2015

After 28 years away Star Wars returns to Marvel Comics with a brand new series. This series, set between A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back, will feature all your favourite characters as we find out what happened between movies. Take a peek at four pages plus plenty of the variant covers in what will be the biggest comic of 2015.

PREVIEW: Ant-Man #1 – Searching for Redemption Is No Small Feat

By Trevor Van As on January 6, 2015

If you are looking forward to the Ant-Man movie in July there is a new comic series you should read. Written by Nick Spencer and art by Ramon Rosanas Ant-Man is a new ongoing series, which sees the current shrinker seek redemption an become a hero. Take a look inside for a preview of the début issue.