Before the black and white comics boom of the 1980s, which brought classics such Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Usagi Yojimbo, there was one comic that proved that independent comics were viable. That comic is was Dave Sim’s Cerebus, which spanned a colossal 300 issues (6000 pages) between 1977 and 2004.. Now you can read all of these great comics for free on a newly formed Tumblr blog, which has been set up with permission by the creator Dave Sim. You can find out more inside.
If you have heard good things about Jonathan Hickman’s run on Avengers/New Avengers but didn’t know where to start here’s a handy reading order guide. This is a great run for anyone who is looking for Avengers to read before the upcoming movie or for those who are looking for a lead up to Secret Wars.
With Avengers fever starting to ramp up in anticipation for Avengers: Age of Ultron I decided that this month’s Book Club should join in on the fun. That’s why April’s Book Club book is the freshly released Avengers: Rage of Ultron graphic novel that’s just hit stores this week. This original hardcover graphic novel from Marvel should act as a good primer to get seasoned Avengers fans excited for the movie while introducing newer fans to the robotic villain Ultron.
Each month I like to showcase a batch of new comics that you should be reading. I try and make it varied, mixing up creative directions, genres and different storytelling to have something that will appeal to everyone. April offers campy teens fighting alien killing machines, Time-Lords, giant monster prisons, Revolutionary War rebels, rich ducks and much more.
Every month I like to spotlight some of the new graphic novels you should read for that month. I try to keep it quite varied with different styles of art, storytelling, publisher and genre. March offers up a mixture of missing treehouses, giant monsters, the lampooning of ancient war texts, Japanese Buffy and a new sheriff in town.
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.