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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.