‘Fury’ is similar to war itself: it’s grim, relentless, filled with stark and stunning visuals, a lot of people die, and ultimately there is little to no meaning.
The Manhattan Projects cannot be described as an uplifting experience, but it is definitely one hell of a crazy ride.
The second episode of ‘Avengers: Electric Rain’ came out this past Friday and it’s got some interesting developments. Here’s our English-language translation.
Great story-telling, a refreshing perspective on a familiar super-hero group as well as a truly engaging story that compels you to follow along is certainly the recipe for a great Pick of the Pull for this week.
Carol Danvers is back as Captain Marvel, more formidable than ever, and now she’s taking on space.
Here’s a full translation of the first installment of the Marvel-licensed Korean web comic ‘Avengers: Electric Rain’ brought to you by Pop Mythology.
Wytches #1 was an awesome introductory story. You get a full story being told to you while leaving you with a sense of wanting more. Plus, Snyder really taps into some real issues that give the comic a strong sense of validity.
An updated take on Batman’s origin story for a new generation and for the new DCU, Zero Year is a must-read for anyone who has read the first part of the series. It is masterfully told and illustrated by two veterans of their craft.
Some of the most interesting, coolest paneling and art coupled with a new concept for a teenage superhero trying to be responsible and a role model in a dangerous area and with a very real devil whispering on his shoulder and promising power makes this one of the most compelling new superhero stories you can find today.
The Musical Monsters of Turkey Hollow is a comic adaptation of a never-released screenplay by creative duo Jim Henson and Jerry Juhl. It’s an old new tale about the things we’ve grown to love from these two: kids, a little danger, and puppets.
Ultimately, fans of Magneto are going to get the most out of this book, but provided you don’t mind a grittier, bloodier, and more down-to-earth take on the character and his part in the Marvel Universe, Cullen Bunn and Gabriel Hernandez give anyone picking up the book a fascinating pit in Magneto’s psyche to tumble down.
In Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey’s hands, the titular lunar hero is a character every bit as compelling as the Batman and even more of an enigma.
While the twisted story of ‘Gone Girl’ takes some effective stabs at meaning, it’s most enjoyed when looked at for what it is, a story.
Eliza Granville’s ‘Gretel and the Dark’ combines magical realism and historical fiction to offer a unique perspective on the Holocaust. Granville weaves fairy tale motifs in with two narratives from different time periods, and the actions in one storyline invariable echo in the other. On the whole, the novel is a brilliant debut by a talented writer. ‘Gretel and the Dark’ is a frightening but ultimately uplifting modern fairy tale.
‘East of West’ is a cross-genre epic, a dark and serious work for mature readers. Jonathan Hickman is a master of the art of the slow reveal, giving his readers just enough information to understand what’s going on and leaving them thirsting for more. Vol. 3 has the series building up to an explosive conclusion, and I can’t wait to see how it ends.