Daredevil, Batwoman, and Moon Knight are the top new comic books that I’ve been recommending to new readers lately. People who haven’t read comic books in years are looking to get back into reading them, and while they want something they can jump into without any continuity problems, they aren’t exactly looking for a paint-by-numbers either. Continue Reading »
Scarlet #1. Brian Michael Bendis (writer/creator). Alex Maleev (artist/creator). Chris Elipoulos (letters/production). Icon. 40 pages. $3.95
Alias buys you a lot of credit in my house.
Powers does too.
A lot of people, when they hear Brian Michael Bendis’ name, they think “Avengers” and then maybe a string of expletives. But I didn’t read that stuff for one reason or another and so I think “Alias” and then I think “Powers” and then I think that I absolutely adore both those things.
So yeah, I tend to give Brian Michael Bendis the benefit of the doubt when it comes to new work, especially creator owned work, of which this book is the first in a long time.
All these reactions made it easy for me to buy and subsequently love his and Alex Maleev’s new creator owned project, Scarlet.
Hey, a theme! I’m not letting that get away! Especially since I have never before bought (and may never again buy) three superhero comics starring two women, a woman who calls herself a girl, and a faceless zen Latina in the same week. Have to take advantage of that sort of thing. Continue Reading »