Buffy Season 8
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again; Emerald City Comicon is my favorite comic book convention. It truly is all about the comic books, not just for the fans but for the creators too. There is something almost thrilling about how excited everyone gets about the medium, whatever the perspective, the enthusiasm is palpable. I made a postcard about it (right), because this boy’s quiet smile and nifty, painted mask exemplify the fun everyone has at ECCC.
Today the final arc of season 8 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer kicks off, and with Joss Whedon back at the helm this is definitely a must-read. In tandem with a recent marathon of the old TV series, I’ve been reminded how much more has been packed into just a couple of years of the comic book continuation. World travel, confrontations with all manner and scale of monsters and armies, sexual misadventures, lovers found and lost, entire epic battles…
Two weeks worth of comics that are better than what Megan Fox reads. I think I’ll go to San Diego and shove them in her face whilst laughing at her inferior taste, making her cry in a pile of money and rich guys as a result.
Oh yeah, I should probably tease the reviews. I’m sticking with grouping everything in categories, and I’m starting with some Batman comics you may not have heard of. If you are new to comic book blogs, at least. Continue Reading »