What is it about G. Willow Wilson and Christian Ward’s Invisible Kingdom that is so compelling? I believe it’s that Kingdom melds so many different explorations of modern society together so seamlessly, and that it uses its characters’ desires to do so.
Over at Multiversity Comics, I reviewed a Spider-Man comic that means much more to me now that I’ve been married nearly five years. Click on through for a look at a classic issue from J. Michael Straczynski’s The Amazing Spider-Man run, as well as some ruminations on what goes into making a marriage work.
The first issue of comiXology Originals series Afterlift is a clever, kinetic start to what promises to be a long night drive of the soul.
Every once in a while, I like to check in on ongoing series that I initially missed out on. Which is how I wound up reading and loving the latest issue of Kelly Thompson, Carmen Carnero, Tamra Bonvillain, and Clayton Cowles’s Captain Marvel.
Over at Multiversity Comics (my comics home away from home), I wrote a quick treatise on why Garth Ennis, Darick Robertson, and Tony Aviña’s The Boys is maybe good, maybe bad, but decidedly not for me. If you’re in for complicated takes on complex comics, click here to read my review of The Boys: Vol. 1.
If you’re a regular reader, don’t worry! I’ll be back with the usual full post in a couple weeks.