Monthly Archives: June 2013

Kinds of Blue: An Anthology of Comics about Depression (Comixology)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Thoughtful Anthology of comics about Depression http://www.comixology.com/Kinds-of-Blue/comics-series/10710 I cannot think of a comic book format that splits the crowds quite like the anthology.  I know some feel they set an impossible task by mixing so many different stories and collaborators there is no one reader … Continue reading

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Demeter #1 (Ink&Thunder/Becky Cloonan/Comixology)

Rating:  4/5 – How far are you willing to go for the one you love? http://www.comixology.com/Demeter/digital-comic/38455 Over the last several years Becky Cloonan has done mainstream comics work (Conan the Barbarian, Northlanders, Batman, The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys) … Continue reading

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Sabertooth Swordsman #3 (Dark Horse Originals)

Rating: 4/5 — A Hilarious and Exotic Middle Eastern Dish Served with Many Spices https://digital.darkhorse.com/profile/3589.sabertooth-swordsman-3/ I love that comic books can be so many different things and come in so many different flavors. This digital comic is a mash-up of Kung fu … Continue reading

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Who Needs the Moon #1

Who Needs the Moon #1 Rating: 4/5 – A werewolf story with a lot of humanity https://gumroad.com/tamccullough#KoYM Todd McCullough uses a 1st person narrative style mixed into this issue very effectively to get the reader inside the head of the … Continue reading

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Dead Future King #2 ([sic] monkie)

Rating: 4/5 – An interesting take on a zombie tale Dead Future King tells the tale of King Arthur resurrected in the future after a zombie apocalypse centered in Britain. This issue continues his adventures and struggles with his destiny … Continue reading

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Short Hand #1 (Comixology)

Rating: 4/5 – A compelling character piece, done-in-one, dressed as a detective story http://www.comixology.com/Short-Hand-1/digital-comic/SUB001300  For a guy that complains about digital comics so much, I find myself reading quite a few of them.  At its best, digital comics represent a means to … Continue reading

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Dead Future King #1 ([sic] Monkie)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Excellent Pacing, Great First Issue http://www.amazon.com/Dead-Future-King-1-ebook/dp/B009ECCASU King Arthur awakens after his apparent death in a future overrun by zombies. Based on the premise alone, I expected this to be something of a light hearted book. However, the … Continue reading

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