Tag: Comic Book

by Joane - 5 months ago

Speed Kills in Rocafort’s and DiDio’s SIDEWAYS #3

SIDEWAYS #3 by Kenneth Rocafort, Dan Didio, Justin Jordan, and Daniel Brown Plot Characterization Art Summary SIDEWAYS #3 by Kenneth Rocafort, Dan Didio, Justin Jordan, and Daniel Brown features great art amidst killer actio...

by Joane - 5 months ago

Donna Troy Joins the Fight in TITANS #22

TITANS #22 by Dan Abnett, Paul Pelletier, Alex Hennessy, and Adriano Lucas Art Characterization Plot Summary TITANS #22 feels a bit drawn out. While the characterization of the Brain and Monsieur Mallah finally answered some...

by Joane - 5 months ago

Caden Park Goes to School in THE IMMORTAL MEN #1

THE IMMORTAL MEN #1 by James Tynion IV, Jim Lee, Scott Williams, and Alex Sinclair Art Characterization Plot Summary James Tynion IV has crafted a fantastic entry for DC's New Age of Heroes. While the prominent focus on worl...

by Joane - 5 months ago

Flashes Unite in THE FLASH #44

THE FLASH #44 BY JOSHUA WILLIAMSON, CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO, AND IVAN PLASCENCIA Art Characterization Plot Summary THE FLASH #44 is a truly enjoyable book. Williamson ramps up the emotion this issue, which makes it very me...

by Joane - 5 months ago

Neena’s Luck Runs Out in DOMINO #1!

After a fourteen-year-long hiatus from Marvel Comics, acclaimed writer Gail Simone returns to the Marvel Universe with the highly-anticipated DOMINO #1! This first issue takes our titular antihero on some exciting and unexpected adventures, includin...

by Joane - 5 months ago

Thanos and Thanos Fight to the Death in THANOS #18

THANOS #18 BY DONNY CATES, GEOFF SHAW, AND ANTONIO FABELA Plot Art Characterization Summary If you love Thanos, you owe it to yourself to pick up this book. Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw bring their fabulous run on THANOS to...

by Joane - 5 months ago

PIZZA BOYZ will Make You Nostalgic for the Mid-2000’s

Remember everything that was awesome in the mid-2000’s? Everyone reminisces about the 90’s, but there was a lot the 2000’s had to offer. It’s when the N64 was in the throes of its last gasp, technology was finally beginning to take off in a huge way...

by Joane - 5 months ago

BLACK MAGICK vs Real Belief Systems

Image courtesy of Image Entertainment Modern paganism and witchcraft are hot topics for comics. Writing and drawing this subject matter does present a problem, however. That’s because modern paganism and witchcraft are often misunderstood. Thus t...

by Joane - 5 months ago

THOR: From Petulant Prince to Wise King in the MCU

On August 1, 1962, the god of thunder roared his way onto the pages of Marvel comic books. For decades, he captivated readers with his unfathomable strength and awe-inspiring ability to bring down barrages of lightning from the sky. Now, it would no...

by Joane - 5 months ago

Quarterly Diversity Check: January-March 2018

In January, one of the first articles I wrote for ComicsVerse explored the concept of social justice warriors (SJWs) and the idea that diversity was somehow forcing out white, straight, cis male heroes. It was a popular assertion, then and now, ma...

by Joane - 5 months ago

Creation and Existentialism in PERMANENT PRESS

PERMANENT PRESS by Luke Healy Plot Characterization Art Summary In PERMANENT PRESS, Luke Healy weaves three stories into one. The plot tells us about the characters. The art tells these stories so that we are left laughing,...

by Joane - 5 months ago

National Food Month: Five Comics For Foodies

To celebrate National Food Month, ComicsVerse has compiled a list of five food-centric comics for food-lovers everywhere! The list is surprisingly diverse, ranging from comedy to horror. In short, there’s something here to please every palate, so pu...

by Joane - 5 months ago

THE WALKING DEAD #178 Reveals Flaws in the Commonwealth

THE WALKING DEAD #178 BY ROBERT KIRKMAN, CHARLIE ADLARD, AND STEFANO GAUDIANO Artwork Plot Characterization Summary THE WALKING DEAD #178 thickens the plot of "New World Order." Robert Kirkman delivers killer and subtle di...