Tag: comic books

by Joane - 2 weeks 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 - 2 weeks 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 - 2 weeks 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...

by Joane - 2 weeks ago

Beware the Red Goblin in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #798

Dan Slott and Stuart Immonen press on with “Go Down Swinging” in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #798. The Green Goblin is finally back on the scene, but this time around, he’s got one new extremely dangerous trick up his sleeve. Get ready for the terrifying int...

by Joane - 2 weeks ago

This Week in Unsung Marvel Moments – April 4th, 2018

Welcome to Unsung Marvel Moments, where we bring you the Marvel moments worth talking about! Each week we’ll be highlighting some of the most exciting, emotional, and action-packed scenes in Marvel’s comics that we think deserve your attention. We g...

by Joane - 2 weeks ago

Doom Comes for Victor’s Head in RUNAWAYS #8

RUNAWAYS #8 by Rainbow Rowell, Kris Anka, and Triona Tree Farrell Art Characterization Plot Summary RUNAWAYS #8 is a near-perfect success. While some of the plot-lines fall a bit to the wayside, the overarching story excites...

by Joane - 2 weeks ago

Jarvis Shares Heavy Life Advice in AVENGERS #687

AVENGERS #687 BY AL EWING, MARK WAID, JIM ZUB, PACO MEDINA, JUAN VLASCO, JESUS ABURTOV, AND FEDERICO BLEE Plot Characterization Artwork Summary AVENGERS #687 is an issue that catches its breath and allows characters to int...

by Joane - 2 weeks ago

MAGNUS BETWEEN TWO WORLDS Digitizing Everything

MAGNUS BETWEEN TWO WORLDS by Kyle Higgins, Jorge Fornés, Chris O'Halloran, Taylor Esposito Plot Characterization Art Summary MAGNUS BETWEEN TWO WORLDS uses an original plot to display complex characters. The illustration and...

by Joane - 2 weeks ago

ALL-NEW WOLVERINE #33 Takes a Trip to the Future

ALL-NEW WOLVERINE #33 by Tom Taylor, Ramon Rosanas, and Nolan Woodard begins the “Old Woman Laura” arc. We meet our cast of characters in the near future to start one last adventure for Laura Kinney. While the story does feature the lead character d...

by Joane - 2 weeks ago

Seneca Gets Powered Up in GOD COMPLEX #5

GOD COMPLEX #5 by Paul Jenkins, Hendry Prasetya, and Sunny Gho Art Characterization Plot Summary While some of its more obscure science fiction concepts don't quite feel grounded enough, GOD COMPLEX #5 delivers on nearly eve...