Tag: Comics

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...

by Joane - 5 months 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 - 5 months 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 - 5 months 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 - 5 months 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 - 5 months ago

Finding a Path, or Not in LABYRINTH: CORONATION #2

A mother’s love supposedly has no end. LABYRINTH: CORONATION #2, written by Simon Spurrier and illustrated by Daniel Bayliss, continues the tale of a mother seeking to save her son. In this issue we get a small taste of how far she will go to get he...

by Joane - 5 months 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...

by Joane - 5 months ago

SPIDER-MAN #239 Takes Miles on a Latverian Adventure

SPIDER-MAN #239 BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS, OSCAR BAZALDUA, AND BRIAN REBER Story Art Characterization Summary SPIDER-MAN #239 has a lot to like. It has a great callback cameo, it has a great character moment for Miles, and i...

by Joane - 5 months ago

MOTOR CRUSH #11: Racing Towards the Future

MOTOR CRUSH #11 by Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, and Babs Tarr Plot Art Characterization Summary The intrigue gets more and more interesting with every issue as Domino discovers more about herself and this world of ra...

by Joane - 5 months ago

The Time is Right for SHADE, THE CHANGING WOMAN #2

SHADE, THE CHANGING WOMAN #2 by Cecil Castellucci, Marley Zarcone, Kelly Fitzpartick, Saida Temofonte, and Ande Parks Art Characterization Plot Summary SHADE, THE CHANGING WOMAN #2 is full of emotion and self-reflection, a...