Nichijou: Fall Down Seven Times, Laugh It Up Eight

Nichijou: Fall Down Seven Times, Laugh It Up Eight

When circumventing the conventions of genre, it’s important to either tread carefully, or avoid it altogether. Tropes and standards keep us safe: they provide a sense of unified human experience. A story may hold different perspectives from different authors, but thanks to genre conventions these stories also maintain a kind of universal cohesion. Then, an ..

Naruto Marathon Read Through Live Blog (Spoilers)

Admittedly, I’m not a Naruto fan. It started back when I had just entered the comics world, though it was completely off my radar at the time. I was already a fan of shonen action titles like Dragon Ball, but my comic preferences were very different at the time. Caught up in the continuity-driven rhetoric of Marvel ..

Striker: The Armored Warrior

Striker: The Armored Warrior

Back in my comic-reading infancy, I was caught up in the world of hyper-violent titles with big dudes, bigger guns, and pouches, oh so many pouches. The early days of Image filled out the modest collection of my younger self, what few comics I could sneak past my parents. My view of the medium was ..

Preview: The Violent #2

Preview: The Violent #2

Story By: Ed Brisson Art By: Adam Gorham Published: January 13, 2016 Diamond ID: NOV150660 Desperation leads to murder

Preview: Spread #12

Preview: Spread #12

Story By: Justin Jordan Art By: Jen Hickman, and Felipe Sobreiro Cover By: Camilla Torrano Published: January 13, 2016 Diamond ID: NOV150648 Molly’s Story. With Guest Artist Jen Hickman.    

Preview: No Mercy #6

Preview: No Mercy #6

Story By: Alex de Campi Art By: Carla Speed McNeil, and Jenn Manley Lee Cover By: Carla Speed McNeil Published: January 13, 2016 Diamond ID: NOV150624 Travis makes friends. Chad makes enemies. “Chilling.”—The A.V. Club “Highly addictive.”—Bleeding Cool

Preview: Limbo #3

Preview: Limbo #3

Story By: Dan Watters Art By: Caspar Wijngaard Published: January 13, 2016 Diamond ID: NOV150619 A parade hits Dedande City, and after the trials of last issue our detective could do with some time off. It’s normal to let you hair down at these things. Have a dance. Have a couple of drinks. Puke up ..

Preview: Injection #6

Preview: Injection #6

Story By: Warren Ellis Art By: Declan Shalvey, and Jordie Bellaire Cover By: Declan Shalvey, and Jordie Bellaire Variant Cover By: Declan Shalvey, and Jordie Bellaire Published: January 13, 2016 Diamond ID: NOV150509 BEGINNING A NEW VOLUME: In New York, consulting detective Vivek Headland takes on a case that quickly invokes a murderous sandwich

Preview: Huck #3

Preview: Huck #3

Story By: Mark Millar Art By: Rafael Albuquerque Cover By: Rafael Albuquerque Variant Cover By: Rafael Albuquerque Published: January 13, 2016 Diamond ID: NOV150610 Huck takes his mission across the country, helping those in need, while powerful figures in the U.S. establishment try to use his abilities for their own ends