by Saladin Ahmed & Christian Ward
Saladin Ahmed and Christian Ward have created such an interesting comic book centred around a character who can’t really speak. I have been thoroughly enjoying this series since it’s first issue and this week’s issue #9 is definitely the best so far. Ahmed and Ward tell the story of a woman, recently receiving the news that her husband has died. The issue takes us through her reactions and the reaction of the community surrounding her. The catch is the deceased man is Crusher Creel, a known super villain who has surely killed many before, but in his last moments alive, saved many. It is a touching story about the value of a man’s life and what that means when he dies.
Honorable Mentions: Slasher, Redlands, Batwoman, God Country, Batman/The Shadow, The Wildstorm: Michael Cray, Plastic, Vamperilla, Dan Dare, Iron Fist, Go Go Power Rangers, Deadman, America, Batman: White Knight, Curse Words, Sherlock Frankenstein & The Legion of Evil, Punisher: Platoon, Nick Fury, Astonishing X-Men
While Alex continues his cross country savage journey to the heart of the American dream, Dean & Pat talk comics. Comics like, Batman #25 & #26, Batman/Elmer Fudd #1, Jupiter Legacy Volume 2 #5, Black Bolt #3, Saga #44, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #7 and more. In addition, we chat about the Umbrella Academy series for Netflix, Stranger Things Season Two, 2017 Emmy nominations & the NBA offseason.