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Uncovering the Best Covers, 11-03-16

Want to know what covers caught our attention this week?

Curious what our eyes fell in love with at first sight?

Well, here they are, the most memorable images on the stands this Wednesday . . .

Cosmo welcomes back all you . . .

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Southern Bastards #15 by Becky Cloonan

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Freeze Frame 1/15/2015

From Secret Wars #9  by Esad Ribic & Ive Svorcina
From Secret Wars #9 by Esad Ribic & Ive Svorcina

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This Week’s Finest: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #0

326081._SX640_QL80_TTD_By Kyle Higgins, Steve Orlando, Mairghread Scott, Daniel Bayliss, Corin Howell, Hendry Prasetya, Matt Herms, Ed Dukeshire, Jeremy Lawson, and Jim Campbell

A blast from my past that doesn’t disappoint me, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #0 is This Week’s Finest… Continue reading This Week’s Finest: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #0

Freeze Frame 12/4/2015

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From Cyborg #5 by Ivan Reis, Felipe Watanabe, Daniel HDR & Andriano Lucas

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Review of Jim Hensons The Storyteller Dragons #1

cby Daniel Bayliss & Fabian Rangel Jr

Jim Henson The Storyteller Dragons #1 is a wonderful allegory about fatherhood based in Native American legend and brought to life from Daniel Bayliss expressive and vibrant cartooning.

Dragons focuses on a son and father who are attacked by an ancient water dragon who ends up separating the pair and requires the father to make an incredible sacrifice to save his sons life. In between that, there’s talking birds and dogs mixed with some dynamic and visceral moments of action and wonder. Dragons is expertly paced for a single issue story and  subtly utilizes it’s mythology. Artist Daniel Bayliss, who came up with the story and did the colors in addition to illustrations, does brilliantly lively, fluid and eye popping visual story telling. He is equal parts adept at expressive humanism and lavishly detailed wide screen design. Writer Fabian Rangler Jr does well in sprinkling on dialogue when needed and giving a literal narration that feels natural and never intrusive.

Jim Hensons Storyteller Dragons is a great one shot story that is singular in style and execution in all the right ways. While there is no other comic like this one, there is a warm familiarity to it in it’s use of common allegory and themes of love and family. This is a comic worth engaging with.