by Gerard Way, Steve Orlando, ACO, Tamra Bonvillain, Marissa Louise, Hugo Petres, Magdalene Visaggio & Sonny Liew
In JLA/Doom Patrol Special #1, the Young Animal/DC Milk Wars crossover event, Larry Trainor founded DC Comics in a parallel life while fighting the Justice League as Negative Man. This is not the strangest thing to happen in JLA/Doom Patrol by a wide margin. In the issue, Gerard Way, Steve Orlando, ACO, Tamra Bonvillain & Marissa Louise create a delightfully dense and endearing love letter to DC Comics, it’s inherent weirdness, and the profound influence writer Grant Morrison has on the medium. Continue reading This Week’s Finest: JLA/Doom Patrol Special #1
The Doom Patrol relaunch from Gerard Way, Nick Derington & Tamra Bonvillain has been consistently delightful and reverent from the outset, with a level of craft and imagination that beget’s it’s continued improvement with each new issue. In this week’s installment, the teams approach to story is further refined while the addition of Tom Fowler as inker takes the already excellent visual element of the series to a whole new stratosphere. Continue reading This Week’s Finest: Doom Patrol #6
Looking back on last month’s article, I came to the realization that I tend to add more books to a list than I’m actually able to read and, in may cases, afford. There are only so many hours left at the end of the day to tackle my pull list, and, while they are a passion, comic books are not my only hobby. On top of that, I’ve been reading a lot more “older” stuff lately. This list will be more realistic, conservative towards what I think I’ll actually read. If I get to more, great! I’d love to read every good book out there.