Editor’s Note: “Akira Yoshida Presents” is a feature posted on behalf of guest contributor Akira Yoshida, who writes the blog posts other contributors don’t want to post using their real names….
As we approach the end of the year, it is common for comics blogs to prepare a list of their favorite comics. Such lists provide bloggers with an opportunity to recommend comics that they hope will provide entertainment and perspective to others.
During this holiday season, a time of peace and sharing, Nothing But Comics would like to make some respectful comics recommendations to President Donald Trump, in the hopes that these comics might entertain and enlighten America’s president.
Continue reading Akira Yoshida Presents: Seven Comics We’d Like to Give Donald Trump for Christmas
By Mark Russell, Steve Pugh, Chris Chuckry, Dave Sharpe
The Modern Stone Age family is back, more modern and Stone Age-er than ever. The Flintstones, occupying a significant portion of cartoon viewing in my childhood, peaked my interest in this comic. Although I’ve always leaned more towards The Jetsons, Russell and Pugh are making me question such life choices… Continue reading This Week’s Finest: The Flintstones #1
With the political climate heating up in the US, and Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War premiering this week, we put together a list of our ten favorite comics dealing with political issues…
#10. Prez Continue reading Tuesday Top Ten: Political Comics
Many Americans watched President Obama’s last State of the Union address this past Tuesday. At Nothing But Comics, we wondered what Beth Ross – the presidential protagonist of the DC Comics sci-fi political satire Prez – might say in her State of the Union address if she were limited to only one tweet.
So we dispatched superhero the Red Bee to ask Prez writer Mark Russell that question…
Continue reading The Red Bee asks Mark Russell about a Prez State of the Union address
At Nothing But Comics, we enjoy reading the DC Comics series Prez. Crafted by writer Mark Russell and artist Ben Caldwell, the sci-fi political satire follows the adventures of teenager Beth Ross after she is elected President of the United States in the year 2036.
With Democrat and Republican presidential candidates currently competing to get their respective party’s nomination, we dispatched superhero the Red Bee to ask Russell and Caldwell for their opinion on how a prominent Republican presidential candidate might respond to Beth Ross….
Continue reading What would Donald Trump think about PREZ?
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“We here at NBC! have declared our love for this series more than once, so I think it’s only proper that I continue that trend. The creative talent this month includes Matt Sheean, Amy Clare, Malachi Ward, Emma Rios, and of course mastermind Brandon Graham. Google any of those names you’re unfamiliar with, it will make you want this issue more 🙂 Island #3 also comes with a fantastic cover by Farel Dalrymple, so just grab it already!”
Continue reading Indubitable Issues and Pull List (9/16/15)
Maps reveal details about fictional worlds. The maps provided in fantasy and science fiction stories – including fantasy and science fiction comics – help ground the story, giving readers a sense of the story’s setting and dynamics. For example, an examination of the U.S. presidential election map presented in the first issue of the DC Comics series Prez offers details about the story’s political landscape. The map and the electoral votes won by the presidential candidates reveal that in the comic’s future setting, today’s “blue states” (that is, states that usually vote for Democratic candidates) have lost political power to today’s Republican “red states.”
Continue reading 270 Needed to Win: A Close Look at the Election Map in Prez
Whether you are a DC reader or not, one thing is for certain: Convergence is coming to an end. What does this mean for you? It means new DC titles are going to be hitting your local comic book shop. If you are like me and struggle to jump into DC books, there is no better time than now to dip your toe in and test that water. DC is even putting up some lengthy previews on Comixology, providing you a sneak peek of what is to come. To even further aid in your decision making, I have compiled a list below of the previews that excite me.
Continue reading Sneak Peeks: A Rundown of the new DC Previews