In Royal City #1, Jeff Lemire has created one of the most pure distillation of his evolution as a comics creator, using similar themes and tropes from his more personal early work like Essex County and infusing that with the sharp economy of style that he’s learned in the intervening years. It makes for an engrossing debut of the series with a haunting portrait of a small town North American family in crisis. Continue reading This Week’s Finest: Royal City #1
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HERE ARE SOME ISSUES THAT WILL NOT DISAPPOINT.Tyler’s Recommendation… America #1
“One of my favorite new characters finally gets her own book. America Chavez is a badass, an uber-charming badass. This series sees her face a daunting new challenge…College!”