Image Comics came about within my first three to four years of reading comic books. As somebody who had really only known Marvel and DC (and let’s be honest… only Marvel), it kind of blew my mind. There would be comics not directly tied into the worlds of Spider-Man or Batman? Comics that could tell stories that Superman or X-Men comics wouldn’t… or couldn’t? That … Continue reading Top Ten: Favorite Non-Big 2 Comics
It’s been a long way to the top, but since we do, in fact, want to rock ‘n roll, we have all successfully made it. After the past two weekends of tension-building action where I gave you my favorite comics #11-#15 and then #6-#10, I can tell that your anticipation is at an absolute fever pitch! But never let it be said that I don’t satisfy my readers … Continue reading My Top Fifteen Stories Ever: #5 to #1!
I’ve been itching to cover this particular idea for a while now. I love fights and I love the funny, but comics are best to me when they make you FEEL. I remember reading the last issue of the six-part Spectacular Spider-Man series “The Child Within” as a boy and being struck because it was different than what I thought comics could do. I was … Continue reading The Top Five: Tear-Jerker Moments In Comics
That’s right, it’s another installment of Stew’s Reviews, fanboys (and fangirls, of course, because I am an inclusive fellow). Here’s moving into the realm of Image Comics for this week with a review of the “Confessions” story arc from Astro City! Speaking of confessions, here’s mine right off the bat: I got into Astro City far, far too late because I am a terrible and … Continue reading Stew’s Reviews: Astro City – Confession