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HOT FIVE: Week of October 1, 2014

HOT FIVE: Week of October 1, 2014

Welcome to Comicosity’s Hot Five. Hot Five is a short list of the top books we think you’ll want to be checking out. Be they new title launches, key issues or just continuing stories from some of the industry’s most acclaimed books, this list is your guaranteed gold for the week in the comic market!


GAME CHANGERS: Tim Seeley on Dana Cypress

Welcome to GAME CHANGERS, an interview series at Comicosity looking at female protagonists in comic books from the last decade or two (or more!) — and the original creators who brought them to life. Today, we chat with writer Tim Seeley about one of his creator-owned series Revival from Image Comics, and its central character


TRADE WAITING: Week of October 1, 2014

We are a mere 48 hours away from new comic books, and a whole fresh crop of collections as well! If your bookshelf is in need of a trade or hardcover infusion, look no further than the top releases of October 1, 2014: SOUTHERN BASTARDS VOL. 1: HERE WAS A MAN Written by Jason Aaron


Crisis of Epic Proportion: Time for Change

September marked two years since I came on to Comicosity as Senior Editor and co-owner, and it’s remarkable how much has changed. I don’t mean just with the site itself, although that transformation is almost overwhelming to think about. We’ve gone from a staff of four to eighteen, doubled our reach year over year, expanded


COMIC LOVE: This Is How the World Ends

It’s amazing how much we want to see ourselves reflected in the animal kingdom. From horoscopic astrological signs to Disney’s The Lion King, we seem to desperately want to understand humans by terms of bestial natures and vice versa. We ascribe personalities to all manner of animals — from those snooty giraffes at the zoo


Kids’ Corner: QUEST

QUEST Written by Aaron Becker Illustrated by Aaron Becker Published by Candlewick Press Release Date: August 26, 2014 Price: $15.99 Aaron Becker returns to the world he built in Journey to blow the minds of adults and children alike in the wonderful story Quest. Becker’s mastery of visual storytelling continues in this volume, with the


HERoes: Sarah Gaydos

We get a chance to have a no pressure conversation about comics with female creators in the community. Their creativity is inspiring to people throughout the comic fandom who enjoy their work. They are our HERoes. From her days at DC Comics working on Injustice: Gods Among Us and Batman Li’l Gotham then on to Powerpuff Girls, Indestructible and Star Trek, IDW