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HOT FIVE: Week Of June 20th, 2018

HOT FIVE: Week Of June 20th, 2018

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 in the comic market. BATMAN #49 Written

SAMURAI EXECUTIONER: How History and Fiction Collide

If comics can be said to be a conduit for mythological symbols, both ancient and modern, to help us solve problems, what does this look like in practice when we turn from the familiar to the unexpected? For many American readers, there is a tendency to absorb and appropriate Japanese terms such as “samurai” and

Queer Visibility Interview: The Boston Comics Roundtable and their BEING TRUE Anthology

The Boston Comics Roundtable is a group of LGBTQ comic lovers that have come together to release an uplifting celebration of LGBTQ life and identity — Being True, an anthology blending fiction and nonfiction, from fantasy and superhero comics to real and touching stories from the artists’ lives — stories that have happy endings. A number of

DCOCD Episode 10: KNIGHTFALL

The shadow of the pod falls on Knightfall (plus we chuck in Knightquest and Knightsearch, because we’re thorough like that) as Paul and special guest Chris Franklin break the back of this 1992-starting event. Along with semi-ocd Andy Leyland, the lads give a definitive assessment of the art, writing, impact, legacy and ‘Eventiness’ of this epic Bat-family crossover from

Cómix Latinx Interview: Edgar Miranda-Rodriguez on LA BORINQUENA #2

A superhero’s introduction to the world can be amazing, fun, and exciting but what comes next usually defines who they truly are. Puerto Rico’s very own super woman La Borinqueña debuted a year ago to excited readers around the world. Now with issue #2 of we find Marisol trying to balance her “normal” life with

Cómix Latinx Interview: Jordan Clark Takes Readers to ELK MOUNTAIN

Immigration has been a boiling point topic for communities around the world since the beginning of time. There is an inherent vein of Xenophobia that taints humanity’s heart and can infect even the best people. Elk Mountain is a new graphic novel by Latinx creator Jordan Clark that is currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter. His story attempts to tackle the migrant

#MakeComics: Writer Steve Orlando

How do the pros #MakeComics? We’re here to tell you. Comicosity is picking the brains of a pro who is killing it in the comics industry, and this week I was lucky enough to talk to Steve Orlando! Steve’s resume is vast, and growing by the month. The current writer on The Unexpected, his credits

HOT FIVE: Week of June 6, 2018

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 in the comic market. BATMAN #48 Written

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