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HOT FIVE: Week of September 15, 2021

HOT FIVE: Week of September 15, 2021

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. ETERNALS: THANOS RISES

Visual Stories to Face a Brutal World: Fuego lento

This is a city that is gradually becoming a ruin. This is a city which streets are constantly covered by puddles and its buildings are decorated with cracks. This is a city that carries a painful past and lives a brutal present. Its inhabitants move alone, but they share the same wish: the desire to

TRADE WAITING #2: Week of September 15, 2021

Graphic novels. Collected editions. Omnibuses. Trades. These are really all just words for “a kickass way to read comics”. So, with this column we’re going to look at all of those kickass bound pages that are hitting comic shops, bookstores and online outlets this week! (Note that in some instances, the release dates to comic

HOT FIVE: Week of September 8, 2021

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 #112 Written

TRADE WAITING #1: Week of September 8, 2021

TRADE WAITING RETURNS! It’s been a bit, but we’re back, baby. And with this return, we’re going to call this column “issue #1”, cause comics have volumes and issues and stuff, right? Yeah. Yeah, let’s do this. Graphic novels. Collected editions. Omnibuses. Trades. These are really all just words for “a kickass way to read

Once and Future State: Revisiting DC’s LEGENDS OF THE DEAD EARTH

With characters from DC Future State comprising a not-insignificant amount of DC Comics’ publishing slate — from Superman: Son of Kal-El and Superman and the Authority to I Am Batman, Wonder Girl, and Aquaman: The Becoming — I thought it’d be interesting to look back on one of the other times DC had their books jump

Father’s Day Special: Devin Grayson on ARSENAL and Lian Harper

In reviewing the line-up for DC’s Green Arrow 80th Anniversary Special, many fans were in fact overjoyed when they learned Devin Grayson was included in the line-up of creators. Their excitement doubled when Grayson announced on her twitter account that she would be writing a story about Roy Harper, and in her words: he would

Roar into Pride Month with Joe Glass and THE PRIDE Omnibus

When he was 13, Joe Glass was a “massive X-Men fan,” and while there is said to be an obvious analogy made between the plight of mutants and queer people, he didn’t see any at that time. The writer later learned there were queer characters in comics, but they were either rarely appearing side characters,

The Other History of Rape in the DC Universe: The DEATHSTROKE Problem

Let’s not beat around the bush. Sexual abuse and rape are topics which are difficult to talk about in any format, but it’s especially hard when it comes to discussing it through superheroes. DC and Marvel Comics have both proven they tend to lack certain… nuances in the ways they portray rape and sex abuse.

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