Tag Archives: Image Comics

The Comics Classroom: Cathartic Horror, JOOK JOINT, and Mahalia

The Comics Classroom: Cathartic Horror, JOOK JOINT, and Mahalia

In the previous part of this horror exploration series, I mentioned how art-horror was something different from other kinds of horror, i.e. being scared from a work designed to terrify was different than being scared in the real world by a snake or anything else. While I previously engaged with New Mutants and Demon Bear

Transmyscira: The Cat Eats Its Own Tail in MAN-EATERS

We were rooting for you! We were all rooting for you! – Tyra Banks, America’s Next Top Model Season 4, Episode 7 (2005)   Man-Eaters is, bafflingly, best described as an interesting failure. The idea seemed like a license to print money when it first got floated. The creative team behind Marvel’s polarizing Mockingbird miniseries:

Review: BITTER ROOT #3

BITTER ROOT #3 Written by David F. Walker and Chuck Brown Art by Sanford Greene, Rico Renzi, Clayton Cowles Edited by Heather Antos Released by Image Comics Release Date: January 9, 2019 David F. Walker, Chuck Brown, and Sanford Greene’s Harlem Renassiance era tale of an African American family of demon hunters that protects the

Review: THE MAGIC ORDER #5

THE MAGIC ORDER #5 Written by Mark Millar Art by Olivier Coipel, Dave Stewart, Peter Doherty, and Melina Mikulic Edited by Rachel Fulton Published by Image Comics Release Date: December 12, 2018 Full of murder, magic, mayhem, and betrayal Mark Millar’s The Magic Order #5 is another stellar entry into quite possibly one of the best

Review: BITTER ROOT #2

BITTER ROOT #2 Written by David F. Walker and Chuck Brown Art by Sanford Greene, Rico Renzi, Clayton Cowles, and Jarreau Wimberly Edited by Heather Antos Published by Image Comics Release Date December 12, 2018 With the beginning of a new series, there is always quite a bit of heavy lifting for the first few

Review: PRODIGY #1

PRODIGY #1 Written by Mark Millar Art by Rafael Albuquerque, Marcelo Maiolo, Peter Doherty, Melina Mikulic Edited by Rachel Fulton Published by Image Comics Release Date: December 5, 2018 Packed with action, science fiction, and all the thrills of espionage Image’s Prodigy #1 is a love letter to the classic spy genre and certainly one

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