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Exclusive Preview: ASTRO CITY #44

Exclusive Preview: ASTRO CITY #44

DC Comics has shared its EXCLUSIVE preview with Comicosity for next week’s Astro City #44. Scroll down to view the full size preview images. ASTRO CITY #44 Written by Kurt Busiek Art by Rick Leonardi, Alex Ross, Ande Parks, Pete Pantazis, and Comicraft Published by DC Comics/Vertigo Release Date: May 17, 2017 A tale of

TRANSMET: Human Reaction and Criminal Enterprise #7-9

My momma was raised in the era when clean water was only served to the fairer skin. – Kanye West, New Slaves After a brief hiatus, we return to our regular scheduled programming. When we last saw Spider, he was raging against religion and the cynical exploitation of it for money and power. The following

TRANSMET: Human Reaction and Criminal Enterprise #6

“We often believe with criminal superficiality that to educate the masses politically is to deliver a long political harangue from time to time.” – Frantz Fanon Spider Jerusalem’s biggest flaw, the open wound through which pathos positively oozes out of him, is that he’s never wrong. He may occasionally be incorrect or make a miscalculation,

TRANSMET: Human Reaction and Criminal Enterprise #5

I want to talk about […] what it’s going to feel like to live through the next ten years. It does not feel like progress. However, it does not feel like conservatism either. There’s neither progress nor conservatism, because there’s nothing left to conserve and no direction in which to progress. – Bruce Sterling,  “Reboot

Exclusive May 2017 DC Solicitations: VERTIGO Titles

DC Comics has provided Comicosity with the EXCLUSIVE early reveal on four titles from its Vertigo line. Scroll down to check out each one!   ASTRO CITY #45 Written by KURT BUSIEK Art by BRENT ANDERSON Cover by ALEX ROSS “WHAT BROKE THE BROKEN MAN?” part one of two! Astro City’s tangled history of superheroes,

TRANSMET: Human Reaction and Criminal Enterprise #4

With the riot fading into the distance for the time being, we get the first solid look at what Spider thinks journalism is for and The Beast enters stage right. While the first couple issues were dense with ideas about the future to analyze, the third issue — which also serves as the opening issue

Exclusive Preview: LUCIFER #15

DC Comics has shared its EXCLUSIVE preview with Comicosity for next week’s Lucifer #15 from its Vertigo Comics imprint. Scroll down for full sized preview images. LUCIFER #15 Written by Richard Kadrey Art by Lee Garbett and Antonio Fabela Published by DC Comics/Vertigo Release Date: February 15, 2017 Writer Richard Kadrey continues to chart Lucifer’s

TRANSMET: Human Reaction and Criminal Enterprise #3

Something special is happening in Austin tonight: http://t.co/RpbnCbO6zw #StandWithWendy — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) June 26, 2013 In possibly the most disturbingly specific bit of prescience Transmetropolitan can offer, Spider, via Ellis and Robertson, invents the now commonplace act of live tweeting a political crisis. Last week, I put forward the idea that the second issue

TRANSMET: Human Reaction and Criminal Enterprise #2

Once re-established in The City, Spider finds his first story opportunity in Fred Christ, a former record producer who’s found a new purpose in life by leading a cult of people turning themselves into aliens. There probably isn’t another single issue that sums up the hit or miss nature of Transmetropolitan’s political allegory, which has

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