John Wick #1 (Dynamite Comics)
Movie tie-in comics are always a tough gamble, and John Wick is no exception. With two of the best action movies of the past ten years under it’s belt, the Keanu Reeves hit man franchise is one of the few “sure bets” in Hollywood right now. But how exactly can you translate the insane frenetic action of those movies to the static comic page? Well, Greg Pak and Giovanni Valletta have an answer: focus on John Wick’s early years as a young assassin. Read the rest of this entry
Spider-Gwen #6 (Marvel Comics)
Jason Latour and Robbi Rodriguez’ Spider-Gwen has been spinning its wheels since the new post-Secret Wars relaunch. What initially started as a great new alternate world and hero started to almost give off the vibe of missed potential. To be completely honest, I was close to dropping the series.
But then I read this issue. Read the rest of this entry
Second only to Star Wars, Spider-Gwen’s solo series is probably the most-hyped #1 to hit the stands this year. The first appearance of the Gwen Stacy Spider-Woman in Edge of Spider-Verse #2 has gone though multiple printings, and the character has already become a favorite of the Internet. With this much hype, there’s no way the book could live up to the lofty expectations people have for it, right? Read the rest of this entry
What’s that? I already did a review of an issue of Edge of Spider-verse? And I did it last week?
That’s true. But Edge of Spider-Verse #2 features the debut of an alternate Spider-Man that’s so awesome that I fell in love with it from the moment I saw the preview images: Gwen Stacy, Spider-Woman. Read the rest of this entry