[Editors Note: I have included some photos from the weekend judging but in the group photos, some of the book that are being held were not actual nominees but some of the submitted books were used by accident] With San Diego Comic Con International this week I wanted to tell the story of what it’s like to be an judge for the Eisner Awards.
So finally after many stops and starts the new and improved (hopefully) Pop Culture Maven website is up and running and should be a lot smoother experience for both you the readers and me and the staff.
So I finally get to catch up with some reviews this week. you will see some of the backlog after this weeks new comics so you too can catch up with some of them too.
“It was 20 years ago today,” and while that line is more famous for a certain Beatles song, its very appropriate for today because it marks the 20th Anniversary of the North American release of the SEGA Dreamcast that would end up being their last foray in the hardware business.
Going to the Chapel #1 Action Lab Entertainment Writer David Pepose, Artist Gavin Guidry, Colorist Elizabeth Kramer, Letterer Ariana Maher with Colin Bell This is quite a departure from Pepose’s Spencer and Locke series but in a lot of ways has the same kinetic
Marvel Comics #1000 Marvel Comics Writers Various, Artists Various, Colorist Various, Letterers Various I found it very ironic that Marvel choose to release this one thousand issue considering that none of their current titles are even close to 1000 but it would have been more appropriate to call this Marvel 80th but I guess they couldn’t let DC Comics do it only.
Batman #75, 76 & 77 DC Comics Writer Tom King, Artists Tony S. Daniel, Mitch Gerads, Sandu Florea, & Norm rapmund, Mikel Janín, Colorists Tomeu Morey, Mitch Gerads, &
Conan The Barbarian: Exodus #1 Marvel Comics Writer & Artist Esad Ribić It’s a rare feat to be able to pull off a “silent” comic story but I have to hand it to Ribić that not only is he a brilliant artist but a solid writer too.
Archie: The Married Life – 10th Anniversary #1 Archie Comics Writer Michal Uslan, Penciller Dan Parent, Inker J. Bone, Colorist Glenn Whitmore, Letterer Jack Morelli For those who are not fans of the new Archie comics or Riverdale will be thrilled to take a trip to the past with this book that features the classic look and feel of the old school Archie comics.