Batman Europa #1 DC Comics Story Matteo Casali and Brian Azzarello, Layouts Giuseppe Camuncoli, Pencils and Finishes Jim Lee, Colorist Alex Sinclair, Letterer Pat Brosseau It only took 11 years for Batman Europa to finally see the light of day and was it worth it?
It’s going to be short and sweet this week due to a hectic life schedule so here we go! Superman American Alien #1 DC Comics Writer Max Landis, Artist Nick Dragotta, Colorist Alex Guimaraes, Letterer John Workman This new mini series about the life of Superman is supposed to be seven short stories about different time periods in Superman’s life and the first issue takes place as a young boy and he is just discovering that he can fly but can’t control it.
Well now that we are officially in the past (of Back to the Future timeline) this week brought a lot of new books and some returning champs to the mix in this weeks reviews.
Batgirl Annual #3 DC Comics Writers Cameron Stewart & Brenden Fletcher, Artists Bengal/David Lafuente/Ming Doyle/Mingjue Helen Chen, Colorists Bengal/Gabe Eltaeb/Ivan Plascencia/Mingjue Helen Chen, Letterer Steve Wands This book was not shipped to my local comic shop last week so I’m catching up with it this week.
Things are back on track this week and there are a lot of comics to get to. I am also going to have a special comic book of the week that will highlight a title that gets my highest recommendation.
As we come to the end of DC’s Convergence and now the Marvel’s Secret Wars flooding of the shelves there are thankfully many other great books from other comic publishers that make up for the event fatigue.
Strange Sports Stories #1 Vertigo Comics Writers Gilbert Hernandez/Amy Chu/Lauren Beukes & Dale Halvorsen/Ivan Brandon, Artists Gilbert Hernandez/Tana Ford/Christopher Mitten/Amei Zhao, Colorists Trish Mulvihill/Giulia Brusco/Eva De La Cruz/Amei Zhao, Letterers Pat Brosseau/Sal Cipriano/Dezi Sienty/ClemRobins Vertigo Comics has revived the 1973-1974 DC Comic book that was an anthology of sports themed stories that always had a strange twist to them.