Sacred Heart

Fantagraphics

Written and Illustrated by Liz Suburbia

Jan 05, 2016 Comic Books Web Exclusive

There are no adults in Alexandria. In the wake of their mysterious collective departure, Ben Schiller, her sister, best friend, and the rest of the town's high schoolers try to live as normal a life as possible.  More

Class Photo

Fantagraphics

Written and Illustrated by Robert Triptow

Dec 18, 2015 Comic Books Web Exclusive

Cartoonist Robert Triptow's Class Photo is an inventive, humorous, and decidedly raunchy chronicle of the fabricated lives of five-dozen actual 1937 graduates of P.S. 49 in New York City. While in college, Triptow stumbled across a forgotten class photo.  More

Dec 02, 2015 Comic Books Issue #55 - November/December 2015 - EL VY

Another phone book from Alex Robinson, though slightly smaller than his '90s-era magnum opus Box Office Poison. In Our Expanding Universe, Robinson focuses on characters-mostly couples-closer to their 40s, and the challenges life brings at that stage.  More

Nov 25, 2015 Comic Books Issue #55 - November/December 2015 - EL VY

Frank Miller's seminal 1986 comic book, The Dark Knight Returns, redefined and reignited interest in Batman, setting the precedent for caped crusader storylines for the next 30 years (and presumably beyond). A decade and a half later, Miller followed up the four-issue series with The Dark Knight Strikes AgainMore

The Book of Hope

Fantagraphics

Nov 13, 2015 Comic Books Web Exclusive

The Book of Hope is a compilation of Finnish cartoonist Tommi Musturi's ongoing series of the same name. Written over 10 years, the book tells the story of a retired couple living in Finland, figuring out how to spend their days.  More

Nov 11, 2015 Comic Books Web Exclusive

At this point, Hunter S. Thompson's drug-fueled excursions are a sort of American mythology on their own. Troy Little's graphic adaptation of his seminal 1971 book Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas portrays Dr. Thompson as cartoonish and larger than life, which isn't much of a leap from the source. More

Nov 09, 2015 Comic Books Web Exclusive

A prequel to Paul Pope's Battling Boy, focused on a younger Aurora West, this book tracks Aurora's training under her father, hero Haggard West, and his assistant/Aurora's near-mother figure Ms. Grately. Aurora has theories about which monster killed her mother when she was a child, and though she's grown enough that Haggard allows her to come with him on missions, she longs to break out solo so she can hunt down that killer.  More

Nov 05, 2015 Comic Books Web Exclusive

Grant Morrison's The Multiversity is challenging to say the least. Rather than a straightforward linear adventure, it serves more as a linchpin for a handful of different stories as they face a new threat from an unseen force known as The Gentry.  More

Nov 02, 2015 Comic Books Web Exclusive

Convergence is DC Comics' latest attempt to try to sort out some of their timeline issues. As usual, the main plotline is confusing as hellbasically, Brainiac has kidnapped cities from various doomed timelines in domes and shipped them to a single planet, where their heroes will do battle to determine which city/timeline is worthy of being given a new lease on life.  More