Do comic book covers lie to consumers?
This week we break down the news, discuss the problem of comic book covers matching the story within, review the best of the week, and look ahead new comic book day.
- DC begins teasing Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s next event
- ROBIN 80TH ANNIVERSARY 100-PAGE SUPER SPECTACULAR Postponed a Week...does this reoccurring “spectacular” going to have legs?
- AARON & GUERA's GODDAMNED to Return This May
- Free MARVEL SAMPLER Coming to Stores
- KICKSTARTER Launches BLUESTOCKINGS COMICS FEST to Showcase Queer and Trans Creators
- Marvel Introducing new villain, a “maligned” Steve Rogers Fan called The Natural
- Madelyne Pryor returning to X-Men comics in Hellions
- Eddie Berganza and Eric Esquivel launch new publisher Alternate Empire to massive backlash (“latinx empowerment”)
TOP BOOKS OF LAST WEEK
- Thor #2 (W: Donny Cates, A: Nic Klein)
- Justice League #39 (W: Scott Snyder, A: Jorge Jimenez)
- Doctor Strange: The End (W: Leah Williams, A: Filipe Andrade)
- Protector #1 (W: Simon Roy, Daniel Bensen, A: Artyom Trakhanov)
- Black Stars Above #3 (Vault, 9.2)
- Thor #2 (Marvel, 9.6)
SEGMENT - Breaking down the difference between comic cover and content
TOP BOOKS FOR NEXT WEEK
- Dave: X-Men + Fantastic Four #1 (W: Chip Zdarsky, A: Terry Dodson)
- Forrest: Dark Agnes #1 (W: Becky Cloonan, A: Luca Pizzari)
JUDGING BY THE COVER JR.
- Dave: Star Wars: Darth Vader #1 (Mike del Mundo)
- Forrest: Butcher of Paris #3 (A: Dave Johnson)
OFF TOPIC TOP SHELF
- Dave: The Gentlemen by Guy Ritchie