A Saturday well spent, and some comics reviews

I love Saturdays. We walked to the diner around the corner for pancakes this morning, and after that we rescued Reed’s vintage Star Wars toys from his parents’ attic (pictures of the diorama coming soon). We even went to the comic book store. I just burned through every single thing I picked up at Austin Books and Comics this afternoon. It was awesome.

The Wicked+The Divine

the wicked + the divineIf you pick up a new series this month, make it The Wicket+The Divine. The writing is fantastic, the art drags you into Rock Star Fantasy London before you know it, and the scope of the story that’s being set up in this issue is mind blowing.  One issue and I’m completely hooked.


She-Hulk #1

she hulk issue 1 2014Funny, smart, and empowering. Worth jumping into. Now on its third printing, I picked this book up at the recommendation of Rachel at Austin Books and Comics. It’s nice when they know what you like.


Godzilla Rulers of Earth #13

godzilla rulers of earth 13Rulers of Earth is the gift that keeps on giving. After the heart-wrenching cliffhanger of issue 12, we are now pulled into a future where Monster Island is well established to the point that the US government can start being jerks about funding the project that keeps us safe from monsters. Keep this book going, guys, please don’t stop.

Ms. Marvel #5

ms marvel #5Kamala Khan starts to learn the hard lessons of hero-ing, and going on that journey with her is so much fun. This book continues to fresh and original, with a rich, interesting set of characters.

Guardians of the Galaxy #16

guardians of the galaxy #14 2014Lots of action, and some Captain Marvel. The story is still spread out around several different threads because of the situation the Guardians are in.

I haven’t really been reading this series until recently. I picked up of GotG #15 a couple of weeks ago mostly because I was confused about the timeline of the crossover with Captain Marvel.  She was featured on the cover of CotG #15, but wasn’t actually in the book.  This time around, however, she’s actually in the story.  It still doesn’t line up with the most recent issue of Captain Marvel, however, so I’m not sure what’s going on.  I haven’t read any of this run of GotG before #15, but since it’s pretty early in this arc I’m piecing it together without too much trouble.  I do want to read the earlier issues, and will do so when my budget lets me.