The Silencer delivers an action extravaganza in this exclusive preview

John Romita Jr. is one of the best comic book artists out there when it comes to over-the-top action, and the new DC Comics series, The Silencer, takes full advantage of his talent as it introduces a new assassin to the DC Universe. Part of DC’s “New Age Of Heroes” books, The Silencer teams Romita Jr. with writer Dan…

Humanoids’ attempt to represent global comics shows just another boys’ club

Parsing The Tipping Point (Humanoids) is a frustrating experience. The anthology, a collection of 13 short stories and an attempt to point out the diversity of cartooning in the United States and Oceania, Western Europe, and Japan, contains works by some of the most audacious authors in the medium’s history. Paul Pope…

Spider-Gwen stumbles, Lost Property charms, and Blammo impresses

The fan reaction to seeing so many new (read: female) faces in the Spider-Verse events last year was overwhelmingly positive, so the February launches of two female-led Spider-books have been highly anticipated. Unfortunately, Spider-Gwen #1 (Marvel) doesn’t land on its feet quite as gracefully as Silk did, proving…