Bloodshot: Reborn #5 embraces the surreal to explore a killer’s mind

Each week, Big Issues focuses on a newly released comic-book issue of significance. This week, it’s Bloodshot: Reborn #5. Written by Jeff Lemire (All-New Hawkeye, The Valiant) with art by Raúl Allén (Hawkeye, The Death-Defying Doctor Mirage), Patricia Martin (Rai, The Death-Defying Doctor Mirage), and Borja Pindado (…

Print is not dead yet: The best of 2015’s written word (so far)

Publishers may be scrambling to cover their loses as digital innovations bring books to new formats, but that doesn’t mean the quality of stories has diminished. The first six months of 2015 brought with them a rash of quality novels, imports, autobiographies, and books that don’t quite fit into an easy descriptor. …