Domino takes on a kung fu rogues’ gallery in this exclusive preview

Luck tends to be on Neena “Domino” Thurman’s side, but in the current Domino ongoing series, fortune isn’t as reliable as usual for the superhero assassin. Writer Gail Simone has thrown a wrench into Neena’s mutant power to give herself good luck, forcing her to find new solutions to problems that would usually be…

Wonder Woman’s 75th birthday lassoes her best stories in years

2016 is the year DC Comics remembered that it owns the world’s most popular female superhero. There has been a significant upgrade in Wonder Woman comics thanks to the character’s big-screen debut in Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice, and DC has adjusted its approach to Diana now that she’s back in the pop culture…

Yumi Sakugawa’s sublime Ikebana takes full advantage of the comics medium

Your Illustrated Guide To Becoming One With The Universe cartoonist Yumi Sakugawa writes primarily with metaphors. There is an ambiguity and a complexity to everything she does. Ikebana (Retrofit)—a story about Cassie Hamasaki and her art school senior thesis, and the cartoonist’s most recent release—is no different.

Exclusive DC preview: Wedding bells ring in Convergence: Nightwing/Oracle #2

Dick Grayson proposed to his long-time girlfriend Barbara Gordon in last month’s Convergence: Nightwing/Oracle #1, and while the cover of this week’s second issue suggests that the two lovers will finally tie the knot, there are a few hurdles to jump on the way to the altar. First, Barbara turned down Dick’s proposal.…

Archie Vs. Predator and Kaijumax juggle tones, Tamaki’s Frontier astounds

Archie Andrews and his friends are no strangers to crossovers, meeting characters like the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the cast of Glee, the members of Kiss, and even The Punisher at different points in their extensive history. A Sharknado is coming to Riverdale this summer, but before that happens, an equally…

Kang & Kodos crash a roundup of exceptional creator-owned comics

After hip-hop music was born on the streets of New York City in the 1970s, it quickly grew into a full-fledged pop cultural movement in the early ’80s, a period of expansion chronicled in Ed Piskor’s phenomenal Hip Hop Family Tree, Vol. 2 (Fantagraphics). The cartoonist’s ongoing serialization of the history of…

Exclusive DC preview: Gail Simone says goodbye to Barbara Gordon in Batgirl: Futures End #1

After three years of writing Barbara Gordon as Batgirl (and an even longer period of writing Barbara as Oracle before the New 52), Gail Simone is saying goodbye to the redheaded crime fighter in next week’s Batgirl: Futures End #1. Five years in the future, Barbara has quit the vigilante game after a traumatic…