Young Animal crosses over with DC icons in this “Milk Wars” exclusive

DC’s Young Animal line has been responsible for some of the most exciting, innovative superhero comics of the past year, but with Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic Eye, Mother Panic, and Shade The Changing Girl currently on hiatus, the line is looking pretty flimsy right now. Taking a break isn’t a bad thing, though, and…

This Mother Panic #5 exclusive delves deeper into Violet’s tragic past

Young Animal’s Mother Panic is DC’s first Mature Readers comic entirely set in Gotham City, and it’s offering a very different take on the Gotham vigilante. Like Bruce Wayne, Violet Paige is a wealthy socialite that suffered a childhood trauma, but unlike Bruce, Violet was directly responsible for the death of her…

Motor Crush will sear your retinas and have fun doing it

First issues are always difficult. Authors have to introduce readers to the world of their story, revealing enough to make the issues satisfying while withholding enough to compel the reading of the second issue. Too often, this leads to cartoonists structuring the issue as an advertisement for the series. Nothing is…

Valiant’s Faith flies high as a superhero who loves life

2016 is the year of Faith Herbert at Valiant Comics. The publisher has been steadily raising her profile since the conclusion of Harbinger two years ago, and she’s become one of Valiant’s most popular characters since gaining her own solo miniseries, the first for a plus-sized superheroine. Faith (Valiant) has…

Exclusive Valiant preview: Faith grows up with her own solo miniseries

The breakout character of Joshua Dysart’s Harbinger series, Faith Herbert is a cheerful, enthusiastic nerd that sees the manifestation of her superpowers as an opportunity to become the kind of hero she’s idolized her entire life. She’s been part of two superhero teams since her debut, but Faith is breaking out on her…