Wonder Woman and friends take on an Aztec god in this exclusive preview

DC’s Midnighter was one of the best action comics of the last five years, and getting the book’s creative team back together on Wonder Woman has significantly turned up the intensity and excitement of the Amazon warrior’s solo series. Writer Steve Orlando, artist ACO, and colorist Romulo Fajardo Jr. take Diana on a…

Wonder Woman cares for her wounded best friend in this exclusive preview

Shea Fontana had some big shoes to fill when she took over Wonder Woman after Greg Rucka’s phenomenal run, but she’s stepped up to the challenge and crafted a compelling story rooted in Diana’s innate sense of empathy and duty. Fontana has done exceptional work with the best-selling DC Super Hero Girls graphic novels,…

DC tempts Wonder Woman fans to comics with 4 worthy Diana-centric offerings

Contrary to what people might think, the recent boom of comic book movies and television shows hasn’t come with a corollary increase in people buying comics. The industry is enjoying a relative resurgence overall, but sales don’t map the characters and franchises that are showing up on screens. The problem certainly…

Diana’s public debut goes viral in this exclusive Wonder Woman #12 preview

Greg Rucka and Nicola Scott are an exceptional creative team, and while working together on their creator-owned Image series Black Magick, they developed a strong chemistry that has carried over to their work on DC’s Wonder Woman ongoing. Their “Year One” story with colorist Romulo Fajardo Jr. has been one of the…

Midnighter navigates a deadly gauntlet in this Midnighter & Apollo exclusive

Villains should know not to mess with Midnighter at this point, and they should definitely know not to mess with his lover, Apollo, if they don’t want to beaten, maimed, and most likely killed. As the man who put a microscopic fight-computer in Midnighter’s brain, Henry Bendix should be very aware of the dangers of…

Exclusive DC preview: The Omega Men make a pit stop on a forbidden planet

The Omega Men was supposed to prematurely end its originally planned 12-issue run with last month’s issue #7, but fan outcry has kept the book alive long enough for the creative team to wrap up its story. That’s a good thing, because not only is The Omega Men one of DC Comics’ best books, it’s one of The A.V. Club’s …

The Omega Men invigorates cosmic DC with complex characters and bold art

Each week, Big Issues focuses on a newly released comic book of significance. This week, it’s The Omega Men #4. Written by Tom King (Grayson, A Once Crowded Sky) with art by Toby Cypress (The White Suits, Blue Estate) and colorist Romulo Fajardo Jr. (Midnighter, Wonder Woman ’77), this issue breaks from the title’s…

Exclusive DC preview: Midnighter kicks ass and goes clubbing in Midnighter #3

The best thing about DC’s new Midnighter series is that it doesn’t shy away from the gay hero’s personal life, exploring facets of the gay lifestyle that are rarely touched on in superhero comics. Writer Steve Orlando has fully embraced Midnighter’s homosexuality in his scripts, and moments like the hero going on a…