Fresh Romance continues to invigorate the budding romance genre in comics

Romance comics are due for a resurgence. Appearing only occasionally since their heyday in the 1950s, romance is a genre that has flitted around the margins of American comics for the better half of a century, but Rosy Press, in a collaboration with Oni Press, is committed to revitalizing the form. Here in Fresh…

The Power Rangers make a less than mighty return to comics

A successful licensed comic takes advantage of the comic-book medium to offer a different take on an established film, television, video game, or toy property. All too often, licensed titles default to bland replication of the source material, which is a logical decision. These books are intended to appeal to fans of…

Our favorite ongoing and serial comics of 2015

2015 was a great year for readers to move away from Marvel and DC for exceptional monthly (or bi-monthly, or quarterly) comics. There were still some strong releases from the “Big Two,” but as Marvel and DC shook up their publishing line-ups with major events that sidelined regular titles, Image continued to exert its…

Exclusive preview: Fresh Romance #1 revives an underexplored comics genre

Romance is a genre that doesn’t get much play in the comics world anymore. But editor Janelle Asselin is hoping to change that with Rosy Press, a new digital publisher that specializes in “romantic fiction and nonfiction aimed at a diverse readership.” There’s clearly an audience for the material, because the…