Your own origin story: 21 comics to get newcomers hooked

Comics can be a scary, intimidating medium to an outsider. The breadth and depth of history, brands, universes, events, and movie and TV adaptations make getting into comics seem like more trouble than it’s worth. But take it from us, comics are well worth diving into, and you don’t need spend hours reading background…

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O’Malley’s Seconds toys with time to show one woman’s quest for perfection

Each week, Big Issues focuses on newly released comic books of significance. This week, it’s Seconds by Bryan Lee O’Malley (Scott Pilgrim) with colors by Nathan Fairbairn (Batman Incorporated, Swamp Thing). O’Malley’s first major comics work in four years, this graphic novel maintains the adorable fun of the creator’s…