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America Chavez battles her ex-girlfriend in this America #6 exclusive

America Chavez’s love life sucks. She’s still dealing with the fallout of a recent breakup that bled into her superhero and student lives, and now a different ex-girlfriend has re-entered America’s life and literally stabbed her in the back. Luckily, America has her superhero bestie, Kate “Hawkeye” Bishop, at the…

The A.V. Club’s favorite comics of 2017 so far

From war-torn South Vietnam to the apartment of supernatural stoners to a psychedelic plane of reality inside a laundry machine, the best comic books of 2017 (thus far) have taken readers to some fascinating places. The A.V. Club has assembled a list of the can’t-miss titles from the first half of the year, and it’s…

Moon Girl & Devil Dinosaur are neighborhood celebrities in this exclusive preview

Marvel has come under fire for comments about diversity this year, so it’s nice to see the publisher commit to a character like Lunella “Moon Girl” Lafayette, whose ongoing series doesn’t sell especially well on a month-to-month basis but brings in more readers with collections. Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur has been…

Letters For Lucardo is both vampire love story and explicit erotica

Monsters in pop culture are cyclical, with media fixating on a particular type long enough for audiences to get sick of it before moving on to the next one. For a while it was vampires, and for the most part creators are hitting the tail end of zombies as a reasonable plot device. Soon it will be aliens again, or…

The best comics of 2016 so far: The A.V. Club’s catch-up guide

The comics landscape is expanding every year, and it can be difficult to find what’s good in the sea of ongoings, miniseries, graphic novels, digital comics, and webcomics. 2016 has featured new works by some of the industry’s top talent as well as impressive projects by up-and-coming creators, so The A.V. Club …

Chicago’s protector continues his deadly mission in this Nighthawk #3 exclusive

David F. Walker’s big break in the comics industry was his Shaft miniseries at Dynamite, showing that he has a strong talent for telling street-level stories that don’t shy away from major social and political issues. Walker wasn’t able to use those writing muscles when he was working on DC’s Cyborg, and jumping over…

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Fantagraphics’ new collection of Boy’s Club feels good, man

You know him, even if you don’t know his name. Pepe The Frog has become famous across the world—or, at least, across the internet—almost completely removed from the context of the stories in which he first appeared. Before the memes, the gifs, and long before “dat boi,” Pepe was just a humble cartoon amphibian in Matt…

James Robinson returns to form by giving C-3PO a backstory

It’s been an interesting few years for James Robinson. While Robinson’s Starman was a decade-defining series in the 1990s, Robinson languished for much of the ’00s. Between writing the script for the ill-fated League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen film and Justice League: Cry For Justice, it’s fair to say that Robinson…

Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur is a worthwhile new comic Marvel should work to sustain

After months of focusing on the Secret Wars events, Marvel draws its attention back to the far more diverse cast of characters that have been earning press and critical praise for the past few years. Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur #1 (Marvel) is one of the more hotly anticipated new titles, and so far it’s earned that…

Exclusive Marvel preview: The playground gets prehistoric in Moon Girl & Devil Dinosaur

Did you know kids love dinosaurs? It’s the reason Marvel had Jack Kirby create his short-lived series Devil Dinosaur back in the ’70s, and it’s the reason why Kirby’s creation is being revived for a new all-ages title: Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur. Rather than teaming the titular red T-Rex with his usual Neanderthal…