Tag: Image Comics

The Origins of Monsters in Monstress

There are many kinds of monsters in the world.  This much is clear in Image Comics’ Monstress #1, written by Marjorie Liu, and drawn by Sana Takeda, who both last teamed up in Marvel’s X-23.  Of course, the presence of monsters in this book is a given, thanks to the name, but Liu works at a deeper truth to what it really… Read more →

Pretty Deadly is Pretty Unique

At first glance, Pretty Deadly #1 is probably one of the more confusing comic books I’ve had the pleasure to read.  Filled with many drastic scene changes, mysterious characters, and vivid coloring and imagery, there is clearly a lot going on on this first issue of Kelly Sue Deconnick and Emma Rios’ book.  Much of what is going on too, is… Read more →

Southern Bastards Captures the Good, Bad and Ugly of the Southern Experience

Even though I speak like I’m from California, prefer Brit-Pop to country, Earl Grey to sweet tea, and haven’t set foot in a church in God knows when, I would consider myself a Southerner. I love college football, ribs, fried okra, and walking in old Confederate graveyards in West and MiddleTennessee. There are a lot of positive things about the South.… Read more →