BACK ISSUES: Legion, Marvel and Mental Illness

BACK ISSUES: Legion, Marvel and Mental Illness

Welcome to another edition of “Back Issues”, the column where I examine a character, concept or theme making waves in comics today through issues from the past. Last week saw the premiere of Legion, a new FX TV series based on the Marvel character created by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz. The series follows David Haller, a mutant currently being treated for schizophrenia as a patient in a psychiatric hospital. Haller is one of the few…

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PREVIEWS: Sneak Peak at JUPITER’S CIRCLE #1 from Image

PREVIEWS: Sneak Peak at JUPITER’S CIRCLE #1 from Image

Independent comic book publisher Image Comics has released a preview of the first several pages of the forthcoming prequel to Mark Millar’s Jupiter’s Legacy series: Jupiter’s Circle. [FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE] MARK MILLAR AND WILFREDO TORRES REVEAL EARLY ARTWORK FOR JUPITER’S CIRCLE Hot on the heels of the final issue of Jupiter’s Legacy Book One comes a prequel series, preview pages revealed   Now that the first chapter of Mark Millar (JUPITER’S LEGACY, STARLIGHT) and…

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