REVIEW: Bug! – The Adventures of Forager #3: Atlas Bugged

REVIEW: Bug! – The Adventures of Forager #3: Atlas Bugged

You know what people rarely try for anymore? Zaniness. Back in the Silver and Bronze Age of comics, stories could actually be zany from time to time. Creators often totally eschewed realism or even believability in favor of over-the-top bombast, insane concepts and goofy comedy at a breakneck pace. And like the issues that preceded it, Bug! – The Adventures of Forager #3 totally embraces zany, and we’re all the better for it, as we’re…

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REVIEW: Bug! – The Adventures of Forager #1 – Weird and Wild and Unrestrained

REVIEW: Bug! – The Adventures of Forager #1 – Weird and Wild and Unrestrained

From a creative point of view, DC’s Young Animal imprint, curated by Gerard Way, has been a mind-bending success. Letting bold and unrestrained creators cut loose in the wider corners of DC’s properties and push concepts to their limits have produced some of the most intriguing books on the shelves. Now, Young Animal is doing their own take on the Jack Kirby tribute in this the 100th anniversary of his birth with Bug! The Adventures…

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Shade the Changing Girl #1: Giving a New Perspective of Life on Earth

Shade the Changing Girl #1: Giving a New Perspective of Life on Earth

Writer: Cecil Castelluci Artist: Marley Zarcon Colorist: Kelly Fitzpatrick Letterer: Saida Temofonte Publisher: DC’s Young Animal DC’s Young Animal imprint keeps us on our toes with Shade the Changing Girl.  This colorful story was not at all what I expected.  The story started out colorful and began to turn dark as it progressed.  That’s just one of the reasons why it’s interesting.  We start off with a girl in the hospital whose life is saved by…

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Doom Patrol #1: Where Robots Live on a Gyro

Doom Patrol #1:  Where Robots Live on a Gyro

Writer: Gerard Way Artist: Nick Derington Colorist: Tamra Bonvillain Letterer:  Todd Klein Doom Patrol, from Gerard Way and Nick Derington, is the first book from the new DC’s Young Animal imprint.  This book will keep you on your toes.  They have introduced us to a variety of characters that all seem a bit eccentric.  Our main character, Casey Brinke, is an ambulance driver who only wants to do good things in life.  She comes across…

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