Posts Tagged 'Image Comics'

A Free Mouse Guard Hardcover, an Adventure Time Comic, and more at the 2012 Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day 2012 logoThis Saturday is Free Comic Book Day!

Free Comic Book Day is held on the first Saturday in May as part of an effort to encourage new readership within the industry and to promote independent comic retailers.

Each year, comic retailers from across the country give readers a change to snag free comics and many hold special promotions, book signings, costume contest and more. Here are a couple of the books I’m looking forward to most: Continue reading ‘A Free Mouse Guard Hardcover, an Adventure Time Comic, and more at the 2012 Free Comic Book Day’

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Support Women and Minorities in Comics and Pre-Order These Books (Vol. 1)

Provoked by the recent cancellation of Marvel’s X-23, I have redoubled my commitment to pre-order more comics with well-written female and minority characters. Here are a few for which I have high hopes.

Astonishing X-Men #48 written by Marjorie Liu with art by Mike Perkins

Astonishing X-Men #48 (Marvel) – As of issue #48 (out last Wednesday), Marjorie Liu (X-23) has taken over writing duty for Astonishing X-Men and the book’s new lineup comprises one of the most diverse superhero teams I’ve seen to date.

In addition to Wolverine, Gambit, and Iceman (white males), the Astonishing X-Men will also include the new Warbird (bad-ass warrior woman from another world), Dr. Cecelia Reyes (Afro-Latin American woman, surgeon, and former X-Man), Karma (Vietnamese lesbian hero), and Northstar (openly gay X-Man). Continue reading ‘Support Women and Minorities in Comics and Pre-Order These Books (Vol. 1)’


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