CRIMINAL #12 – Pick of the week – How could it not be? It’s the last issue of the “Cruel Summer” arc. Hey, did you know you can read the first issue for free at Image Comics? https://imagecomics.com/read/criminal
Very light week for me, and not enough independent comic books.
ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN JOSE LUIS GARCIA LOPEZ HC VOL 02 – Garcia Lopez’s work was the first art I was drawn to. I hope I can pick these hard covers up later (but soon)!
FAR SECTOR #1 – Buzz is that this book is great. I’ll be getting the trade.
SEX CRIMINALS #26 – The beginning of the end. I’m really curious if this series sticks the landing.
FANTASTIC FOUR GRAND DESIGN TP – I haven’t read any of the Grand Design books, but I want to eventually.
Post these under the title makes them sound like fun comics to read:
ALICE SECRET AGENT OF WONDERLAND YR GN
APOCALYPSE GIRL #1
GINSENG ROOTS #3 – I can’t wait to read the latest work by Craig Thompson in a collected format.
NILS TREE OF LIFE HC – I thought about getting this when it was solicited. Maybe down the road.
Best comic I read recently
IMMORTAL HULK: HULK IN HELL v3 by Al Ewing, Joe Bennet, Ruy Jose, Balardino Brabo, Rafael Fonteriz, Eric Nguyen, Kyle Hotz, Paul Mounts, and Cory Petit
Despite my love of the late 70s television series starring Bill Bixby and Lou Ferrigno (did I ever tell you I met Ferrigno once at a car show in Spokane, Washington?), I do not care for the Hulk as a character. It just goes to show you that under artful hands, even mediocre IP can be part of a damn good story. Issues 11-13 especially were magnifique! I loved how everyone melded words and art in such a heartbreakingly beautiful way that transcended the sum of its parts and made me care for this dumb, green guy. I highly recommend this series.