These are the Top Ten Comics for Adult Starters THE WALKING DEAD: COMPENDIUM VOL. 1 See what started the critically acclaimed television series. Warning: Explicit. ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN, ULTIMATE COLLECTION VOL. 1 A new Spider-Man for the current era. BATMAN, VOL 1: THE COURT OF OWLS The first story in DC’s relaunch of the famed Hero. FABLES, VOL 1: LEGENDS IN … Continue reading →
Where to Start When the Movie Ends, an introduction to help you get started reading comics
There is no denying that superheroes have once again flown, punched, and and charmed their way back into the public spotlight, with tales of fancy and inspiration saturating the silver screen. As one friend of mine put it, “The time of the Nerd has come,” with every corner of pop culture being influenced by what was once thought to only be found in the deep depths of parents’ basements. For some time now, superhero blockbusters dominate the box office, claiming some of each year’s highest grosses, thrilling audiences with spectacular special effects and high flying action. Stories are usually good to great, calling viewers to hope that good will triumph over the evil of the day and that with the right heart, a hero can arise within the common man.
But when the credits roll and the lights come up, where can you go from there?Continue reading →