Jen goes on a reluctant rampage in this Sensational She-Hulk #160 exclusive

Marvel Legacy is about bringing the best elements of Marvel’s back past into its present, and while the jury’s out on how well it’s succeeding overall, The Sensational She-Hulk is a book that really benefits from the spirit of the character’s past stories. Hulk’s final issue before being retitled had writer Mariko…

Birthdays are bullshit in this exclusive preview of Michel Fiffe’s Zegas

Most comic readers will know Michel Fiffe from his self-published superhero series Copra, which reimagines DC’s Suicide Squad and other ’80s superheroes with a radically innovative art style and a story that is both emotionally grounded and exceptionally weird. All of those creative elements are on display in Zegas, a…

1980s Brooklyn becomes a fantasy battleground in this Sci-Fu exclusive

Kung fu and hip-hop have long been intertwined, and cartoonist Yehudi Mercado is tapping into that genre fusion with his new all-ages graphic novel Sci-Fu, on sale in March from Oni Press. During a jam session interrupted by aliens, a group of kids from ‘80s Brooklyn are transported to a fantasy version of their home,…

Arthurian myth gets a sci-fi makeover in this Sword Of Ages #1 exclusive

Arthurian mythology has been a source of inspiration for centuries, as storytellers reinvent a legend rooted in enduring themes like the desire to become something greater and the challenges of keeping power once it’s obtained. For his first series as both writer and artist, Gabriel Rodríguez is tapping into Arthurian…

 Sid Vicious’ ghost is an unlikely father figure in this Punks Not Dead exclusive

It’s not uncommon for teenagers to turn to punk music as an outlet for all that adolescent rage and rebellious energy, but 15-year-old Fergie has a different relationship with punk culture. He’s haunted by the ghost of Sid Vicious in the new series Punks Not Dead, the third ongoing from IDW’s Black Crown imprint…

A superhero partnership dissolves in this Quantum & Woody #2 exclusive 

Quantum & Woody have always had a tense relationship, but that’s makes them so fun. Two estranged brothers forced to interact with each other because of their superpowers, Eric and Woody Henderson are polar opposites that constantly infuriate each other, and they’re back at each other’s throats in the new Quantum &

Laura and Daken have bloody bonding time in this All-New Wolverine exclusive

Tom Taylor’s run on All-New Wolverine has been a highlight of Marvel’s X-Men line for the past two years, so it was exciting when Marvel announced last week that he would be launching a new X-Men team book with artist Mahmud Asrar in February. X-Men Red features the soon-to-be-revived adult Jean Grey as leader, and…

Etrigan comes to Death Valley in this The Demon: Hell Is Earth #1 exclusive

DC Comics’ celebration of Jack Kirby’s centennial year is winding down, but it still has new projects to offer in these last months. Kirby creations Etrigan and Jason Blood are back in next week’s The Demon: Hell Is Earth, a new miniseries that takes the body-sharing pair to California’s Death Valley to stop a hellish…

A new mutant needs protection in this Deadpool Vs. Old Man Logan exclusive

Marvel has been steadily releasing miniseries pitting Deadpool against various characters for the last few years—including two books where he kills the entire Marvel Universe—so it was only a matter of time until the Merc With A Mouth faced off against the grizzled future version of Wolverine. As the two most…

Return to the psychedelic Spill Zone in this exclusive preview of volume 2

First Second’s Spill Zone is one of the year’s most pleasant graphic novel surprises, introducing an exciting, heartfelt, and visually striking sci-fi concept from writer Scott Westerfeld, artist Alex Puvilland, and colorist Hilary Sycamore. Westerfeld is best known as a novelist, but he’s crafted a story that takes…

Read all of Black #1, the politically charged comic about black superheroes

“In a world that already hates and fears them—what if only black people had superpowers?” This question is at the core of Black Mask Studios’ superhero series, Black, immediately setting it up as a riff on Marvel’s X-Men, who have “sworn to protect a world that hates and fears them.” The characters in Black may have…

Slade is tortured by his past in this Deathstroke #25 exclusive preview

Slade Wilson wants to be a good man, but his past won’t let him. He may have put on a cape and started the Defiance superhero team, but he’s still a member of the Society Of Supervillains, and when the Society calls, you best answer. Slade has been ignoring his summons from his old colleagues, but they’re tired of…

This DC House Of Horror exclusive reveals the scary side of superheroes

DC has some of the best horror characters in superhero comics—Deadman, Etrigan The Demon, John Constantine, The Sandman, Swamp Thing—but for the new DC House Of Horror one-shot, the publisher is eschewing the usual suspects in favor of scary stories starring DC’s most popular creations. Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman,…

A cartoonist longs for companionship in this exclusive Present preview

Leslie Stein’s Bright-Eyed At Midnight was one of The A.V. Club’s best comics of 2015, a collection of “page-a-day” comics that spotlighted her talent for introspective, emotional storytelling while detailing her growth as an artist over the course of a year. After releasing the latest in her Eye Of The Majestic

This Ninja-K #1 exclusive tells the tale of Valiant’s first ninja spies

A hyphen makes a big difference in Valiant’s new Ninja-K series. Colin “Ninjak” King is one of the main superheroes in the Valiant universe, but his upcoming ongoing series reveals that he’s just the latest in a line of ninja spies designated with a letter of the alphabet, starting with Ninja-A back in World War I.…