Recommendations for the week of April 9th:
ALL-NEW ULTIMATES 1
Hard to pass up a series written by indie-wunderkind Michael Fiffe of Copra fame.
BATMAN ETERNAL 1
A new weekly DC series. Yup. I’m there. And really, the kind of title most people talk about for those characters/concepts that have too many other titles. How many times have I heard “I would read X-Men if they were all under one title”. This seems like that could fill that particular requirement.
FLASH GORDON 1
Written by Jeff Parker, this attempt at rebranding the character feels like it could be worth reading. I’m giving the first few issues a try.
KOMIKS: COMIC ART IN RUSSIA
An in-depth exploration of Russia’s “rich – but unknown comics heritage”. By Jose Alaniz.
From Image Comics, featuring artwork by Leila del Duca. First heard of her work from Indie Spinner Rack’s Charlito covering the Denver Drink and Draw scene. I even forwarded her site to a few smaller comic publishers at the time in hopes they might give her a look. Good to see she’s finally been discovered.
From OSSM Comics, I’m picking this on a whim – based on some initial buzz I’ve been reading.