The stuff at The Nib , generally speaking. Futurist, Dada, surrealist, and on and on, the artwork changing with every chapter. People who want to leave you with something to think about. Dear Missy , the latest in the funny, angsty, poignant adventures of her middle school heroine, beautifully printed in full color, shows some of the same structural experimentation as Caryatid, her new non narrative poetry comic. In comics, we saw Marvel launch their new Star Wars line, spearheaded by two ongoing titles:
This is a work-in-progress that Barry excerpts on his excellent Instagram account, moonwolveskmb. Have you heard the funniest joke in the world? Shortbox's output, edited by Zainab Akhtar. What was your problem, self? Two elderly people sharing a trailer home decide that it's time to get married Mythical, magical, and absorbing.
BUT I think this book is so amazing, and worth talking about. Vaughn and Fiona Staples' "Saga" is trippy and exciting and wonderful and funny and everything you want in a story, let alone a comic. You may know ddoogg collective. Sherlock Holmes, famously a pugilist and stick-fighter to people who have actually read the stories, sighed dramatically February 4th, Stray Bullets is absolutely one of the best long-running crime stories that comics has to offer, and Sunshine and Roses has been another worthy addition from a veteran cartoonist doing the book he does best.
In this final book he gets better than ever before at layouts that are so ambitiously dense as to degenerate almost into abstraction. Writer Tom King is a former counter-terrorism officer for the CIA and he uses that experience to craft a story about insurgencies and religion set in the deep cosmos of the DC Universe. Gorgeous and contemplative, with a unique framework for its narrative. A married woman returns home with her lover, only for her 9-year-old son to spot them and hide in the closet. What better present than a book about everything we don't know?