MCMLXXV / Low Road West / Ice Man

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MCMLXXV / Low Road West / Ice Man

Our first issue picks this week are “MCMLXXV”, a supernatural cabbie story with soulful 70s vibes; “Low Road West” blows our minds with its seamless integration of Twilight Zone meets Narnia meets Stranger Things meets LOST; and “Iceman” depicts Bobby ‘Dad Joke’ Drake just doin’ his best and learning the rest.

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The Punisher / Beasts Of Burden / West Coast Avengers

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The Punisher / Beasts Of Burden / West Coast Avengers

Image above from Marvel Comics

In this episode, “The Punisher” surprises no one with everything you expect from ‘World War Frank’; “Beasts of Burden” is the FIC pick-of-the-week for all its furry and fantasy narratives; and “West Coast Avengers” is the LA laid-back team who finds themselves on film and with a BIG new problem.

 Dark Horse Comics

Dark Horse Comics

 Marvel Comics

Marvel Comics

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Pearl / Volition / Crowded

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Pearl / Volition / Crowded

Above photo from Image Comics

This time in the FIC Fudge Mansion, “Pearl” is a Yakuza gang’s take on Romeo & Juliet and the clubbies blab about Bendis; “Volition” lets us explore the idea that robots could be people, too; and “Crowded” gets slap-appy with its endearing new ‘Odd Couple’ assassinista duo.

 Jinxworld

Jinxworld

 Aftershock Comics

Aftershock Comics

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The Sandman Universe / Black Badge / Fantastic Four

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The Sandman Universe / Black Badge / Fantastic Four

Above image from Boom Studios

Dear readers/listeners, here are the books this week... “Sandman Universe” confuses yet delights us as we look forward to what it has in store; “Black Badge” bring us back to our childhood dreams of wilderness-conquering and survival; and finally, FINALLY, “Fantastic Four” gets us in our feelings and delivers a heartfelt comeback story for one of the most legendary superteams in comics.

 DC Comics

DC Comics

 Marvel Comics

Marvel Comics

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