By Cory Doctorow Lumberjanes is the longrunning, justly beloved kids’ graphic novel series about an all-girl summer camp where the campers fight magic monsters, sometimes are magic monsters, and swear oaths on feminist icons from history; it keeps going from strength to strength, and Stone Cold, the eighth collection in the series, is no exception!Read More
By Cory Doctorow In the first volume of Briggs Land, DMZ-creator Brian Wood set up a gripping scenario: a leadership struggle in a far-right separatist cult whose leader has languished in prison for decades. Now, in the second collection Wood and his collaborators are playing out the story for all it’s worth.
By Cory Doctorow Saga is the best space opera in comics, a masterpiece of serial storytelling from Fiona Staples and Brian K Vaughan, whose character designs — a cross between Vaughn Bode and the Mos Eisley Cantina — and fearless war-scenes combine with masterful cliff-hanger storytelling to weave a tale that hurts even as itRead More
By Cory Doctorow Wildstorm started life as an independent, creator-owned comics universe of enormous verve and originality; following its acquisition by comics behemoth DC in 1998, it grew moribund, leading to its shuttering in 2010. Now it’s back, in a revival helmed by Warren “Transmetropolitan” Ellis, who has reimagined the complex geopolitics of this paranoidRead More