We continue our review of the year that was 2014, and I wanted to cap off my series of articles covering the awesome of 2014 by highlighting this year’s comics that will persist into 2015 and beyond. Ongoing comics are one of my favorite aspects of the medium because they are there each and every month, provide an opportunity to tell elaborate stories with epic scope, and there’s nothing quite like a 50 issue investment paying off in spades. But, being a comic Nowist (coined term; trademark pending) I’m all about the new comics, and the freshness and excitement that comes along with them. Here’s my top new ongoing comic books of 2014.
BITCH PLANET, RUMBLE, WYTCHES, and EAST OF WEST
Sometimes you just want to see hot comic book shelf porn. Well, we’ve got you COVERED! Here’s the best comic book covers of the week. Continue reading COVERED: November 12th, 2014
A busload of children disappears in the woods. A strange bite grows on a girl’s neck. And the wytches are getting closer, creeping from the woods. Be there for the terrifying second chapter of the new smash hit, WYTCHES.
Just in time for Halloween comes a brand new horror comic that moves into semi-untested waters in the whole scare-genre, namely, Witches. Writer Scott Snyder of Batman fame combines his storytelling talent with the unique style of artist JOCK, throws in a whole lot of scarey, and comes out the other side with Wytches #1; a terrifying start to a horror comic with great characters, a compelling plot, and adult-themed horror, lending to a ton of potential.
New Comics Wednesday is upon us again, and some of us here at Outright Geekery are running down the top pick on our comic stacks for this week. What are you looking forward to reading this week? Continue reading Geeks’ Picks for New Comics: October 8th, 2014