The Comic Review Round-Up, 12.18.13 Edition

Welcome back to the round-up! It’s our second biggest yet with six of this week’s books reviewed. Below you’ll find a wide range of books from Conan the Barbarian to X-O Manowar to Avengers Assemble and more! What are waiting for? Dive in! THE MIDAS FLESH #1/ Written by RYAN NORTH/ Art by SHEILI PAROLINE […]

Tales From Counter-Earth: Solicitation Solutions

Tales From Counter-Earth: Solicitation Solutions

In the last edition of “Tales from Counter-Earth,” I discussed the Previews Problem and the reasons why the current solicitation model for comic books is broken. Direct Market retailers and consumers have access to the same catalog for ordering comics and memorabilia and this leads to a few conflicts. This is unlike any other industry […]

REVIEW: Scarlet Spider #1

REVIEW: Scarlet Spider #1

Written by CHRIS YOST Art by RYAN STEGMAN Colors by MARTE GARCIA / Letters by JOE CARAMAGNA Scarlet Spider is back in this first issue of the long-awaited ongoing series by Chris Yost and Ryan Stegman. Being the first issue, it spends more time introducing the story and its characters than anything else. Fortunately, Yost’s writing […]