One of the best feelings in nerd culture fandom is the thrill of watching a grand tapestry of imagination unfurl before you. Descender is killing it in this department, pulling readers into a universe where the stakes feel deliciously high from all angles.
A new villain for Star Wars: Rogue One may have been revealed. The Walking Dead teases the arrival of Negan and Jesus. Greg Wiseman raises your hopes for a third season of Young Justice. Plus, new looks at the Ratchet and Clank movie, the Descender adaptation gets a writer, and a new Daredevil image. Spoilers now!
It’s been a remarkable year for comics. Huge publishers like DC and Marvel have rejuvenated their line-ups with tons of amazing books; beyond the big two, there’s been some of the most compelling, challenging material in the industry we’ve seen in years. It was hard to narrow it down, but here’s 20 of 2015’s best.
Descender is a comic book series where humans perform an ethnic cleansing of robots. Imagine the universe of Mass Effect, bled dry of its small amounts of hope or optimism.
We’ve already talked about how writer Jeff Lemire and artist Dustin Nguyen’s Descender is already one of the great scifi comics of 2015. Issue #2 of the hit Image comic arrives in stores tomorrow, so we talked to Nguyen about his five biggest artistic inspirations for the universe he helped create.
We keep on hearing of film studios planning movies for unreleased movies, and now the trend's extending to the deserving world of comics. Sony came out on top of a bidding war for the rights to Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen's Descender.