The Queen of England Is an Occultist and Blue Collar Workers Own Space in This Week's Best New Comics

Our perceptions of the ways things are in the real world often make it difficult to buy into the premises of comics set in worlds that, while like ours, are distinctly different. When you think of words like “occultist” or “space explorers,” you don’t immediately associate them with the Queen of England or working…

Put Down the Cape Comics and Read These Stories About Elderly Bounty Hunters and Hungry Ghosts

It’s been yet another great week for comics about superheroes coming back from the dead and averting the apocalypse, but in the off-chance that you’ve been in a mood for some new series that are a little less “KRAK! POW!” and more “What’s really important in life?” then these are the new books you should read this…

This Week's Best New Comics Star a Black Journalist, Tentacle Monsters, and Space Ghosts 

When you’re a regular reader of a comic, you’re always somewhat prepared to process whatever’s about to happen in it. Forging that kind of relationship is the challenge that all new series with new characters have to face, and some comics handle it better than others. With that in mind, we’ve selected three new titles…

Alexander the Great and Xerxes Will Clash in Frank Miller's Long-Awaited 300 Prequel

In Frank Miller’s original 300 comic, it takes the Persian king Xerxes and his army of thousands three days to destroy the small Spartan force led by King Leonidas and go on to successfully invade and conquer Greece. But 300 creator Frank Miller wants to make sure we know Xerxes’ story doesn’t really begin with the…