Best new comic book series 2016
The 25 Best Comic Books of - PasteIt has been a frankly amazing year for comics—filled with big events, controversial moments, and an incredible variety of comics, with diversity in genre, characters, and stories giving us shelf upon shelf of amazing books to dig into week after week. It was hard to narrow them down to 20, but without further ado, here are our absolute favorite comics from this year. Black Widow has balanced explosive action—both in terms of fun and shocking brutality—with an engaging mystery not just for Natasha to solve, but for readers to explore her tragic, haunting past through as well. If there ever is a Black Widow movie, Marvel already has the perfect blueprint in this tense thriller. Flintstones has recast itself into a post-modern commentary on the role of art, faith, commercialism, and other industries in society, told black-humored stories about politics and war, and done so while still being set in a pre-historic world where talking animals are household appliances and cars run on the power of your own two feet. Sam Wilson has blended a more on-the-ground, social justice-oriented take of Captain America with a total adoration for the long history behind the mantle itself.
The Best Comic Books of 2016
In a year stuffed with invigorated reboots, stellar finales, and stunning debuts, these series stand out. There are no easy answers in this gorgeous series from Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda. Its detailed fictional world is full of intricate details from multiple influences including steampunk, dark literary fantasy, and anime , but reveals itself slowly, piece by piece. Same goes for its enigmatic protagonist, Maika Halfwolf, whose demonic powers and dark backstory are a mystery even to her. Monstress also presents a spectrum of feminity rather unique in pop culture. Here, women are sadistic witches, kind smugglers, scared kids, and everything in between.
More than the previous few years, reached deeper into what the comic industry is and, more importantly, what it could be. DC took major strides forward with its Rebirth initiative, embracing the soul of its heritage characters and a new majority of the market share for a few months. - The Syfy Wire staff has combed the genres of superheroes, science fiction, horror and fantasy and share with you the very Best New Comics of , whether they be newly launched ongoing series, mini-series or original graphic novels.
D espite the influx of movies, TV shows, and games, comic books are still the heart and namesake of Comic-Con. After writing a novel starring Mycroft last year, Kareem has transferred to comic books with publisher Titan Comics along with Raymond Obstfeld. The first of the five-issue volume will be released August 3. If nothing else, All-Star Batman is going to be totally bonkers. It comes out August 8. The mutants of Marvel regularly face annihilation, but this time the threat of annihilation comes from the pesky Inhumans, who have ticked them off one too many times in recent years. So expect Inhumans vs.