BEST BETS: "Jessica Jones," "Big Trouble/Escape from New York" & More October 2016 Highlights
Jen is from Texas, so don’t try to pass off your crappy inferior barbecue from anywhere else on her. She’s got an art and art history background, so she’s more likely than not to bore you by blabbering on about composition and depth of field. Jen been addicted to consuming sequential art since late middle school. Other hobbies include eating, baking and cooking, watching cartoons, being Asian and eagerly anticipating whatever project Joss Whedon does next.
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Warren Ellis and Gerardo Zaffino's "Karnak" #1 "is a must-read for its art and sharp wit."
Faith Erin Hicks and Rosemary Valero-O'Connell's "Lumberjanes: Beyond Bay Leaf" #1 "is a fast read, but its emotional depth makes it memorable."
Brian K. Vaughan "writes natural-feeling, easily flowing rhythms of speech" and "Cliff Chiang's linework is... very expressive" in "Paper Girls" #1.
"The new 'Archie' continues live up to the hype" in Mark Waid and Fiona Staples' "Archie" #3.
"The relationships between the characters drive the energy of the story" in Noelle Stevenson and Sanford Green's "Runaways" #4.
In DC Comics' "Black Canary" #4, writer Brenden Fletcher and guest artist Pia Guerra tell the origin of singer-turned-villain Bo Maeve.
"Atomic Robo and The Ring of Fire" #1 "is up to Brian Clevinger and Scott Wegener's usual high standard."
"The ending of G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona's 'Ms. Marvel' #18 is splendid, surpassing most cliffhangers in its narrative power."
Jonathan Hickman and Ryan Bodenheim's "The Dying & the Dead" #3 "has a great combination of old tropes and new twists, wild daring and earnest outlook."
Marc Guggenheim and Justin Greenwood "nail the character introductions" in "Stringers" #1, "a solid debut."
Marguerite Bennett, Felipe Smith, Gurihiru, Kris Anka and more make "Secret Wars: Secret Love" #1 "one of the best extras to come out of Secret Wars."
In "Injection" #4, "Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey's work is ambitious and skillful enough to reward engagement and commitment."
Brian K. Vaughan and Steve Skroce's "We Stand on Guard" #2 has "effective and powerful storytelling."
"The highlights of Noelle Stevenson and Sanford Green's 'Runaways' #2 remain the humor, dialogue and the team dynamic."
"Like Gavin, Brian Wood and Danijel Zezelj's 'Starve' #2 has got a revolutionary bent along with all the swearing and booze."
Curt Pires and David Rubin's "The Fiction" #1 "has a clear, strong voice" and "ambitious, powerful themes."
Marian Churchland and Brandon Graham's "8house: Arclight" #1 "is another example of jewel box-like world building."
"Jeff Loveness and Brian Kesinger are delightfully imaginative with the troubles they concoct" in "Groot" #1.
Kate Leth, Sarah Vaughn, Sarah Kuhn, Arielle Jovellanos, Sarah Winifred Searle and Sally Jane Thompson's "Fresh Romance" #1 is "a solid debut overall."
Greg Rucka and Cully Hamner's "Convergence: The Question" #2 is "a rare creature: an event comic that manages to foreground its own story."
In Aly Fell's "The Shadow Glass" #1, Rosalind hears two pieces of upsetting news that end up drawing her deeper into the secrets of Dr. John Dee, an occultist and an adviser to Queen Elizabeth.
In Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey's "Injection" #8, Vivek reflects on a portion of his education, and Maria offers Robin another job.
In Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda's "Monstress" #4, the Monstrum inside Maika becomes hungry for flesh, and the Queen of Wolves must decide on a response to the machinations of the Cumaea.
Christopher Hastings and Ian McGinty's "Adventure Time" #50 is a big one-shot story that focuses on Finn as a hero.
In Joshua Williamson and Jorge Coelho's "Haunted Mansion" #1, Danny is drawn into a creepy mansion not to seek thrills, but to help his grandfather.
"Lucky Penny" collects a complete story arc from Ananth Hirsh and Yuko Ota's webcomic into print and follows the unlucky but spirited Penny Brighton, who finds herself without a job or a home at the beginning of the story.
In Andrew Wheeler and Paulina Ganucheau's "Another Castle" #1, Princess Misty learns of her mother's fate and decides her own future when she stumbles upon a castle in Grimoire, the land of her family's greatest enemy.
In Mark Waid and Mahmud Asrar's "All-New, All-Different Avengers" #6, the first story arc concludes with a betrayal by a teammate.
In John Layman and Rob Guillory's "Chew" #55, a major character dies and Tony gets some unexpected answers when he goes looking for Savoy.
In Jason Aaron and Russell Dauterman's "The Mighty Thor" #4, Aelsa makes a misstep in the war against Malekith while Freyja stands trial in Asgard.
In Joe Harris and Martin Morazzo's "Snowfall" #1, an eco-terrorist strikes back against a corrupt government in the aftermath of catastrophic climate change.
In Warren Ellis and Jason Masters' "James Bond" #4, Bond avoids falling into one trap only to be caught by another.
In G. Willow Wilson and Nico Leon's "Ms. Marvel" #4, Kamala's workload gets so bad she admits that she can't do it all, but -- instead of cutting back -- she reaches for a solution that is destined to fail spectacularly.
In Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang's "Paper Girls" #5, Tiff, Mac and KJ fight a woman on a dinosaur and Erin makes a decision not to listen to her elders.
Tom King and Gabriel Hernandez's "The Vision" #4 answers some of the questions that have boiling since the end of the debut issue.
In Emma Rios and Hwei Lim's "Mirror" #1, a young mage who works with talking animals is driven to a breaking point when he must weigh duty and power against love and mercy.
In Tim Seeley, Tom King and Mikel Janin's "Grayson" #16, Dick and Tony go rogue and partner up to take out Spyral's other agents with hilarious results.
In Greg Rucka and Nicola Scott's "Black Magick" #4, an autopsy reveals a lead only Rowan recognizes, while two very different kinds of witch hunters set foot in Portsmouth.
In Emily Partridge, Pranas Naujokaitis and Natalie Andrewson's "Adventure Time: Ice King" #1, Gunther is missing and Ice King receives a mysterious ransom note that leads him into Wizard City.
In Marc Guggenheim and Germán Peralta's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." #1, Tony Stark party-crashes Project Pegasus to find Agent Coulson after the Pentagon is attacked.