This post originally appeared on Panels, which is now Book Riot Comics
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He reportedly had no idea that FOX had even decided to use his artwork until fans started coming up to him and asking for signatures. As a result of this, he received no compensation, credit, or even a mention from the company who utilized his own work.
But, shocking as it may be, Saga is not the only well-written, well-drawn, complex comic book story out there.
Bustle has some great suggestions for what to read while waiting for more Saga.
She’s beaten Thanos. She’s bested Galactus. She’s thwarted Doctor Doom (twice, but who’s counting?). But in this all-new graphic novel, she’ll take on her most dangerous, most powerful and most unbeatable enemy yet: HERSELF!
Laughing Place has your first look at Unbeatable Squirrel Girl’s original graphic novel!
This week’s comic book masterclass, Strip Panel Naked by Hass Otsmane-Elhaou, digs into a specific issue—Web of Spider-Man #31 by J.M. DeMatteis and Mike Zeck—to analyze how the comic uses disjointed recurring images to build dread.
If you’re interested in how the sausage is made, comics-wise, it’s worth checking out Strip Panel Naked.
Ironically, it sounds like the Killing Joke movie did the opposite — it took some lemons, and just added more, bigger lemons. No wonder it’s leaving a sour taste in so many mouths.
You might be sick of reading hot takes on The Killing Joke, but make room for Polygon’s thoughtful dissection of its problems.