Mann About the Racks: Green Lantern #24

Green Lantern Relic
As I have often described, it is quite difficult to recommend comic books to the new reader that are so entrenched in history. Green Lantern is one of those books but this may be the best time to see what our emerald heroes are all about. Up till this year there was one leading voice to the Green Lantern books, a man named Geoff... more →
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Mann About The Racks: Batman #21 ZERO YEAR

Batman #21
Given the principle of this post is on introducing new readers to the genre, then you may wonder how can you possibly find somewhere to start with Batman? If you ask any comic fan or casual superhero moviegoer their favourite character, Bruce will often figure high on that list. So much so, that this is the reason why there are so... more →
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Mann About The Racks: The Wake #1

The Wake #1 thumbnail
There is an enigma about the deep sea that makes it a wonderful environment for horror and mystery. The darkness and silence of depth gives an eerie feel to any adventure. This is the world in which this book resides and it takes full advantage of its surroundings. Welcome to The Wake. The story begins in the future and shows a city... more →
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Mann About The Racks: Morning Glories #26

Morning Glories 026 (2013) (Digital) (Darkness-Empire) 01
You are about to sit down and watch the new season of your favourite sci-fi drama, and it begins with a new scene interspersed with old season flashbacks. It excites you and helps you remember why you loved it so much in the first place, building the anticipation. This is how Morning Glories begins and it focuses on just one well-known... more →
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Mann About The Racks: Avengers Assemble #12

Avengers Assemble #12 team shot
Editor’s Note:  This is the first of what will be a monthly column by Kulbir, in which he highlights a comic that he thinks is a great entry point for new readers.  Special thanks to Mr. William B. West for the title.  Agree, disagree, have a suggestion, or just want to call us names?  Leave your feedback in comments at... more →
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Dark Romance: Reflections on “Death of the Family”

Batman 14 3
***WARNING:  This review has made at least one person cry*** “Death of the Family” is a master class in psychological horror, start to finish. Joker is back after a year away from Gotham. When we last encountered him in the “New 52”, it was a brief meeting which resulted in the removal of his face. His last confrontation... more →
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The Top 9 of 2012 (or The Best Comics That Didn’t Involve Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, or Batman)

This is a more personal post than you will usually see on Comics For Heroes.  I (Brian Willis) am not a fan of end of the year “best of” lists.  I don’t want to list my favorite comics, my favorite artists, writers, etc.  I tend to love comics because of the writers and artists working on them, more than I do because of... more →
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The November File

This is the first in what will be a regular series that we do in conjunction with Comicosity.  I will  briefly review the books that I (Brian, President and Founder of Comics for Heroes) have read every month. There is no such thing as a bad comic — just one that may not be for you.  One of the great things about comics is... more →
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