Last Week’s Comics 6/28/2017

Team Unwinnable shares their thoughts on last week’s Crosswind # 1 and this week’s Swordquest # 1 and KISS # 9.

A man in a cape, eyes obscured, arms crossed at the bottom of the frame. This is a cut from the cover of Swordquest.

“Licking Wounds” – Bungo Stray Dogs Vol. 3

Purpose gives a work direction, it gives it confidence and identity, and so is essential, but it’s no replacement for quality execution.

A dark haired man looks to the left, his hair tipped in white. A fair haired boy looks to the right, his nose leading off the page. Behind them is a spat of red, and they are illustrated in a Japanese manga style. This is the cover of Bungo Stray Dogs volume 9.

Last Week’s Comics 6/21/2017

Team Unwinnable reviews Bitch Planet Triple Feature, Nancy Drew & the Hardy Boys: The Big Lie and Black Bolt in this week’s Last Week’s Comics!

Black Bolt charging toward the camera, his back illuminated by oranges and dark blues. This is art from Black Bolt #2.

Last Weeks Comics 6/14/2017

Magnus #1 (Dynamite—Writer: Kyle Higgins; Artist: Jorge Fornes) Magnus #1 is a comic book that I went into with low expectations that were rapidly erased by halfway through the issue. This is smart science fiction that introduces us to the re imagined world of a comic series that once featured a guy in a chainmail miniskirt karate chopping through armies of automatons and retro wacky-looking robots. This series has elements of that, but only time will tell if our Dr. Magnus will go all Old Boy on a bunch of rebelling bots. For now, it seems like she just wants

A black haired woman in a skin tight red and black colorblocked body suit, hair artfully disheveled in a high bun holding a cyborg head, wires falling from its grey skull. It has a feel of any performance of Hamlet where the actor goes "alas poor York I knew him well." This is the cover for Magnus #1.

Last Week’s Comics 6/7/2017

Team Unwinnable shares their thoughts on last week’s Saga # 43 and this week’s Ash Vs. The Army of Darkness # 0.

Alana (with wings) and Marko (with horns) kissing. The text above their heads read "somehow these two oddballs never got the memo." This is a screenshot from the comic Saga, issue 43.

“Isolation” – The Girl from the Other Side, Vol. 2

The Girl from the Other Side is a story about people desperate to connect but incapable of doing so.

Back cover for Volume 2 of the Girl from the Other Side, Volume 2. It is scratchy black and white illustrations, vaguely woodland-like.