Comics

Best Comics in February Part 1: The Wisdom of Ralph Wiggum, and Glenn Beck's Ethnic Spidey Nightmare

Once a month the amazing staff at 8th Dimension Comics selects a pile of the best new releases for us to peruse and judge. It's a big selection this month so we'll be splitting it into two parts. Tune in tomorrow for part two.

Ralph Wiggum #1

Though Ralph Wiggum is one of the greatest Simpsons characters of all time, we're not sure if an entire comic really was the best way to go. He's much better off in small doses uttering non sequiturs that baffle and delight. Maybe a weekly comic strip would be more his speed, though we'll admit we spent 15 happy minutes engrossed in his prison riot Where's Ralph? puzzle.

Rating: 5 of 10

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Jef Rouner (not cis, he/him) is a contributing writer who covers politics, pop culture, social justice, video games, and online behavior. He is often a professional annoyance to the ignorant and hurtful.
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