Comics

Best Comics in January: Finally the 2nd Issue of After Twilight and a New Twelve

Once a month the amazing staff at 8th Dimension Comics selects a pile of the best new releases for us to peruse and judge. Sorry we're a bit late, and double sorry that we dropped the ball on picking up the book for Scarlet Spider #1 set right here in Houston before it sold out. We've got a second run copy reserved for us to cover next month.

Magic: The Gathering #1

Even though we don't play M:tG anymore since it became clear that highly competitive card games do more damage to a marriage than alcoholism, we still keep up with the novels as the storytelling aspect juts gets better and better. The new comic series that ties into the latest release involves a Planeswalker returning to Ravnica, the planet-wide city plane that was one of our favorites storywise. This is issue does little but introduce us to our hero, Dack, and he does nothing really but spend every page running away, but it's got some potential.

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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