Wednesday, January 30, 2008
When the first issue of Black Summer hit, I gave it a rave review. Now it’s up to its fifth issue (six, if you count the integral #0 story), and it’s still just as good. If you like superheroes, action or science fiction in your comics and you aren’t reading this book, you’re doing yourself a terrible disservice. Despite the superhero genre’s domination of the comic industry, and despite Marvel and DC’s domination of the superhero genre (291 of Diamond’s top 300 comics of 2007 w
ere theirs), the best superhero book out there is coming from neither company. The best superhero book on stands is Black Summer, and it’s coming at you from Avatar Press. Growling, with blood on its knuckles.