19 Dec Have you heard the phrase "an embarrassment of riches"? Well, that's what was in terms of great comics — even with all the time in the world, we couldn't tell you about all the wonderful stories that came out of mainstream and indie publishers alike over the last 12 months. Here's what we consider the. 10 Dec It was a dramatic year for superhero and mainstream comics. Marvel gained incredible momentum with its Marvel Now! publishing initiative while DC's quality dipped as it continued a trend of New 52 homogenization, revealing that creative diversity is the key to keeping superhero titles captivating to older. 17 Dec The complete list of the ComicsAlliance staff's eclectic and well reasoned picks for the best comic books released in
16 Jan Okay, fine: Comic books aren't the most predictable things ever. We've seen fantastic comics take a sudden turn and become all but unreadable, and seen comics no one heard of until two seconds ago skyrocket to greatness. But we can still make some pretty good guesses about the most promising. 6 Dec There aren't many ways to articulate the exceptional state of comics in this year kicked ass. The sheer degree of passion, innovation, and experimentation set a new watermark for the industry. Superheroes were forced to share their writers and artists with the growing creator-owned pastures over at. 31 Dec By now, you've likely seen what Jessica Chobot and the Nerdist News team had to say about the top 5 Comics of , but we figured that since you guys have stuck with us through thick and thin that you deserved a full-fledged top So, after much deliberation, the Nerdist editorial team has assembled.
1 Jan is one for the books, and with the world getting off to a sluggish start to after last night's revelry, why not look back at some of the best comics that hit over the past 12 months? Below, we present links to all the reviews our staff contributed to CBR's massive Top Comics of countdown!. 31 Dec saw a record number of participants in this experiment with just over 40 staffers nominating over comics for consideration. While the comics industry continued its strong swing of sales and critical love this year, the prevailing sentiment amongst the staff was that there were few undeniable breakout. 16 Dec has been a great year for comics with the readership growing thanks to the popularity of movies like Man of Steel, Iron Man 3, and The Wolverine. There've also been some superb releases from publishers like Image who've put out highly original creator owned works that have challenged the.