Rick Remender and Wes Craig's ongoing series continues to be among the best in comics. The most recent arc sees a turnover in the main cast and the choices were exciting and unexpected.This graphic novel memoir of a young man becoming addicted to contemporary dating apps is darkly humorous, filled with cringe-inducing moments of honesty worthy of a Ricky Gervais or Larry David show.
Congressman John Lewis’s journey in the civil rights movement reaches its destined steps across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma with devastating effect. A road-trip story with a mother and son, traveling the country navigating the comic-book convention circuit.This demented Mad Max with a cyberpunkian twist was an orgy of incredible visuals - an onslaught of imagery.This dystopian mix of information-addicted masses exploited by a debauched elite class spoke to the year 2016 perhaps better than anything in entertainment this year.Up until this year, I think I’d be on record as pretty much hating the musical genre.I could never get past the whole “breaking into song” transition. In a year filled with a pervasive sense of dread, this tale of starry-eyed lovers pursuing their passions is welcome invitation into a world of dreams. I’m an unapologetic Star Wars fan and this was one of the best movies in the history of the series.