New yr, new life. That is what the saying goes, what doesn’t change is the avalanche of novelties of comics which might be revealed month by month and that make it troublesome for us to select of them with out leaving two or three dozen works within the pipeline. The January slope shall be troublesome this month however hey, what is going to we take pleasure in studying so many nice tales? On this choice of novelties of December have participated the next editors: Alejandro Ugartondo, Gustavo Higuero, Igor Alvarez, Diego Garcia Rouco, Jordi T. Pardo, Raul Lopez, Sergio Fernandez, Juan Luis Daza and Raúl Gutiérrez.
We depart you with the choice we’ve got ready for you this month.
Aquaman by Peter David David, by Peter David, Casey Jones, Jake Jacobsen, Jim Calafiore, Joe St. Pierre, Kirk Jarvinen, Martin Egeland, Phil Jimenez. ECC Comics (DC Comics). Accommodates Aquaman: Time and Tide num. 1 to four USA, Aquaman no. Zero USA, Aquaman nos. 1 to 16 USA, Aquaman Annual no. 1 USA (one-shot); Cartoné (Integral omnibus), 544 pages. In shade. 44.50 €
It has been 24 years since Spain was capable of learn the beginnings of Peter David's Aquaman stage. An extended watch for all those that lived the publication, by the Zinco publishing home, of the primary 5 problems with the solo assortment of the King of the Seas, which was abruptly interrupted by the cessation of the exercise of the writer that so many joys I had given DC followers. And is that 24 years are a few years to understand how a narrative continues.
are years by which this stage of Aquaman has been adorned as among the best, speaking concerning the work of David as demolishing, intense, highly effective and transgressive with the character, endowing all his stage with a halo of mysticism that lastly will be capable of be checked by each one of many readers who noticed an journey interrupted that was destined to vary the way forward for the character, in addition to restore the dignity that I ought to by no means have missed.
Aquaman is having fun with certainly one of its sweetest moments in its historical past, with an unlikely film in theaters, top quality common collection, the publication of levels previous to the New 52 and the compilation of this legendary stage that lastly will see the sunshine in Spain. And it’s that Aquaman proves that his factor is to make the unimaginable attainable, despite the fact that 24 years have handed. / Div>
Batman / Superman 400Doug Moench, Elliot S. Maggin Al Williamson, Artwork Adams, Invoice Sienkiewicz, Brian Bolland, Frank Miller , George Perez, Joe Kubert, Joe Orlando, John Byrne, Ken Steacy, Klaus Janson, Marshall Rogers, Mike Kaluta, Paris Cullins, Rick Leonardi, Steve Leialoha, Steve Lightle, Tom Sutton, Wendy Pini. ECC Comics (DC Comics). Incorporates Batman no. 400 USA, Superman no. 400 USA; Hardcover, 144 pages. In shade. € 15.95
All through the lots of and tons of of tales which might be revealed a few character, there are all the time some that come to remain within the reminiscence. They’re tales that come up virtually by probability, with out their authors pursuing to do something particular and lasting in time, however for some unusual cause they cover inside themselves the germ of one thing massive and timeless. A germ that with that step of the time goes germinating between the followers that elevate these histories of systematic type to the class of historic.
This quantity compiles two of these tales, two 400 numbers which have handed to the widespread imaginary of the comedian guide of superheroes, one devoted to Batman (1984) and the opposite to Superman (1986), the place it’s commemorated, by the hand of nice authors like Invoice Sienkiewicz, Frank Miller, Jim Steranko, Brian Bolland, Doug Moench, Arthur Adams, Al Williamson, John Byrne or George Perez, each anniversaries within the collections of Batman and Superman. Two tales that convey collectively the pure essence of those two cultural icons, monsters of the ninth artwork, as a way to spotlight what each comedian lover is aware of about them, their capital significance as precursors of the superhero comedian.
A should for all followers of its protagonists and for many who want to learn two of the most effective tales ever informed concerning the Crusader of the Cloak and the Man of Metal.
Title, by Mark Waid, Javier Garrón. Panini Comics (Marvel Comics). 100% assortment. Accommodates Ant-Man And The Wasp 1-6 USA; I take 120 pages with flaps. In colour. 12,50 €
The characters able to wanting on the smallest, who discover the infinite within the minute, are terribly engaging. Their prospects are countless, as a result of their world is far greater than the one they share with different heroes and heroines that may not scale back their measurement. His adventures have a particular allure for considering in that world we name subatomic, of which we will hardly think about. A mysterious world from which we proceed to study and uncover new knowledge and which permits Mark Waid to completely immerse himself in rescuing Scott Lang, the Ant Man, from that universe hidden amongst atoms. And, little question, within the small is the essence of the large, the heroic and the infinite.
A miniseries of six numbers absolutely influenced by the movie variations on the perosnaje, which seeks to relate an journey to the previous type, with nice doses of creativeness and motion, in a recent and carefree approach, being trustworthy to the essence of the present Ant Man of the Marvel Universe.
Igor Álvarez Muñiz
Marvel Gold. Ms. Marvel, by Chris Claremont, John Buscema, Sal Buscema, Gerry Conway and Jim Mooney. Panini Comics (Marvel Comics). Incorporates Ms. Marvel 1-23 and Marvel Superheroes Journal 10 and 11 USA; I take exhausting cowl. 504 pages 39.95 €
How straightforward it’s for younger individuals in the present day to pay money for previous materials. Not a few years in the past, first and second-hand outlets needed to be visited, benefiting from household journeys to massive cities to seek out these mandatory comics to finish the gathering, typically with notches, typically with exorbitant costs and as we speak you simply need to go to the standard bookstore to ask for an Omnigold and Growth! Integral, or a big a part of the gathering, for much less worth and higher high quality. At this time performs integral and good, every part that Chris Claremont places on is the great, little question, though there are numerous extra fascinating names on this quantity, the mutant patriarch is an incentive and by itself, for extra inri the tome to attempt , the one which Panini launches this January, is that of Ms. Marvel with the entire collection of the seventies of which we now know as Captain Marvel, the time simply to catch up earlier than the discharge of his promising movie in a few months . Caron Danvers has all the time been a really fascinating character, in recent times extra given his evolution, however it’s good to know his beginnings. Thanks trendy occasions, thanks Panini particularly and editorials basically for making our lives simpler.
100% Marvel. Domino 1, by David Baldeón and Gail Simone. Panini Comics (Marvel Comics). Incorporates Domino 1-6 USA; I take with flaps. 152 pages. € 15.00
Domino has all the time been an fascinating character because it appeared within the first problems with X-Drive, even when it was not her and was supplanted by a villain it was already fascinating, now’s the time to run slightly extra alone with a 3rd quantity of the fortunate mutant bounty hunter. His first solo collection, revealed in Spain by Discussion board, turned out to be of low high quality, the second try was very excessive and there’s no doubt that this third will surpass the whole lot seen on the character and the standard is implicit within the names of the managers for this work, on the one hand we now have Gail Simone, author who was extra lavished by DC however who made his first steps in Marvel with Slaughter or Agent-X, all the time with good critiques, and on the opposite a a lot nearer expertise, David Baldeón , who in recent times is doing large jobs for the home of concepts as his Monsters Unelashed or the newest model of the Spirits of Vengeance, now it's as much as us to bop with Neena Thurman in a hilarious assortment from which Panini has compiled his first six numbers in a single quantity. One of many necessities of the month.
Blackhand Ironhead, by David López. Astiberri. Accommodates Blackhand Ironhead 1 to five; I take cardboard. 152 pages. 16.00 €
The advantage of an invention like Panel Syndicate is that such a troublesome management by such a small group of individuals brings with it a wide selection of works that provides us to attempt on the worth that we determine, the advantage of Astiberri is that he has made the choice that we who’re nonetheless hooked up to the position we will take pleasure in our approach, occurred with the Universe of Albert Monteys and now it’s the flip of David Lopez together with his BlackHand IronHead. The artist, with greater than 20 years of profession and who not way back marveled us all with a powerful narrative within the collection of Lobezna, now launches into the pool alone with a collection of 5 points that ended final September and that It’s collected on this quantity. The story is that of two women, daughters of the best superheroes of their time in a world the place crime has descended because of the union of superheroes, however what mother and father take into consideration for his or her daughters doesn’t all the time go because it ought to, half around the globe and partly as a result of they’re totally different from what they needed and it will make them collide. This can be a worldly story taken to the world of the tremendous hero heroes with superpowers which might be value doing.
Jordi T. Pardo
Wolverine: Origin, by Paul Jenkins, Joe Quesada, Invoice Jemas. Panini Comics (Marvel Comics). 100% Marvel HC. Accommodates Wolverine: The Origin No. 1-6 USA; I take cardboard. 208 pages. 22,00 €
Wolverine's previous was for a few years a thriller that their totally different artistic groups and their tales exploded past what is feasible. However firstly of this century one thing modified; the primary productions of X-Males of 20th Century FOX – regardless of its constructive aspect – posed a menace to the artistic autonomy of the Home of Concepts of its characters and, particularly, of the adamantium claw mutant performed in fiction by Hugh Jackman With rights in hand and interesting to the liberty provided by an adaptation to a different medium, 20th Century FOX might have written the story that Marvel Comics had not dared to deal with till that second. In anticipation that this might occur Joe Quesada took the reins of a undertaking to relate the origin of the Canadian mutant. They collaborated with Paul Jenkins and Invoice Jemas as screenwriters and Andy Kubert as a cartoonist, giving rise to a comic book that was revealed in 2001 beneath the title of Wolverine: Origin. Luck was forged, the work instantly turned a basic merely due to the historical past it addressed, partially shocking the followers with a proposal that neither in type nor background was what one may need anticipated. In 2009, the notorious X-Males Origins: Wolverine debuted on the large display adapting this story in its personal method and displaying that the Home of Concepts had succeeded in distrusting the movie business.
Planetary E-book 1 (of two), by Warren Ellis, Andy Lanning, John Cassaday and Phil Jimenez. ECC Editions (Wildstorm / DC Comics). Incorporates Planetary No. 1-14 USA, The Planetary Sneak Peek USA, Planetary / The Authority: Ruling the World USA; I take cardboard. 432 pages € 37.50
To speak about Planetary is to make it among the best comics of the final many years. A comic book with which Warren Ellis and John Cassady introduced us the way forward for the medium, elevating the guess we had already seen in The Authority. The 2 collection shared the universe on the Wildstorm label however Planetary is the swan track of Warren Ellis, a kaleidoscope by which the reader can see virtually something on the web page and which is a report of details about common tradition of the 20 th century . The charismatic protagonists of the story name themselves archaeologists of the unattainable and in every chapter they’re in control of stirring probably the most extravagant and existentialist mysteries of the mainstream comedian. The metatextuality with which this collection performs is past any measurable vary as a result of between the strains it’s able to dissecting archetypes, historical past and customary locations from the comedian of superheroes, but in addition of well-known characters from literature, cinema or tv. Planetary is a barrage towards our neurons and every new rereading solely makes including new textures, info and delight. Additionally, studying the top of a Warren Ellis story is priceless.
The Darkish Justice League: A Darkness – Integral, by Jeff Lemire, Joshua Hale Fialkov, Peter Milligan, Ray Fawkes, Admira Wijaya, Andrea Sorrentino, Cam Smith, Daniel Sampere, Graham Nolan, Lee Garbett, Mikel Janin, Vicente Cifuentes and Victor Drujiniu. ECC Editions (DC Comics). Accommodates Justice League Darkish No. Zero-21 USA, I, Vampire No. 7-Eight USA, Justice League Darkish Annual No. 1 USA; I take cardboard. 576 pages 46.50 €
In perspective, Los Nuevos 52 additionally provided us some very fascinating titles; Perhaps a few of them, regardless of the earlier indignation, should do with the switch of characters from the Vertigo seal to the DC Universe of a lifetime. On this means, we have been capable of take pleasure in new interpretations of La Cosa del Pantano or Animal Man, but in addition a model new headline corresponding to La Liga de la Justicia Oscura. A proposal so hanging that now it’s onerous to assume that it didn’t happen to somebody earlier than. In its early levels, this title that fell into the arms of Peter Milligan, stunned us with its staging and the symbiosis between its principal characters: Zatanna, Deadman, Madame Xanadu, John Constantine or Shade The Altering Man. The darker tone that Peter Milligan printed to the comedian was capable of differentiate it from the opposite publications of the DC Comics period, to which additionally contributed the pencils of a Mikel Janín that was starting to face out within the center with this work. After the primary plot arcs, and a crossover associated to the Vampire I by Joshua Hale Fialkov and Andrea Sorrentino, the Briton would give the witness to the Canadian Jeff Lemire who would guess on a extra superheroic header. This month ECC Ediciones retrieves the primary a part of this collection demonstrating that The League of Darkish Justice is already a part of the historical past of DC Comics.
Juan Luis Daza
Batman – Joker: The Demise of the Household, from VV. AA ECC (DC Comics). Full Levels and Massive Sagas Assortment. Accommodates Detective Comics no. 16 USA (excerpt), Detective Comics no. 17 USA, Catwoman nos. 13-14 USA, Suicide Squad no. 14-15 USA (excerpts), Batman no. 13 USA (excerpt), Batgirl no. 13 USA (excerpt), Batgirl num. 14-16 USA, Pink Hood and the Outlaws nos. 13-14-16 USA (excerpts), Pink Hood and the Outlaws no. 15 USA, Teen Titans no. 14-16 USA (excerpts), Teen Titans no. 15 USA, Nightwing no. 14 USA (excerpt), Nightwing nos. 15-16 USA, Batman and Robin nos. 15-17 USA, Batman no. 17 USA; I take cardboard. 456 pages. € 39.50
ECC publishes a brand new version of the second nice story arc of the stage of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo, after the Courtroom of the Owls, of his lengthy interval controlling the longer term in Batman cartoons. This Joker: The Demise of the Household compiles the occasion utterly including all of the numbers of the satellite tv for pc collection associated to the Guardian of Gotham that have been included on this sounded return of the Joker with which he tried to remove, as soon as once more, the Batfamily. A really cautious version, filled with extras, with a gaggle of authors as different as environment friendly and with which the phrase “integral” makes good sense.
DC Universe vs. Masters of the Universe, Keith Giffen, Paul Kupperberg, Tony Bedard, Andrew Ponce, Curt Swan, Derlis Santacruz, Dexter Soy, Eduardo Francisco, Mike DeCarlo, Pop Mhan. ECC (DC Comics). Masters Assortment of the Universe. Incorporates DC Universe vs. Masters of the Universe num. 1-6, DC Comics Presents no. 47 USA; I take Rustic. 160 pages. 14.95 €
Now that ECC is beginning to recuperate the fabric in vignettes associated to Masters of the Universe, they’ve had the chance to publish this month the occasion Universo DC vs. Masters of the Universe through which He-Man, his allies and enemies are confronted with a few of the most outstanding icons of the publishing home that for years provides shelter to their adventures barbaricofuturistas situated, primarily, on the planet Eternia. Written by Keith Giffen, liable for the MOTU comics since DC acquired his rights, and drawing of a number of illustrators see the alter ego of Prince Adam, Man-at-Arms, Teela or Hordak rubbing shoulders with Batman, Superman, Marvel Lady or Inexperienced Lantern is a pleasure for the fandom of each universes.
Dragon Ball Colour Piccolo nº 01/04, by Akira Toriyama. Comedian Planet (Shueisha). Manga Shonen Assortment. I take Rustic. 224 pages. 12,95 €
Dragon Ball Shade of Planet Comics arrives at among the best and most remembered levels of Akira Toriyama's manga earlier than Son Goku “gave the spurt”. This primary quantity, of 4, entitled Piccolo begins the saga by which our protagonist confronts for the primary time the aforementioned namekiano, one among his most deadly enemies and father his future battle companion and good friend. With this full-color version we will take pleasure in such a memorable story arc that marked the maturity of each probably the most well-known saiyan in historical past and the writer of his unforgettable adventures. An indispensable comedian for all lovers of excellent shonen.
Intercourse Criminals four. Cuatrorgía, by Matt Fraction, Chip Zdarsky. Astiberri (Picture Comics). Armchair Orejero Assortment. Accommodates Intercourse Criminals four USA; Quantity four. 128 pages. 16,00 €
Most unbiased comedian readers are accustomed to this story by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarskyz revealed within the USA by Picture Comics and in these elements by Astiberrri. On the finish of this month of January, we could have in our specialised bookstores the fourth quantity that’s titled Cuatrorgía.
On this quantity we’ll delve into the motivations of Myrtle Spurge (Carakegel) to work as a Intercourse Police. We’ll see the village of the primary numbers with totally different eyes, turning it right into a three-dimensional and sophisticated character. With out forgetting the connection between Jon and Suzie that should face a sophisticated situation: the way to handle the insecurities of him, in comparison with her job aspirations. A subject in couple relationships transferred to a universe the place, once they have an orgasm, they cease time.
And but, I really like you, from Magazine Hsu and Nao Emoto. Comics Planet (Kōdansha). It accommodates oredemo Boku wa Kimi ga Suki 7 JAP; Quantity 7. 192 pages. 08,95 €
And but, I really like you from Magazine Hsu and Nao Emoto arrives at his final installment within the seventh concern. Lastly we’ll know who’s the mysterious woman that the protagonist, Serizawa, has forgotten.
For many who have no idea the story, And but, I would like you to start out with the fortuitous encounter between Serizawa and a mysterious lady who says to know her however to the that he cannot determine. From right here, Serizawa will start to recollect and keep in mind the totally different loves that marked his adolescence making an attempt to find who’s the mysterious lady.
Don’t be fooled by the title of this shonen. And but, I really like you is an grownup manga that talks about how relationships are, how they modify as we grow old, how typically they match and typically don’t. It’s a work that invitations us to mirror on how we deal with these we are saying love.
Cutie Honey. The legend, by Go Nagai. Ooso comics (Shogakukan). Incorporates Cutie Honey the Origin 1 JAP; Quantity solely. 500 pages € 18.50
Ooso Cómics is likely one of the publishers that in current occasions have launched into the journey of publishing manga. They began with Mazinger Angels, Mazinger Z's spin-off based mostly on the conductors of the enormous robots Aphrodite, Venus and Diana. Now, we suggest to try Cutie Honey, The Legend one other of the works of Go Nagai.
This manga of 1973 is taken into account one of many pioneering manga within the style of Magical Woman. Though there have been already tales with feminine characters with magical talents that fought towards evil, they have been youngsters's merchandise. Go Nagai proposes a extra grownup story with some touches of eroticism. Undoubtedly, a peculiar studying with historic worth.
Marvel Saga. Daredevil 20. Woman Bullseye, by Ed Brubaker, Clay Mann and Michael Lark. Panini Comics (Marvel Comics). Marvel Saga Assortment. Accommodates XDaredevil 111-115 USA; I take exhausting cowl. 136 pages. 16,00 €
This month my first suggestion is a comic book that, coming from the artistic group that comes, could be very unwise. Then, you’ll ask: Why do you advocate it? As a result of though it is likely one of the worst examples of the work that Ed Brubaker and Michael Lark (with Clay Mann on this case) did in Daredevil, it’s nonetheless an entertaining comedian e-book that’s as much as the character. And it’s that, the Daredevil of Brubaker and Lark (who had the troublesome activity of amassing the witness of the excellent stage of Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev, additionally collected on this collectible) is likely one of the greatest incursions of the comedian of superheroes within the Black gender that we will have the chance to learn.
It was Brubaker and Lark who managed to unravel the troublesome equation of a Matt Murdock imprisoned for his crimes as Daredevil, who would keep that troublesome established order for the hero, whose secret id she was nonetheless recognized by most of the people, and all this with out discarding a single one of many sidelines with which Bendis has labored and resuscitating different previous acquaintances from the top of the blind vigilante that we had not seen for a very long time, just like the lawyer Becky Cloonan or detective Dakota North.
If the central axis of the Bendis / Maleev tandem had been absolutely the hurricane that within the lifetime of Murdock unleashed the disclosure of his secret id by the newspapers, Brubaker and Lark would go farther from that premise, giving us a present Daredevil who was going by means of his worst moments and nonetheless, true to his heroic spirit, returned to embody the personified resilience and confronted all issues introduced with fists raised and a braveness that bordered on insanity.
Sure, Woman Bullseye, the title of this quantity that brings collectively one of many final arcs of this artistic staff aboard the Cuerneceitos assortment, isn’t a comic book that stands out, and is nearly unworthy to be among the many compilation volumes of This unforgettable stage, however it's nonetheless the Daredevil of Brubaker and Lark and for that, I'll by no means tire of recommending it.
Wolverine: Logan, by Brian Okay. Vaughan and Eduardo Risso. Panini Comics (Marvel Comics). Marvel Graphic Novels Assortment. Accommodates Logan 1-Three USA; I take exhausting cowl. 112 pages 20,00 €
There are comics bought by themselves, works whose gross sales are assured because of the artistic staff behind them. Logan is surely, one in every of them. Within the part of the script we now have Brian Okay. Vaughan, author awarded to the satiety for his nice contribution to the ninth artwork and recognized by all for his work in works reminiscent of Y: The Final Man, Runaways, Saga, Paper Women and lots of extra. of creations of personal characters in addition to the masterful use of different people who make it one of the necessary references within the ninth artwork of what we’ve got within the 21st Century.
Within the drawing part, giving type to the magnificent script by Vaughan we’ve Eduardo Risso, an Argentinean writer who is especially recognized for his work with Brian Azzarello, amongst whom we will discover 100 Balas, Spaceman, Batman: Ciudad Rota, and an extended record of works through which this writer, with an irregular and inflexible line, has conquered everybody for his magnificent understanding of human anatomy and for his specific reflection of facial expressions.
The character that each authors are liable for is just not their creation. ion, however I don’t have to. It is likely one of the lovely youngsters of Marvel, and that is none aside from Wolverine, who on this work known as by the primary identify by which it’s best recognized: Logan. We’re earlier than a personality whose halo of thriller that surrounds it’s so nice that permits those that determine to take cost of him have virtually full freedom to play with the random and sophisticated lifetime of the mutant of the claws of adamantium, offering a element to such a wealthy character
The chosen state of affairs is on this case, Hiroshima, cradle of one of many biggest massacres of humanity and metropolis situated in Japan, that nation for which Wolverine has so typically campaigned comfy and for which a lot fascination , a fascination that undoubtedly strikes the reader since that lover of Logan and the nation of the rising solar that’s Frank Miller determined that Japan can be a elementary a part of the event of the idiosyncrasy of James Howlett.
Little extra may be stated a few work that indisputably for me is the good shock of Panini to inaugurate this 2019 and the acquisition insured to evade actuality through the difficult January value.
Y: The Final Man. Quantity 2, by Brian Okay. Vaughan and Pia Guerra. Ecc Editions (DC Comics). Collectable Vertigo. Accommodates Y: The Final Man 7 to 12 USA; Board. 160 pages. 12,99 €
Undoubtedly, some of the nice surprises that has introduced us this yr 2018 that has simply left has been the gathering of the most effective works of Vertigo because of the collaboration between ECC Ediciones and Salvat, which on this case permits the novel reader (and never so novel) entry for a small payment to works which are important for any good reader of American comics. Thus, we will entry The Swamp Factor by Alan Moore, Preacher, the Hellblazer by Garth Ennis, Sandman, Fables, The Lions of Baghdad and different well-known works of unquestionable high quality for a small worth of € 12.99 per quantity.
Amongst these works is Y: The Final Man, work that we will additionally discover on this collectable format, or in a greater high quality and unbiased version of this assortment to evolve to all pockets. And, a piece with which a Brian Okay. Vaughan unleashed (and whose invaluable work within the ninth artwork makes him worthy of two incursions among the many suggestions of this month) conquered your complete medium with the loopy however fascinating premise of what would occur if at some point all the lads (all of the males of every species, actually) disappeared from the face of the earth between horrible sufferings, apart from a younger illusionist of three to the fourth named Yorick and Ampersand, the capuchin monkey that he used to his magic tips.
The one answerable for reworking the phrases of Vaughan into pure and easy visible artwork, was Pia Guerra, a self-taught illustrator who with this work made her first foray into the ninth artwork, which she has barely returned since then, to the consternation of a good lady who misses her and who loves above all his expertise during which a relentless Karen Berger determined to belief blindly.
If within the earlier quantity we have been protagonists of the start of the story, which developed the premise mentioned in all its splendor, in these following six numbers, the gathering, nonetheless in an early state, begins to discover extra the modifications that a world with out males is producing in society, within the buildings of energy and within the financial system itself, all in entrance of a Yorick considering this new post-apocalyptic world that unfolds earlier than him, an Agent 355 who should do every part potential to guard the final man on earth and a Physician Mann whose fault turns into the heaviest and most troublesome of the touring companions.
When you have learn this work this can be a good method to pay money for it and if, like me, you recognize it, you might have learn it and also you don’t have it, thanks to this collectable you can’t declare that your pocket doesn’t help a further expense, not even in the midst of January.
100% Marvel HC. The Enemies Superiors of Spiderman, of Nick Spencer and Steve Lieber. Panini Comics (Marvel Comics). 100% Marvel Assortment Hc. Accommodates The Superior Foes of Spider-Man 1-17 USA; I take cardboard. 384 pages 35,95 €
For a lot of causes I'm glad that Panini Comics reissues Spiderman's superior enemies. As a result of in his day he spent just a little on tiptoe to be revealed within the month-to-month quantity of Spiderman. As a result of now that Nick Spencer has grow to be the common screenwriter of Superb Spider-Man, it’s most fascinating to recollect what his first steps with the character have been. As a result of accompanying him we’ve got Steve Lieber, a private weak spot, an unimaginable storyteller who sadly has not completed breaking on the earth of comics and I feel he has been very unfair together with his work. And naturally, as a result of I feel I'm not the one one who likes these superhero tales however with that roll to the slice of life that come out occasionally and that train us that superhero comics aren’t simply fires of artificios y batallas imposibles, que tan importante como un buen puñetazo es conseguir que los personajes hablen de forma creíble y si el guionista de turno además se atreve con villanos de tercera o cuarta fila para convertirlos en personajes entrañables mejor que mejor.
Marvel Facsímil. The Unimaginable Hulk 181, de Len Wein y Herb Trimpe. Panini Cómics (Marvel Comics). Marvel Facsimil. Contiene The Unimaginable Hulk 180 y 181 USA; Grapa 48 páginas. 5€
Cada poco Panini Cómics nos sorprende con nuevos formatos con el objetivo de ocupar un hueco del mercado, en esta ocasión la de tener disponibles números míticos de la editorial en una edición mitómana pero sin la necesidad de un desembolso enorme. No es algo nuevo, en Marvel Comics tenemos una línea comparable dedicada a recopilar pequeños hits, y en el pasado Discussion board publicó su colección Clásicos Marvel con una función muy comparable.
La concept no puede ser más sencilla y eficaz, un formato premium con cubiertas en cartoncillo, páginas con un gramaje también premium, el mismo usado en sus Marvel Gold en tapa dura y en el contenido, y ahí se encuentra lo que puede marcar el éxito de esta propuesta, no sólo el cómic en cuestión sino que lo rodean con contenido additional de alta calidad como la columna Marvel Bullpen Bulletins con la que Stan Lee desgranaba las noticias del mes a modo de columna de opinión, la reproducción a página completa de las portadas en su edición americana, un poster central con la portada (ni extraible salvo que queramos mutilar el contenido) y un magnífico artículo explicativo de Julián Clemente poniendo en contexto al lector. Como no, se incluyen también en pequeño las portadas de las ediciones de Vértice en las que se publicó estos cómics en los años setenta y ochenta en España con el gran López Espí como ilustrador de las mismas. El precio de esta joya es de cinco euros, si pensamos fríamente puede resultar algo elevado si lo comparamos con lo que cuestan una grapa con dos entregas como es en esta ocasión pero es que la calidad del continente y contenido bien lo vale para que luzca en nuestras estanterías.
Respecto a su contenido, tenemos el debut de Lobezno en Marvel Comics en las páginas de Él increíble Hulk por entonces escrito por Len Wein y dibujado por Herb Trimpe. No podemos catalogarlo como una obra maestra porque no lo es pero sí hay que ubicarlo en el lugar que se merece por lo que significó para un personaje como Lobezno, el resto es historia.
Batman La boda, edición especial, de Tom King, Amanda Conner, Andy Kubert, Becky Cloonan, Clay Mann, David Finch, Frank Miller, Greg Capullo, Jason Fabok, Jim Lee, Joëlle Jones, José Luis García-López, Lee Bermejo, Lee Weeks, Mikel Janin, Mitch Gerads, Neal Adams, Paul Pope, Rafael Albuquerque, Tim Sale, Tony S. Daniel, Ty Templeton. ECC Ediciones (DC Comics). Contiene Batman núm. 50 USA; Tomo cartoné. 48 páginas. 9,95€
Cuando hubo que hacer el reparto de las novedades destacadas de enero, nuestros particulares juegos del hambre de la segunda quincena, tuve claro que quería hablar de Batman La boda en su edición especial, no tanto para hablar de la que para mi es una de las mejores etapas del personaje en décadas, sino porque creo que ECC Ediciones ha acertado de lleno al distribuir a la vez la edición sencilla en grapa y otra de lujo en tapa dura acolchada y con cubierta del genial Monteys. El motivo es sencillo, me gustaría comparar su etapa con un paseo a pie por la ciudad de Roma, vas caminando y no dejas de sorprenderte de las maravillas que te vas encontrando en ese paseo y de repente, llegas al coliseo y has de detenerte para disfrutarlo en todo su esplendor, eso para mi es el Batman de Tom King, tanto el gozar del camino recorrido como detenerme ante esta maravilla que es la entrega número 50 que aquí se recopila. Una emotiva historia, un ejercicio de simetría perfecto en el que tanto brilla el guionista como el que para mi es uno de los mejores dibujantes de la DC precise, Mikel Janin, si a eso le sumamos que hay parte de la historia contada a modo de pin-ups con ilustraciones de grandes autores como Jose Luis García-López, Neal Adams, Frank Miller, Lee Weeks, Jim Lee o la preciosidad que Mitch Gerads se saca de la manga.
Quiero defender esta edición especial porque creo que ha de tener un sitio reservado en nuestras estanterías entre esos otros volúmenes de obras maestras porque no serán pocas las veces que querremos sumergirnos de nuevo en esta preciosa historia, lo de la boda es lo de menos creedme.
Apocalipsis de Stephen King 1, de Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Mike Perkins y Laura Martin. Panini Cómics (Marvel Comics). Contiene The Stand: Captain Journeys 1-5 y The Stand: American Nightmares 1-5 USA; Tomo cartoné. 312 páginas. 28,50€
Entre los años 2011 y 2012 Panini Comics publicaba Apocalipsis de Stephen King en seis volúmenes. Ocho años después, la misma editorial determine reeditar esta icónica obra de terror en formato integral por lo que todo aquel que quiera hacerse con la serie sólo deberá pasar por caja en tres ocasiones resultando más barato que aquella primera vez. Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, autor de rabiosa actualidad gracias a Las escalofriantes aventuras de Sabrina, su reciente creación para Netflix es el encargado de adaptar esta historia del maestro de Maine. Un virus gripal, creado como posible arma biológica, es liberado accidentalmente desatando un exterminio masivo de nuestra especie. Los pocos supervivientes comienzan a tener unos extraños sueños en los que destacan una anciana y un siniestro personaje llamado Randall Flagg, villano de la función y recurring en la bibliografía de King. Nos encontramos ante una historia clásica del bien contra el mal que hará las delicias de todos aquellos amantes del género de terror y tramas postapocalípticas.
SUPERMAN NÚM. 80/ 1, de Brian Michael Bendis, Ivan Reis y Patrick Gleason. ECC Cómics (DC Comics). Contiene Superman núm. 1 USA, Motion Comics núm. 1001 USA; Grapa. 48 páginas. Three,25€
El hombre de acero supuso el punto de partida de la primera etapa en DC para Brian Michael Bendis. El genial guionista de Cleveland en su paso por La Casa de las Concepts dejó obras para el recuerdo con collection como Jessica Jones, Daredevil o Final Spiderman. Pues bien, el superhéroe icónico por excelencia, Superman, comienza nueva serie common de la mano de Bendis y su estreno no ha podido ser más acertado. Clark Kent se encuentra con varios frentes abiertos. Tras su lucha con Rogol Zaar descubre que fue el responsable de su planeta natal. No sólo eso, sino que en su cruzada por acabar con todos los kryptonianos del universo, Zaar destruyó Kandor y la fortaleza de la soledad. Por si esto fuera poco, Lois Lane y el hijo de ambos accedieron a ir con Jor-El de viaje intergaláctico que ayudara en los conocimientos del pequeño Jon. Sin embargo, no hay manera de que se puedan comunicar con Clark creando cierta angustia en nuestro protagonista. En este número de lanzamiento, Bendis nos deja un par de buenos cliffhangers que consolidan nuestras ganas de seguir leyendo esta serie que cuenta con un gran trabajo en el dibujo gracias a Ivan Reis y Patrick Gleason.
BATMAN: BRUCE WAYNE ¿ASESINO? VOL. 02 (DE Three), de Chuck Dixon, Devin Grayson, Ed Brubaker, Greg Rucka, Kelley Puckett, Damion Scott, Pete Woods, Rick Burchett, Rick Leonardi, Roger Robinson, Scott McDaniel, Steve Lieber y Trevor McCarthy. ECC Cómics (DC Comics). Contiene Detective Comics núms. 768-771 USA, Batgirl núms. 27 y 29 USA, Nightwing núms. 68-69, Gotham Knights núms. 27-29 USA, Birds of Prey núms. 41 y 43, Batman núms. 601-603 USA; Tomo cartoné. 368 páginas. 33,50€
Hace tres meses os recomendábamos en esta misma edición el primer tomo de Bruce Wayne ¿Asesino? y seguro que aquellos que os hicisteis con dicho ejemplar os quedasteis con ganas de más. Recordamos que pocas veces hemos visto al caballero oscuro tan weak como en aquellos primeros números encerrado en prisión mientras todas las pruebas del asesinato de Vesper Fairchild apuntaban hacia él. Finalmente, conseguía darse a la fuga, pero algo se había roto en su inside. Batman determine acabar con su fachada como Bruce Wayne y alejarse de la batfamilia. En este segundo tomo (de un complete de tres), recuperamos las aventuras del hombre murciélago mientras prensa y policía siguen intentando descubrir el paradero de Wayne. Dentro de la pléyade de autores que formaron parte de esta serie destacaremos, por encima del resto, a los siempre sobresalientes Greg Rucka y Ed Brubaker que aportan su granito de area en las tramas y subtramas detectivescas. Un apasionante misterio que sólo podrá ser resuelto si juntamos las piezas correctamente…