This week, we take a look at Incognegro: A Graphic Mystery, and review Artifact One #0, Sherlock Holmes: The Vanishing Man #4, and Doctor Who: The Road to the Thirteenth Doctor: The Eleventh Doctor #2. Plus, webpits – yes, or no?

NEWS

REVIEWS

STEPHEN
SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE VANISHING MAN #4
Writers: Leah Moore, John Reppion
Artist: Julius Ohta
Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment
Cover Price:$3.99
Release Date: August 15, 2018
The mystery of Michael Williams comes to its shocking conclusion. But will Holmes and Watson survive the deep running conspiracy gripping London from its very core? And even if they do, are they safe from the machinations of their greatest foe, the all-too-clever Moriarty?

Rating: ★★½☆☆

MATTHEW
DOCTOR WHO: THE ROAD TO THE THIRTEENTH DOCTOR: THE ELEVENTH DOCTOR #2
Writer:James Peaty, Jody Houser
Artist: Pasquale Qualano,Rachael Stott
Publisher: Titan Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: August 8, 2018

Continue the road to the Thirteenth Doctor with the second of three stand-alone stories featuring the Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Doctor! The Eleventh Doctor and Alice visit 19th Century San Francisco, but there’s just one problem – it’s full of robots! Do they come in peace? Or could their displacement in time signal something far more sinister? Each issue contains a serialised short from the creative team behind the new Thirteenth Doctor ongoing series!

Rating: ★★★½☆

RODRIGO
ARTIFACT ONE #0
Writer: J.T. Krull, Vince Hernandez
Artist: Romina Moranelli
Publisher: Aspen
Cover Price: $1.50
Release Date: August 22, 2018
Introducing Remi, a young and energetic explorer and relic hunter, whose boundless curiosity leads to a startling discovery beyond anything she could have imagined!

Along with her alchemist father, Remi works in secret, away from the prying eyes of the ruling clerics who lord over the realms of her world with their ancient decrees and strict devotion. Remi has her own sense of dedication – Her heart to adventure and her mind to the truth. But, what happens when that truth could change the fate of her entire planet, and destroy the very fabric of her civilization?

Rating: ★★★☆☆

MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK

Major Spoilers Poll of the Week: To pit, or not to pit…


DISCUSSION

Incognegro: A Graphic Mystery
Writer: Mat Johnson
Artist: Warren Pleece
Cover Price: $19.99
In the early 20th Century, when lynchings were commonplace throughout the American South, a few courageous reporters from the North risked their lives to expose these atrocities. They were African-American men who, due to their light skin color, could “pass” among the white folks. They called this dangerous assignment going “incognegro.”

Zane Pinchback, a reporter for the New York-based New Holland Herald, is sent to investigate the arrest of his own brother, charged with the brutal murder of a white woman in Mississippi. With a lynch mob already swarming, Zane must stay “incognegro” long enough to uncover the truth behind the murder in order to save his brother — and himself. Suspenseful, unsettling and relevant, Incognegro is a tense graphic novel of shifting identities, forbidden passions, and secrets that run far deeper than skin color.
CLOSE
Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com

Call the Major Spoilers Hotline at (785) 727-1939.

A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends!

Closing music comes from Ookla the Mok.


At Major Spoilers, we strive to create original content that you find interesting and entertaining. If you would like to support our efforts, please become a patron today.
Share.

About Author

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment. You can follow him on Twitter @MajorSpoilers and tell him your darkest secrets...

Leave A Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.