The gods have returned, and we have thoughts about their antics. Plus, SNOWPOCALYPSE! Buffy the Vampire Slayer #2! Quincredible #4! Alien Resistance #2!

NEWS

Usagi Yojimbo moves to IDW Publishing – Major Spoilers – Comic Book Reviews, News, Previews, and Podcasts

Here is a big bit of news that seems to have slipped by a lot of people – Stan Sakai is bringing Usagi Yojimbo from Dark Horse Comics to IDW Publishing in June. “I’m delighted to work with IDW Publishing on the new Usagi Yojimbo color series.

REVIEWS

STEPHEN
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #2
Writer: Jordie Bellaire
Artist: Dan Mora
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: February 27, 2019
The reimagining of Joss Whedon’s groundbreaking series continues as Drusilla, the self-proclaimed Mistress and her pet, Spike, make their debut with their sights set on Buffy! Meanwhile, Giles is determined to teach Buffy about her destiny, responsibility, blah blah…can someone tell him to chill? How bad can it get?

Rating: ★★★★★

MATTHEW
QUINCREDIBLE #4
Writer Rodney Barnes
Artist: Selena Espiritu
Publisher: Lion’s Forge Entertainment
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: February 27, 2019

The danger has inevitably followed Quin home, and he has unintentionally put his parents in harm’s way. Quin teams up with Glow to strategize a way to free those closest to him from jeopardy. But with this much on the line, it’s hard to get any thinking done. Will his smarts be enough to undo his transgressions?

Rating: ★★★½☆

RODRIGO
ALIEN RESISTANCE #2
Writer: Brian Wood
Artist: Robert Carey
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: Feb 27, 2019
Amanda Ripley and Zula Hendricks make their way to the Weyland-Yutani black site, with the intent to disrupt a xenomorph-based weapons test. Only once they’ve arrived do they realize what is truly at stake, and that they must do whatever it takes to ensure this new technology is never deployed.

Rating: ★★½☆☆

MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK

Major Spoilers Poll of the Week: Snowpocalypse Edition – Major Spoilers – Comic Book Reviews, News, Previews, and Podcasts

Over the last couple of weeks, nearly every part of the United States of America has received snow, from the 7+ inches received in Hays, Kansas, to snow falling in Las Vegas, NV, and the traffic shutdown deluge in the Northeast.

DISCUSSION

THE WICKED + THE DIVINE Volume 1: The Faust Act
Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Jamie McKelvie
Publisher: Image Comics
Every ninety years, twelve gods incarnate as humans. They are loved. They are hated. In two years, they are dead. The team behind critical tongue-attractors like Young Avengers and PHONOGRAM reunite to create a world where gods are the ultimate pop stars and pop stars are the ultimate gods. But remember: just because you’re immortal, doesn’t mean you’re going to live forever.

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