With Makoto breathing down her neck for a fight, Ibuki must deal with mid-terms and training for her ninja exam. To make matters worse, the arrival of a transfer student named Elena sparks Makoto’s pride when she finds out that she, too, is a fighter. Can Ibuki keep the peace between Makoto and Elena while juggling her training and school work?
The Apple iPad has been out for several weeks, and most publishers are jumping on the bandwagon by offering up more and more digital versions of their comics. While there are no day of releases showing up on the various services yet, there is still a plethora of great reading to be had, and over time, the savings should add up for those who prefer to wait for the trade.
Good. Bad. He’s the guy with the gun. Army of Darkness picks up on the adventures of Ash Williams after the events of the cult classic movie by the same name. Ever since stumbling across the Necronomicon in a log cabin the woods, Ash has been trying to keep an undead army of evil, known as the Deadites, at bay. After losing his hand and getting sucked back and forth through time, Ash thought he was free to return to his life … but that would be short lived. Soon after the events of the movie, Ash discovered that he
In September of 2003, UDON published the first issue of Capcom’s Street Fighter. This title takes the story elements from the popular fighting game and weaves a tale while including and respecting as much of the gaming history as they can. We follow Ryu on his quest to avenge the murder of his master, Gouken, at the hands of Akuma. Along the way Ryu is targeted by the world terrorist Bison to be a slave under his Psycho Power. Hot on Bison’s trail are Guile and Chun-li who want to bring him to justice as agents of an Interpol task
For years, I’ve been yearning for an electronic device that would allow me to read a large collection of comics no matter where I am in the world. I’ve previously written about my excitement over the iPad, and now that the device is here, how well does it work for comic books, and what comic book applications are the best?
God of War is based on the hit Sony Playstation video game series by the same name and tells the tale of Kratos, Sparta’s mightiest warrior and his adventures before he became a servant of the gods. This God of War comic is a prequel to the franchise and, just like the games, is rated for mature readers. For those of you, who are yet to play God of War 3, fear not. This comic spoils none of the game.
Superman and Batman are easily two of the greatest comic book characters ever to be created. Alone, they are legendary. Together, they are the World’s Finest. This comic is dedicated to telling various tales of the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight’s friendship, adventures together, and comparisons on their often contrary lives.
The Street Fighter comics by Udon are known for taking the popular fighting games’ storyline and incorporating it as best they can into a cohesive tale without too many contradicting elements. However, the games don’t give us the story of many of the characters personal lives and triumphs outside of the Street Fighter Tournament. Street Fighter Legends is a way to take a character (usually female) and tell a unique tale that isn’t bound as tightly by the mythology of the games. While still in continuity with the core title, Street Fighter Legends is usually a lighter hearted and funny
Or – “What Happens In The Alternate Universe, STAYS In The Alternate Universe…” As comics readers, I think we tend to think of the retcon as a modern invention, something that Roy Thomas or Steve Englehart created to offset the changing tastes of comics readers who weren’t gonna stand for all them talkin’ tigers and cartoon sidekicks with which the Golden Age was rife. But dating back to the very first comics books ever, writers were in the business of creating stories to fill in the gaps between what we knew and what we didn’t. For instance, did you know that Kal-El was