With this being the busiest week for the pop culture and comic book world, I wanted to try something different.Â This week I want to try and find comic convention sketches or art inspired by conventions to showcase.Â A quick search yielded a different take on conventions in the form of a “Where’s Waldo” type piece by Hanh Ngoc Nguyen.
IDW Publishing has its own take on zombie, but sending them to an island resort and letting all Hell break loose.Â The Last Resort arrives from the company in July and is written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray with cover art by Darwyn Cooke, and illustrated by Giancarlo Caracuzzo. Jimmy Palmiotti commented, â€œThe Last Resort is just what I want after months of super hero comics. I want my comics: R-rated; I want my sexy broads topless and I want our characters to be regular Joes that will just about do any atrocious thing to stay live. The great
Wait, Iâ€™m still reading this? Donâ€™t know how it got into my pull pile this week, but Batman Confidential once again slipped into my weekly bag of goodness, which means I buy it, I read it.Â And in many cases, I review it on this site.Â The most recent arc in Batman Confidential features The Joker causing all sorts of hijinks and giving no end of trouble to the police and to the Batman.Â In this concluding chapter, we not only find out how Batman keeps the Joker at bay, but also the point of this Confidential arc.
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