Tag Archives: Image Comics

GB Celebrates Comic Week! Our Weekly Picks & New Reader Suggestions!

We Stand on Guard coverHave you been enjoying Comic Week over at The A.V. Club?  Here at the GB offices we wanted to celebrate comics in our own way, by sharing a few of our favorite series and recommending even more comics for you to read. 

Starting with myself, as a Canadian, I would be remiss if I didn’t talk about We Stand On Guard from Image Comics. The brand new series from Brian K. Vaughn (Y: The Last Man, Saga) and Steve Skroce (Amazing Spider-Man, Wachowski storyboard artist) is set in the year 2112 during a war between Canada and the USA. I know, you’re thinking about the John Candy film Canadian Bacon, but this is nothing like that.

Continue reading GB Celebrates Comic Week! Our Weekly Picks & New Reader Suggestions!

5 Creator-Owned Comics You Need to Read

Every week I like to share my picks of the new comics in stores that Wednesday over on Grizzly Pullz, but I don’t always get to explain why I am loving a particular series.  Today we will be exploring a mix of creator-owned titles from Image Comics you should be checking out, and why I love them. We’ll be looking at a few series that range from critically acclaimed to fan-favorites, and in some cases new titles just starting out. These lists are not only a chance for us to share some of the great series, but to offer a starting point for any comic fan, new or old, who are looking for a few titles to try out. It can be kind of daunting to jump into the world of creator-owned comics, but I’ll give you fair warning, you WILL be hooked.

Continue reading 5 Creator-Owned Comics You Need to Read

‘The Walking Dead’ to Be Shoehorned into Risk and Monopoly…

Here’s a question — do you really like The Walking Dead?

Do you really like Risk (the board game)? How about Monopoly?

If you would enjoy a classic board game injected with mindless, brain-sucking sensibilities, you’re in luck. Diamond, USAopoly and Skybound are joining together for Walking Dead-branded versions of Risk and Monopoly.

Continue reading ‘The Walking Dead’ to Be Shoehorned into Risk and Monopoly…