Shade, the Changing Girl #1

DC/Young Animal

Written by Cecil Castellucci, Art by Marley Zarcone, Color by Kelly Fitzpatrick

Oct 11, 2016 Comic Books Web Exclusive

In so many ways, Shade, the Changing Girl is a prime example of the best of what comics have to offer. It is morally complex while elevating pulp tropes, and wonderfully illustrated. More

Sep 02, 2016 Comic Books Web Exclusive

The Arrow-verse expands in Arrow: The Dark Archer, DC Comics' 12-part digital-first series that explores the untold history of (Green) Arrow villain Malcolm Merlyn.  More



Aug 26, 2016 Comic Books Web Exclusive

It seems Jeff Lemire can do no wrong. The prolific comic book author and artistwhose Descender was Under the Radar's staff pick for best comic book of 2015continues his unbeatable and unmatched streak of successes withPlutona. More

Aug 23, 2016 Comic Books Web Exclusive

The nostalgia factor is sky high when The Dark Knight meets the heroes in a half-shell in DC Comics' and IDW's playful and sublime Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. After a portal transports the Ninja Turtles from their world to Gotham, they team up with the city's brooding vigilante. More

Aug 19, 2016 Comic Books Web Exclusive

Mark Millar strikes gold with Huck, an endearing tale of the titular super-powered gas station attendant who puts his abilities to use committing one good deed a day.  More

Aug 05, 2016 Comic Books Web Exclusive

Marjorie Liu (writer) and Sana Takeda (artist) present us with a master class in proper world-building. It's an immense, matriarchal fantasy world full of details, but these details are delivered on a digestible, need-to-know basis, in the context of a compelling narrative, rather than a sledgehammer of info dump after info dump. More

Unfollow Vol. 1


Jun 28, 2016 Comic Books Web Exclusive

What would you do if you were a 24-year-old social media mogul dying of an incurable disease? Larry Ferrell, a billionaire 18 times over in Rob Williams' immediately engrossing Unfollow, uses his wealth to show humankind's true colors.  More

Clean Room


Jun 15, 2016 Comic Books Issue # 57 - M83

The ever-versatile Gail Simone uses an analog for Scientology, the "Honest World Foundation," as a jumping-off point for examining a world where demons are possibly realand influential.  More

The Flash: Rebirth #1


Writer: Joshua Williamson; Artist: Carmine di Giandomenico

Jun 08, 2016 Comic Books Web Exclusive

For a book concerning probably the most kinetic hero with the most action-oriented superpowers, The Flash: Rebirth sure is a talky, dialog-filled pamphlet. But we think that's okay in this case—the DC Rebirth titles seem to be oriented to reintroducing a hero and helping to set up the status quo going forward in what is the latest continuity reboot-ish turn of events. More