Posts by Heather Knight

Eisner Review: Lumberjanes

[Editor’s Note: If you’ll recall from the last Eisner Review, Heather’s completion of the Eisner Watch series was cruelly delayed because of jury duty. This is the last of the series, focusing on the 2015 Best New Series winner, Lumberjanes.] Have you ever been to summer camp? Have you ever had a group of friends […]

Eisner Review: Rocket Raccoon

The Eisners may be over, but there's still a couple titles left to review! Rocket Raccoon, another title nominated in the Best New Series category, came right in the middle of an entirely unexpected phenomenon.

Eisner Watch: The Fade Out

The Fade Out, a new series published by Image Comics and written by Ed Brubaker with art by Sean Phillips, is an engaging story set on the set of a late 1940s Hollywood noir film.

Eisner Watch: The Wicked + The Divine

As we get closer to the 2015 Eisner Awards, I thought it was time to reflect on some of the incredible nominees this year, in particular the titles up for Best New Series. This category is an especially important one, because it often reflects the tone of comics as whole for that year – the […]

Why Bitch Planet Should Be On Your Pull List

“You’ve got to put your body into it.” In an interview about her then-upcoming sci-fi series following a group of women stuck in the prison system, Kelly Sue DeConnick talked about meeting civil rights leader Representative John Lewis. In a discussion about how armchair activism just isn’t enough, Lewis told her that she had to […]

Star Wars #1 Review

We've got a good feeling about this. Star Wars #1 kicks off a new, ongoing series that sees a galaxy far, far away back under the Marvel Comics banner.

The Wake #10 Review

For those of you late to this particular party, the final issue of The Wake came out this Wednesday, and it's an epic adventure worth talking about.

Eisner Watch: High Crimes

High Crimes has it all: Murder, intrigue, death-defying heights, and a pair of compelling leads who are just as much of a mystery as the one they've accidentally stumbled onto.