Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!
We’re bringing back something we haven’t done for a while, what the team thinks. Our contributors are choosing up to five books each week and why they’re choosing the books.
Find out what folks think below, and what comics you should be looking out for this Wednesday.
Top Pick: Faith #3 (Valiant) – The biggest travesty about this series is that it’s only four issues long. It’s fantastic, and I want more Faith.
Judge Dredd #4 (IDW Publishing) – I never thought I’d enjoy this as much as I did. It’s a cool setting for the urban Judge, and I’m really enjoying seeing him as out of his element as he is.
Top Pick: School Judgement Gakkyu Hotei Vol. 2 (Viz Media) – I loved the first volume which has young kids acting as the prosecutors and defense for school infractions. The first volume ended with the mystery of a magic powder being passed around that’s rather addictive. This second volume continues that with a a new court case defending the person accused of being the one passing out the powder. Fun and entertaining and like no other comic I’ve read.
Darth Vader #18 (Marvel) – Marvel is crushing it when it comes to their Star Wars comics, and I look forward to every single one. If you’re a fan of that world, do yourself a favor and get these comics!
Power Lines #1 (Image Comics) – A particularly politically charged comic by Jimmie Robinson that has an African American kid whose powers only work when he’s in an upscale white community. Potentially interesting and I’m eager to check it out.
Street Fighter X G.I. Joe #2 (IDW Publishing) – There’s nothing deep here. It’s straight up characters from Street Fighter and G.I. Joe fighting. Just brainless fun.
Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #51 (IDW Publishing) – The last issue teased the death of a lot of characters after a mutiny and being surrounded by the Decepticon Justice Division. There’s usually a twist and I’m excited to find out what it is.
Top Pick: Six #5 (451 Media) – The team lands in Mexico, and the war with the Cartel begins.
Four Eyes: Hearts of Fire #3 (Image Comics) – Dragons in depression era Brooklyn. I waited like six years for this arc.
Power Lines #1 (Image Comics) – Interested to see where Jimmie Robinson goes with this one.
Ragnarok #8 (IDW Publishing) – Walter Simonson can do no wrong in my eyes. Plus I like this new skeletal Thor.