This is what it looks like when Walt Disney and Salvador Dali sort of collaborate. Sure makes you wonder what could have come of a deeper partnership.
Another delicious fruit of the Kickstarter era. Never before would a work as personal and idiosyncratic as Alec Longstreth’s BASEWOOD have seen publication in such a beautifully produced oversized edition, a handsomely made book containing a flawlessly cartooned story of loss, survival and connection.
38. GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL
OK, so none of us have actually gotten around to seeing it yet. But we’re so happy to have more Wes Anderson in the world that we’re listing it anyway.
37. MONSTERS & TITANS – the BATTLING BOY art book
Finally, we can see BATTLING BOY artwork the way it deserves to be seen: BIG.
36. This Terrifying Short Film
Watch if you’re sick of sleeping, and would prefer never to do it again.
35. New Wu Tang Album
They are pressing one single copy of their new double album, which will be sold to the highest bidder. Something tells me we won’t end up finding this one for $3 in the bargain bin of the Princeton Record Exchange, like we did with 36 Chambers in 1997.
saga volume #3 : hearts rejoice as the next collection of this compulsively readable series is on the shelf.
adventure time #26 : kicking off a 4-part arc drawn by the magnificent jim rugg.
sex criminals #5 : as purvis mack says, ‘matt fraction is coming along.’
prophet #43 : a jam issue packed with killer visuals.
zero #6 : kicking off a new storyline for this engaging, smart spy story.
noah : a good-looking hardcover based on the upcoming darren aronofsky movie. having niko henrichon on art was a smart call.
daredevil #1 : whether this relaunch was unnecessary or not it’s just good to have mark waid and chris samnee back in action and taking the man without fear to the west coast.
thor #20 : esad ribic is a fantastic modern day thor artist. any issue he draws is cause for celebration.
the white suits #2 : toby cypress continues to wow the heck out us with the best art any crime book has had in a long time.
nemo the roses of berlin : alan moore and kevin o’neill roll out the latest chapter of THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN.
sovereign #1 : paul maybury’s art gives this debut fantasy series a gravity that a lot of these kinds of books lack. off to a good start!