December 30, 2016
Go, Look: Vox.com Writers Pick 10 Comics For 2016
. This is all what I would call high-end mainstream work, but I know there's another way of looking at comics that sees this as a wildly diverse selection of titles. I guess some year I'll stop being made curious by lists like this one.
It's not like list-making is a bloodsport, though, and if you're a snob like me and you're thinking "Hey that was a pretty good issue of Ganges
" halfway through someone else's comics list, remember that a list that comes at comics from a different direction can be super-useful in identifying works you might not be as familiar with. If you do read all of these series, like I do, it's fun to know what other people think of them.
9) The Legend Of Wonder Woman
, Renae De Liz and Ray Dillon (DC)
, Marjorie Liu and artist Sana Takeda (Image)
7) Bitch Planet
, Kelly Sue DeConnick and artist Valentine de Landro (Image)
6) Paper Girls
, Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang (Image)
5) The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl
, Ryan North and Erica Henderson (Marvel)
4) Midnighter and Apollo
, Steve Orlando and Fernando Blanco (DC)
3) The Flintstones
, Mark Russell and Steve Pugh (DC)
, Tom King and Gabriel Hernandez Walta and Jordie Bellaire (Marvel)
, Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples (Image); The Wicked + The Divine, Jamie McKelvie and Kieron Gillen (Image) -- TIE
Congrats to all of those named!
posted 1:29 am PST
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