Weekly Reading Round-Up : 03/04/2018 – 03/10/2018


Ryan C.'s Four Color Apocalypse

What did I learn this week? I learned that Vertigo-style comics are still alive and well, they’re just not being made by Vertigo anymore —

Case in point : The Highest House #1 re-unites the team of Mike Carey and Peter Gross from The Unwritten at IDW, and their new publisher is clearly pulling out all the stops, publishing this in an oversized magazine-style format with heavy, glossy covers and slick, high-quality paper. The art is certainly worthy of the presentation — Gross’ detailed, intricate illustrations positively sing from the pages, aided and abetted in no small part by the lush, gorgeous color palette of Fabien Alquier, and the story, centered around a slave boy named Moth who works in a Gormenghast-style eccentric magical castle is old-school Vertigo “high fantasy” all the way. The set-up is fairly simple : Moth makes a deal with a potential devil named Obsidian…

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One response to “Weekly Reading Round-Up : 03/04/2018 – 03/10/2018

  1. Pingback: Lisa’s Week In Review: 3/5/18 — 3/11/18 | Through the Shattered Lens

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