Weekly Reading Round-Up : 02/24/2019 – 03/02/2019, “Oliver” And “Ice Cream Man”


Ryan C.'s Four Color Apocalypse

Better late than never, right? Sorry for not having this Round-Up column ready last Sunday, as is my custom, but “real life” kept yours truly busy for just a bit there, and now I’m playing catch-up. Fortunately, what I’m catching up on are four very good comics, all published under Image’s auspices. Let us waste no more time —

Oliver #1 was a book I was a bit hesitant about, due to no fault of creators Gary Whitta and Darick Robertson. It’s just that the idea of a dystopian take on Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist had already been done recently over at Dark Horse’s Berger Books imprint, and frankly, Olivia Twist was well and truly awful. This, on the other hand — well, let’s just say I’m more than happy I put my reservations aside and gave it a shot.

Whitta is a veteran screenwriter known for his work on…

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One response to “Weekly Reading Round-Up : 02/24/2019 – 03/02/2019, “Oliver” And “Ice Cream Man”

  1. Pingback: Lisa’s Week In Review: 3/4/10 — 3/10/10 | Through the Shattered Lens

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