Artificial Flowers is a story that doesn’t have superheroes or action scenes. The story is a memory or a snippet of life. Rachel Smith brings to life a simple story that emits familial relationships and art.
The Micronauts started as a toy line in the late 1970s. From there, Marvel comics was able to land the licensing deal and released two different series until 1986. Other companies including Image and Devil’s Due have run limited series before IDW gained the rights to both Micronauts and ROM, whose own series will launch on Free Comic Book Day.
Having never read an X-Files comic book I had no idea what to expect from this new first edition of a new series. The X-Files last run-season 11-had ended rather early compared to its predecessors in February of this year. This new series appears to have dropped the “season 12” moniker and is just #1 of a new series.
Black Eyed Kids, the latest from Aftershock, promised to deliver some creepy goodness when I originally read the summary, but I’ve been disappointed before, so I went in with guarded expectations. The issue begins with the arrival of three mysterious boys to what seems to be a small rural town. It’s clear, however, that they are not there to visit grandma.