It’s as soon as once more the weekend, and that may imply just one factor: Weekend Reading 89! As all the time right here at Stately Beat Manor, we’re taking any alternative to get misplaced in an excellent e book that we are able to get.
We’re hoping that you just’ll tell us what you’re studying this weekend, as properly! If you’d give us a shout-out, both right here within the remark part of the article or over on social media @comicsbeat, we’d actually recognize listening to from you!
AVERY KAPLAN: This weekend, I’m testing The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang, Sonny Liew, and Janice Chiang, which I’m advised was the primary collaboration between Yang and Chiang. My partner picked this e book up after an opportunity encounter with it at our LCS and I can’t wait to dive in. Then, I’m going to be studying my copy of Queer as All Get Out by Shelby Criswell. I adored their work on Terminal Punks, and I can’t wait to see how their distinctive artwork sensibility performs out on this attention-grabbing nonfiction comedian.
DEAN SIMONS: Next week British weekly 2000AD releases their 100-page xmas particular concern (Prog 2262) which kicks off the brand new slate of serials that can proceed in 2022. In anticipation, I proceed my catchup. Currently I’m at Prog 2250, which options Dan Abnett and Mark Harrison’s second sequence of The Out, and Ian Edginton and D’Israeli’s Scarlet Traces: Storm Front, amongst some scrotnig others. Zarjaz.
TAIMUR DAR: I’m psyched for the upcoming Peacemaker HBO Max sequence starring John Cena that’s set to premiere in January. I solely simply found a 4-issue miniseries by author Paul Kupperberg and artist Tod Smith that got here out within the ‘80s not too long after DC Comics acquired the Charlton Comics characters. So I’m desirous to dive into the miniseries and see how the comics model compares to the massive display screen interpretation of the character.