comic reviews


Giant Monsters Smash the Marvel Universe in This Week’s Best Comics

New comics reviewed, plus recommendations from Brian Wood, creator of 'DMZ' and 'Briggs Land.'


The 'U.S.Avengers' Are the American Heroes We Deserve

Plus, 'G.I. Joe' comic writer Aubrey Sitterson weighs in on his favorite comics of the week.


‘Black Panther’ Tackles the Politics of Rebellion

Plus an apocalyptic Western, a wayward teen, and weekly recommendations from a master of comic theory.


Kate Bishop Is the New 'Hawkeye'

Plus, comic writer Matthew Rosenberg gives us the dish on his favorite comics of the week.


Ray Guns, 'The X-Files', and Groot | This Week in Comics

Outer space, time travel, and other tales of scientific wonder fill this week’s best comics.


Escape This Awful Week with Adventure Time, Douglas Adams, and Samurai Animals

These comics were selected especially to take the edge off.


For Under-the-Radar Comics, It Was an Extremely Good Week

With fantastic releases from small publishers and offshoots, this week in comics was one of the best of the year.


Even 'Astro Boy' Publishers Know It Was Racist as Hell

That, and more colorful comics in this week’s roundup.


Vintage Sci-Fi Comics Are Back and Better Than Ever

Comics were never weirder than they were in the 70s.


Hollywood Horror and Deep Space Oddities: This Week in Comics

This week's best comics aren’t from Marvel or DC—and that shouldn’t surprise you.


Nick Gazin's Comic Book Love-In #114

VICE art editor Nick Gazin sorts the comics and collectibles wheat from the chaff, from a collection of R. Crumb's 'Art & Beauty,' to a new zombie magna, to a floatable bluetooth speaker perfect for the bathtub.


Here's Why You Should Be Reading Marvel's 'Star Wars' Comics

Ever wonder what happened between ‘A New Hope’ and ‘The Empire Strikes Back’?