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towritecomicsonherarms:

This is one of the greatest issues of a comic i have EVER read.
Ever.

It might in fact be the greatest issue of a comic i have ever read.
It is simply THAT good.

Ellis, Shalvey and Bellaire should be knighted by the queen for this.

You NEED to read this.
The plot is simple enough.
There’s a kidnapped girl on the 6th floor of a building. Moon Knight has come to rescue her. And there’s bad guys in the way. Simples.
Every single page is phenomenal though.

If you’re not a fan of Moon knight this will change your mind.

Even if you’ve never read a Moon Knight comic you should read this.


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What he said.

& you can read it here

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comixology:

A comiXologist Recommends:
Madeleine Lloyd-Davies recommends Trees #1

If you’ve read Planetary or Transmetropolitan, all I need to say is—Warren Ellis is writing a new Image series. Go and read it.

Trees tells the story of Earth’s first encounter with aliens, but it’s different from any other alien comic out there. Rather than coming to Earth to attack us, or give us knowledge, or even interact with us at all, the aliens are completely indifferent to our presence. How embarrassing for us! Writers generally imagine that we’d be very important to aliens in one way or another, but Ellis assumes that we’re of even less interest than another planet’s single-cell organisms would be to us.

I’m also excited about Jason Howard’s illustrations of these alien visitors (the titular “trees”). It has always been a pet peeve of mine that science fiction has so frequently decided that our basic bodily structure makes sense for life elsewhere—eyes, mouths, audible communication—I’m always impressed when someone can come up with something that isn’t recognizable as human.

In this issue, we’re introduced to a few key players for the upcoming story, and we get background on the original “invasion,” which happened ten years ago. I’m excited to learn more about these aliens, although I wouldn’t be surprised if it’s a while before that happens.  If you are interested in alien invasion stories, I would definitely give this series a shot.

[Pick up Trees #1 here!]

For fans of: sci-fi

Madeleine Lloyd-Davies, comiXology’s Production Director, has wanted to work in the comics industry since she was seven years old, sitting cross-legged on the floor in CVS and reading Jughead comics.

TREES #1 is free for a limited time on comiXology!

comiXology Unbound's #LongReads
Global Frequency by Warren Ellis

Global Frequency is a worldwide rescue organization that offers the last shred of hope when all other options have failed. Manned by 1001 operatives, the Frequency is made up of experts in fields as diverse as bio-weapon engineering and Le Parkour Running. Each agent-equipped with a special mobile vid-phone-is speciffically chosen by Miranda Zero, enigmatic leader of the Global Frequency, based on proximity, expertise, and, in some cases, sheer desperation!

This 288 page volume collects the entire 12 issue Global Frequency storyline in one trade featuring art by mindblowing collection of artists including: Lee Bermejo, Glenn Fabry, Steve Dillon, David Lloyd, Gene Ha and many others all for just $12.99!

towritecomicsonherarms this one’s for you!

[Read Global Frequency on comiXology]


#LongReads: Every Thursday Afternoon comiXology Unbound suggests a comic to read for those who are looking for something more than 22 pages!

A comiXologist Recommends:
Jonah Chuang recommends Moon Knight #4

In the latest Moon Knight,  Warren Ellis does the most Warren Ellis-iest thing in recent memory and writes a tale filled with mad pseudo-science and abstract psychic ideas that makes you feel like you’re going on an acid trip with a genuinely psychotic Moon Knight.  It’s absurd, but so casually referenced that it produces a growing sense of dread for the reader as each chapter of the story progresses.

I don’t know what it is about Ellis/dshalv's Moon Knight— maybe it's the fact that he wears an immaculately clean white suit with matching blank mask and rides around in a limo fighting nightmarish things like it's a totally legitimate thing to do, or maybe it's his calm and collected body language in the midst of the extraordinary and horrifying circumstances that he always finds himself in, but this Moon Knight gives off an aura of stillness while simultaneously leaving you with the sense that he could transition into a fit of sudden and brutal violence at any moment.

As with the rest of the issues in this run, issue four doesn’t tie in with any of its preceding issues, so don’t worry if you haven’t read any of the others (though really, what the hell are you doing with your time that’s so important you can’t spend a few minutes looking at this crazy title),.  Still, it is very much in the vein of the series’ apparent mission statement, which is, “watch this formerly crazy superhero scare the crap out of you more than any villain ever has.”

[Read Moon Knight #4]

For fans of: actionsuperheroes

Jonah Chuang is a production coordinator assistant at Comixology. He was born and raised in Queens, NY under the light of a yellow sun but has no remarkable powers aside from minor lactose intolerance.

comiXolgy Unbound's Weekend #comicbinge
Transmetropolitan

Our TransMet sale continues, and gives you the perfect excuse to binge out on this cyberpunk classic from Warren Ellis!

In the near future, gonzo journalist/cult author Spider Jerusalem lives fast and loose in The City—a chaotic melting pot of cultures, subcultures, lifeforms, and technologies. Creators Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson deliver in this sharp, manic, anything-goes extrapolation of urban life.

[Binge on Transmetropolitan on comiXology]


#comicbinge comes to you every Friday at the end of the work day suggesting series runs you can binge on over the weekend!

A comiXologist Recommends:
Madeleine Lloyd-Davies recommends Trees #1

If you’ve read Planetary or Transmetropolitan, all I need to say is—Warren Ellis is writing a new Image series. Go and read it.

Trees tells the story of Earth’s first encounter with aliens, but it’s different from any other alien comic out there. Rather than coming to Earth to attack us, or give us knowledge, or even interact with us at all, the aliens are completely indifferent to our presence. How embarrassing for us! Writers generally imagine that we’d be very important to aliens in one way or another, but Ellis assumes that we’re of even less interest than another planet’s single-cell organisms would be to us.

I’m also excited about Jason Howard’s illustrations of these alien visitors (the titular “trees”). It has always been a pet peeve of mine that science fiction has so frequently decided that our basic bodily structure makes sense for life elsewhere—eyes, mouths, audible communication—I’m always impressed when someone can come up with something that isn’t recognizable as human.

In this issue, we’re introduced to a few key players for the upcoming story, and we get background on the original “invasion,” which happened ten years ago. I’m excited to learn more about these aliens, although I wouldn’t be surprised if it’s a while before that happens.  If you are interested in alien invasion stories, I would definitely give this series a shot.

[Pick up Trees #1 here!]

For fans of: sci-fi

Madeleine Lloyd-Davies, comiXology’s Production Director, has wanted to work in the comics industry since she was seven years old, sitting cross-legged on the floor in CVS and reading Jughead comics.

It’s Wednesday and that means only one thing! #NewComicsDay is here and this week brings you Batman #31, Ms. Marvel #4, Chew/Revival, and more! Click here to see all the New Comics on comiXology!

What’s the first comic you’ll be reading today?

The Authority vol. 1
Written by Warren Ellis
Art by Bryan Hitch & Paul Neary

After witnessing the demise of most of her StormWatch teammates, Jenny Sparks wants to create a new super hero team dedicated to protecting Earth against threats of a global scale. Joined by former StormWatch members Jack Hawksmoor and Shen Li-Min, Jenny recruits four new members, the Doctor, the Engineer, Apollo, and the Midnighter forming the ultra-powerful Authority. Collected in this edition are their first two missions, battling a nation of super-powered terrorists and stopping an invasion from a parallel world.

The first volume of The Authority is now available on comiXology!