Oh hell yeah, it’s time for a NCBD 3/16 edition of Fantastic Five, where we celebrate the five best comics of the week! This week is evenly split between Marvel and DC, as both of the Big Two contribute two books a piece. Rounding out the top five is another excellent issue in an Aftershock series. Let’s get right to ’em!
Batman/Superman: World’s Finest #1
The original summer blockbuster of comics is back with a fantastic lineup, an all-time great creative team and iconic heroes. On top of that, we get some bonus appearances from other heroes in the DCU. Here is a comic that lives up to its name!
Read Christopher Franey’s full review:
Bylines in Blood #3
The truth is always more complicated than it seems, and Bylines In Blood #3’s vivid, innovative art and ever-gripping plot can’t help but make you want to figure it out.
Read Madeleine Chan’s full review:
Carnage #1 is full of goodies for fans of the character, but it also sets up some intriguing mysteries and atmosphere that is sure to draw in new readers. This series already feels like something terrifyingly new.
Read Nathan Simmons’ full review:
Batman: The Knight #3
Batman: The Knight #3 is a must-read for sure. The story in its entirety is shaping up to be a true classic in the making and could lead to Zdarsky bringing more Batman storylines of this caliber to the forefront.
Read Ronnie Gorham’s full review:
Fantastic Four: Reckoning War – Trial of the Watcher #1
Fantastic Four: Reckoning War – Trial of the Watcher is a great What If… story, and if you like alternate takes on tales you’ll love this. It also has the heart and grit of the classic comics with a modern sensibility thanks to the art and color. The story itself even adds weight to Uatu, making the events matter in the main universe, too.
Read David Brooke’s full review:
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