Howdy to all you Grand Geeks and Gatherers out there! I hope your Easter was a fun one for you as it was for me. Nice and relaxing and time to engage in more hobbies than ever in light of social distancing. But now the focus is on you, you adoring readers! Lets see what I can suggest for you this week to make the days of staying indoors seem more enjoyable!
I Make Boys Cry #1
Writer(s): Benny R. Powell
Artist(s): Jamie Tyndall
Cover Artist(s): Creees
Publisher: Absolute Comics Group
Synopsis: “From the creators of White Widow, this is the finale in a two-part cross-over event that began in White Widow #5 and ends here. IMBC is a group of black ops assassins who use the latest in high-tech weapons, combined with a martial prowess that begins from the time they’re little girls. Will White Widow be tough enough to join them, or die trying?”
Everyone appreciates an organization composed of high tech female assassins that uses the latest in high tech weaponry to get the job done. And now White Widow finds herself in the position of needing to be strong enough to join such an organization. This issue picks up from a crossover event that started in the fifth issue of White Widow to be concluded here. Now whether Widow gets in with the organization is entirely up to her…and to you as well!
Zero Day Threat #1 (of 5)
Writer(s): James Gilarte
Artist(s): Tony Donley
Cover Artist: Tony Donley
Publisher: Red 5 Comics
Synopsis: “The 21st century arms race is a digital one. Instead of stealth bombers, governments are developing stealth malware for political and economical gain. Neumann, a secret government agency co-founded by the FBI, CIA ,and NSA, protects the United States from these next generation threats. However things go astray when a woman with no past washes up on the shores of Geneva with secrets that could bring down the agency in order to protect the United States real assets: its citizens.”
Spywork, espionage and mysterious intrigue all in one is what you get with this first issue of a five issue miniseries. Neumann protects the United States from cyberthreats but finds itself in a compromised position with a woman washed up on Geneva’s shores possessing secrets that could shut down its operation permanently. Just what is going on here?!
And there we have it for the week, folks! Mysterious female assassin organizations making the male gender weep tears combined with government secrets threatening to be exposed from outside sources. These stories are available at the mere click of a button on your keyboard or the screens of your tablets and/or phones. Hard copies continue to be unavailable in midst of this pandemic sadly, but with any luck that reality may change in time. But for now, continue to show your support to your local comic shops in any way you can, for your business is what they need! Until then, enjoy these stories and so many more. Read them and share with your friend; ideally at a safe distance of course. Start a conversation and be sure to give a comment or two; again at a safe distance please. But most importantly, remember…GGG!