Howdy Gatherers and Grand Geeks! I hope all is well with you. As for me I’m still just living the dream and pursuing my fandoms and plan on doing so even more today. A good indie book or two by the pool sounds great! But hey, before I go seeing to myself, how about a few recommendations?
Doctor Who: Missy #1
Writer(s): Jody Houser
Artist(s): Roberta Ingranata
Cover Artist(s): David M. Buisan, Claudia Caranfa, Roberta Ingranata
Publisher: Titan Comics
Synopsis: “CELEBRATE THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MASTER WITH A BRAND-NEW COMIC AND THE DEBUT OF THE DOCTOR’S DEADLIEST ADVERSARY! MISSY wages war on the THIRD AND TWELFTH DOCTORS! Can they stop her from executing her lethal plot? Announced on Doctor Who official social media – 5 MILLION FANS.”
And with that, the Doctor’s most diabolical adversary gets their own series! As Missy, the Master is taking on the Doctor’s Third as well as Twelfth Incarnations and they must team up in order to see that her plans are laid to waste.
Minky Woodcock: The Girl who Electrified Tesla #1
Writer(s): Cynthia von Buhler
Artist(s): Cynthia von Buhler
Cover Artist(s): Robert McGinnis, Dani Strips,
Publisher: Titan Comics
Synopsis: “TITAN’S BESTSELLING HARD CASE CRIME SERIES IS BACK!
A stylish, glamorous feminist take on the classic gumshoe! Private investigator Minky Woodcock becomes involved in an investigation of maverick genius and reclusive pigeon-fancier, Nikola Tesla, and discovers a horrifying conspiracy involving corrupt politicians and Nazis. Created by Award-winning artist, author, director and playwright Cynthia von Buhler!”
Crime series storylines are always a jewel to read, and with PI Minky Woodcock on the case to uncover some strange dealings, you know you’re in for quite a ride!
And there we have it for the week, folks! Strong female characters representing either in the world of noir political landscapes or even in timey wimey space adventures. These tales and so many others are available at the mere click of a button on your keyboards or at the touch of a screen on your tablets and/or phones. But knowing you wish to always support your local businesses, I encourage you to head down to your comic shops this Wednesday and pick up the hardcopy issues themselves. Read them and share with your friends. Start a conversation and be sure to leave a comment or two. But most importantly, remember…GGG!