New comics come out every week, by the dozens. Add that up by the month or the year, and it’s virtually impossible to keep track. Certain runs on some titles rise to the top by a mixture of critical acclaim, proper marketing and the right timing, but if all of those factors aren’t perfectly aligned, good comics fall by the wayside.
In this edition of ROBOT 6’s “Six by 6,” we look at six noteworthy creative runs on superhero comics worth a second look, even if that means a trip to the back-issue bin.
With news last week that DC Entertainment is shuttering the WildStorm imprint and mothballing its characters for a while, fans came out of the woodwork to extol their favorite issues, series and characters. Artists joined in, too, with renditions of popular WS characters, but I think this is my favorite so far:
Gen13 by Jamie McKelvie
Jamie McKelvie posted it on his Flickr page. No word if this is his final pass, or he’ll ink and color it.