Supurbia #2, written by Grace Randolph
THE FAN-FAVORITE PHENOMENON CONTINUES! After Hayley Harper’s televised bombshell, Hella has to face a parole hearing that may send her back behind bars, where Sovereign can’t protect her… A new romance is kindled in Alexis’s life - during the middle of a super-powered rooftop heist… Jeremy puts his explorer skills to the test as he hunts down his kidnapped son in the Mongolian wilderness… Sick of living in the shadows of Paul’s marriage, Gio has a shocking announcement to make… And what dastardly deeds does Hector Hunt have in store for the neighborhood while the heroes are away? Find out as Grace Randolph and Russell Dauterman bring you the next steamy installment of Supurbia.
Supurbia vol. 1 TP, written by Grace Randolph
What goes down when the capes come off? Meet the ‘Real Housewives’ of Earth’s greatest super-team, the Meta Legion! It’s the egos, the tantrums, and the betrayals of the super set. Find out what happens behind the masks as superhero families are faced with the sordid problems of everyday life - and then some! From rising star writer Grace Randolph (Marvel’s NATION X, HER-OES) and hot new artist Russell Dauterman, this series takes the familiar super-team and turns it on its head with a scandalous, TMZ-fueled look at what it’s like to live with a superhero!
Supurbia #1, written by Grace Randolph
The Fan-Favorite Phenomenon Returns In A Brand New Ongoing Series! Meet the Meta Legion, the world’s foremost faction of crime-fighting capes. But what happens when the masks come off and the heroes are faced with the sordid problems of everyday life in the suburbs? From rising star writer Grace Randolph (Marvel’s Nation X, Her-Oes) and hot new talent Russell Dauterman, Grace Randolph’s Supurbia is a unique new twist on the superhero genre that appeals to both diehard fans and readers completely new to comics. New stories, new characters, new drama… Don’t miss out on what Bleeding Cool called “The Superhero Comic We’ve Been Waiting For”!
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Supurbia #3, written by Grace Randolph
It’s just another day on the job for the Meta Legion as a robotic alien invasion threatens to sink the island of Manhattan - but the real battle is raging back at home, as tensions rise between the Legion families and the shape-shifter’s devious plans finally come to fruition! Trust us, this is a take on the ‘fight issue’ you’ve never seen before! Find out what goes down when the capes come off with rising star writer Grace Randolph and hot new artist Russell Dauterman.
I’m going back through links that I’ve saved since January, so some of these may be a blast from the past, but hopefully most of them are exposing you to a comic you missed!
- The Beat has an advanced review of Saga #1
- Zoe/Wolverina reviews Womanthology on her podcast “How I Got My Boyfriend To Read Comics”!
- The Outhousers, BleedingCool, Kelly Thompson and Blog@Newsarama on Grace Randolph’s Supurbia #1
- Arthur and Posy, and indie comic from the UK, written by Ella Risbridger, earned this praise from Forbidden Planet:
I’ve got to say, I was pretty much sold on it from the start. There’s a sweetness here, a delightful innocence about the pair. It’s got the feel of a somewhat off-kilter children’s book. Albeit a children’s book that looks like it’s going to be messing around with all sorts of gender roles and religious prejudices. And I’m intrigued and involved with the characters after just this short first issue to want to know much more.
- Forbidden Planet has also looked at Karrie Fransman’s ambitious The House that Groaned, Magda Boreysza’s “dreamlike and beautiful” Toasty Cats #6, Jenika Ioffreda’s quirky gothic love story Vampire Free Style #6, Maura McHugh’s Róisín Dubh #2 (with “Celtic zombie-slaying action”), and Leeann Hamiliton’s “remarkably clever” Irish myth-inspired Finn & Fish.
- Jamaica Dyer guest-posted on Robot 6, and she had this to say about the first Conan the Barbarian issue from Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan:
I picked up the first issue of the new Conan the Barbarian, and I’m kind of bummed out by how cool it is. Becky Cloonan’s art is amazing, Brian Wood’s writing is compelling, and not only is Conan pretty fun to look at, but the Queen is dead-hot. The fantasy sequences are really well-done, though the action sequences are a little hard to follow. Why am I bummed out by it? Because I was dreaming of doing an indie adaptation of Conan, and it appears that the king and queen of indie comics just took up the mantle. You know what they say, “Conan, what is best in life? …”
- J. Caleb Mozzocco found Nancy Goldstein’s Jackie Ormes biography excellent despite its limitations due to lack of primary sources
- Johanna Draper Carlson recommends Faith Erin Hicks’s Friends with Boys.
- Pink Raygun’s Lisa “Alpha-Girl” Fary has some thought-provoking criticism of Phil and Kaja Foglio’s Girl Genius Omnibus vol. 1
- iFanboy says that Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman’s Heathentown is “undead horror born again on the bayou, perfect for anybody looking for the modern response to Creepy and other classic black & white tales of terror.”
- Spandexless says of John Ostrander and Jan Duursema’s Dawn of the Jedi #1, ”For a first issue, it’s a well done beginning to a new chapter in the Star Wars saga, and though it has many elements that have been done before, when has that ever stopped anyone from enjoying more Star Wars?”
- And Greg Burgas of “Comics Should Be Good” takes a look at Mary and Bryan Talbot’s Dotter of her Father’s Eyes.
This Week’s Featured Event:
If you’re stuck on the East Coast this weekend during WonderCon, why not head up to Allentown, PA on March 17 for the Great Allentown Comic Con at the Merchant Square Mall! Ladies in attendance include:
Donyae Coles, creator of the watercolor webcomic, Carnival Grotesque (set for a relaunch in July). You can see more of her work at her DeviantArt.
Mina Sanwald, who currently works at Hound Comics as a colorist and animator. You can see her artwork at her DeviantArt and find out more about her other projects at her blog.
Dawn Griffin, creator of webcomic Zorphbert and Fred and illustrator of the Abby’s Adventures children’s books.
Carol “Cotty” Kilbanks, artist, animator and art teacher!
Erica Schultz, writer of such series as M3 and Judo Girl.
Monday, March 12
Wednesday, March 14
Friday, March 16
Friday-Sunday, March 16-18
Supurbia #1, written by Grace Randolph
What goes down when the capes come off? Meet the “Real Housewives” of Earth’s greatest super-team, the Meta Legion! It’s the egos, the tantrums, and the betrayals of the super set. Find out what happens behind the masks as superhero families are faced with the sordid problems of everyday life – and then some! From rising star writer Grace Randolph (Marvel’s NATION X, HER-OES) and hot new artist Russell Dauterman, this series takes the familiar super-team and turns it on its head with a scandalous, TMZ-fueled look at what it’s like to live with a superhero!
BleedingCool vlogger and Marvel Her-oes writer Grace Randolph has announced her new series from Boom! Studios, Superbia:
What goes down when the capes come off? Meet the Real Housewives of Earth’s greatest super-team, the Meta Legion! It’s the egos, the tantrums, and the betrayals of the super set. Find out what happens behind the masks as superhero families are faced with the sordid problems of everyday life – and then some!…[T]his series takes the familiar super-team and turns it on its head with a scandalous, TMZ-fueled look at what it’s like to live with a superhero!
Like most readers, I really love superhero comics so I’m excited to explore them in a different way. We always follow the hero as he swoops off, but what if we stayed behind with his girlfriend? What is it REALLY like to live with a superhero? I hope everyone will pick-up “Supurbia” as it looks to answer those questions and more.
Sounds like it will be a “juicier” version of Love and Capes, and I can’t wait to check it out!
Fraggle Rock vol. 2 HC, includes art by Grace Randolph
Fraggle Rock II #1, includes writing by Grace Randolph and art by Katie Cook
Fraggle Rock #1, written by Grace Randolph, art by Katie Cook