Astonishing X-Men (2004) #62-65: The Queer Sadness Of Bobby Drake

Astonishing X-Men (2004) #62-65

Astonishing X-Men (2004) #62-65 (Liu, Walta): Bobby Drake has always been a complicated case. Join Comic Watch today to travel to 2013 and take a look at a queer Bobby issue, 2 years before his coming out. It’s complicated, it’s confusing, it’s sometimes not so good, but what it ultimately tells us about storytelling and subtext is precious.


Manga Monday: Battle Angel Alita Deluxe Edition 1: Believe in the Strength Within Yourself

Battle Angel Alita Deluxe Edition 1

Battle Angel Alita Deluxe Edition 1 (Kishiro) is the type of manga that transcends the oftentimes strict expectations of the medium with both an incredibly impressive aesthetic and deep character drama to back it up. There is a dedication to storytelling that is so evident on every page that even at this length, it’s impossible to put down until the very last panel.