Some comics worthy of consideration for 2015
current mood: comcial
current song: Lektro Spektral Daze, "Infinite Number of Steps"
I am hurrying to get my Hugo nominations in (deadline is March 31!) and made up this list of the f/sf comics stories that came out/wrapped up in 2015:
Bitch Planet Book One (issues 1-5), Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro
Bizzaro (issues 1-6), Heath Corson, Gustavo Duarte, et al
Book of Death: Fall of Harbinger, Joshua Dysart, Kano, et al.
Colder: The Bad Seed, Paul Tobin and Juan Ferreyra
Conan the Avenger: Blood Oasis (Conan the Avenger issues 16-19), Fred van Lente, Brian Ching, et al
Crossed Plus 100 vol. 1 (issues 1-6), Alan Moore, Gabriel Andrade, et al.
Empowered vol. 9, Adam Warren
Heart in a Box, Kel Thompson and Meredith McClaren
Here, Richard McGuire
Kaijumax Season One (issues 1-6), Zander Cannon
Knights of the Dinner Table: The Pwn Brian Express (through issue 222), Jolly Blackburn et al
Ms Marvel: Final Days, G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona
Mind MGMT (complete series), Matt Kindt
Prez: Corndog-in-Chief, Mark Russell, Ben Caldwell, and Mark Morales
Private Eye, Bryan K. Vaughan and Marcos Martin
Sandman: Overture, Neil Gaiman and J. H. Williams III
Satellite Sam, Matt Fraction and Howard Chaykin
Sculptor, Scott McCloud
Secret Wars: Siege, Kieron Gillen, Filipe Andrade, et al.
Silver Surfer: Last Days (issues 11-15), Dan Slott and Mike Allred
Southern Cross, Becky Cloonan and Andy Belanger
The Life After vol. 2, Joshua Hale Fialkov and Gabo
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel You Know It's True, Ryan North and Erica Henderson
Unwritten: Apocalypse, Mike Carey and Peter Gross
Wayward: Ties that Bind (issues 6-10), Jim Zub and Steven Cummings
Wicked and the Divine: Commercial Suicide (issues 12-17), Kieron Gillen, Jaime McKelvie, and many artists
I'm disappointed in myself that so few of the comics here are written by women (just 4 out of 26). I did read a lot of other comics written by women that didn't quite make this list, but I honestly would have expected better than 15% in my long list.