Tag: comic books

(Not so) Great Jumping On Point!

I have often found it a peculiarity of comic books that, unlike other media, the industry tries to discourage new readers by telling them that the stories are convoluted and incomprehensible. They don’t come right out and say that of course, but that is the general message when you declare a certain issue or a new number one to be “a great jumping on point”.

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CBD’s 52Qs | #12: “What’s your take on J. Michael Straczynski leaving monthly comics and do you agree with his statement that “graphic novels… along with the occasional high-visibility miniseries. [are where] I think that the business is going”?”

Every week CBD’s Editor in Chief Pete DeCourcy asks the question and the crew (and special guests) give their answers, we’ll be doing this for 52 weeks. Tip of the hat goes to the gang at Scans_Daily for the inspiration. Today’s...

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