Like A Sniper Lining Up His Shot Sep07

Like A Sniper Lining Up His Shot

My local comic shop received this last week although everyone seems to be listing today as its release date.  I’ve been waiting all year for Tardi’s Like A Sniper Lining Up His Shot. Martin Terrier, ice-cold mercenary-turned-contract-killer, has his future all mapped out: He has...

Top July Collections Jun27

Top July Collections

We don’t focus on upcoming books enough here at Comic Book Daily so for the last Pick Five of the month I’ll be looking at the top July 2011 collections that are supposed to ship.  It’s a solid month with a ton of great product.  Descriptions in italics are from the...

Review | The Arctic Marauder

Fantagraphics keeps the hits rolling throughout 2011 and The Arctic Marauder is the latest in their Jacques Tardi translations line.  Here’s the publisher’s blurb: In our ongoing quest to showcase the wide range of Jacques Tardi’s bibliography, Fantagraphics reaches all the way...

Fantagraphics Spring Offerings Jan03

Fantagraphics Spring Offerings

Over the holidays Fantagraphics released their Spring 2011 catalog which covers new items until August; yes that’s well into summer but I didn’t name it.  Feel free to browse it at your leisure but I wanted to highlight a few items I’m excited about. The Arctic Marauder by...

Review | Adele Blanc-Sec Vol 1

Fantagraphics and Kim Thompson are back with another Jacques Tardi translated work: The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec Volume 1.  Appearing in the early 1970s and published as single volumes in French around 1976, Adele Blanc-Sec has a cult following that we’re now privy...