There are also new issues of relatively new titles Rasputin, Bitch Planet, Spider-Man and the X-men and Thor (which features a Thor vs. Thor showdown), but as always the title I’m most excited for is Sex Criminals, with Alex + Ada trailing slightly.
First issues of a comic, like first episodes of a TV show, have a difficult task in front of them. They need to introduce characters, tone and story. Usually they might need to build up an interesting world, and they should end at just the right point to pique your interest. I’ve seen some truly great ones in the last year, so I’ve decided that I’ll review as many first issues this year as I can.
There was only one new #1 that I was interested in last week: Star Wars.