What a spectacular collection of talent, this audiobook has! Star Wars: From A Certain Point Of View is loaded to the brim with amazing stories and has a star-studded cast of voices, each one chosen specifically to create the most presentable experience possible for the listener. Whomsoever is responsible for dreaming this up should be rewarded handsomely.
Each and every week, I, “Foggy Nelson!” Henchman 21 and “Daredevil!” Empress Eve read a lot of comics. Seriously you guys, a lot of comics. Maybe too many comics. I mean, it is possible”¦ theoretically. Naturally, we look forward to some more than others. I mean, who doesn’t? So, let’s take a look into the depths of our pull lists, grab some comics, and we’ll let YOU know what the top books to look forward to are for the week of April 22, 2015. Single issues and trades, they’re all here.
I’m all caught up in the love of comics and the thrill of playoff hockey, so let’s get into the books from last week and something from last week and get into sudden death overtime The GoD List!
How will one enigmatic woman be able to control her own fate when so many others would choose to use her for personal gain? Veil, by Greg Rucka and Toni Fejzula, is a story shrouded in mystery and corruption that simultaneously displays the good and evil nature of humanity.
I was first introduced to Rucka’s powerful storytelling with Queen and Country, but unfortunately, have not read any of his other works — until now. With Veil, Rucka has managed to create the perfect blend of mystery, horror, and hope in a tale that is as much enchanting as it is heartbreaking. What impresses me the most about this book, is the focus that is placed on the morality of humans — what is the true focus of an individual’s heart? The tough questions and the wonderment of both the titular character and the graphic novel itself, in my mind, help solidify Rucka’s place as a top comics creator.
Veil #1 Written by Greg Rucka
Art by Toni Fejzula
Colors by Toni Fejzula
Letters by Nate Piekos
Cover by Toni Fejzula Dark Horse Comics
Release Date: March 5, 2014
Cover Price: $3.50
Writer Greg Rucka’s comicography reads like a wishlist of every kid who ever dreamed of creating comics. Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Punisher, Spider-Man, Wolverine, the man has penned all the main eventers. Lately, Rucka has focused on his creator-owned comic Lazarus. Veil is his latest project. Rucka claims that this concept has been fermenting in his mental brewery for over 20 years. Shit, man, that’s all you had to say!
Veil #1 opens with a bizarre scene in an empty, locked subway filled with rats, pentagrams, money exchanging hands, a gun, and a crazy naked chick with amnesia. It makes no sense. Two pages into the book and my mind was already loaded with a cross-examiner’s list of questions.