Of all the “heavy” comics I read, Royal City is easily the heaviest. A small town family clings to the memory of a dead son, each of them envisioning him as their ideal version of him. Royal City #3 reveals that this family is not only in a state of crisis, but each member of this family needs Tommy […]
The Queen is dead. Long live the Queen.
The explosive end is near.
In the first few pages, I thought Jeff Lemire’s Royal City was going to cover all-to-familiar ground of a family who has lost a member too young. By page 10 I realized that not only is Royal City #1 not like anything I’m currently reading, it’s unlike anything I’ve read in the comic space. I picked it up […]
With last week’s All-New X-Men, the inhuman Mosaic took control of young Cyclops’ body and used him to steal a Blackbird and escape. I assumed from that tale, as well as from Mosaic’s words, that he journeyed to the X-Men’s base via Magneto from the battle. Inhumans vs. X-Men #4 proved my assumptions rather wrong. Since we […]