STAFF PICKS :: 2012 FAVORITES :: BRENT BAGWELL

December 22, 2012 By: Rico Renzi Category: DISCUSS, Staff Picks

BRENTā€™S FAVORITES OF 2012:

Favorite Superhero Book of 2012: There were lots of great superhero books on the stands this year (the reinvigoratedĀ Daredevil, the thematically-unifiedĀ Uncanny X-Force, and the imaginativeĀ Action Comics were definite front runners for me), but my favorite capes-and-fisticuffs book continues to beĀ Batwoman. Operating on the fringes of the Bat-family, it is allowed to move at its own pace. J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman turn in thought-provoking scripts that take the story in introspective directions. The great strength of the book, of course, lies in the art. Williams turns in page after page of gorgeous work. But even when he’s spelled a bit by Amy Reeder or Trevor McCarthy, the storyline shines through. The current arc, featuring a Wonder Woman team-up, is knitting together years of plot threads in high style.

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