When you can reference the immortal Tom Jones in Best of the Week in Covers, you try desperately not to but then do.
Pure elegance and a healthy dose of mystery make each new Manhattan Projects cover an irresistible candidate for Best of the Week. This month is no different.
Yes, Josh’s newfound zeal for Deadpool has pervaded the site entirely. Though this isn’t the first time the Merc with a Mouth has landed a place in this feature, it might just be the second. But the again, how could we ignore a new Geof Darrow cover, especially when it features one of his signature giant reptiles and that exquisite level of detail and texture?
A lovely and dreamlike portrait of Willow Rosenberg as only David Mack can envision or realize. I’m quite taken with the oldschool Vertigo vibe, an aesthetic that seems so appropriate for this world and its themes. It’s also an inventive interpretation of the story’s Wonderland motif; Willow through the Looking Glass, the Looking Glass through Willow.
What’s new, Pussycats? Whooooa-whoaaa-whoaaaa-whoa-whoa! Archie covers are typically fun to look at, and in recent years they’ve bunny-hopped well out of their former comfort zone. Last year, a KISS themed Archie cover even topped our Best of the Year list. But how often does an Archie cover feel quite this dynamic? Fiona Staples brings motion and verve to Riverdale with this fantastic snapshot of Josie & the Pussycats.