Like many years it’s been tough to pick out exactly which titles have been my highlights of the year but even more important than the issues themselves is the creators & fans around them that are my adoptive family for most of the year.
Tag Archives: Best of 2017
G-Man’s highlights of 2017: Day 23 – Scratcher
John Ward & Juan Romera teamed up for the first issue of The Scratcher which I caught earlier in the year but it was one that stuck in mind.
G-Man’s highlights of 2017: Day 22 – The Eyrie
Thom Burgess had already messed with our heads in his previous book Malevolents but this year he brought us the equally impressive The Eyrie.
G-Man’s highlights of 2017: Day 21 – Flesh Tones from Dark Pond Creations
The releases from Dark Pond Creations have been a constant source of strong titles with the likes of The Meek & Morbid Detection but 2017 saw the release of the third issue from their Flesh Tones title.
G-Man’s highlights of 2017: Day 20 – Super Robot Mayhem
Subversive Comics had already produced the amazing Metal Made Flesh series but they added Super Robot Mayhem into the mix in 2017 and opened my eyes to a whole new genre.
G-Man’s highlights of 2017: Day 19 – Redlands
It’s no secret that Image Comics have been one of the most consistent publishers in pushing boundaries in the comic book world and never has that been more evident than in this year’s Redlands.
G-Man’s highlights of 2017: Day 18 – Frank Quitely: The Art of Comics @ The Kelvingrove Art Gallery
The Kelvingrove Art Gallery played host to a celebration of Frank Quitely’s work for half of 2017 and I was lucky enough to make it along three times it was THAT good.
G-Man’s highlights of 2017: Day 17 – Cadavers
Cadavers from Mad Robot Comics is the brain-child of Matt Hardy and with three successful Kickstarter’s under his belt already, it’s no surprise these have done so well.
G-Man’s highlights of 2017: Day 16 – Lifehacks
Ovi Demetrian Jr & Jen Hickman had already impressed with the early issues of Lifehacks but 2017 saw them close out their four-part story with real style.
G-Man’s highlights of 2017: Day 15 – The Human Beings
Stuart John McCune’s anthology The Human Beings was one of the biggest revelations of the year and even though I had heard a lot about it…..I still wasn’t prepared for just how good it would be.