WAYWARD #12 Reviews

Wayward #12 arrived in comic shops on December 16th and the excitement for our third story arc continues…

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Big Glasgow: 9.5/10 “Wayward is a series that reserves tons of surprises – all positive. Get into it!”

Bleeding Cool: “This was a truly exciting issue filled with just the right amount of action and emotion.”

Comic Bastards: 8/10 “Wayward is a rare book these days that is very clear on its strengths.”

Comix I Read: 10/10 “it’s compelling to see such an insightful and well told story “

Fandom Post: “This installment gives us some solid material all around”

Geeked Out Nation: 8.4/10 “Wayward #12 gets back to why this series is an acclaimed supernatural spectacle.”

Horror Talk: 10/10 “Each issue adds to the ever growing mythos and pulls me in deeper, leaving me greatly anticipating the next chapter.”

Living Myth: “Buy the book. Buy it. Buy it and love it forever.”

Multiversity: “This is still one of the best and most unique ongoings happening right now and each month”

Omni Jer Bear: “Really captivating. I’m curious where this is going in this arc.”

Pop Optiq: 9/10 “Jim Zub’s fast paced, witty script continues to read very comfortably, proving Zub’s voice as one to really consider as one of the more refreshing and confident creators in comics today.”

Pulp Media: “I would argue that this is one of the best issues of Wayward that have been produced.”

Reading With a Flight Ring: “With stellar characterization, incredible backdrops and a premise most of the world doesn’t even know about Jim, Steven and company really have introduced the world to something truly special.”

Snap Pow: 8.5/10 “buy this comic because it’s awesome and cherish its contents for the brilliant visual worked locked in with its expanding narrative.”

TM Stash: 9/10 “…one of the very best titles of 2015, never letting the reader go”

Under the Comic Covers: “I love this book and love this issue.”

Panel Audio: Creators Own Worlds

Over on Image Comics they’ve posted up audio from the Image: Where Creators Own Worlds panel at New York Comic Con with Declan Shalvey (Injection), Marjorie Liu (Monstress), Antony Johnston (The Fuse), Bryan Hill (Postal), and me, hosted by David Brothers.

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WAYWARD #15 Arrives in March!

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Issue 15 arrives in March, pre-order from your local comic shop now!

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WAYWARD #15
STORY: JIM ZUB
ART / COVER A: STEVEN CUMMINGS & TAMRA BONVILLAIN
COVER B: ILYA KUVSHINOV
MARCH 23, 2016 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

END OF STORY ARC!
The third story arc’s explosive finish. All paths lead to war.

COVER A is part five of a five-part panorama. Buy all five cover A issues of this arc to fit them together into a massive WAYWARD illustration.

COVER B is by renowned illustrator Ilya Kuvshinov.

Figment 2 Hardcover in March!

Arriving in March…Pre-order now!

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FIGMENT 2: LEGACY OF IMAGINATION HC
Written by JIM ZUB
Penciled by RAMON BACHS
Cover by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
The legendary Dreamfinder and unforgettable Figment return in an all-new adventure! Together, they saved the world — but now they find themselves in a time and place not their own! As the pair adapt to a new era, steampunk adventure collides with modern technology as a shadowy threat emerges. Mysteries unfold, old friends return, and fresh challenges present themselves — but Dreamfinder’s greatest test lies ahead. Will his own legacy be his undoing? While the creative minds of the Academy Scientifica-Lucidus fall under a cloud of doubt, a new dreamer joins the journey. Together, can the imaginative team save the school and free their friends, or will the world fall into darkness for all eternity?

Don’t miss this sequel based on the beloved “Journey Into Imagination” attraction at Walt Disney World! Collecting FIGMENT 2 #1-5.

136 PGS./All Ages …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9847-5
Trim size: oversized


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Figment 2: Legacy of Imagination
(issues #1-5)

Figment and Dreamfinder have saved the world but now find themselves in a time and place not their own! Out of time for over 100 years, old friends reunite, new challenges are met, and a brand new mystery unfolds. Dreamfinder’s greatest challenge lies ahead but will his own legacy be his undoing?
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Chatting on Comic Booked

I was a guest on the Comic Booked podcast talking about Figment, Wayward, Skullkickers, and more. Click and listen!

Wayward + Skullkickers Nominated for ‘Best Of’ Categories – VOTE!

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I’m thrilled to let people know that my comics WAYWARD and SKULLKICKERS are nominated in THREE different categories for ComicsAlliance’s ‘Best of 2015’ Awards: ‘Best Fantasy Comic’ , ‘Best Comic For Teens’, and ‘Best Comedy Comic’! You don’t have to register to vote, just scroll to the bottom of the article, check off your choice and hit the vote button!

Click here to vote for ‘Best Comic for Teens 2015’

Click here to vote for ‘Best Fantasy Comic 2015’

Click here to vote for ‘Best Comedy Comic 2015’

Voting ends this Friday. Thanks so much. I deeply appreciate the support.

12 Days of Comics Quick Review: Wayward

A nice little introduction to Wayward from comic reviewer Amanda Egle as part of her 12 Days of Comics:

Wayward #14 Arrives in February!

Arriving in February – Pre-order now!

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WAYWARD #14
STORY: JIM ZUB
ART: STEVEN CUMMINGS,TAMRA BONVILLAIN
COVER A: STEVEN CUMMINGS,TAMRA BONVILLAIN
COVER B: TULA LOTAY

FEBRUARY 24 / M-rated / $3.50

Tokyo Tower burns as mayhem takes hold of the city.

Cover A is part 4 of a 5 part panorama by Steve Cummings and Tamra Bonvillain. Buy all 5 issues of this story arc to fit them together into a massive Wayward illustration.

Cover B is by influential illustrator Tula Lotay (Supreme: Blue Rose, The Wicked + The Divine).

Wayward #13 Arrives in January!

Arriving in January. Pre-order now!

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WAYWARD #13
Story By: Jim Zub
Art/Cover A By: Steven Cummings and Tamra Bonvillain
Cover B By: Tom Raney and Gina Going
Release Date: January 20, 2016
Diamond ID: NOV150661

Tokyo Tower is under siege as Yokai and young gods clash. JIM ZUB (Skullkickers, Samurai Jack) and STEVEN CUMMINGS (Deadshot) continue their acclaimed supernatural spectacle.

Cover A is part three of a five-part panorama by STEVEN CUMMINGS and TAMRA BONVILLAIN. Buy all five issues of this story arc to fit them together into a massive WAYWARD illustration.

Cover B is by TOM RANEY (Uncanny X-Men, Annihilation).

Thoughts on ‘The Dark Knight Returns’

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With the upcoming release of Dark Knight III, the gang at 13th Dimension have put together a trio of articles asking comic professionals about their memories of the original ‘Dark Knight Returns‘. I was thrilled to contribute some thoughts on the series.

Part 1: Reading Dark Knight for the First Time

Part 2: The Lasting Influence of the Dark Knight

Part 3: Iconic Moments From the Dark Knight