Mysterius the Unfathomable #1

Written by Jeff Parker
Art by Tom Fowler
32 pages, color
Published by Wildstorm/DC Comics

I feel a little bad for the Wildstorm imprint, these days. It seems to have majorly fallen off the radar of readers, and that means no matter how good the project is, it’s likely to be overlooked. In the case of something like Mysterius the Unfathomable, that’s a real shame. Jeff Parker and Tom Fowler’s new mini-series has such a fun start that it deserves to be seen by more than a handful of people.

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Trinity #35

Written by Kurt Busiek and Fabian Nicieza
Penciled by Mark Bagley and Mike Norton
Inked by Art Thibert and Walden Wong
32 pages, color
Published by DC Comics

I actually feel a little bad for Trinity, DC Comics’s current year-long weekly series. When 52 started, it had come right off of Infinite Crisis and had the hook of being an epilogue (of sorts) for that series to grab readers. The follow up of Countdown ended up leading into the big Final Crisis event, even down to having a name-change halfway through to Countdown to Final Crisis. But Trinity? In many ways it’s just existing in a void, entirely on its own, and so I think it’s easy to forget. That’s a shame, too, because as the title hits the two-thirds mark, I think Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza, Mark Bagley, and the rest of the creative team are really hitting their marks.

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