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New Comics: Moon Knight

IMG_0638Moon Knight is no stranger to #1 issues. Even before this current All New All Different relaunch, the character has captained a self-titled series eight different times. And that’s just since 1980. No wonder the poor bastard has dissociative identity disorder.

The latest volume, courtesy of Jeff Lemire, Greg Smallwood, and Jordie Bellaire, is the 68th new ongoing series since Marvel kicked off the ANAD initiative last October (which includes a few titles already ticketed for cancellation; Hercules is the only one I’m bummed about). We’re in Week 28 of All New All Different Marvel, by the way, if anyone other than us is still counting.

If anyone can give us a fresh take on a character struggling to figure himself out as well  as his surroundings, it’s Marvel’s current Master of the Broken Superhero.

IMG_0639Lemire got major focus group points on both Hawkeye and Old Man Logan, and his Extraordinary X-Men is one of our favorite team books. But, partnered with the art of Smallwood and Bellaire, this might be his best book in the batch.
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