Is it almost the end of September already?! Time flies when you’re sipping pumpkin spice lattes! (I guess: I don’t drink coffee.) Here are some fun comics and comic-related goodies you can dig into before the month is out.
Captain America Automatic Light Sensing Night Light by 3DInspirationDesigns
If you don’t have super-night vision powers, this is the next best thing. Perfect for heroes of all ages! $15
Constantine: Distorted Illusions by Kami Garcia and Isaac Goodhart
Constantine is DC’s premier bad-boy magician, but in this YA comic, he sets his sights on America and punk band stardom instead! Magic is never far behind, however, and after a spell goes horribly wrong, Constantine has to reevaluate his own goals and magical talents.
Everything is OK by Debbie Tung
This graphic memoir perfectly captures what it’s like living with depression and anxiety. By learning to open up about her problems and accepting that some days will be better than others, Tung shows that, while life can be difficult sometimes, it will get better. And yes, everything will be OK.
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Today’s Riot Rec theme is: swords! The sexiest of all weapons! The heroes in these comics must learn to wield their swords wisely if they are to defend themselves and their loved ones.
Kaze Hikaru Vol. 1 by Taeko Watanabe
Kamiya Seizaburo wants nothing more than to train as a warrior and avenge his family. The hitch? He’s really a girl disguised as a boy so that Okita Soji, a renowned swordsman, will teach her all he knows! But it’s not long before Soji discovers her secret — and then what?
Ronin Island Vol. 1 by Greg Pak and Giannis Milonogiannis
Hana and Kenichi are thrown together on a single, safe island after their families — and much of the rest of 19th-century East Asia — are destroyed by an unknown attacker. Despite their mutual distrust, they must work together if they are to survive and keep their new home safe.
In closing, I leave you with my dog Poppy’s latest glamor shot. Such elegance! Such grace and poise!