Hello, and welcome to Saturday Morning Panels! It’s a very simple concept: since none of us are up to watching Saturday morning cartoons anymore, we are instead going to share with you our favorite panels from the week before. It’s a bit like Comics Should Be Cheap, except with more pictures and less reading.
And, of course, SPOILERS are probably abundant.
We encourage you to play along at home and let us know what your favorite moments of the week were in the comment section! In the meantime, our picks:
“Shutter” #13: Oh, “Shutter.” Please don’t ever change. – Matt Garcia
“Weekly Shonen Jump,” July 6, 2015: I know that this colored version of Akira Toriyama’s “Dragon Ball” has been around for a while, but I’ve just never seen it. This week’s “Shonen Jump” begins the re-serialization of the comic’s earliest chapters with a warm, limited color palette that is unlike most imagery associated with the seminal series. The cheekiness we see here would fade into the background later in the comic’s run, but really helped to shape the comedy Toriyama presented to readers early on. – Mike Romeo
Justice League United #11 – People don’t give Travel Foreman enough credit for his sense of humor – that look on Stargirl’s face is hilarious. – Brian Salvatore
“Abe Sapien” #24: They’re back… ― Mark Tweedale
“Saga” #30: Eat your heart out, Cloud Strife. – Matt Garcia
Archie #1 – This book is almost dangerously charming. – Brian Salvatore
“Weekly Shonen Jump,” July 6, 2015: I couldn’t help but include a second helping of “Dragon Ball.” This was the first time readers, and Goku, witnessed the magic of a Capsule Corp vehicle. – Mike Romeo
“Batman” #42: More like Bat-Train. – Matthew Garcia
Lando #1: Lobot, like a Loboss. – Brian Salvatore
Negative Space #1: There’s a lot of moments of genuine emotion in the first issue of “Negative Space”, but this panel and this little note are maybe the most heartbreaking. – – Leo Johnson
“MANPLUS” #1: There are panels in this issue where writer/artist Andre Lima Araujo is simultaneously channeling Moebius and Otomo. The work in this issue is stunning. – Mike Romeo
“Batman” #42: Ladies and gentlemen, Greg Capullo channelling his inner Otomo. – Matt Garcia