AVQ&A: What comics are you reading this month?
We’ve expanded the regular AVQ&A discussion prompts to ask several of our regular contributors (and you) a simple question: What are you currently reading? It’s Comics Week at The A.V. Club, so we’re wondering what comics you’re reading this month. If you have suggestions for future AVQ&A questions, big or small, email them to us here.
Star Wars: Darth Vader #9.
The thing I admire most about Marvel’s 2015 line of Star Wars comics is the way each one has established a distinct tone. Star Wars: Darth Vader, written by Kieron Gillen, is my favorite. It’s predictably dark and brooding, but not overbearingly so, and its shrewd premise manages to cast its familiar antihero in a new light. We see Darth Vader at a low ebb, having lost political capital in the wake of the Death Star destruction depicted in the …