This week in the Roundup we look at a pair of second issues in Avengelyne and Captain America and the latest chapter of the Dream Eater Saga in the Sinbad one-shot.
By Mark Poulton and Owen Gieni
As almost everyone knows, one of the hardest things in comics to pull off is a good second issue. Putting out a decent first issue is pretty easy, since a lot of fans will buy it just because of the shiny #1 on the cover. But a good second issue is a challenge. You have to convince the readers they want to stick around and try to bring in people who might not have picked up issue #1. Luckily, Avengelyne succeeds on both counts. (more…)