Reviewing the last issue of a series, especially one like Day Men, is hard to do. Obviously, there's the reluctance to give anything that could be construed a spoiler. There's also the reluctance to say goodbye to a series and characters that I really enjoyed, cared about, and want to see go on indefinitely. I'll get more into these elements in our review of Day Men #8.
I have loved this series, but it has really frustrated me in that the delay between issues has me forgetting precisely what has occurred previously. However, each issue has been set up to stand on its own and not be so serial that every issue has to be read in order at one sitting. Essentially, this series is written like a television show.
Any list of the best comics of 2014 is going to be subjective, and is bound to miss something. I don't have the time to read everything and many comics I want to read just don't come in front of me.
Between now and Christmas, every day we’ll highlight a suggestion for gift giving. All of these suggestions will be comics-themed, and every day will see one featured. For Day Two, I’m suggesting something I’ve already reviewed, but this is the type of book that deserves a larger readership. Day Men Vol. 1 TPB Writers: Matt Gagnon,
Day Men Vol. 1 TPB Writers: Matt Gagnon, Michael Alan Nelson Artist: Brian Stelfreeze SOLICITATION: For thousands of years, the world has been controlled by the “50 Families,” a secret network of vampire covens engaged in a timeless struggle for power. But when the sun rises, the vampires are forced to employ the services of a