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Brian Azzarello

(1962- )
Brian Azzarello is an American comic book writer. He came to prominence with the hardboiled crime series 100 Bullets, published by DC Comics’ mature-audience imprint Vertigo. In 2011, he became the writer of DC’s relaunched Wonder Woman series.

100 Bullets by Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso

100 Bullets by Brian Azzarello (writer) & Eduardo Risso (artist)

100 Bullets by Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso is one of the first lengthy comic book series I read (along with Y: The Last Man and Sandman), and it remains one of my favorites, competing in its writing and art with the best that Sandman has to offer. Which one of the two series is your favorite will probably depend on what kind of genre you like best. Sandman appeals to lovers of fantasy, horror, and mythology; 100 Bullets ... Read More

Lex Luthor: Man of Steel

Lex Luthor: Man of Steel by Brian Azzarello (writer) & Lee Bermejo (artist)

Though I'm not a big fan of Superman comics, I am fascinated by his overlapping roles in American literature and popular culture. Therefore, I never hesitate to read Superman trades if they come highly recommended, as was Lex Luthor: Man of Steel. Though not as good as some of my other favorites like Superman: Red Son and Superman/Batman: Public Enemies, Lex Luthor: Man of Steel comes close. The decision to tell the story from Luthor's perspective is a good one, and the comic is made even better because of how well Bermejo's art reflects... Read More