Ash Ave Comics Book Club Reading Identity Crisis for December Meetup


Hey everyone, hope you’re enjoying the cooler “Fall” weather, and are ready for the upcoming December meeting of the Ash Ave Comics reading group.  Our pick for our December meetup is the controversial hit series (spoilers in link) Identity Crisis, a limited series written by Brad Meltzer, penciled by Rags Morales, inked by Michael Bair, and published by DC Comics in 2004.

The third meeting of the Ash Avenue Comic Book Club was held on the first Sunday of November, we discussed Jeff Lemire’s Sweet Tooth vol 01, in addition to the usual banter between attendees. At the end of the meeting, a reader’s name was chosen at random from a hat, and Kevin’s name was pulled.  Kevin chose Identity Crisis for our December 7th discussion.  Copies are in stock at the shop this week, and are all Club titles are available for 20% off of the listed price.

If you’d like to join come on into the shop and sign up. The Club meets at the shop on the first Sunday of the month to discuss a previously selected graphic novel, and club members will also choose the next month’s reading after finishing the discussion.  Our fourth meet up is scheduled for 6 PM on Sunday, December 7th.  Read the summary below for more information on Identity Crisis.


The best-selling, critically acclaimed comics event written written by New York Times best-selling author Brad Meltzer (GREEN ARROW) with art by Rags Morales & Michael Bair (WONDER WOMAN) is now available in a stunning softcover edition! This volume collects 2004’s evocative 7-issue miniseries that took all-too-human look into the lives of super-heroes, and the terrible price they pay for doing good.

When the spouse of a JLA member is brutally murdered, the entire super-hero community searches for the killer, fearing their own loved ones may be the next targets! But before the mystery is fully solved, a number of long-buried secrets rise to the surface, threatening to tear apart and divide the heroes before they can bring the mysterious killer to justice.

Bonus features for this edition include extended commentary by Meltzer and Morales, the rest of the creative team talking about their favorite moments, a look at Morales’s sketchbook and more!