Comic book artist Mike Henderson joins the Capes and Tights Podcast for Episode 137 on November 8, 2023. To prepare for the conversation, we have compiled eight comics by Henderson you should read right now.
Mike Henderson is the co-creator, cover artist, and artist of Nailbiter and Nailbiter Returns at Image Comics along with writer Joshua Williamson. Henderson has also illustrated for comics such as Dead Man Logan, Daredevil, and Deadpool vs. Old Man Logan at Marvel Comics, among many others at DC Comics and IDW Publishing.
Daredevil: Back in Black Vol. 7 (Marvel)
Daredevil’s plan to enlist the heroes of New York City to take down Mayor Fisk has crumbled. But with Hornhead captured and Fisk high on victory, neither of them can see the bigger picture: a looming threat that will change the entire landscape of the city! When the former Kingpin falls victim to a deadly ambush by the Hand, Daredevil finds himself back in the fight. Now, he must gather allies – both as Daredevil and Matt Murdock – in the face of an overwhelming enemy. Enter: the Order of the Dragon! Will these new players help DD stem the chaos – or unleash fresh horror? Meanwhile, Wilson Fisk rarely stays down for long. But when he finds his feet once more, who will he discover sitting at his desk?
Nailbiter (Image Comics)
Sixteen of the world’s most notorious serial killers were all born and raised in Buckaroo, Oregon, the worst and most infamous being Edward Charles Warren-the Nailbiter! What is happening in this small town to create so many serial killers?
Joshua Williamson and Mike Henderson deliver a mystery that mixes Twin Peaks with the horror of Se7en!
Dead Man Logan (Marvel)
The writing’s on the wall: Old Man Logan is dying. Sick from the Adamantium coating his skeleton, Logan’s search for a cure has led to nothing but dead ends. But for once, he’s actually trying to leave this world with some unfinished business. Can Logan take his last breath without slaughtering the X-Men again? Not if Mysterio has anything to say about it! The villain means to set in motion the mutant massacre at the crux of Old Man Logan’s apocalyptic future timeline. But is someone pulling Mysterio’s strings? The master of illusion’s newest benefactors will surprise you…and Logan!
Masks and Mobsters (Image Comics)
When Mob enforcer Bobby Silver killed masked hero Doctor Daylight in cold blood, it sent shock waves through the Masked community. Now in the eyes of the heroes, the mob is their #1 enemy-and it’s war!
Deadpool vs. Old Man Logan (Marvel)
What do you get when you cross a regenerative, cranky X-Man with a regenerative, wacky Merc? Deadpool vs. Old Man Logan!
Marvel’s deadliest heroes cross paths at last – but it won’t be pretty. James “Logan” Howlett is after a newly discovered Omega-level mutant, and he just won’t let Wade Wilson help. So naturally, Deadpool vows to outmatch his newly marked enemy for the entirety of the mission! If there’s one thing an angsty teenage girl hates, it’s two older men fighting over her – but the evil group that’s after young Maddie is even worse! She’s more than happy to take on the sinister Gen-Form all on her own, no help needed. But Wade and Logan have never been big on listening.
What If? Infinity – Thanos (Marvel)
What if Thanos joined the Avengers? Thanos made a deal with the Avengers to use his army to protect Earth from the invading forces, but it came with a cost?
Banshee Origins (IDW Publishing)
Lucas Hood is an ex-con and master thief who assumes the identity of the sheriff of Banshee, Pennsylvania, where he continues his criminal activities, even as he’s hunted by the shadowy gangsters he betrayed years earlier. But who was Lucas before he falsely took up the badge? Banshee: Origins gives fans of the hit series the story behind the story at last! Lucas’ doomed love affair with fellow thief Anastasia, his ill-fated betrayal of Ukranian crime-lord Rabbit, as well as his peculiar relationship with the cross-dressing master hacker Job — it’s all here in four-color noir glory!
The Forged (Image Comics)
Meet the Forged, elite warriors in service to the Eternal Empress. It’s a routine recovery op on a distant world. What could possibly go wrong? Spoiler: Just about everything!