Over its first two storylines, SHADE, THE CHANGING GIRL has become my favorite corner of the DC’s Young Animal imprint. Of all the titles, I think it strikes the most effortless balance between a strong visual narrative and a plot full of solid character development.
On paper, you can break down the difference between heroes and rogues in black and white words. But is it really so simple as a checklist? It's not like a determined number of actions cancel out evil deeds. There's not an official table that says one person rescued makes up for committing a robbery and wrecking property. People have to decide whether others have changed by going with their guts and their hearts. It's something I considered as I read the first pages of THE FLASH VOL.