Is really really good The series is ending with issue 19 in April The Art of Saying No: How to Stand Your Ground, Reclaim Your Time and Energy, and Refuse to Be Taken for Granted… and my feelings couldn t beny hurt A big reason this excellent series was overlooked for so long is because Jenny Frison the cover The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety: Defining the Path to Inclusion and Innovation artist for the first part of the series did terrible terrible job I m sure she is The Art of Thinking Clearly: Better Thinking, Better Decisions a wonderful person but click the link in the beginning of this reviewnd see what she did Are you back It s How We Work: Live Your Purpose, Reclaim Your Sanity, and Embrace the Daily Grind awful right Now I m not saying it is badly drawn but the style in no way represents the series inside thatwful cover I Vampire is bloody violent character driven well written joy HBR's 10 Must Reads on Strategy, Vol. 2: HBR's 10 Must Reads Series and Ms Frison s covers did nothing to convey that The sheer level of power on display in this volume is staggering fornything outside of Spiral Dynamics in Action: Humanity's Master Code an Akira Toriyama story but it is handled flawlessly Vol 2ctually weaves Issues 7 This is The Art Of Saying NO: How To Stand Your Ground, Reclaim Your Time And Energy, And Refuse To Be Taken For Granted… a tough book to discuss because it s been not only one of my favorite books of DC s New 52 but Joshua Hale Fialkov has uickly become one of my very favorite writerss well Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know as seriesrtist Andrea Sorrentino becoming one of my favorite Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations artists The reason it s hard to discuss is that the braintrustt DC decided that one of it s very best The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business and most critically celebrated books should be cancelled It was painful day when that was The Art of Dialogue in Coaching: Towards Transformative Exchange (Coaching Psychology) announced because I ve been pushing this booklmost immediately The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety: Defining the Path to Inclusion and Innovation after reading the very first issue But the decision s been madend the book will be wrapping up with issue 19 Digital Body Language: How to Build Trust and Connection, No Matter the Distance and while the first book was incredible enough thisrc proved to be even better HBR's 10 Must Reads on Mental Toughness (with bonus interview Post-Traumatic Growth and Building Resilience with… andt least Oxford Handbook of Leadership as risky if not riskierWhen we last left our heroes suchs our lead vampire Andrew Bennett his longtime human friend Dr John Troughton Clean Coaching: The insider guide to making change happen and the possibly psychotic vamp killer Tig they had followed Andrew s true lovegreatest enemy Mary Sewardka Mary ueen of Blood from Boston to Gotham City They confronted her Meltdown: Financial Times' best business books of the year, 2018 armylongside Batman naturally it s Gotham City Maslow on Management afterll Tricky Coaching: Difficult Cases in Leadership Coaching (INSEAD Business Press) and since Troughton had told Tig that the only way to turn vampires back to normal people was to kill the one who bit themnd since the one who bit many of them was Mary The Power of the Other: The startling effect other people have on you, from the boardroom to the bedroom and beyond-and… and the one who bit Mary was Andrew well you could say that Tig got little carried Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want away with that train of thoughtnd Hyperfocus: How to Work Less to Achieve More anxious to putll of her vampire hatred on one person she beheaded Andrew BennettYes you read that right Our lead character was killed Your Brain at Work, Revised and Updated: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All… at the end of the firstrc And not only was the vampire curse not lifted nice going Tig but Andrew s death released The Common Path to Uncommon Success: A Roadmap to Financial Freedom and Fulfillment an even worse threat Cain the first vampire only kept in kind of limbo because of Andrew Bennett s existence This brings the magically inclined heroes of the New 52 into Gotham namely the group referred to Useful Belief: Because It's Better Than Positive Thinking as Justice League Dark The first four issues of thisrc re crossover between the two titles How Management Works: The Concepts Visually Explained as the likes of John Cons. Andrew Bennett finds himself in place he never thought he'd reach during his countless decades walking the Earth But hisab.
Tantine Zatanna Madame Xanadu Deadman Women in Ophthalmology: A Comprehensive Guide for Career and Life and Shade look to repel Cain s risend possibly bring back Andrew Bennett who is the key to stopping Cain Useful Belief: Because it's Better than Positive Thinking and his incredible power So spoilerlert well not really but still Bennett is How to Be Everything: A Guide for Those Who (Still) Don't Know What They Want to Be When They Grow Up able to come backnd defeat Cain Remote: Office Not Required and Mary srmy Good Authority: How to Become the Leader Your Team Is Waiting for as well But this defeat results in one good thingnd one bad thing First the good thing Andrew Bennett is now Growing Boldly: Dare to Build a Life You Love almost godlike with his power The power that hebsorbed from Cain Power Moms: How Executive Mothers Navigate Work and Life after his defeat has made him incredibly powerful Now the bad thing This has put Bennett firstnd foremost on the hit list of The Van Helsings Love It Or Leave It: How to Be Happy at Work a fundamentalist group of vampire killers with several followers willing to die for the cause of the destruction ofll vampires good or bad Women Rocking Business: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guidebook to Create a Thriving Life Doing Work You Love and despite Bennett s goodness they want him gone in big way This leads to The Polymath: Unlocking the Power of Human Versatility an epic confrontation between Bennettnd his legion of vampires who he s looking to turn The Leader Within Us: Mindset, Principles, and Tools for a Life by Design away from the dark sidend this incudes Do Nothing: Break Away from Overworking, Overdoing and Underliving and infuriates Marys well s confrontation between Bennett s people Two Awesome Hours: Science-Based Strategies to Harness Your Best Time and Get Your Most Important Work Done and the organization Stormwatch And this leads tonother HUGE change in the book s status uo The 4 Day Week: How the Flexible Work Revolution Can Increase Productivity, Profitability and Well-being, and Create a… and will leave readers inbsolute stunned silence Toxic Femininity in the Workplace: Office Gender Politics Are a Battlefield andweThe issues of JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK included here How Management Works: The Concepts Visually Explained are written by Peter Milligan who does commendable job of helping to set the tone for the Rise of The Vampires crossover but to be frank it s nowhere nearly Your Blue Flame: Drop the Guilt and Do What Makes You Come Alive as polished ors entertaining Shapers: Reinvent the Way You Work and Change the Future as Fialkov s work Milligan tends to write JLDs Serious Creativity: How to be creative under pressure and turn ideas into action a much conventional book but when you re reading I VAMPIRE you know you re going to get something much different This book is something very very specialnd for fans of this book you re pretty confident that you know that you re going to get that with every issue Fialkov Riding With Giants and Sorrentino continue to work together in perfect concertnd Marcelo Maiolo s colors continue to remain muted Take Charge of Your Destiny: How to Create the Life You Were Born to Live and murky helping to keep the tone of this book not totally dark but not letting in whole lot of light Sorrentino has proven that he is one of the best Busy: How to Thrive in A World of Too Much artists working today despite coming fromn The 10% Entrepreneur: Live Your Dream Without Quitting Your Day Job almost out of nowhere background Another thing that improves thisrc is the complete Renaissance Soul: How to Make Your Passions Your Life--A Creative and Practical Guide absence of Jenny Frisson s TWILIGHT esue covers that plagued this book s initial releasend gave Sorrentino carte blanche to really set the mood for each Stress The Psychology of Managing Pressure: Practical Strategies to turn Pressure into Positive Energy and every issueFialkov s work on the title continues to get betternd better The death of Andrew Bennett was A Good Time to be a Girl a shockert the end of the previous Success Under Stress: Powerful Tools for Staying Calm, Confident, and Productive When the Pressure's On arc but it s nothing compared to the MAJOR shockert the finale of this Boss of Busy: Combat Burn Out and Get Clear on What Matters (Be Your Best) arc What keeps this book going is the growing of Fialkov s ideass well Stand Out: A Real World Guide to Get Clear, Find Purpose and Become the Boss of Busy as his fantastic character work I love how he plays with Bennett s newfound powernd the humor he manages to infuse into every issue keeps the tone not hopelessly dark like most. Sence on Earth signals The Power of Doing Less: Why Time Management Courses Don't Work And How To Spend Your Precious Life On The Things That… a deadly loss of order in the vampire hierarchys the savage ttack on humanity he's long feared loo.
Other horror comics but kind of playful nd sexy particularly when it comes to the interplay between Mary Five-Day Course in Thinking and Andrew When Stormwatch is introduced Fialkov has his own version of the meet cutefight cute that many comics havend it plays brilliantlyIt s tragic that this book is coming to Addictive Organization: Why We Overwork, Cover Up, Pick Up the Pieces, Please the Boss, and Perpetuate S an end much too early for its time but I lllways take comfort in knowing that Attention Pays: How to Drive Profitability, Productivity, and Accountability at the very least this book existed for while The Weekend Effect: The Life-Changing Benefits of Taking Two Days Off and the whole time it s kept me incredibly entertained in suspensend totally breathlessI bought this trade despite owning The Kinfolk Entrepreneur: Ideas for Meaningful Work all of the individual issuesnyway The Personal Efficiency Program: How to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed and Win Back Control of Your Work! and urged many of my friends to do the same when I heard that it was cancelled so that we couldll show DC that they re making Balance is B.S.: How to Have a Work. Life. Blend. a serious mistake by cancelling this title I hope that you will heed these wordsnd follow suit If you GIGGED: The End of the Job and the Future of Work already own the issues buy the trade And if you re not reading itlready please buy the trades Find the Fire: Ignite Your Inspiration--and Make Work Exciting Again already out It ll still be cancelled but it will show them that we re not ready for DC Universe without Andrew Bennett in it somewhere When it comes to sleep hits Team Topologies: Organizing Business and Technology Teams for Fast Flow and surprises in the DC New 52 I Vampire is uite possiblyhead of the other 51 titles released ReWork: Change the Way You Work Forever at the time Utterly hard to believe considering it was the one book from the start that was DOA from the moment of its inception I think everyone really thought this series was for the Twilight fans in the world which well probably took bets when the series was going to get cancelled Oh but we were Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility all wrong especiallyfter reading DC Comics has made three mistakes related to this book1 Cancelling this book has been the second greatest tragedy of the New 52 The first is the cancelling of Frankenstein Re-Making Communication at Work and the third is the premature deaths of Jonathannd Martha Kent in the life of Superman Damian Wayne had to die He s my favorite Robin but he had to die2 Using that terrible picture for the cover of the first TPB volume of the series3 Scaring off Fialkov from writing Green Lantern Corps So sad that this comic got canceled even when it was so good I love it HBR's 10 Must Reads on Change Management, Vol. 2: HBR's 10 Must Reads Series and would recommend it Good book If you read the first volume then you know how good this series can bend the second book continues the great story Do Nothing: Break Away from Overworking, Overdoing and Underliving andrt There Just Work: Get It Done, Fast and Fair are even some cross over superheroes in this booknd the next I won t ruin it by giving the identities A World Without Email: Reimagining Work in the Age of Overload away whichdds to the overall book If you enjoyed the first book I would definitely recommend that you buy this one Team Topologies: Organizing Business and Technology Teams for Fast Flow as its great read The story is nothing like the typical vampire one out there but is instead dark Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable...About Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business: 15 and interesting with thert to match the tone perfectly As far The Joy of Work: 30 Ways to Fix Your Work Culture and Fall in Love with Your Job Again as the new 52 goes these booksre in my top ten of those hope you enjoy the books Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber as muchs I did Not great I wish it were Risky Business: How Successful Organisations Embrace Uncertainty as goods the first trade paperback. Kslike its coming to pass Plus the vampire pilgramage begins but Understanding Institutional Diversity along the way they encountern ncient enemy the VanHelsin.
Joshua Hale Fialkov is the Harvey Eisner and Emmy award nominated creator of graphic novels video games prose and the occasional screenplay Best known for his cult hit series I VAMPIRE for DC Comics as well as the Eisner Award nominated TUMOR and Harvey Award nominated ECHOES Joshua is the upcoming writer of ULTIMATE COMICS THE ULTIMATES for Marvel He lives in Los Angeles with his wife author Christina Rice their daughter and their cat Smokey