To Live in The World of Edena -- With an Orange-Haired Tyrant | 16 Jan 2017 // 8:30 PM
Moebius' The World of Edena is a masterpiece that's fitting for reintroduction in our troubled times.
Who's the Real Winner in 'Superman vs Muhammad Ali'? | 6 Jun 2016 // 3:45 AM
Superman is earnest and virtuous; he is the world's finest. Ali's braggadocio and poetry and strength of character are on display; he is the greatest.
It's Alive! The Changing Face of Dick Briefer's Frankenstein | 22 Oct 2015 // 8:30 PM
Dick Briefer's Frankenstein was a patchwork monster, both horrible and hilarious. Few comic book creations can claim as much life as this creature possessed.
Batman and Other Creatures of the Night | 8 Oct 2015 // 8:02 PM
As Halloween approaches, it's time once again to think about the creatures of the night – about ghosts, vampires, werewolves and demons. It's time to think about Batman.
Re-Imagining Pellucidar: Jamie Chase's and Bobby Nash's 'At the Earth's Core' | 24 Sep 2015 // 1:30 AM
Dark Horse, in conjunction with Sequential Pulp Comics, has just issued a marvelous graphic novel adaptation of At the Earth's Core. Pellucidar, and David Innes, are suddenly alive in ways that they have never been before.
'Crisis on Infinite Earths' 30 Years On //23.Jul.15
This Dream of You: Selma. Selma, Alabama //19.Jan.15
Where Do They Come From? What Do They Want? //19.Jun.14
Mourning the Death of Gwen Stacy //2.May.14
Hugo Gernsback and Perversity and Optimism at the Dawn of Science Fiction | 20 Dec 2016 // 2:30 AM
Grant Wythoff's new collection of Hugo Gernsback's writings is an indispensable volume for students of science fiction.
Biography of X-Men Comics Writer Chris Claremont Is Weighed Down With Words | 23 Nov 2016 // 4:00 AM
Claremont's long-form X-Men story, told over 186 issues, proves he's the master of the form. Jason Powell's new book offers an exhaustive issue-by-issue commentary.
M. R. James' Ghost Stories Work Eerily Well in This Graphic Fiction Form | 27 Oct 2016 // 8:45 PM
Leah Moore and John Reppion deliver thrills and chills in a way that M. R. James would surely have approved of -- in shadows and by degree.
It's Batman at the End of Times in 'All-Star Batman' #1 | 18 Aug 2016 // 4:30 AM
Snyder and Romita have produced a riveting first issue and given us here, at the so-called end of times, the Batman we so desperately need.
'In the Shadow of Frankenstein' Will Haunt Your Dreams | 31 Jul 2016 // 8:05 PM
In the Shadow of Frankenstein provides a first-rate example of how the creature's heart continues to pump life into the horror genre.