Zombies and the Search for the Edible Other in 'The Abominable Mr. Seabrook' | 14 Feb 2017 // 9:00 PM
Joe Ollman’s new graphic biography is a revelation, showing the darkness and the light in the life of the man who introduced zombies to the world.
To Live in The World of Edena -- With an Orange-Haired Tyrant | 16 Jan 2017 // 9:30 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 // 4:45 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 // 9:30 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 // 9:02 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.
'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
Jack Kirby's Influence Is Felt on Nearly Every Page of 'Marvel Year By Year' | 18 Sep 2017 // 4:30 AM
All of the important in-continuity events are here: the death of Gwen Stacy, the Kree-Skull War, the death of Jean Grey, Civil War.
Hugo Gernsback and Perversity and Optimism at the Dawn of Science Fiction | 20 Dec 2016 // 3:30 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 // 5:00 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 // 9:45 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 // 5:30 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.