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'Prez' Answers Thomas Jefferson's Call for a 'Dangerous Freedom' | 19 Jun 2015 // 6:45 AM

Thomas Jefferson said, "Rather a dangerous freedom than a peaceful slavery." The stunning comic Prez shows the true meaning of that statement.

Will the 'Supergirl', 'Lucifer' and 'Legends of Tomorrow' Shows Be Transmedia or Tranq-Media? | 12 Jun 2015 // 6:30 AM

Our expectations around for these upcoming TV shows get to the very heart of transmedia as a phenomenon.


The Face in the Puddle | 4 May 2015 // 5:30 AM

The central image of Spawn #251, the reflection of the monster in a puddle, speaks volumes about both the comics industry, and ourselves.

An Elegant Hack: "Batman #35" | 5 Nov 2014 // 4:00 AM

Batman #35 shows how current writer Scott Snyder manages to subtly subvert the New 52's narrative vector.


I Wish I Was Here: Exclusive Preview of 'Sensation Comics - Featuring Wonder Woman #38' | 9 Jun 2015 // 5:30 AM

Wonder Woman stands at the edge of a dark and foreboding forest. It's not a real vacation if there isn't a little bit of fear and loathing.

The Past Was Always With Us: Exclusive Preview of “GI Zombie #6” | 26 Jan 2015 // 6:42 AM

You wouldn’t think it, but Star Spangled War Stories, featuring G. I. Zombie #6 confronts us, by way of Watchmen, with issues at the heart of the history of comics.

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