Jimmy Callaway lives and works in San Diego, CA. Please visit Attention, Children. to read more of his writing. Thank you.
Tuesday, August 24 2010
In 1988, MAD's Don Martin helps set the stage for the move towards comics creators' rights in the '90s.
Sunday, August 22 2010
Image Comics was the game-changer. Not only did they proactively assert their rights as creators, but instilled in those to follow, the notion of creator autonomy.
Tuesday, August 3 2010
From here on in for the next few years, The Punisher would be published exclusively under Marvel’s mature-readers MAX imprint, allowing Ennis to explore the character in a more realistic setting, with more swear words and fewer men in capes.
Wednesday, June 23 2010
The first in a series of Iconographies examining Garth Ennis-scripted Punisher villains spotlights Barracuda, one of the Punisher's sickest, most deranged enemies, who also turns out to be almost the exact same man.
Thursday, January 28 2010
Rick Veitch wonders where the next step in superhuman evolution will take us.
Thursday, June 23 2011
Shann Ray's debut collection of short stories is not just a reimagining of the American West, but of the American man.
Sunday, May 15 2011
This is a perfectly sweet distraction with which to pass a few hours, an easy way to pay a visit to your 'bonus grandma'.
Thursday, April 21 2011
Private-eye fiction is being kept vital and relevant by many creative and intelligent authors. Nathan Larson's book is proof positive that the private detective will remain a serious and seriously enjoyable literary archetype.
Monday, April 4 2011
The best thing about this book is that it will likely make you want to put your AC/DC albums on the home stereo and play them really loud.
Wednesday, February 9 2011
Roald Dahl may have personally found biographies boring, but Donald Sturrock's book is anything but.
Thursday, February 17 2011
Parody and satire: two great tastes that taste great together.
Friday, February 11 2011
I can't hear a bloody thing.
Sunday, January 23 2011
Nothing destroys the charm of a meal more quickly than having a personality.
Wednesday, October 13 2010
The second in a 3-part series revisiting the NEC Press of the late 1980s and early 1990s, focusing on that monolith of Japanese propriety, Paul the Samurai.