Sunday, September 18 2011
With DC's New 52 reboot of their entire universe, the comicbook company is evolving a greater media savvy and a far deeper cultural relevance than ever before. But has DC simply borrowed from more adaptable publishers like BOOM! Studios?
Monday, August 8 2011
At its heart, Malignant Man is not a horror comic. Nor does it try to be. It’s a dark thriller that combines action, suspense and a bit of fun into a tale that ends up reminding as a combination of The Matrix and Alien. But…
Thursday, July 28 2011
Maybe not in outright theme, but surely in mechanism, The Rinse describes the exact dilemma of the US economy, and US identity.
Tuesday, July 19 2011
This book is the comics you and I grew up on where once the story was over, there was still plenty of things to do to keep you entertained. You don’t see much of that anymore in kid-friendly comics.
Monday, July 11 2011
Writer Chris Roberson's offer of a bold new Elric as struggling with notions of American identity on a grand historical scale couldn't be more timeous. But does he lose the quintessential nature of Moorcock's command over various genre?
Monday, June 20 2011
For many people, Star Wars is sacred ground, especially for those fans that grew up in the 1970s and ‘80s. While the entire film franchise is open to parody (especially the prequels) it takes a special kind of precision, a special kind of care, cleverness and panache to properly pull it off.
Monday, June 6 2011
The real question for Soldier Zero, flagship title of industry legend Stan Lee's new line of comicbook heroes, is not whether the character can compete with Lee's classic Marvel creations like Spider-Man, Hulk and Iron Man, but how.
Tuesday, March 29 2011
Whether CBGB had a special poetry to it or was nothing more than a decent rock club is less interesting than the debate itself.
Tuesday, May 1 2007
Writers Keith Giffen and J. M. DeMatteis promised that issue 4 of their superhero comedy would have "Less Dialogue... More Hitting", and they delivered on that promise big time.