Tuesday, July 16 2013
Gothic-styled heartbreak figures into Becky Cloonan's self-published trilogy, but that ain't the half of it.
Thursday, June 20 2013
Those paying rent at Montague Terrace tend toward paranoia, hallucinations, and occasional nastiness.
Wednesday, May 29 2013
Instability underpins this maps-and-Manhattan-centric graphic novel from Charles Soule.
Tuesday, May 7 2013
Each page that comics creator Matt Kindt produces is marked by an ability to communicate nostalgia that is immediate and striking.
Monday, August 20 2012
Why have fanboys, this group of devoted readers, turned against the mainstream comics industry?
Monday, July 30 2012
Whatever the social and political issues Brian Wood and Ricardo Burchielli, and their occasional collaborators, chose to examine through the DMZ series, those examinations were always grounded in and refracted through New York.
Wednesday, September 14 2011
We often think of comic books as the height of escapism, but recent events point to an industry in a death spiral, due in no small part to how badly it mistreats the writers on which it depends.
Wednesday, July 13 2011
PopMatters speaks to major figureheads in the POD industry to determine where it is, what it can do, and most importantly, where it's going ...
Wednesday, July 6 2011
Most of the films in this anthology will be kryptonite to you. But if you are looking for the origins of the 20th century's pop culture fascination with gods and heroes, this is the set for you.
Wednesday, June 1 2011
If only the creators of the Spiderman musical had chosen Elvis Costello instead of U2 to create Spidey's soundtrack... While we're at it, here are some ideas for Broadway's next pack of superhero shows.