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Wednesday, July 23 2014

The Victor Belongs to the Spoils: 75 Summers of the Batman

Just a single thought about what Batman has come to mean over the last 75 years.


Monday, June 2 2014

The Rise Fall and Rise of Marvel Comics on Film Part 1: Origins and Eternities

Marvel Comics rules the box office today (three films based on Marvel Comics occupied the top 10 in May 2014 alone), but getting there was a long, hard, slow road.


Monday, March 24 2014

Take Me In, Take Me Home: Exclusive Preview of ‘Superman #29’

Be brave, Superman gets into an epic fight! And more!


Friday, September 6 2013

In Support of a Vast Scope: “American Vampire: Anthology”

Snyder and Albuquerque bookend the Anthology with an explosive and intimate character study of first American vampire Skinner Sweet. He’s the legend of Johnny Cash with fangs.


Thursday, August 29 2013

Corruptive Influence: “Justice League Dark #23”

The concept of pure, tangible evil and corruption is fueling DC's "Trinity War" and it plays right into the most villainous of hands in Justice League Dark #23.


Tuesday, July 16 2013

No Place for Daydreamers: Becky Cloonan’s DIY Comics

Gothic-styled heartbreak figures into Becky Cloonan's self-published trilogy, but that ain't the half of it.


Friday, September 28 2012

The Ghosts That Haunt Me Still: Exclusive Preview of ‘Superman Action Comics #13’

When Grant Morrison dedicates this story to Ray Bradbury, it is more than simple a sign of respect for a past master and admiration for a formative influence. It is an abiding statement about a radical shift in the nature of our relationship to our fiction, and our past.


Friday, September 21 2012

Becoming Jonah Hex: Exclusive Preview of “All Star Western #0”

"I remember not wanting to like it, but I did…" Please enjoy your exclusive preview of the forthcoming All Star Western #0.


Monday, August 20 2012

Fanboy Fury and Authoring ‘Before Watchmen’

Why have fanboys, this group of devoted readers, turned against the mainstream comics industry?


Wednesday, September 14 2011

The Comics Writer and the Fall of the Superpowers

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.


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R.E.B.E.L.S. #1-6 (Reviews) [12.Jan.10]
Madame Xanadu: Disenchanted (Reviews) [3.Nov.09]
Wednesday Comics #1-7 (Reviews) [23.Sep.09]
Incognegro (Reviews) [3.Mar.08]
Superman: Emperor Joker (Reviews) [28.May.07]
The Exterminators (Reviews) [19.Apr.07]
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