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Tuesday, October 28 2014

Pride and Mourning: “Death of Wolverine: The Logan Legacy #2”

How does a woefully ill-equipped teenage girl cope with the loss of a loved one?


Of Grimms, Slayers, and Vampires with Souls

Although our heroes in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Grimm are initially alone, accepting help, and valuing their found families, is a virtue.


Thursday, October 16 2014

Captain Comics: Will TV’s ‘Constantine’ Be the Real Deal?


Wednesday, October 1 2014

Batgirl Takes a Bow at Long Beach Comic-Con, Along With Lois


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.


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.


Thursday, June 20 2013

Murkiness, Creepy Comics in ‘Montague Terrace’

Those paying rent at Montague Terrace tend toward paranoia, hallucinations, and occasional nastiness.


Wednesday, May 29 2013

New York City-Sourced Chaos in Graphic Novel ‘Strange Attractors’

Instability underpins this maps-and-Manhattan-centric graphic novel from Charles Soule.


Tuesday, May 7 2013

Comics Creator Matt Kindt’s ‘Fine Art’

Each page that comics creator Matt Kindt produces is marked by an ability to communicate nostalgia that is immediate and striking.


Monday, September 3 2012

The Major Comics Publishers Skipped Geek Girl Again, But Is That Such a Bad Thing?

In my review of last year's convention I made the case for Marvel and DC to be in attendance. After attending this year's convention, I think a case could also be made for the major publishers to stay away.


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Point Omega by Don DeLillo (Reviews) [14.Feb.10]
A Case for Comics in College (Columns) [2.Feb.10]
The Humbling by Philip Roth (Reviews) [9.Nov.09]
Mouse Guard: Winter 1152 (Reviews) [29.Sep.09]
Comic Re-Imagining (Columns) [17.Sep.09]
Abstract Comics (Features) [16.Sep.09]
Moomin Book Four by Tove Jansson (Reviews) [20.Jul.09]
Redemption of a Jerk (Re:Print) [6.Jul.09]
Novel: 808s & Mixtapes (Reviews) [17.Feb.09]
Colin Munroe: Is The Unsung Hero (Capsule Reviews) [17.Feb.09]
The Graphic Report: Summer Edition (Re:Print) [11.Aug.08]
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