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Wednesday, May 28 2014

What Edgar Wright’s Departure from ‘Ant-Man’ Says About Marvel

At one time, Marvel was seen as taking risks in defiance of the bottom line. Those days are gone, apparently.


Monday, August 26 2013

‘Hollywood on Lake Michigan’ Has You Touring Chicago with an Informed Movie Buff by Your Side

This book bursts at the seams with enthusiasm not only for movies and architecture, but for people and their passions, and the shared histories between them that have made a life in Chicago.


Thursday, August 8 2013

The Month In Pop Entertainment: August 2013

Here are your pop culture options for end-of-summer fun.


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.


Wednesday, May 8 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.


Thursday, March 7 2013

Go Ahead, Disney… Rough Up ‘Star Wars’

Whatever Disney does to Star Wars, let's at least hope they keep its rough aesthetic.


Thursday, November 8 2012

May the Mouse Be With You

For now, fans can rejoice in knowing that there is more Star Wars -- much more -- on the way. Where it's coming from, however, could be a whole new world of worries.


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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