Articles tagged vertigo

Strangeness Hits Shore in ‘Twilight Children #1’

Gilbert Hernandez continues his streak of magical realist tales.

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The Birth of DC/Vertigo Comics Was a Messy One

In the '90s, Vertigo was a brand new day for comics, completely unprecedented. It celebrated grunge and alternative music. And then it became embraced by the mainstream.

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‘All Star Western’ Is at Home, Back East

In a longstanding tradition of using company-wide shakeups to offer a new and engaging visions of Jonah Hex, All Star Western offers perhaps the sincerest reboot of the entire New 52 run.

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The Year in Review: The Best Comics of 2010, Part II

Regardless of format, what seems unlikely to change is the use of comics for serial storytelling. In the future, this may take place on the web, or in e-editions, it may not follow a monthly publishing schedule, but like television, comics is both historically associated with serials and well-suited to making and delivering these kinds of stories.

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8 Mar 2010 // 9:00 PM

Sweet Tooth #1-5

In his latest opus, Jeff Lemire cries out for help. If only he were crying wolf.

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A Modern Promethea: Mike Carey and Peter Gross Pen the Unwritten

Story these days is a battlefield, and Mike Carey and Peter Gross are the new generals.

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The Word Made Flesh: Chronicling The Unwritten

"Companion Tommy, sound your horn!" A story for the ages and, of course, our age, The Unwritten's goals are lofty indeed, and its creators do not shy from them, lest their work lose validity.

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The Island of Mr. Lemire: Why The Nobody Matters

The twin themes of identity and individuality have been persistent, domineering forces in storytelling, and, indeed, everyday life since the days of cave paintings in

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Madame Xanadu: Disenchanted

Reminiscent, in all the best ways, of Neil Gaiman and Kurt Vonnegut’s finest works, Matt Wagner’s opening salvo of his new Vertigo series shows the world still has need for the archetypes inherent in Wagner’s Parsifal.

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50 years later, follow in the footsteps of Hitchcock and his ‘Vertigo’ characters

SAN FRANCISCO - “OK, so Jimmy Stewart is sitting in his DeSoto right where that white minivan is parked - right there!” says author Aaron

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Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 1

Day One - A trip back to the classic days of studio system Hollywood, complete with great musicals, amazing adventure yarns, and a couple of post-modern freak outs, just to keep things controversial and lively.

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3 Mar 2008 // 9:00 PM


Incognegro proves once more, if proof is still needed, that the graphic novel equals prose, film and stage in its potential for all kinds of creative expression.

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6 Sep 2006 // 11:00 PM

Vertigo (1959)

Vertigo's new life, carefully restored from the best available prints for this DVD release, should best reveal Hitchcock's mastery of his medium.

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2 May 2002 // 10:00 PM

	Jump, Little Children: Vertigo

These days, pure talent is no guarantee of anything. The music business for most is an ever-uphill struggle against hardship in an attempt to get

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31 Dec 1994 // 10:03 PM

	Billie Myers: Vertigo

Billie Myers could probably get by with marching onto a stage and just standing there—uttering not even a note for two hours and get

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31 Dec 1994 // 10:03 PM

	Groove Armada: Vertigo

Innovation is paramount to the electronic music aesthetic. Flow is nearly tantamount. Groove Armada achieves neither on their debut Vertigo. They never make an attempt

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//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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