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Mark Waid


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.


Monday, March 9 2015

Royalty and Rebels in 'Princess Leia #1'

Princess Leia begins an important part of her journey towards becoming a true rebel.

Tuesday, April 29 2014

Breaking Down A Prelude: "Original Sin #0"

Before the Watcher meets his end, fans are reminded why they care about him.

Monday, March 21 2011

Leaping Into Aether: Unknown Volume 1

Unknown stands as an achievement by successfully jamming together two genres: the rational detective story, and the irrational supernatural suspense tale.

Sunday, November 21 2010

Standing Still: Stan Lee’s The Traveler #1

Comicbooks have one irreproachable strength over other forms of storytelling. Timelessness. The characters in comics are eternal. This is a point that is made abundantly clear with Stan Lee's latest foray into the comics medium, BOOM! Studios' The Traveler #1.

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