More apt than Dr. Frankenstein, Gaar built a fairly smooth-running monster out of the many gray areas of Hendrix's life and work, cross-stitched with stuff mined from archival flotsam and jetsam of the Seattle scene, and coated it in the heavy-hitting velvet armor of a fabulous bit of cover art.
'Black Dog: the Dreams of Paul Nash' Gives Chaotic Reality to the Dreamscapes of a War-haunted Painter
While no imitator, Dave McKean shares kindred tastes with Nash and creates a fictionalized memoir and dream journal of Nash's WWI experiences.
Even with a glut of time traveling shenanigans, the time-displaced X-men find a way to keep it interesting.
Compared to the Bixby/Ferrigno television series and even most of the Hulk comics, Ang Lee's Hulk was not what audiences were expecting.
The Unquotable Trump is a devious, dark, disturbing, brilliant delight that will prove the standard bearer for texts from the resistance.
There are plenty of tough moments in this tale, in both the author's personal life and in her struggles to understand her troubled dog, yet there's never any doubt that they belong together.
Frank Miller locates our tragedy and warps it into his own brutal beauty.
This book offers a poignant and jarring reminder not just of the resilience of the human spirit, but also of its ability to seek solace in the materiality of one's present.
If space is time—and space is literally time in the comics form—the world of the novel is a temporal cage. Manuele Fior pushes at the formal qualities of that cage to tell his story.
Weapon H/Hulkverine has an uphill battle from the beginning, but does plenty to set himself apart, even if he is just a simple mix of Wolverine and Hulk-like brutality.
X2: X-Men United has a much stronger plot than X-Men, a surprising amount of social consciousness, better action and visual effects, and it caps things off with a killer cliffhanger ending.
While there are many real-world parallels of evil empires that plunder, going back to the days of the pyramids, not even the most blood-thirsty ruler could do so on the scale of the Empire.