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All Tomorrow's Progs: An Exclusive Preview of 2000AD: Winter Special '14
After an 18-year absence on the global stage of popculture, the 2000 AD Specials returned earlier this year. The Winter Special is a thematic return to the magazine's roots. [24.Oct.14]
Marvel Universe LIVE! - Cyclops Danced and Wolverine Lost His Claws
I refuse to accept that I am too old to enjoy a live-action, stunt bike, superhero arena show. I'm not too old. I love superheroes and I was ready to love Marvel Universe LIVE! But "good enough for the kids" just isn't good enough. [23.Oct.14]
It All Comes Back to Haunt You: Cutter #3
Artist Christian DiBari's black-and-white panels feel more than a little like a woodcut – roughly done with a pocket knife, all slash marks and scars, as if the killer herself is carving out this story with her bloody blade. [21.Oct.14]
A Fitting (But Incomplete) End: Death of Wolverine #4
Wolverine's demise had just enough substance and not nearly enough style. [20.Oct.14]
Short As a Boat Ride with the Mafia: Exclusive Preview of Dead Boy Detectives #10
If you came through reading comics in the '90s (and we all did, even those of us born long after), Dead Boy Detectives #10 feels like coming home after the longest of journeys outwards. [20.Oct.14]
Reviews
Artist Christian DiBari's black-and-white panels feel more than a little like a woodcut – roughly done with a pocket knife, all slash marks and scars, as if the killer herself is carving out this story with her bloody blade. [21.Oct.14]
Wolverine's demise had just enough substance and not nearly enough style. [20.Oct.14]
Just keep moving, folks. There is nothing to see here, especially nothing scary. This Klarion, this Witch Boy, is a lot more boy than witch. [16.Oct.14]
A high concept that's high on potential and low on refinement. [15.Oct.14]
"It’s not the greatest #1 I’ve ever read by a long shot but…" [14.Oct.14]
When something as big as Thor #1, that completely alters the character after more than 50 years of publication history, the only proper response is our very first "Title Fight". [08.Oct.14]
It's only very, very rarely that we come across issues of such great importance, that present us with such divergent opinions. [07.Oct.14]
At the heart of all the Secret Avengers' problems stands M.O.D.O.K. (Standing on his robot legs of course. His real legs are useless, hardly strong enough to support that giant head!) [06.Oct.14]
News
By Andrew A. Smith
Neil Gaiman constantly surprises, and he’s done it again with The Graveyard Book Volume 2, the wrap-up of the novel’s adaptation to comics. [23.Oct.14]
Features
After an 18-year absence on the global stage of popculture, the 2000 AD Specials returned earlier this year. The Winter Special is a thematic return to the magazine's roots. [24.Oct.14]
I refuse to accept that I am too old to enjoy a live-action, stunt bike, superhero arena show. I'm not too old. I love superheroes and I was ready to love Marvel Universe LIVE! But "good enough for the kids" just isn't good enough. [23.Oct.14]
The Last of the Greats was published by Image in 2011-12, a five-issue mini-series that received deserved critical acclaim but ultimately flew under the radar, popularity-wise. [17.Oct.14]
Just ahead of tomorrow's second episode of The Flash, we present this special Iconographies on this show isn't very different from This American Life's spinoff, Serial. [13.Oct.14]
Columns
Themenastics
Goofing around with Garfield on The Garfield Randomiser and Garfield Minus Garfield evokes the poetic Surrealism that arose from Dadism. [16.Oct.14]
Worlds in Panels
The normalcy of reading movement into comics art is what makes Warren Ellis' and Jason Howard's new series, Trees, a curiosity. [30.Sep.14]
Clearly Canadian
The growing popularity and diversity of Canadian comics and graphic literature raises questions around how a culture and place presents itself to the world. [22.Sep.14]
Worlds in Panels
However modest in scope, comiXology's new downloads signals the beginning of the end for strict DRM in digital comics -- and it will change how we view comics. [26.Aug.14]
From The Blogs
If you came through reading comics in the '90s (and we all did, even those of us born long after), Dead Boy Detectives #10 feels like coming home after the longest of journeys outwards. [20.Oct.14]
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