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'Batgirl #39' and the Burn of a Social Media Reboot
By Tyler Edwards
Batgirl began her stay with the kind of bang that could only come from being anointed by social media. In this issue, we see that fake love begin to unravel. [4.Mar.15]
Spider-Gwen #1 Grants a True Second Life
Gwen Stacy takes on a new role and crafts a new legacy for Spider-Men and Spider-Women alike. [3.Mar.15]
In 'John Carter, Warlord of Mars #4' a Warrior may Change His Metal
Marz and Malsuni manage the difficult task of remaining true to the legacy of Edgar Rice Burroughs while producing a story that seems fresh and new. [2.Mar.15]
Jeff Lemire on the Coming-Through-Slaughter of Descender
The interview with creator Jeff Lemire on his newest book Descender, which releases in March. [27.Feb.15]
How 'Descender' Draws a Map of All of Sci-Fi
Released next Wednesday, Descender's a game-changer. Here's why. [26.Feb.15]
Reviews
By Tyler Edwards
Batgirl began her stay with the kind of bang that could only come from being anointed by social media. In this issue, we see that fake love begin to unravel. [04.Mar.15]
Gwen Stacy takes on a new role and crafts a new legacy for Spider-Men and Spider-Women alike. [03.Mar.15]
Marz and Malsuni manage the difficult task of remaining true to the legacy of Edgar Rice Burroughs while producing a story that seems fresh and new. [02.Mar.15]
Mastermen is a masterwork. A perfect 10. The greatest issue yet in this stunningly good series. Bravo, Mr. Morrision! Bravo! [25.Feb.15]
By Tyler Edwards
This penultimate issue is essentially Home Alone, if Macaulay Culkin was an Avenger and the Sticky Bandits were a bunch of Eastern European mobsters in tracksuits and armed with machine guns. [24.Feb.15]
Cindy Moon's story is just beginning, but her potential is still growing. [23.Feb.15]
Guardians 3000 is a thrill ride, a roller coaster, a starship making 180 degree turns. [17.Feb.15]
Forget the prequels. Even when he's on the Emperor's bad side, this is the Darth Vader that everyone wants to see. [16.Feb.15]
News
By Christopher Knight
Authoritarianism and cartooning are oil and water. Strict commitment to a set of irreducible beliefs and doctrines, which fundamentalists of every religious stripe maintain, is a big, fat, even irresistible target for a cartoonist — and it drives the object of ridicule crazy. [12.Feb.15]
Features
The interview with creator Jeff Lemire on his newest book Descender, which releases in March. [27.Feb.15]
Released next Wednesday, Descender's a game-changer. Here's why. [26.Feb.15]
From Roswell to Aztec to Oa. The secret origin of Green Lantern, DC's science fiction superhero, is found among the crashed saucers and contactees of the 1950's UFO movement. [20.Feb.15]
It wasn’t so long ago, 2011, but it felt momentous. It was only a matter of really, until our art would begin to make comment. And what better art than the decades old dystopian fiction of Judge Dredd? [13.Feb.15]
Columns
Wit Attitude
Questioning cartoons, satire, and the role of the media after the Charlie Hebdo assassinations. [25.Feb.15]
Clearly Canadian
As the debate rages over Charlie Hebdo’s controversial cartoons, Art Spiegelman offers sage advice on cartoons and free speech. [15.Feb.15]
Re:Print
Jill Lepore's hit new book on Wonder Woman sheds light not only on the astonishing origins of this iconic character, but also on the fascinating social and political strands of history which gave rise to her. [05.Feb.15]
Worlds in Panels
There is no cloud storage for print, making the decision to recycle a bunch of my print comics qualitatively different from my decision to delete a book or title from my tablet. [17.Dec.14]
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