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Halloween '75: Dracula, the Spider and the Pompatous of Love
I remember that Halloween, Halloween 1975. I wanted to dress as Spider-Man… [30.Oct.14]
Standalone, Complex: B.P.R.D.: Hell on Earth #124
How do you take an image as powerful as Edward Hopper's "Nighthawks", and turn it into a tale about inherent social collapse? If you're Mike Mignola, John Arcudi and Tyler Crooks, the answer is, "quite easily". [29.Oct.14]
Pride and Mourning: Death of Wolverine: The Logan Legacy #2
How does a woefully ill-equipped teenage girl cope with the loss of a loved one? [28.Oct.14]
What Should I Be Looking For?: The Multiversity: The Just #1
All around the multiverse, people are reading comicbooks, the same comicbooks, these comicbooks written/and to be written by Grant Morrison. [27.Oct.14]
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]
Reviews
How do you take an image as powerful as Edward Hopper's "Nighthawks", and turn it into a tale about inherent social collapse? If you're Mike Mignola, John Arcudi and Tyler Crooks, the answer is, "quite easily". [29.Oct.14]
How does a woefully ill-equipped teenage girl cope with the loss of a loved one? [28.Oct.14]
All around the multiverse, people are reading comicbooks, the same comicbooks, these comicbooks written/and to be written by Grant Morrison. [27.Oct.14]
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]
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
I remember that Halloween, Halloween 1975. I wanted to dress as Spider-Man… [30.Oct.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]
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]
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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