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Savage Fun: Savage Hulk #2
This isn't a perfect Hulk story. It doesn't break new ground or raise important issues. But, frankly, who cares? It's fun. [22.Jul.14]
Uncharted and Off-Track: X-men #16
Having a clear destination isn't the same as being on the right path towards it. [21.Jul.14]
The Road Ahead: Exclusive Preview of Trinity of Sin: Pandora #13
Reading Trinity of Sin: Pandora #13 triggers familiar memories of Bill Gates’ The Road Ahead, only some of them warm and comforting. [21.Jul.14]
A More Authentic Transmedia: The Ethics of Transmedia Fatigue
Sometimes, as Stuart Moore writes in Wolverine: Under the Boardwalk, you just gotta disappear. [18.Jul.14]
Is Tarzan Forever Lost in the Jungle?
There are no futuristic weapons or strange beasts in Tarzan: In the City of Gold. With Tarzan, it's just the specter of colonialism and dated views on race. [18.Jul.14]
Reviews
Having a clear destination isn't the same as being on the right path towards it. [21.Jul.14]
There are no futuristic weapons or strange beasts in Tarzan: In the City of Gold. With Tarzan, it's just the specter of colonialism and dated views on race. [17.Jul.14]
Revelations are often messy and chaotic, but this is one case where the impact is as seamless as it is profound. [16.Jul.14]
Overly elaborate plots rarely justify their complexity. But there are exceptions. [15.Jul.14]
The obvious question is whether or not Dick Grayson can carry a book, minus his mask and superhero identity. The answer, at least in this first issue, is yes, yes he can. [14.Jul.14]
By Gregory L. Reece
The setting is not one hundred years after Reed, Sue, Ben and Johnny were first exposed to cosmic rays but rather one hundred years after Jack and Stan kicked off the Marvel revolution with the introduction of “The World’s Greatest Comic Magazine.” [09.Jul.14]
Comics Art demonstrates Gravett's deep passion for the world of panels, speech balloons, fine lines and grand colors, subtle shading and transformative images. [09.Jul.14]
Sex Criminals fits into a category all its own. Is it a book about sex? It is certainly dirty, but it doesn’t exploit its characters. [08.Jul.14]
Features
Sometimes, as Stuart Moore writes in Wolverine: Under the Boardwalk, you just gotta disappear. [18.Jul.14]
By Julian Chambliss
Creative force Brandon Easton talks with Julian Chambliss about his newest documentary, the state of comics today, and the questions nobody ever asks. [17.Jul.14]
Over the last couple of years IDW has collected the entirety of the Star Trek strips that ran from 1979 to 1983 into two large, coffee table style volumes in their Library of American Comics series. [10.Jul.14]
Kings Watch is an example of a classically outrageous sci-fi action tale being told with a more modern sensibility. [27.Jun.14]
Columns
Worlds in Panels
Marvel owns characters and its profits come from comics sales, film tickets, lunch boxes, etc. As such, character identification fluctuates easily between media. [06.Jul.14]
The Next Reel
Suddenly, movies from all walks of the Marvel Universe began to rage against the big screen with three distinct universes vying for control of box office gold. [15.Jun.14]
The Next Reel
The story is far from over for The Fantastic Four and Spider-Man, but what of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? What of the incredible saga of all of those also-ran comic book films? [08.Jun.14]
The Next Reel
Marvel Comics rules the box office today (three films based on Marvel Comics occupied the top 10 in May 2014 alone), but getting there was a long, hard, slow road. [01.Jun.14]
From The Blogs
Reading Trinity of Sin: Pandora #13 triggers familiar memories of Bill Gates’ The Road Ahead, only some of them warm and comforting. [21.Jul.14]
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