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The Best Part: Ringing in the New with Dark Horses Mike Richardson
Who better to talk about the future of the comics industry than someone who’s been inventing the future of comics for nearly four decades now? To wrap up this year, we sit down for a full session with Dark Horse Publisher and President Mike Richardson. [19.Dec.14]
Look at the Women: Bitch Planet #1
Bitch Planet gives us naked bodies and bloody violence. (Naked bodies and bloody violence in space, no less!) It's called Bitch Planet for God's sake. And it gives us something more. [19.Dec.14]
How Digital Comics Changed the Way I Think About Print
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. [18.Dec.14]
Continuism: The One Interview with Scott Snyder
With a mind as encyclopedic as Scott Snyder’s all interviews seem to become a single interview. And talking about Wytches #3 (released today) also means talking about parental love, childhood fears and the Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA. [17.Dec.14]
Grading on a Curve: Spider-Man and the X-men #1
Spider-Man's first teaching experience with mutants has some new twists, but misses out on important lessons. [16.Dec.14]
Reviews
Bitch Planet gives us naked bodies and bloody violence. (Naked bodies and bloody violence in space, no less!) It's called Bitch Planet for God's sake. And it gives us something more. [19.Dec.14]
Spider-Man's first teaching experience with mutants has some new twists, but misses out on important lessons. [16.Dec.14]
Fraction’s writing, which dips in and out of epic verse with a casual mastery, demands a close attention to rhythm and meter, but retains his unique voice. [15.Dec.14]
Reading this book is like entering the offices of Simon and Kirby and rifling through their files, scouring the slush pile, even breathing in the smoke from one of Kirby’s cigars. [10.Dec.14]
Don't let God read God Hates Astronauts. He would hate it even more than he hates astronauts. [09.Dec.14]
While children may laugh at the simplicity of the non-sequiturs in the Moomin stories, adults will be drawn to the droll humor -- and something much darker. [08.Dec.14]
Angela is now a part of the Marvel Universe. This is a story of how she stakes her claim in it. [08.Dec.14]
Superman faces a daunting challenge to his principles and ideals, but he ends up not having to confront it. [02.Dec.14]
Features
Who better to talk about the future of the comics industry than someone who’s been inventing the future of comics for nearly four decades now? To wrap up this year, we sit down for a full session with Dark Horse Publisher and President Mike Richardson. [19.Dec.14]
With a mind as encyclopedic as Scott Snyder’s all interviews seem to become a single interview. And talking about Wytches #3 (released today) also means talking about parental love, childhood fears and the Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA. [17.Dec.14]
Paul Duffield takes us back to the power of Frank Miller’s Daredevils, where the vertical sunless, steel-and-glass canyons of Manhattan, were always repurposed as horizontal spaces. [12.Dec.14]
Today on the Iconographies we begin with Ken Kesey’s Sometimes a Great Notion, and work our way through Revival and Rachel Rising to Gotham?! [11.Dec.14]
Columns
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]
Worlds in Panels
GeekGirlCon may not be a "comic-con", but it has helped to bring about positive change in comics culture. [09.Nov.14]
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]
From The Blogs
Sometimes you can't divorce the good and the bad in your memory, and when it comes to comics, that's a good thing. [24.Nov.14]
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