Friday, April 17 2015
Marvel's Daredevil is a reminder that our pop culture, even that which is rooted in the pulp tradition, can be vivid, vital, and powerful.
Thursday, April 16 2015
With homages to Little Orphan Annie and Gasoline Alley, there's a lot serious ground to cover in Borb, and a lot of serious laughs.
Friday, April 10 2015
New Sheriff Clara Bronson comes to Copperhead not because she wants the job but because she needs it. The real reason though, isn’t explained.
Monday, April 6 2015
Frankenstein Underground is the magnificent postmodern crown jewel in the Hellboy-verse that creator Mike Mignola thinks of as a love-letter to Edgar Rice Burroughs. We think otherwise.
Friday, April 3 2015
Death Sentence: London is quite possibly the most important work of 2015.
Thursday, April 2 2015
Howard the Duck ran for president way back in the year of the American Bicentennial. His platform sounds just as good today as it did back then.
Friday, March 27 2015
Sometimes once in a rare while someone with a single idea disrupts an entire industry. Veteran Editor Janelle Asselin's Rosy Press might just be that idea for this generation.
Thursday, March 26 2015
In the lead up to the release of Convergence and Secret War, we explore why these comicbook stories matter to you, no matter what the publishers' say.
Friday, March 20 2015
Smashing the hubris of grand space opera against the neonoir of political investigative journalism, it’s only a matter of time until we make the leap to Shakespeare.
Thursday, March 19 2015
In Suiciders, series creator Lee Bermejo gives us an elegant drama of transitions, and in doing this offers perhaps the most innovative mediation on LA itself.
Friday, March 13 2015
A quatrain of "ways of looking", as Wallace Stevens put it, at the groundbreaking first issue of Dark Circle’s relaunch of The Black Hood.
Thursday, March 12 2015
This story is about what happened in between Mad and Playboy. It's the story of how one time the great Harvey Kurtzman played a real slow burner.
Friday, March 6 2015
Rebels is the book I was waiting for Brian Wood to attempt. Since long before Local, since before Northlanders since even before DMZ. It’s the story of the American Revolution, told in a way that only Brian Wood can.
Thursday, March 5 2015
Last month’s Moon Knight #12 saw the conclusion of the second arc of the book. But with two different creative teams and two different approaches, is this even the same book? Or an under-the-radar reboot?
Friday, February 27 2015
The interview with creator Jeff Lemire on his newest book Descender, which releases in March.
Thursday, February 26 2015
Released next Wednesday, Descender's a game-changer. Here's why.
Friday, February 20 2015
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.
Friday, February 13 2015
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?
Thursday, February 12 2015
Artist Riley Rossmo’s aesthetic energy is a big part of what makes Rasputin click as a comic, a major factor in its unique personality and tone, so any scene as strong and effective as this one must be attributed to him at least to some degree.
Friday, February 6 2015
On the cusp of “Convergence”, which ties together all DC comics ever published, have Fawkes and Templesmith finally found the character’s quintessential magic?