Tuesday, February 21 2006
Collecting is an intellectual quest, a school of philosophy dedicated to the advancement not just of the graphic art form, but of the whole human race.
Friday, February 17 2006
See, there's a secret that we don't know about the afterlife.
Wednesday, February 15 2006
She-Hulk is a character rumored to have been created as a means of protecting a copyright.
Monday, February 13 2006
Wood and Cloonan tell the stories of punk and emo kids, people living on the fringes of society and who aren't terribly worried about being let in.
Friday, February 10 2006
The pairing of the best artist in the business with the author of some of the best Batman stories ever had created what DC needed for its new line -- excitement.
Wednesday, February 8 2006
As a mainstream DC book, Fallen Angel seemed doomed from the start.
Monday, February 6 2006
It's hard to look at the disease as anything but an allegory for AIDS.
In Clowes' hands, the image of a boy peeping through a hole in the wall to leer at a girl in the shower is turned into something sweet and affecting.
Wednesday, February 1 2006
The Luna brothers -- Jonathon and Josh -- are as talented at marketing themselves as they are at writing and artist chores.
Tuesday, January 31 2006
What if people wanted some real life in their Reality TV?
Friday, January 27 2006
This is the main crux of Pekar, at least as he depicts himself -- he's pissed because people don't recognize his talents, but he doesn't seem to believe he's that talented at anything.
Wednesday, January 25 2006
Failure... assumes an air of smug, detached irony, as a lot indie comics are wont to do.
For a comic mystery to work, you need a skilled writer and skilled artist working together on the top of their game.
Monday, January 23 2006
How does Lost Squad measure up to the popular movies it was compared to?
Thursday, January 19 2006
How do you make brain dead, only thinking of feasting on human flesh, zombies sympathetic enough to support a series?
Busiek shows that he really understands what separates Conan from other men: the fact that he is never content with just being alive and safe.
Tuesday, January 17 2006
Writer Dan Slott captures the pathos that makes the character of the Thing so interesting.
Monday, January 16 2006
Westerns: tricky subject matter these days in both the film and comic medium.
Thursday, January 12 2006
It's a kind of warts-and-all approach that, unlike the magician revealing her secrets, brings the whole thing to life even more.
Tuesday, January 10 2006
The Marvel hype machine has been in high gear, stating that the series would 'rip the internet in half'.