Reviews > Comics

21 Dec 2005 // 1:00 AM

In the introduction to this book, Scott Morse talks of a friend's theory that the western is a sub-genre of comedy, and that the spaghetti western is a form of screwball comedy.

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19 Dec 2005 // 1:00 AM

The infelicities of desire are only one of many impolite subjects dissected under Tatsumi's jaded pen.

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15 Dec 2005 // 1:00 AM

They do more with those 16 pages than other people do with a four issue mini-series.

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13 Dec 2005 // 1:00 AM

The first thing Metzler, an acclaimed novelist in his own right, and artist Rags Morales do is ground their tale in very human concerns.

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A vocal portion of comic readers have wished for a return to a simpler time.

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5 Dec 2005 // 1:00 AM

William Gatevackes reviews Loveless, a new series spearheading the return of the Western comic.

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1 Dec 2005 // 1:00 AM

Into the long-standing debate on how mental processes interact with the physical world jumps Grant Morrison, with The Filth, the story of middle-aged Greg Feely, who lives a gray life of TV dinners and tending to his sick cat.

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29 Nov 2005 // 1:00 AM

Comic book publishers have had to walk the delicate balance of paying back loyal fans for their years of devotion by giving a nod to history while not alienating new readers with too much of a focus on years of continuity.

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23 Nov 2005 // 1:00 AM

As a backdrop, Maui is not standard fare, and the setting raises intriguing questions about isolation and emigration.

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The futuristic setting is really secondary to the character-driven stories of Gideon and Ethan.

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15 Nov 2005 // 1:00 AM

It all comes down to how much of a Bruce Campbell fan you are.

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4 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

Such stories of interwoven lives are so compelling because, in spite of their sometimes fantastical nature, they are true to life.

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20 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Nace's style may alienate average comic book readers, even the more sophisticated ones.

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16 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Sticky proves worthy of attention even if you aren't looking for sexual stimulation.

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10 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Baker forces the reader to confront these terrible images and leaves no room to distance oneself from the pain his characters experience.

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4 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Like an unexpected surprise or a beautiful day off, Owly is the perfect way to bring a smile to any reader's face.

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12 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

With such different characters, such different stories, the writers have the opportunity to do some interesting and fresh work.

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10 Jun 2005 // 1:00 AM

Where does the reluctant warrior go when the war ends?

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8 Jun 2005 // 1:00 AM

Traveling the less-trodden path of the 'alternative' usually rewards. The concept of letting alternative creators play with their favorite DC Comics characters is a refreshing change from the mundane DC world.

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20 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

We can't blame DC for giving the fans what they want.

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