Wednesday, September 10 2014
Gods as pop stars. It’s a novel concept and one that could crumble under its own weight if not pulled off correctly. But so far, we’ve been treated to a thoughtful exploration of where divine intervention meets celebrity worship.
Tuesday, September 9 2014
She-Hulk is a quirky legal drama, like Ally McBeal or Boston Legal. With superheroes.
Monday, September 8 2014
Death is a revolving door in comics so how does the upcoming death of Wolverine have meaning?
Wednesday, September 3 2014
Curt Pires and Jason Copland delve into the mysterious origins of pop stars in their new miniseries from Dark Horse Comics.
Tuesday, September 2 2014
What was billed as the biggest fight between Wolverine and Sabretooth to date ends up being a total rip-off.
Wednesday, August 27 2014
How an innocent camping trip can be ruined by a reasonable misunderstanding
Tuesday, August 26 2014
In this story of multiple worlds, fiction is fact and comicbooks are true.
Monday, August 25 2014
I’d hoped that Trees would be the natural antithesis to those gimmicky summer crossovers with anticlimactic events written in marketing departments.
Wednesday, August 20 2014
In her final issue, writer Gail Simone provides the space for Batgirl to start over in a new world.
Tuesday, August 19 2014
Not many readers have put themselves in the headspace of a caped vigilante, but Jon and Suzie, the dynamic duo of deviant thoughts and sexcapades, embody our deepest desires, shame, regrets, and fears.
Monday, August 18 2014
Character development doesn't need killer robots or time-traveling enemies. It just needs to be fun.
Tuesday, August 12 2014
An epic struggle that has all the right ingredients, but not enough of the most important one.
Monday, August 11 2014
The greatest transformations in this story occur not among the stars, not in the above and beyond, not in the court of Infinity and Eternity, but in the characters themselves.
Wednesday, August 6 2014
Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman’s most recent title, Outcast, not only offers a meditation on demonic possession, but competes on equal footing with high-end dramas like The Leftovers and Ray Donovan.
This work offers an indelible and engaging combination of storyline, riveting life-and-death plot twists, historical education and passionately conveyed moral messaging on the horrors of war.
Tuesday, August 5 2014
Long rains make for long harvests.
Monday, August 4 2014
A story that had everything going for it ends with a deafening whimper.
Wednesday, July 30 2014
Moon Knight #5 is a testament to the surrealization (not a word, do not use as one) of violence.
Tuesday, July 29 2014
Superman is not an alien. He is an immigrant. There is a difference.
Monday, July 28 2014
Ororo Munroe is considered a goddess by many, but it's how she earns that title that makes her divine.