Monday, December 8 2008
Before Obama is sworn in as the next U.S. President in January, let Hennessey and McConnell’s The United States Constitution: A Graphic Adaptation be your refresher course.
Thursday, December 4 2008
I’m not too sure if anyone has tried to combine the zombie and porno genre before, but it is certainly an entertaining hybrid.
Wednesday, October 8 2008
Dahl traps readers between his incredible powers of persuasion and his equally well-trained powers of self-deprecation. The entire experience leaves you saying, “Oh yes I do hate that about America…Oh, I hate myself for thinking that.”
Wednesday, September 24 2008
As you can imagine, the Discworld novels are tricky ones to adapt into any form, yet beg -- almost scream -- to make the jump to comic books.
Monday, September 22 2008
One of the biggest benefits to comics is the ability to tell a story completely through pictures. Few artists take as much advantage of this aspect as Thomas Ott.
Monday, September 15 2008
Comics history and scholarship has been improved with Bell's Strange and Stranger, a book that is likely to be an important part of understanding one of the key creators at the dawn of the Silver Age.
Monday, August 25 2008
These art forms are so commonplace in popular culture that it is easy for the general public to take advantage of what actually went into creating them.
Monday, August 11 2008
Yoshihiro Tatsumi's work is aimed at an adult audience, and his stories present a perspective that can be challenging for a reader. It is dark and disturbing, but definitely worth the trip.
Monday, July 28 2008
Briggs' succinctly and effectively depicts the crisis of confidence that comes when staring down a career.
Wednesday, July 23 2008
Krutcher and the world where everyone can fly returns; more of the same, and that's both a good and a bad thing.
Monday, July 14 2008
Mauldin was a chronicler of the everyday grime and misery that was the life of the average G.I., "These strange, mud-caked creatures who fight the war."
Monday, July 7 2008
This has bite, but doesn’t draw blood -- there's too much intelligence and logic to be totally mean.
Wednesday, June 18 2008
Taking John Constantine back to his roots.
Monday, June 16 2008
Robo goes to Mars. Robo fights Nazis. Robo beats up giant ants. Thing blow up.
Wednesday, June 11 2008
Both Caliber and Hercules offer fresh takes on age-old concepts, but with mixed results.
Monday, June 9 2008
This will whet your appetite for more disturbing tales from the halcyon days before the Comics Code came along.
Wednesday, June 4 2008
This is a disturbing work, deliberately loose in its artistic style, which explores the images that haunt dreams and wakefulness alike.
Monday, June 2 2008
What do Iceman and Armani have in common? A love of the tight, chic and fabulous.
Wednesday, May 28 2008
Aaron and Guéra have created a modern masterpiece that keeps getting better.
Monday, May 26 2008
Echo shall rise and fall on its own merits and will not have to worry about unfair comparisons to previous accomplishments.