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.
Wednesday, May 21 2008
But, because I've already committed myself to the obligatory Moore comparison, think of it this way: The Boys is to Watchmen what the Incredible Hulk is to Bruce Banner.
Monday, May 19 2008
Independent comics can hold a wealth of talent and creativity – or indulge in artistic excess – here's one that does both.
Wednesday, May 14 2008
Like his characters, Petersen has fought and won against near-impossible odds, rising above a chorus of one-note storytellers to prove his voice must be heard.
Monday, May 12 2008
Williamson lasers-in with witty hindsight on the ways she occupied her time as a “boomerang” kid.
Monday, May 5 2008
Combining broad strokes of dynamism with incredible tonal control and precious-few dabs of color, Muth not only captures the fog of noir which sets over Lang’s original, he actually improves upon it.
Wednesday, April 30 2008
With its second story-arc it has cemented itself as one of the best modern books and, likely, as one that will long be regarded as an example of the medium's artistic potential.
Monday, April 28 2008
Delisle, like so many contemporary cartoonists, attempts to utilize the simplicity and aesthetic of old-style cartoons for subversive means, yet he fails to subvert the sickening misogyny and conservatism of his comics into anything of critical value.
Wednesday, April 23 2008
The back cover compares this book to Rush Hour and Lethal Weapon. This is a comparison the powers that be should not make. They sell their book too short.
Monday, April 21 2008
The series shows great promise in both its fresh take on the characters and its respect for what made the classic Silver and Bronze Age tales of the thunder god so much fun to read
Wednesday, April 16 2008
Being bad has never been so good.
Monday, March 24 2008
The book never ceases to feel like the project that it is: A contractual obligation, devoid of very much genuine emotion, insight, or intimacy.
Wednesday, March 19 2008
The best Green Arrow story in years.
Monday, March 10 2008
This is a spy thriller with meat. A page turner that stands up with the best Tom Clancy and Robert Ludlum have to offer but works on many different levels. It is frothy and deep at the same time.