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Thursday, July 13 2006

Outsiders #34-37

Winick writes an original and multi-dimensioned comic that contributes to the richness of the superhero genre and adds fuel to the debate over its direction.


Wednesday, July 12 2006

Infinite Crisis #1-7

Greg Oleksiuk discusses the issue of continuity in DC's massive Infinite Crisis.


Infinite Crisis #1-7

Greg Oleksiuk discusses the issue of continuity in DC's massive Infinite Crisis.


Monday, July 10 2006

X-Factor #1-4

It is not your typical superhero book, owing more to the works of Raymond Chandler and film noir than Lee and Kirby.


X-Factor #1-4

It is not your typical superhero book, owing more to the works of Raymond Chandler and film noir than Lee and Kirby.


Friday, July 7 2006

Ex Machina Special #1-2

If any current comic series is to become a film, Ex Machina should be it.


Thursday, July 6 2006

The Wang: Who’s Your Daddy?

Yan's protagonist, Eugene, is a wonderful cipher for the aloof, oft-misguided paranoia that characterizes so many twentysomethings carving out a life for themselves in the 21st century.


Wednesday, July 5 2006

Zombie Tales: The Dead

Six stories that are almost completely different from each other. Some good, some bad, but each illustrates the potential for diversity within the genre.


Friday, June 30 2006

Top 10: The Forty-Niners

What place is there for trained killers with haunted pasts and few useful skills in a peaceful society?


Thursday, June 29 2006

Superman/Batman #26

It was then that it occurred to me that comics, more so then any other medium, form a community.


Wednesday, June 28 2006

Fell #3-5

Fell is defiantly avoiding falling into a formula, refusing to squeeze variations on the same story into every issue.


Tuesday, June 27 2006

What Were They Thinking?! Some People Never Learn

This comic could force us to re-examine our categories and ideas of originality and creativity in the comics industry.


What Were They Thinking? Some People Never Learn

This comic could force us to re-examine our categories and ideas of originality and creativity in the comics industry.


Friday, June 23 2006

Loveless, Vol. 1: A Kin of Homecoming

In terms of its dark content, the Western has been on the verge of arriving at this destination for the past 40 years.


Thursday, June 22 2006

Zombie Sama: Special Edition

Tucci's attempt to give the story a political message and a metaphoric backbone is clunky, forced and jarringly awkward.


Tuesday, June 20 2006

Y: The Last Man Vol. 7: Paper Dolls

It is always interesting to see Vaughn, Guerra, et al.'s vision of an apocalyptic world and how it is a mirror to our own.


Monday, June 19 2006

Fury: Peacemaker

Forged in the battles of World War II he, like the American military, will learn from his mistakes and carry on all the way to a position of global power.


Thursday, June 15 2006

War of the Worlds: Second Wave #2

The book is an improvement over the first issue, but still is lacking a lot of what would make it a good story.


Tuesday, June 13 2006

Batman: Year 100 #4 (of 4)

In Paul Pope's version of Batman, the state has become the super-villian.


Monday, June 12 2006

Killer7 #1

The game is a story that is designed from the ground-up to be a videogame, and a literal translation as I have in my hands is missing the point.


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