Wednesday, February 4 2015
The robots are fierce and out of control. The zombies are hungry, rapacious, rattleboned and desperate.
Tuesday, February 3 2015
This book is a wonder. Oh boy, is it a wonder.
Monday, February 2 2015
The aftermath of a major retcon can't be ignored, but it can't be rushed either.
Thursday, January 29 2015
Fantomas Versus the Multinational Vampires is a blend of narrative genius with deep political philosophical significance, couched in a surreal blend of comic and prose.
Wednesday, January 28 2015
Wonder Woman is the ultimate feminine ideal, but even she deals with her share of insecurities.
Tuesday, January 27 2015
After the tour de force of last issue's Pax Americana, this issue demonstrates conclusively that Grant Morrison is a master of all the genres in the comicbook superhero playbook.
Thursday, January 22 2015
Marvel Comics takes its first step into a galaxy far, far away and offers plenty of reasons for more hope.
Wednesday, January 21 2015
Ant-Man learns that living small (in his case, really small) can sometimes be better than living large if it means that you get to be with your kids, watch them grow, dry their tears, all that stuff.
Tuesday, January 13 2015
The death of Wolverine is not quite the same as the death of Kurt Cobain or Brett Favre’s retirement, but he’s a character that casts the biggest shadow in all of X-men.
Monday, January 12 2015
An event comes to a solid end, but is too lacking to be anything more.
Monday, January 5 2015
The O5 X-men think their future is bad, but a trip to the decaying world of Ultimate adds some needed perspective.
Friday, December 19 2014
Bitch Planet gives us naked bodies and bloody violence. (Naked bodies and bloody violence in space, no less!) It's called Bitch Planet for God's sake. And it gives us something more.
Tuesday, December 16 2014
Spider-Man's first teaching experience with mutants has some new twists, but misses out on important lessons.
Monday, December 15 2014
Fraction’s writing, which dips in and out of epic verse with a casual mastery, demands a close attention to rhythm and meter, but retains his unique voice.
Wednesday, December 10 2014
Reading this book is like entering the offices of Simon and Kirby and rifling through their files, scouring the slush pile, even breathing in the smoke from one of Kirby’s cigars.
Tuesday, December 9 2014
Don't let God read God Hates Astronauts. He would hate it even more than he hates astronauts.
While children may laugh at the simplicity of the non-sequiturs in the Moomin stories, adults will be drawn to the droll humor -- and something much darker.
Monday, December 8 2014
Angela is now a part of the Marvel Universe. This is a story of how she stakes her claim in it.
Tuesday, December 2 2014
Superman faces a daunting challenge to his principles and ideals, but he ends up not having to confront it.
Monday, December 1 2014
H.G. Wells' invading menace is back, this time to be met by a different sort of Invaders.