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.
Tuesday, July 22 2014
This isn't a perfect Hulk story. It doesn't break new ground or raise important issues. But, frankly, who cares? It's fun.
Monday, July 21 2014
Having a clear destination isn't the same as being on the right path towards it.
Friday, July 18 2014
There are no futuristic weapons or strange beasts in Tarzan: In the City of Gold. With Tarzan, it's just the specter of colonialism and dated views on race.
Wednesday, July 16 2014
Revelations are often messy and chaotic, but this is one case where the impact is as seamless as it is profound.
Tuesday, July 15 2014
Overly elaborate plots rarely justify their complexity. But there are exceptions.
Monday, July 14 2014
The obvious question is whether or not Dick Grayson can carry a book, minus his mask and superhero identity. The answer, at least in this first issue, is yes, yes he can.
Wednesday, July 9 2014
The setting is not one hundred years after Reed, Sue, Ben and Johnny were first exposed to cosmic rays but rather one hundred years after Jack and Stan kicked off the Marvel revolution with the introduction of “The World’s Greatest Comic Magazine.”
Comics Art demonstrates Gravett's deep passion for the world of panels, speech balloons, fine lines and grand colors, subtle shading and transformative images.
Tuesday, July 8 2014
Sex Criminals fits into a category all its own. Is it a book about sex? It is certainly dirty, but it doesn’t exploit its characters.
Monday, July 7 2014
Disorganization and ineptitude somehow come together in a wonderfully meaningful story.
Tuesday, July 1 2014
Imagine you’re back in high school. You’re faced with a lot of societal pressures such as fitting in and applying for colleges. Now to top that off your school has inexplicably been transported to an alien galaxy. You are now entering The Woods.
Monday, June 30 2014
According to Joseph Campbell, The Demon You Can Swallow "gives you its power—and the greater life’s pain, the greater life’s reply."
Wednesday, June 25 2014
The Trees are intelligent life that fail to recognize humans as anything more than parasites, if that. It’s the ultimate nature fights back tale. Except these Trees are invading from space.