There are a lot of strong female characters here. There are just as many, however, who are fit only to remind us of how far we have to go.
08 Nov 2017
Evocative of Edwin Abbott’s Flatland, Jacobs takes on environmental destruction, the desecration of the sacred, and the arrogance and selfishness that plague our politics and our world.
29 Sep 2017
All of the important in-continuity events are here: the death of Gwen Stacy, the Kree-Skull War, the death of Jean Grey, Civil War.
18 Sep 2017
Joe Ollman’s new graphic biography is a revelation, showing the darkness and the light in the life of the man who introduced zombies to the world.
15 Feb 2017
Grant Wythoff's new collection of Hugo Gernsback's writings is an indispensable volume for students of science fiction.
20 Dec 2016
Claremont's long-form X-Men story, told over 186 issues, proves he's the master of the form. Jason Powell's new book offers an exhaustive issue-by-issue commentary.
23 Nov 2016
Leah Moore and John Reppion deliver thrills and chills in a way that M. R. James would surely have approved of -- in shadows and by degree.
28 Oct 2016
Snyder and Romita have produced a riveting first issue and given us here, at the so-called end of times, the Batman we so desperately need.
18 Aug 2016
In the Shadow of Frankenstein provides a first-rate example of how the creature's heart continues to pump life into the horror genre.
01 Aug 2016
Recommended reading for those whose lives were saved in the nick of time, and were transformed into their better selves, thanks to Amazons, Caped Crusaders, and Mutants.
28 Jul 2016
Superman is earnest and virtuous; he is the world's finest. Ali's braggadocio and poetry and strength of character are on display; he is the greatest.
06 Jun 2016
Tim Hanley's book is a compelling read that reveals the ways in which Lois Lane has reflected cultural assumptions about gender.
05 May 2016
Barry Allen's no longer the "fastest man alive". His return to normal allows focus to shift away from him and onto other members of Team Flash.
Gregory L. Reece
28 Apr 2016
Acclaimed writer Ta-Nehisi Coates has never written a comic book before, but this first issue of Black Panther puts to rest any fears of a vanity project gone bad.
11 Apr 2016
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