Costello on Costello is a joy for those already in the cult and another arrow in the quiver for those who think he should just shut up already.
24 Dec 2015
At first, Austin Briggs’ work feels like a simplified version of Alex Raymond’s, the boldness of the characters’ figures and poses replaced by understated charm.
22 Dec 2015
Thirty years after the release of his most famous work, there are likely still many who don’t know the name Koji Kondo -- yet they know they've heard his music, somewhere.
09 Jul 2015
There’s talk of war, rape, disease -- all things we associate with the worst of adulthood. But Newman never lets us forget that these are children.
22 Apr 2015
It’s almost as if Pierre Comtois is trolling the reader, treating the printed page as a message board on which to make fans go crazy.
20 Apr 2015
Reading The Art of the Simon and Kirby Studio 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.
10 Dec 2014
There’s a lot of space in these short stories, a sense of the vastness of the Canadian wilderness which surrounds and sometimes envelops the characters.
27 Feb 2014
Imagining the world ending is a safe kind of fantasy because, deep down inside, we don’t think it can actually happen.
23 Feb 2014
Science fiction was never really about predicting the future so much as it was extrapolating and speculating on possible futures.
04 Feb 2014
Speculating, extrapolating, and completely abandoning the principles of logic and physics ruled Flash’s world, especially when the world went to war.
30 Jul 2013
“Night of the Owls” is bad in almost every conceivable way. It’s derivative, thoughtless, and boring, a by-the-numbers crossover in which the same story is told over and over again until the last page.
15 Apr 2013
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