It’s the week before Comic-Con and all through the store comics are still stirring. This week, Kirkman tried to put surprise back in comics, Superman got Kryptonian depression, and best of all Chew‘s Rob Guillory has a new series that makes you remember potatoes have eyes. FARMHAND #1 Art & Story: Rob Guillory […]
Aaron Costain’s Entropy is the type of book that begs you to never give up on it. It’s built into the story itself, which follows a humanoid’s journey through a surrealistic fable as it tries to explain itself through a variety of mythologies and theologies colliding. The humanoid’s challenge is to keep searching, even as […]
What will seasoned Marvel veteran Nick Spencer and indie comics king Ryan Ottley bring to a new era of The Amazing Spider-Man?
Alex Lu reviews the brand new SUPERMAN #1 and HAWKMAN #2
In Gipi’s post-apocalyptic drama Land of the Sons, there’s a moment when a father laments whether he should reveal to his sons that dogs were once prized friends of humans to be cherished and not competitors for resources that you killed for food. The fear is that to reveal such a truth is to […]
Let it be said upfront that in this more enlightened time, legendary photograph Weegee is not the kind of person that is given a lot of sympathy. He is, to put it in current vernacular, “problematic.” His most famous period of work, the period covered in this biography Weegee: Serial Photographer, had him combing the […]
Does Marvel’s new ongoing series for Captain America sink or swim?
The pressure to do something a little more than make a transcript of your life seems to build on autobiographical cartoonists as they get older and realize that the lives of most people who sit down to capture this stuff are not that remarkable. Not that they are bad lives or unworthy lives or anything […]
The debut of the new miniseries by Rafer Roberts and Kristen Gudsnuk is clever, dramatic, and full of heart.
This week I run down the #1’s and one-shots hitting comic book shops this week but something a bit more special is also available. Aspen Comics is celebrating the legacy of its late founder, one of the biggest fighters in comics or any other industry, Michael Turner. MICHAEL TURNER LEGACY ISSUE Words: Michael Turner […]