In Parallel Lives, Belgian cartoonist Olivier Schrauwen presents multiple versions of himself across the space-time continuum and well into dimensions that are untraceable in any normal sense, and he does so in a delivery that is decidedly singular. There’s no one else making comics like Schrauwen, and any given story is like an absurd deep […]
Aldo by Yannick Pelegrin Europe Comics What is going on with Aldo? He says he is immortal, having lived for 300 years, but sometimes his memory is sketchy after all that time, and he is stricken with the type of ennui that comes from such a long life. He loves his car and his friend […]
The celebrated swords-and-sorcery franchise makes its triumphant Marvel Comics return, and we’ve got initial impressions on the title!
Booster and Beetle put bros before heroes
You can go find all the horror comics currently being published and line them up with The Vagabond Valise and probably not find one that is anywhere equal in the level of disturbance lobbed at the reader by Quebecois cartoonist Siris. Not that this book is a horror comic at all. Instead, it’s an autobiography […]
We discuss the highs and lows of the past year of Marvel’s comics and news.
Mini Kuš! #69: Maud By Marlene Krause Kuš Komiksi This recent entry in the long series of wildly inventive and artistically-experimental little booklets from Latvia takes on the life of tattooed woman Maud Wagner, who became a sideshow attraction around the turn of the century. Wagner was originally a trapeze artist until she met tattooed […]
We’ve got reviews of the two big Marvel event finales this week, plus we check in on the West Coast Avengers!
Ever feel pressured to have fun on a holiday? Certain holidays are worse than others for sure. It used to be just New Year’s Eve and St. Patrick’s Day forces pressures for party-going, but now Cinco de Mayo has inched up and even Halloween pressure has become more prevalent. As a low key person, those […]
Memorabilia By Sergio Ponchione Fantagraphics Books Italian cartoonist Ponchione has concocted a unique hybrid designed to highlight his own creative strengths while honoring those who have influenced him. Less a story than a meditation, Ponchione chronicles snatches of his working life that involve creating short comics about the comics legends that mean the most to […]