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 […]
Kelly Sue DeConnick begins her AQUAMAN run at high tide. Also, Alex’s favorite DC Books of 2018!
The past is filled with unresolved issues, incidents, relationships for most people, and in many ways Tillie Walden’s On A Sunbeam is about moving forward to work on what’s past. It’s apt that this is a science fiction adventure, but while storywise it concerns itself with space travel, time travel is just as crucial to […]
Brussels-based and Montreal-born cartoonist R. Rosen makes her graphic novel debut with Flem, a tale of psychological distress, self-destruction, and political activism that casts a sympathetic view towards all three, but not without a dose of reality. Julia Maarten is an art student and she’s falling apart. She can’t quite rise to the occasion in […]