Perhaps history has treated Judas Iscariot unfairly. After all, the Resurrection — and indeed Christianity — could never have happened without him. Maybe it’s unfair to call it a betrayal. Perhaps Judas was merely an […]
The Names is probably Peter Milligan’s most cogent work to date, aided in no small part by artist Leandro Fernandez’s versatility and the fact that printing methods (and art standards) are up to their most minutely […]
Graphic by Brendan McGinley Can you believe God of War came out ten years ago today? In the blink of an eye, it’s already been an entire decade of easy button-mash play, gross cruelty, and incredibly […]
I have this theory about the inception of Vertigo Comics. It’s that there’s a Holy Trinity of British writers: Alan Moore is a mass of beard that nobody ever sees but creates the groundwork for what’s to come. Neil Gaiman’s Sandman is full of inspired […]
Here’s what Robert Smith would look like if he had superpowers.
Gotham‘s Howard Chaykin is himself a hidden influence. The writer/artist embodied the ’80s in comics on both the independent comics scene and the gathering whirlwind that was the Big Two, DC and Marvel. Chaykin’s creator-owned American Flagg! was […]
Aquaman, Aquaman! Does whatever an aqua can! Spins a trident in his hand! Talks to fish, not tuna cans. Atlantean royalty Aquaman!
Marvel has so many X-titles that it would be difficult to tell them apart even if they used the rest of the alphabet. In the early nineties Marvel’s publication list looked like someone trying to […]
iZombie is an intelligent, engaging, and exciting show with some genuine shocks, and characters who effectively keep us guessing as to their true motivations, only to make the audience want more when their intentions are […]
What is it with the Teen Titans today, eh? They run around in silly clothes, they have weird nicknames, they’re always neck-deep in major, life-ruining drama…Hunh. Now that we think about it, being a superhero is exactly […]