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Preview: Mark Millar’s ‘MPH’ #2

Mark Millar’s new comic book series, MPH, introduced us to a fictional drug that enables regular people to sprint at supersonic speeds, set against the sobering–and unfortunately non-fictional–backdrop of modern-day Detroit. Book one set the [...]

06/18/2014

C.O.W.L. Clobber Collars Commie (man, this headline writes itself!)

Review: C.O.W.L. #1 is G.R.E.A.T.

From the Haymarket riots to the Summerdale Scandals, or from the Chicago Seven to the coining of the term “Chicago-style politics” during the ’08 presidential election, the city has a richer political history than any [...]

05/26/2014

Son, you can't run with a faceful of lightning. Pull over and talk to the police.

Preview: Mark Millar’s ‘MPH’ #1

The characters In Mark Millar’s newest comic, as always, are so vibrant they practically leap from the panels – but as the story progresses, it’s the backdrop that quietly takes center stage. While superhero tales [...]

05/20/2014

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Sneak Peek & Review: Mark Millar’s Starlight #2

In the debut issue of Starlight (Image Comics, $2.99), Mark Millar pulled off something that is a rarity in the world of comic books: he tugged at our heart strings, and deftly took just a [...]

04/01/2014

Interview

RAT QUEENS: Sass and Sorcery

“It’s like D&D…if your campaign was a combination of Lord of the Rings and Sex & the City.” That was how Image Comics’ surprise hit Rat Queens was described to me before I’d cracked open the [...]

03/25/2014

Courtesy of Mark Millar

Mark Millar on ‘Starlight’ (with Exclusive Preview!)

Some people spend their days excitedly awaiting special occasions – the events that are asterisked, circled and underlined on their calendars with an enthusiastic red marker: birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas, Festivus…but not me. I just wait [...]

Writers–03/03/2014

Haunted & hunted

Review: Literary Legends Haunt the Pages of ‘Five Ghosts’ #6

by Eric Palicki Recently promoted from limited to ongoing series, Image Comics’ Five Ghosts returned recently with a clever done-in-one illustrated by guest artist Garry Brown.  Longtime readers will find that neither story nor art [...]

Writers–11/13/2013

Who can say no to the ol' 1-point perspective angle on a pistol?

Nine More Comics for Hardcore Geeks

by Ross C. Hardy A while back, I wrote an article naming ten solid creator-owned comic books you could read if you wanted to prove your interests lay outside mainstream superhero publishing. Some aspects of [...]

Writers–11/13/2013

The hellraising quartet of Rat Queens

REVIEW: ‘Rat Queens’ #1 from Image Comics

Don’t get me wrong – I love the Big Two. Marvel and DC are responsible for some pretty bad-ass comic books on a very regular basis, and my pull list is never without at least [...]

09/19/2013

VESCELL #6 Cover - by John ‘Roc’ Upchurch

Guns, Gals, & Astral Travel  

by Blake Northcott Comic book fans, at heart, are treasure hunters. It’s virtually impossible to purchase and read every single book that comes out each month; with time and money being a factor, fans are [...]

04/25/2013

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