I’ve been collecting comics for roughly three decades now, but I think I can split my habit into only two periods: the point where I followed characters from issue to issue, and the period where I followed artists, writers, and creative teams from title to title. You can see the change in the way I organize and show-off my comics as well, with “wings” dedicated to Alan Moore and Warren Ellis, Jill Thompson and Dave Johnson. [Read more…] about Why you should be buying Artist Editions from IDW
Marvel’s celebrating their 80th anniversary throughout 2019, which naturally means it’s time to decide the 80 best stories (1 per year) in all of Marvel Comics history! [Read more…] about The 80 Best Marvel Comics In 80 Years!
In the span of six months since DC’s Titans debuted on the DC Universe app, the offering has expanded and improved significantly, to the point that I’m writing a completely revised review for those wondering if DC Universe is worth it. Honestly, the progress DC Universe has shown in 6 months suggests a genuine willingness to listen to community feedback, and a surprisingly deft touch when it comes to unique quality content. As a whole, the app is quickly reaching “must have” territory for DC fans. [Read more…] about DC Universe Streaming App Review! What’s In The Library and Is It Worth It?
There is something magical about watching someone become who they are. Not so much an evolution, but a refinement, a growing clarity in which their influences and experiences blend together into something that looks like nothing else. This is an especially wonderful thing in comics, because it leads to telling not many stories, but one story — their own story.
And that’s exactly what we get with Hellboy creator Mike Mignola (pronounced Meen-YO-la) as he went from staff artist to, well, himself. [Read more…] about Shadow and Weight: Mike Mignola Comics Profile & Chronology
A eugooglizer. One who speaks at funerals. Or did you think I’d be too stupid to know what a eugoogly was? — Derek Zoolander
For all the talkof the Marvel Cinematic Universe being the tail now wagging Marvel Comics, the publisher is still capable of zigging just when you think they’ll zag into the corporate synergy. Case in point: Thanos is dead. Long live Thanos.