This week on “Previously On,” I review Black Badge from Boom Studios, buy some comics at Walmart, and hold a comic book cover like a tiny treasure. [Read more…] about Previously On #75: Black Badge Review, DC Walmart Comics Revisited, and Comics That *Feel* Good
This week on “Previously On,” I check out Graphite digital comics, wonder why more non-superhero comic book TV doesn’t exist, and love DC’s big ol’ comics. [Read more…] about Previously On #74: Graphite Digital Comics Streaming, Deadly Class & Room For Non-Super TV, & Oversized Spectaculars
It has become downright common to see people — actual, human beings — quoting sales figures in online discussions. Go on Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, anywhere and say how you feel about a book. Any book. Eventually, someone will come by to tell you its ComiChron ranking. They’ll point to Comixology’s download figures, or they’ll reference a YouTuber waving a number over their head.
But what does any of this mean? And should anyone actually care? [Read more…] about What Do Comics Sales Numbers Mean?
[T]hings don’t have to be real to be true. Or vice versa.”
Grant Morrison, Supergods
Recently, I wrote about the magic behind 100-issue runs. The big, sprawling, majesty of the stories that take decades to tell. I have also spoken at length to literally anyone who will listen about my love of Alan Moore, Grant Morrison, Bill Sienkiewicz, Jill Thompson, and other high-brow creators. And I do love them, to my very marrow. [Read more…] about Only in Comics: What Makes Comic Books Special
This week on “Previously On,” I re-read New X-Men in the context of Hickman’s X-Men, worry about the Avengers video game, and fall in love with unintentionally funny Marvel Comics emails. [Read more…] about Previously On #73: New X-Men Redux, Avengers Video Game teaser, & Marvel’s Hilarious PR Emails