At the risk of sounding dramatic, I think I like "Beasts of Burden" enough that even if writer Evan Dorkin and artist Jill Thompson decided to shove me down a flight of hedgehog-adorned stairs (angry ones, even), I'd maintain my poise despite the punctures and politely ask them to sign a copy of their upcoming "Animal Rites" hardcover...
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ComicsAlliance's Chris Murphy reviews the biggest -- and best -- books coming out this week.
STOP ME IF YOU KNOW HOW THIS ENDS - Captain America: Who Will Wield the Shield?
If I learned anything from the holiday classic "Jingle All the Way," a movie which I have never actually seen, it is that the true meaning of Christmas is finding that one special gift that no one else can give because there is a limited supply and you got there before everyone else did...
The ComicsAlliance Superlatives of 2009 continue with the Best Animal Team of 2009: Dark Horse's "Beasts of Burden."
Sorry, Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers, but there's only room in my heart for one subhuman supergroup this year, and it is "Beasts of Burden...
ComicsAlliance's Chris Murphy reviews the biggest and best comic books coming out this week.
THE ROLLING STONES AND IRMA THOMAS ARE ALL LIARS -- Captain America Reborn #3
Issue #3 of Captain America Reborn releases this week, and to be honest, I remain not as excited by this one as I'd like to be...
% Oversized heads
¶ Anxiety of influence, father-son division
Protagonist has been the subject of an academic or mock-academic journal
¢ Can trace at least some of its lineage to Alex Raymond
£ "I can't tell the difference between people and machines," as Quasi sang
¥ Contains work by an artist who's drawn a Legion of Super-Heroes story written by Paul Levitz
§ Animals, vegetables, minerals
% 3 STORY: THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE GIANT MAN
An original graphic novel by the very interesting artist Matt Kindt, who did the fine book "Super Spy" a couple of years ago. The title suggests both...
From "Watership Down" to "The Adventures of Milo & Otis," personified animal tales are capable of both melting hearts and inspiring terror just as well, if not better than, stories starring humans. Th...