Comics Alliance

A Fitting End to ‘Y’?
As is the case with pretty much every comic I read, I was a latecomer to Y: The Last Man--gimme a break, I only started reading comics a few years ago. But I was immediately stricken with Brian K. Vaughan's extremely clever dialogue laced with some of the best and dorkiest pop culture references I'v…
Jenna Delves Deeper into Comics
One of the benefits of working at a major men's magazine is that my inbox gets inundated on a daily basis with random crap that people think the magazine absolutely MUST publish in order to stay relevant (read: natural male enhancements supplements and stories about men doing strange things wit…
Warren Ellis had the Best Week Ever
Last week was a big one for our friend Warren Ellis. Aside from contracting what he diagnosed as San Diego SARS and downing something like five pallets of Red Bull at what is assured to be one of his last Comic-Cons in quite a while--and you should check out John's stellar on-the-scene reportage for…
Jenna Jameson In Bed with Virgin
While John, Chris, and Wayne are basking in the glow of Comic-Con and I am stuck in the drudgery of Manhattan, I bring news that should brighten your day--I know it did mine. But first I pose a question: what do you do if you're an adult entertainment star that's been around long enough so…
Ultimate Spidey #111: The End of an Era
I know this post is about a week late --I think my colleague Chris Dooley put it best when he texted me yesterday succinctly calling me a "slacker"-- but I couldn't let the publication of Ultimate Spider-Man Issue 111 pass unnoticed. For this issue marked the end of the longes…
‘Stephen Colbert’s Tek Jansen’ Gets the Comic Treatment
A few months ago I was writing profiles for Time.com's online poll leading up to the magazine's annual Time 100 list--basically 100 Person of the Year issues all rolled into one to sell twice as much ad space as the Person of the Year. In any event, my job was to come up with one reason why a person…