It's hard to follow up a year that included a team-up with Hellboy, but if any team is capable of fetching even more adventure, it's the furry protectors of Burden Hill. That's right, Evan Dorkin and Jill Thompson's Beasts of Burden is poised for all-new adventures this year from Dark Horse Comics.There's no word on just what the latest crop of Wise Dogs (and Wise Cat) will be facing in 2011, but giv
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. Crafting every horror fan's version of the ultimate talking animal film within the space of one per
The Mask has always had sort of a love/hate relationship with Hollywood. The reality-warping face covering's cinematic explosion in 1994 vaulted the property to household name status for some time, but what Jim Carrey gaveth, Jamie Kennedy tooketh away with the Raspberry Award-winning 2005 sequel "Son of the Mask
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.
Appropriately, this is the quandary at the hea
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." Part animal adventure
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. Captain America's one of my favorite superheroes, Ed Brubaker's one of my favorite writers, and Bryan Hitch draws great s
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