As 2011 draws to close, ComicsAlliance has assembled its annual list of the best comics and graphic novels of the year, with the help and input of our editors, writers, and readers. Like any list, it is naturally subjective, but we've packed it chock full of eleven comics that have awed us, excited us, and entertained us over the last 12 months and books that we're passionate about recommending. You can read ab
Matt Fraction's creator-owned tale of interdimensional espionage, evil twins and body-swapping love returns this September with Casanova: Avaritia, a.k.a. avarice, the third of the deadly sins that title each volume. As the new chapter opens, dimension-tripping superspy Casanova Quinn is still bitterly estranged from his father -- and boss -- w
Daytripper was the best comic book mini-series I read last year, one of the finest comics I've ever read, and one of the most emotionally powerful experiences I've ever had with visual storytelling. I could prais
When superspy anti-hero Casanova is sent on a mission to kidnap a magician-turned-guru who meditated for 12 years and supposedly achieved godhood, his attitude is pretty skeptical. After all, he's not so much
The first Matt Fraction comic I ever read was "Casanova." Most people know Fraction best, of course, as the writer of books like "Uncanny X-Men," "Iron Man" and "Thor," but before his meteoric rise in the mainstream, there was this little indie comic he did at Image Comics with artists -- and twin brothers -- Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon about a dimension-tripping superspy named Casanova Quinn, and it blew my mind so hard that I have never stopped picking up the pieces.
"Casanova" is a hell of a comic. It's about to be rereleased in full co
The premiere of "Iron Man 2" draws nigh for those of us who didn't get special advance screenings (tear), and while reviews have been mixed, we're still hoping for the best. While there's no way to protect your heart from the shrapnel of possible disappointment, you can at least pretend that th