superlatives

‘Daytripper': The Best Reminder of Your Impending Death
Not to freak you out, but you could die today. Random accident, sudden aneurysm, violent crime. It's the thought that any of these things could happen at any moment that stops us sometimes, and makes us reflect on how close that truck came or how easy it would be to just slip over the railing..…
‘Wonder Woman': The Best Modernized Superhero Pantheon
For years now I've felt like Wonder Woman is a character that I wanted to enjoy reading about more than I actually did. Regardless of the take on the character, something always felt just slightly off, slightly missing, as if all the individual elements were there for a great story but no creat…
‘Baja': The Best Noir Comic Set in the Desert

Good crime comics used to be so hard to find. After the Comics Code Authority spelled doom for the genre after their heyday in the '40s and '50s, they virtually disappeared from the medium for decades. Thanks to the efforts of creators like Ed Brubaker, Darwyn Cooke, Brian Michael Bendis, Brian Azza…
Comics Superlatives: The Expanded Best of 2009
A couple weeks ago we gave you our Top 10 favorite comics of 2009, but as you can imagine in any list that short and subjective, it was hard to fit in all the comics, graphic novels, strips, and webcomics worth talking about from the last 365 days...