Contact Us

Tarot

Ask Chris #224: Tarot And The Krampus And The Worst Christmas Story

Ask Chris #224, art by Erica Henderson

Q: What's the worst Christmas comic you've ever read? -- @franzferdinand2

A: Folks, I have read a lot of Christmas comics. For a while, they were the only thing I actually "collected." I'd buy any Christmas story I could find, any comic with Santa Claus in it, anything that had the requisite number of sleighs and trees with lights on 'em, and as a result, I have seen some genuinely terrible Christmas stories. Don't get me wrong, there are plenty of good ones too, but when you're reading every Christmas story out there, you run across plenty that are overly cynical, mean-spirited, or just plain not very good.

And every now and then, you read the two-part Krampus story in Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose, which is a piece of work unto itself.

Read More

The Machine-Gun Bra Is The Third Craziest Thing About The New Issue of ‘Tarot’

tarot01

Look, I think it's fair to say that I've had my difficulties with Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose, Jim Balent's long-running epic of mostly-naked witchity adventure. We all have. Dubious werewolves, eel trauma

Read More

Ask Chris #99: Tarot’s Redeeming Qualities and Hobo Batman

askchris

Here at ComicsAlliance, we value our readership and are always open to what the masses of Internet readers have to say. That's why every week, Senior Writer Chris Sims puts his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!

Q: I assume you were tricked into reading Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose but you keep reading it! What the qualities that keep you coming back? -- @InhabitantJ

A: Believe it or not, I started reading Tarot of my own free will. To be fair, though, m

Read More

‘Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose’ Gets Bitten on Her Ladyparts By an Eel. Seriously. [Review]

tarot06

It's been a while since we've talked about one of our all-time favorite titles here at ComicsAlliance, and to be honest, the past few issues of Jim Balent's Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose have actually been pretty boring. As much as I love the bo

Read More

Thor and Loki Hilariously Guest Star in ‘Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose’

tarotthor01

Over the past few weeks, we here at ComicsAlliance have talked quite a bit about Thor. We've covered the recent blockbuster Marvel movie, the video game tie-ins, and we've even taken an in-depth look at the SyFy Channel's low-budget knockoff. But there's one

Read More

‘Tarot’ #63 Explains What Breasts Are For to Naked Lady Werewolves [Review]

tarot63a

I've been reading Jim Balent's "Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose" for the majority of its ten-year (and counting) run, and in that time it's been the most consistently amazing comic book on the stands. Admittedly, thi

Read More

Colleen Coover Draws Tarot, Witch of the Black Rose

colleen-coover-tarot

HeroesCon 2010 was nothing short of amazing for the ComicsAlliance staff -- the highlight of the convention season, hands down -- and we'll have lots of content coming from our time at the event, but even among the rich store of wonderful moments the convention provided, one thing stands out as a shining jewel: Colleen Coover's drawing of Tarot,

Read More

SWIPE FILE: ‘Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose’ vs. Courage Wolf

tarot

I make fun of Jim Balent's comics on a pretty regular basis (in fact, I tend to do it on the same bimonthly schedule that the book comes out), but don't get the wrong idea: I never want that guy to stop making comics. There is a

Read More

Mind-Boggling Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose MiniMates [Girl Week]

tarotminimate01

Last month, BroadSword comics announced via YouTube that after ten years of publishing the often-naked adventures of Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose, their flagship character was finally hitting the big time: Being immortalized as a tiny plastic figure as one of Art Asylum's MiniMates:

And I thought it was funn

Read More

Conan O’Brien Discovers The Softcore Goth Porn Comic Horror Of ‘Tarot’

conantarot

Thanks to the ever vigilant (and possibly wizardly) ways of contributor Chris Sims, ComicsAlliance is pretty well versed in the ways of Jim Balent's softcore goth porn odyssey "Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose." Why, between its various vagina controversies (some art toothed, some are

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://comicsalliance.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Comics Alliance quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on Comics Alliance quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!