The first DC Comics panel of Fan Expo 2010, "DC Nation," kicked off with DC Entertainment Co-Publisher Dan DiDio, "Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne" artist Chris Sprouse, Brian Azzarello ("First Wave") Jeff Lemire ("The Atom"), and a late appearance from artist Francis Manapul ("The Flash")...
In the second part of a special double-sized Roundtable Review, Laura Hudson, Chris Sims, David Brothers, and David Uzumeri take on the ENTIRE "Wednesday Comics" anthology hardcover -- out this week -- rating each of the fifteen comics one at a time...
In a special double-sized Roundtable Review, Laura Hudson, Chris Sims, David Brothers, and David Uzumeri take on the ENTIRE "Wednesday Comics" anthology hardcover, rating each comic one comic at a time...
There's plenty of hooplah filtering out of yesterday's Baltimore Retailer Summit, but one announcement teased at this past weekend's Baltimore Comic-Con was cemented with the announcement of the Wednesday Comics Hardcover Collection...
# As seen on TV
^ Redheads figure prominently
% The stage of Joseph Campbell's "hero's journey" known as the Inmost Cave is likely to be evoked at some point
¥ The technological advances in comics coloring of the last ten years really have paid off
# BART SIMPSON'S TREEHOUSE OF HORROR #15
Dudes: this is not just a Simpsons comic, it's an annual series where some really unlikely creators take over the Simpsons for an issue. (N...
# Prominent avian characters
¶ Mysterious red-headed women
≈ Not just robots: sexy robots
† Dogs with unusually advanced communication skills
% It's really nice to see the indie cartoonists who established their careers in past decades still at it
% GLAMOURPUSS #8
Probably the weirdest series currently running. For those of you...
$ Few things are as compelling as a genuinely bad man
• Strong quasi-maternal figures
¥ If Homer were a gunslinger, there'd be a whole lot of dead storytellers
§ Owes significant debts to Marcel Duchamp and Native American mythology
& We are all of us living in the shadow of the 1960s
$ & RICHARD STARK'S PARKER: THE HUNTER
Book of the week, people--Darwyn Cooke's gorgeous hardcover adaptation of the first novel in Richard (Donald Westlake) Stark's "Parker" series about a wily, amoral, murderous heist man, and the rare prose-to-comics adaptation that actually gains something in translation, because Cooke figured out a side of it that his drawing could make deeper and more vivid. I reviewed it here, ...