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Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – November 23, 2011: The End of Lulu
Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – November 23, 2011: The End of Lulu
Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week. KEY: * Numbers ^ Exodus % Genesis ¢ Colossians ^ % BATMAN: THE BLACK MIRROR HC Scott Snyder, Jock & Francesco Francavilla's double-headed Batman/Commissioner Gordon serial from Detective Comics was one of the chief attractions of the pre-reboot DC (and had a lot of impressively over-the-top
8 of the Best Noir Comics: Crime Does Pay
8 of the Best Noir Comics: Crime Does Pay
With last week's release of L.A. Noire -- the latest blockbuster video game from Grand Theft Auto creators Rockstar Games -- there's been a sudden spike in interest in hard-boiled crime stories. Stand-up tough-guys dealing with corruption and vice, faithless lovers plotting murderous betrayals, and twisted secrets dragged into the light? Who wouldn't want to see more of that stuff? And fortunately
Darwyn Cooke Stealth-Announces ‘Parker’ on iPhone [Wondercon]
Darwyn Cooke Stealth-Announces ‘Parker’ on iPhone [Wondercon]
Darwyn Cooke's "The Man With The Getaway Face" debuted over the weekend at Wondercon, an oversized adaptation of Richard Stark's novel of the same name, and the first chapter of this fall's "The Outfit." It certainly seems like a grand success, considering how often it came up at numerous convention after-parties and dinners...
Rec Room: ‘Mad Men’ & ‘Parker: The Hunter’
Rec Room: ‘Mad Men’ & ‘Parker: The Hunter’
The Rec Room: Where ComicsAlliance's Brendan McGuirk uses the stuff you already love to suggest the comics that you will. If you like "Mad Men," then try "Parker: The Hunter." Both the AMC television series and Darwyn Cooke's comic adaptation of the Richard Stark crime novels are highly stylized portrayals of 1960's New York City where men are men, women are foxy and submissive
Don’t Ask! Just Buy It: Parker, Beanworld, Marvel Adventures Spider-Man
Don’t Ask! Just Buy It: Parker, Beanworld, Marvel Adventures Spider-Man
$ 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 ada