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‘Baja': The Best Noir Comic Set in the Desert
‘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 Azzarrello and the inimitable David Lapham and books like xxxx, the 2000s saw a resurgence in noir that
‘Red Skull Incarnate': Best Use of Horrifying Real-Life History in a Superhero Comic
‘Red Skull Incarnate': Best Use of Horrifying Real-Life History in a Superhero Comic
Dealing with characters in a historically accurate environment can be tricky. Origin stories for villains with vague, unspecified pasts can be pretty hard to pull off, too. Typically, unsuccessful forays are quickly sloughed off in continuity sheddings, relegated to "imaginary story" status, and brushed away as interesting, but non-canonical, non-essential chunks of ignored lore... Rea