Friends or Foes Black Panther #4

Affinity of continuum of movement in comics, as seen in Jack Kirby's BLACK PANTHER #4.

February 14, 2018

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #25 Will Die in Ultron's Jaws!

The after-image is a technique that's currently out of fashion but due for a comback.

February 7, 2018

The Cavalry Stayed Home U.S.Avengers #6

Paco Medina uses visual clutter and downward spirals as storytelling elements in U.S.AVENGERS #6.

February 6, 2018

Franken-Castle! The Punisher (2009) #13

Tony Moore unleashes a three-panel storytelling masterclass in this sequence from FRANKEN-CASTLE.

February 1, 2018

Three... Two... One... GO!!!Motor Crush #1-5

A brief examination the various ways Cameron Stewart and Babs Tarr depict speed in MOTOR CRUSH.

January 23, 2018

The Girl You Want

Becky Cloonan really knocks it out of the park with a tense six-page sequence from DEMO #5.

January 12, 2018

The Ashes of Jedha

Widescreen storytelling makes a surprising comeback in STAR WARS #41.

January 10, 2018

Beating the Spread

Advertising and careless production staff can entirely ruin the storytelling flow of a comic. Just take a look at THE DEMON: HELL IS EARTH #1.

January 5, 2018

Fist Against Bone Journey Into Mystery #647-648

Somehow I missed the first issue of this storyline, but I didn't realize it until I was reading the letters page of Journey Into Mystery #648.

February 20, 2013

Fantastic for Four MinutesFF (2012) #1-3

I should have saved the Deadpool review for President's Day. Oh well. Here's a review of FF #1-3 instead.

February 18, 2013

Not the hero we want, the scumbag we needDeadpool (2012) #1-4

I channel my brother in a quick review of Deadpool (2012) #1-4.

February 15, 2013

I won't fight... I can't!The Hawk and the Dove (1968) #1

If you'e ever read one of these old Hawk and Dove comics, you know that the villains are just maguffins who give the main characters a chance to argue about philosopy. If you're not familiar with Hawk and Dove, well...

January 21, 2013

Not renowned for his lack of brash!Wulf the Barbarian #4

Wulf the Barbarian fights and flirts with a sexy thief, kills a vampire monster with tentacle feet, and disappointes me tremendously.

January 13, 2013