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