Category Archives: Comics

New Review in ImageText

A little more than a year ago I did a review of Bart Beaty’s Comics Vs Art for ImageText, and after a little waiting, it is out! I’m really happy with the review, especially because I did it so long ago and … Continue reading

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From BPRD : The Dead issue 4

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Fungal Growth

  B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs #2

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Abraham Sapien and the Frog

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Three Portraits of Johann Kraus

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Alan Moore on Writing

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Frank Castle on Fighting

Fighting for the people who run the world gets you stabbed in the back. You fight the wars they start and feed. You kill the monsters they create. You die from handling depleted uranium while they get rich on oil. … Continue reading

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Todd McFarlane’s 1992 Comics Journal Interview

The fairly infamous Gary Groth interview with Todd McFarlane is up at The Comics Journal and it is glorious. Groth pins McFarlane to the wall on taste, culture, and the fact that McFarlane was an amazing force of mediocrity in the … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden on V For Vendetta and Guy Fawkes Masks

It is a curious combination of images, histories, politics and symbols—a Catholic revolutionary, executed for treason, a peculiar heritage in British popular commemoration, a right-wing blog site, a graphic novel, a Hollywood film disowned by the graphic novel’s writer, a … Continue reading

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On The Manhattan Projects 1-10

Jonathan Hickman decided to create a comic book that told the secret history of science in the United States. The Manhattan Projects tells this story, but with an injection of fiction. I don’t mean “it is fictionalized,” because obviously it is, but … Continue reading

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