Monthly Archives: March 2013

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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Post-American Elf American Elf

James Kochalka posted a new American Elf strip the other day. As you may know, American Elf was Kochalka’s more-than-decade long daily comic book diary. He ended it when 2012 went out the door, and has now been working on other things (a graphic … Continue reading

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Bioshock: Infinite Has Made Me Busy

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On Jacked: The Outlaw Story of Grand Theft Auto

Before anything else: Jacked: The Outlaw Story of Grand Theft Auto is a book written by David Kushner that sets out to tell the story of the Grand Theft Auto franchise from its beginning to its end. It succeeds in that if “succeeds” means … Continue reading

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Nick Briz’s Apple Computers

Ben Syverson: That’s part of getting yourself in another ecosystem. It’s about adapting and the constraints and they force you to do this thing that you don’t necessarily want to do but you have to do it because if you … Continue reading

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On Astrid’s Animation

There aren’t many positions for characters to be in when you are playing Skyrim. They’re walking, they’re standing, they’re fighting. The Jarls, basically the lords of the different holds, have an pose where they lounge far back in their chairs. But … Continue reading

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Some Preliminary Thoughts on Spawn

For some reason I thought it would be a good idea to read the first fifty issues of Todd McFarlane’s Image series Spawn. You might be familiar with the material through its strange saturation into American culture via action figures, anime, … Continue reading

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