Ed Brubaker’s latest crime graphic novel “My Heroes Have Always Been Junkies” is storytelling at its absolute best and I’m his number one fan!
There are comic books writers, then there are the gods of the comic book industry. Grant Morrison is one of those Gods.
Comic books are meant to be fun. They began as an inexpensive source of entertainment for kids. They were an impulse buy or last minute purchase by parents at the grocery store. Something fun for an adult to gift to their child as they waited … Continue reading “The Eltingville Club”: When Geekdom Goes too Far
She’s been in publication for 75 years in the pages of DC Comics beginning with All-Star Comics #8, then Sensation Comics #1 published in January of 1941, but it is 2016 that marked her first appearance on the big screen in Batman vs. Superman: Dawn … Continue reading “Wonder Woman” Rebirthed
There are horrors in those woods. The kind of horror you see in a rapid blink of an eye. Horror that appears as an indistinguishable, blurry mess of elongated limbs, boney fingers, and over-sized eyes staring back at you. Did you actually see something behind … Continue reading Horror & Drama in “Wytches”
Teeg Lawless has got it hard while serving hard time. He was actually looking forward to 30 days of monotony in a jail cell, it gives a man time to focus and figure things out, but this jail sentence ain’t gonna be no cake-walk. Somebody’s … Continue reading Genre Smash: “Savage Sword of Criminal”
This July marked the celebration of 75 years of Batman. Seventy-five years since The Bat-Man’s first appearance in Detective Comics #27 (1939). With 75 years of publication history, it’s almost impossible to read everything Batman related. Some issues are not compiled in trade paperbacks and … Continue reading 5 Favorite Batman One-Shots
It was just another day, back at the comic book shop, where this boy finds all kinds of inspirational material for stories, when I noticed a comic book upon the wall that I had never seen before. It had a striking cover of a police … Continue reading Brief History Lesson: “Stop…You Can’t Beat the Law!”
I just returned from my weekly trip to the comic book store with an assortment of rare horror masterpieces. It seems that someone sold their collection of horror comics and now they are available for purchase. I spent many hours digging through the boxes of … Continue reading Happy Halloween from “Tales of the Zombie”
Sex, drugs, satanic cults, and crime. No, it’s not another B-movie on its way to your local drive-in movie theater. It’s a comic book, brought to you by the same creative team that brought you Criminal and Incognito – Ed Brubaker (writer), Sean Phillips (illustrator), … Continue reading “Fatale”: She Gives Me Fever