For those of you who enjoyed our ULTIMATE FIGHTER Season 5 recaps we’ve moved them to a more fitting venue over at UGO, where we write under the name of Hooligan. Enjoy.
Recent comments on Dark Horse manga sales have been much talked about, and a post at Blogorama drew a response from Dark Horse Big Cheese Mike Richardson himself: Saw these posts and had to respond. First, most of Dark Horse manga sells extremely well. While it is true that the horror line did not sell […]
While Fredric Wertham is the archetypal real-life bogeyman of comics, his legacy is not all black and white. Bart Beatty, author of Frederic Wertham and the Critique of Mass Culture and Jeet Heer debate Wertham’s portrayel in David Hajdu‘s The Ten Cent Plague at The Globe and Mail Beatty for the defense: Hajdu’s portrayal of […]
Francoise Mouly has been on a mission to bring comics to the littlest readers with her beautiful Toon Books line. Looks like she’s not alone, as the three debut books have already had to go back to press. PR below: In response to overwhelming advance orders, TOON Books was taken by surprise and has had […]
The year of the scholarly look continues in Edinburgh as the National Library of Scotland presents a two month exhibitions of comics and a series of events featuring Alan Davis, Vince Deighan (Frank Quitely to you and me), Metaphrog and many others. You can see the entire list of events here but here’s the basics: […]
§ Frank Santoro looks at Matt Wagner at Comics Comics: I’ve been reading the original issues of Matt Wagner’s Mage. I honestly couldn’t tell you what it’s about. Magic, I think. I’m too busy looking at the art. Wagner’s layouts are quintessentially 80’s. And they are also crystal clear. There is something refreshing in the […]