The masses - I love ‘em - they rush for red lights, risking everything to...– Arthur Nersesian, Manhattan Loverboy
Written in ink, in German, in a small, hopelessly sincere handwriting, were the...– J.D. Salinger, For Esme, With Love and Squalor (via foals-) Always loved Salinger’s short, For Esme…
Review: Infinite Rebirth: The Duality and Synergy... →
Captain America 615.1 stands as a singular achievement among Marvel’s recent ‘point one’ stories. Not only does this book provide an excellent jump-on point for new readers, but also unfolds a magnificent character drama. Read my full review on PopMatters.com by clicking the link above.
Did I listen to pop music because I was miserable? Or was I miserable because I...– Rob Gordon, High Fidelity. Chicken or the egg, Rob? Chicken or the egg?
Review: Nothing Sparkles: The Evolution of... →
Vertigo’s American Vampire is about more than simply a fresh new take on the already toxically-popular vampire mythos — it’s about the birth of America. Read my review of American Vampire for PopMatters.com, click the link above.
Out waltzing with the holy ghost From the bowry to the Barbary coast The land...– “Steady Rollin’” by Two Gallants
Wonder Woman Color Tweak
hawkstudios: The photo on the left is what NBC released. The photo on the right is what i think the colors should have been. The color difference makes a huge difference. So much better Wonder Woman costume; just a little recoloring.
Review: The Popart-tinged iZombie →
True Love With Teeth: iZombie offers readers a carefully crafted, popart-tinged, super-camp cohort of monsters. What carries iZombie is not the plot, though it’s compelling; it’s not the art, though it’s outstanding; and it’s not the dialogue, which has a tremendous amount of promise. No, it’s the pop-art and campiness of the book that makes it a fun read each month. Read my full review at...
Review: Amazing Spider-Man 655 →
My review of Amazing Spider-Man #655 for PopMatters.com is live. Mimicking the traditional three-act structure, “Amazing Spider-Man” #655 offers an outpouring of grief that hearkens back to the Spider-Man stories of old. Writer Dan Slott continues to explore the melodrama that was traditionally the core of classic Spider-Man tales. With the aid of artist Marcos Martin, this issue achieves a...