Archive for May, 2010

Do You Really Want the Ladies to Call You Mr. Speed?

Posted by on May 16th, 2010 at 8:38 AM

For her first monthly column, Kinukitty takes a break from the yaoi to contemplate what exactly Kiss is talking about when Kiss talks about sex.

Mortimer Adler’s Dream: The Comics of Caitlin Cass

Posted by on May 15th, 2010 at 5:36 AM

Rob reviews SUM OF THE PARTS, ON STILTS, PHOSPHENES and AN ALPHABET OF REASONED FAILURE, all by Caitlin Cass.

Caitlin Cass is a cartoonist with an interesting academic background. She attended St. John’s College in Maryland, a school with a

Speaking of Pictures

Posted by on May 14th, 2010 at 4:26 PM
Just throwin’ out a Life line....

Fantasy’s Michelangelo: An Appreciation

Posted by on May 14th, 2010 at 2:47 PM
Ken Smith's 1994 (TCJ #174) appreciation of Frazetta examines the artist in the larger context of fantasy illustrators and his heritage.

Deathstroke and Volcano Vagina

Posted by on May 14th, 2010 at 12:02 PM

From Titans: Villains For Hire Special, ©2010 DC Comics.

 

I'm still elsewhere prepping an essay, but I had to drop in and share this: David Brothers just won this month's Superhero Decadence Sweepstakes, with an example so inappropriate to the genre that you'll wonder why parents ever allowed their children to read such things.

Madeleine Albright is still working her way through John Byrne’s Next Men.

Posted by on May 14th, 2010 at 10:12 AM

Back when I boosted for Team Comics with neither irony nor cynicism, i.e. before I got into the industry and saw the sausages get made, it was thrilling when any celebrity acknowledged our beloved art form. Nicholas Cage saying he

Superheroes I Have Known

Posted by on May 14th, 2010 at 8:43 AM
A few people (okay, one. one person) expressed interest in some of my old zines, so I've digitized this.

Journalista for May 14, 2010: Day off

Posted by on May 14th, 2010 at 12:02 AM
No news update today, I'm afraid, as I'm halfway through an essay and under deadline. ¡Journalista! returns Monday.

Hellblazer #262

Posted by on May 14th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
Placeholder Vertigo, the haircut lounge from 1991.

Jimmy Corrigan Perfume

Posted by on May 13th, 2010 at 10:58 AM
Vom Marlowe discusses criticism, fandom, and a line of scents based on your favorite comics characters. (If your favorite characters are Hellboy or Witchblade. Not Jimmy Corrigan, alas.)

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