Posts Tagged ‘josh simmons’

Hail The White Rhinoceros Part Three (of Three): Josh Simmons

Posted by on February 23rd, 2011 at 12:01 AM

We should give it to Mel Gibson.

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Hail The White Rhinoceros Part Two (of Three): Shaun Partridge Continued

Posted by on February 22nd, 2011 at 12:01 AM

“What kind of person would do this? This sounds like an insane person.”

Hail The White Rhinoceros Part One (of Three): Shaun Partridge

Posted by on February 21st, 2011 at 12:01 AM

(Photo taken by K is for Kaleidoscope.)

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Eric Reynolds Talks About Mome, an Anthology for the 21st Century with Chris Mautner Part 1 of 2

Posted by on December 29th, 2010 at 12:01 AM

The release of the 20th volume of Mome (which happily coincided with its fifth anniversary) seemed as good a time as any to talk with Reynolds about the series, where it’s been, how it’s changed and where he hopes to take it in the future. Plus, it provided an opportunity to talk with Reynolds, who has always been thoughtful, upfront, and insightful whenever I’ve had the luck to talk to him about comics. I hope I get the chance to do so again sometime soon.

Sweet Spot: Mome Vol. 19

Posted by on October 7th, 2010 at 12:01 AM

In #19, Reynolds shifted gears and used fewer but longer entries to put together perhaps the single best issue of the entire series (only #12 surpasses it in my estimation). Beyond its quality, Mome 19 also seems to be the issue that best reflects Reynolds’ taste as an editor. Reynolds has always been more on the underground side of the fence than in the literary fiction camp when it comes to comics. This issue’s mix of the transgressively funny, pulpish noir, surrealism, scatology and innovation was sequenced in such a way that every transition from story to story was nearly seamless. More importantly, the stories frequently complemented each other in a way that acted as a form of editorial storytelling on its own.