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A Month of Wednesdays

June 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

So while I’ve been off writing about Avengers comics for the the past four weeks, the funnybook industry had the temerity to continue releasing books! Da noive a some peeple! But, ah well. What’s a reviewer to do, except take a deep breath and bear up under their pulpy weight? So here you go: all the funnybooks for a month of Wednesdays. Or the highlights thereof, anyway… [...]

2014 Dork Awards, Part One: Best Limited Series

January 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

So 2014 is finally over, and that means it’s time to look back. Back, at the best funnybooks of the year. That’s right, it’s time once again for… THE DORK AWARDS! It was a great year for comics. The American industry is the best it’s been since the 1980s, with a raft of talented creators producing a wide variety of books in multiple genres. There was so much good [...]

Surfing, Sex, and Miracle Men: FUNNYBOOKSINREVIEWAREGO!!!

April 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Last week was a good week for great funnybooks, so let’s just jump right on in… Miracleman 4, by Alan Moore, Alan Davis, and Garry Leach At this point, I have to admit that I’m enjoying reading the monthly reprints of this book so much that I may have to stick with it, in spite of what I still consider to be an inflated price for a bloated comic. Ah well. So much for saving some [...]

Dork Awards: The 25 Best Funnybooks of 2013, Part One

January 1, 2014 // 2 Comments

It was a good year to be a funnybook fan. I mean, they all are. There’s always SOMEthing good coming out, even in bad years. But 2013 offered up an embarrassment of riches, with exciting new talent, continuing excellence from old masters, and a blitz of original projects from the cream of the big-time comics crop. There was so much good stuff, in fact, that it was tough paring it all down [...]

Beautiful Dreaming: Sandman Returns in Grand Style

November 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

Back from vacation (had a great time, thanks), and what did I find awaiting me at the funnybook store? Sandman: Overture 1, by Neil Gaiman, JH Williams III, and Dave Stewart   So. It’s been awhile. Something on the order of 17 years, in fact, since the last issue of Neil Gaiman’s Sandman hit the stands. It’s astounding, then, how much this book reads like the original series. [...]

Countdown to Halloween, Day 16: Graveyard

October 16, 2012 // 0 Comments

Nothing says Halloween like a graveyard. Either in picture… …or song:   BONUS GRAVE! Here’s Neil Gaiman, reading the first chapter of his awesomely Halloweenie children’s novel, The Graveyard Book. Gaiman is sometimes a shade too clever (alright, cute) for his own good, but the sheer macabre inventiveness of this book wins me over. If it had existed when I was a [...]