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Countdown to Halloween, Day 25: This is My Last Song About Satan

October 25, 2012 // 0 Comments

Much as we love all the various ghouls and ghosts of the Halloween season, let’s face it: the holiday’s real king-daddy, the man with the evil plan… is Satan. Yes, the fundamentalists were right: beneath all the candy and mischief and innocent spooky fun, Halloween is all about the devil. Old Scratch himself. The Great Deceiver.  Corrupter of virgin flesh… …leader of strange rituals… …and all-around source of everything that makes Halloween [...]

NSFW Funnies: Howard Chaykin’s Black Kiss

September 14, 2012 // 2 Comments

Black Kiss 2  by Howard Chaykin What a fascinating comic. It’s a story of sexual vampirism as a metaphor for Hollywood, and for film’s corrupting influence on society as a whole. It’s a pornographic argument against pornography, a portrait of Western Society drawn in jism and blood. Or maybe all of that’s just a cheap intellectual come-on, an excuse to draw a whole bunch of dicks and boobs. Maybe Chaykin’s yanking our chains, and having a great big laugh at the [...]

Print vs Digital: One Dork’s Descent into the Dark Side

November 20, 2011 // 2 Comments

For the first time this week, I bought more digital comics than I did print comics. There were multiple reasons for this: price, quality, subscriptions my local funnybook store forgot to pull, new digital offerings of indie stuff I missed the first time around… No one thing goes into my decisions to buy digital. But I was still somewhat taken aback, and that means it’s something worth writing about. For the most part, I buy digital copies of things I don’t think I’m [...]