Comic Review: BLACK KISS XXXMAS IN JULY SPECIAL

“The why is anybody’s guess.” Those are the words of Howard Chaykin, creator of indie trailblazer American Flagg! and noted purveyor of pulp. The man is a comic auteur, with a long history of expertly crafting tales of action and adventure with a hardboiled slant. His work often skirts the edge of what’s acceptable in […]

The Round-Up, 7. 3.13 Edition

This week’s round-up comes solely from Marcus Hammond, but he’s sure got plenty to say about three very different books. Superman has a new writer in Action Comics #22 and we’ll see whether or not this benefits the Man of Steel, and in Pandora #1 we’re finally given a glimpse of who DC’s most mysterious […]

Image Expo Announcement Roundup

Image Expo Announcement Roundup

Grant Morrison, Darick Robertson, Mark Millar, Frank Quitely, Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Steve Niles, Howard Chaykin,Tony Harris, Scott Morse, Brian Wood, Ming Doyle, Nick Spencer, Riley Rossmo. Chances are there are at least four or five creators on that list that you follow religiously and if that’s the case then the following list should be […]

NEWS: Garth Ennis Writing New Shadow Ongoing

Garth Ennis Writing New Shadow Ongoing

Garth Ennis (The Boys, Punisher) will be writing a new Shadow series for Dynamite Entertainment with art by Aaron Campbell. The series debuts in April with covers by Alex Ross, John Cassaday, Jae Lee and Howard Chaykin. According to Ennis, The Shadow is one of the characters he’s most wanted to write but until now […]

REVIEW: Daredevil #6

REVIEW: Daredevil #6

Written by MARK WAID Art by MARCOS MARTIN Colors by MUNSTA VICENTE / Letters by VC’s JOE CARAMAGNA With Fear Itself and its aftermath, Spider-Island, Schism and Regenesis all happening within a few weeks of each other, a lot of Marvel readers probably don’t have a ton of extra space on their pull lists. Undoubtedly, a […]

REVIEW: Avengers 1959 #1

REVIEW: Avengers 1959 #1

Written by HOWARD CHAYKIN / Art by HOWARD CHAYKIN Colors by JESUS ABURTOV / Letters by JARED K. FLETCHER It’s 1959. After World War II, but before the modern Marvel Universe started in 1961. It’s a time period that’s mostly lost in the Marvel canon, and Avengers 1959 is a five-issue mini-series here to fill […]