Author: Emily Lauer


Extra EXTRA! Read All About It!

The EC Archives: Extra!  Johnny Craig, John Severin, Colin Dawkins and others (writers and artists) Dark Horse Comics April 11, 2018 This collection presents the entire run of Extra! which ran for five issues in the mid 1950s, each one comprised of a number of short comics stories and some sojourns into short prose fiction–what…

Go Ahead, Skip the Origin Stories

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″] [et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Action Comics #1 gets Superman’s origin story and “a scientific explanation of Clark Kent’s amazing strength” out of the way on the very first page, and the rest of the issue is devoted to his activities as a grown-up “champion of the the oppressed.” Though obviously his…

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Kid Sherlock #3: “Missing Equipment” by Justin Phillips and Sean Miller is Light and Fun

Kid Sherlock #3 Justin Phillips (writer and letterer), Sean Miller (pencils and inks), Lesley Atalansky (colors) Action Lab Comics August 23, 2017 In the third issue of Kid Sherlock, the playground equipment for classroom 221 at Baker Elementary has gone missing, and the eponymous kid Sherlock and his faithful pal Watson solve the mystery of…