• Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Back and Good

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Back and Good1

    Unto each generation, a story is told— When considering a comic book, it’s pertinent to consider its target audience and who it’s marketed to or for whom it’s easy to find. For a franchised book, or an adaptation of an existing success, the question becomes more interesting along with that relevancy: Is this just for

  • PUBWATCH: Valiant Efforts! August

    PUBWATCH: Valiant Efforts! August0

    It’s Valiant Efforts month two, looking back at all August’s releases as well as forwards through September, October, November…! Last month I caught you up on July’s issues; this month we published a big ol’ Valiant primer to help you get a feel for what the publisher is, was, and might be. For this Valiant

  • I Spoke to Aleš Kot for a Month About Creating Days of Hate.

    I Spoke to Aleš Kot for a Month About Creating Days of Hate.2

    Interviewing Aleš Kot is something akin to reading one of their books. It’s a wholly immersive experience, one that’s quite unlike any other interview I’ve ever done. Over a month we exchanged emails about their new book Days of Hate, which will be coming out through Image later this year. The first issue is visceral

  • Deconstructing Pretty Deadly: Sissy, the Vulture

    Deconstructing Pretty Deadly: Sissy, the Vulture0

    I’m the type of person who likes to analyze the things I love. One of those things is Pretty Deadly written by Kelly Sue DeConnick, drawn by Emma Rios, colored by Jordie Bellaire, and lettered by Clayton Cowles. It is probably one of my favorite comics ever (and I have the tattoo to prove it)!

  • Short & Sweet

    Short & Sweet0

    Uncanny X-Men #18 Bendis, Lozano, Rudy Marvel Comics What. Was. This? Aside from the cover, which messes with the suspension of disbelief (how in the hell do you get close enough to Cyclops, wonky powers or not, to hold a gun to his head?), this issue is a dramatic shift straight into huh? from the

  • Awesome Awards: Winners!2

    • January 14, 2014

    Voting has concluded and the results are in–here are your winners . Remember, the 2013 Awesome Awards were nominated  and voted by you. And you guys have good taste. Cartoonist — Noelle Stevenson Creator of Nimona and the upcoming Lumberjanes, you can find some of her other comics here.