Pictorial narratives, comic books, comic strips, cartoon characters, super-heroes, comic book artists, comic book writers, theory and fandom.
Sun 07 Apr
Mourning the passing of film critic Roger Ebert and comics legend Carmine Infantino.
Thu 12 Jul
Comic-Con is on this week, and the geek-related links are flying fast and furious.
Thu 28 Jul
“Captain America” and the real world.
Fri 27 Aug
Looking closely at vintage comics. Sometimes very, very close.
Wed 22 Jul
Last gasps for a dying medium: comics come back to newsprint in a big way.
Sat 07 Mar
Embellishment, not adaptation, is what drives Zack Snyder’s movie.
Sun 22 Feb
“The Dark Knight” isn’t as good as a movie as I thought it was, but it still deserved an Oscar nomination for best picture.
Tue 01 Jul
Nearly two decades of “Batman” reviews from The New York Times.
Wed 02 Apr
Graphic communication so effective, it speaks to three generations.
Wed 20 Dec
A look at the “Masters” of the art form.
Wed 29 Nov
As I recover from a 24-hour bug, get ready for random.
Mon 24 Jul
A report from the nerdiest convention in this universe.
Tue 20 Jun
A brand new illustration for all the blog posts I wrote in May.
Wed 26 Apr
Alternative illustration for mainstream fashion.
Mon 24 Apr
Seth’s “Wimbledon Green” lives up to the romantic hype of print.
Mon 20 Jun
Notes on the context around Christopher Nolan’s reinterpretation of Batman.
Wed 11 May
The new DC Comics logo isn’t worthy of the old logo’s legacy.
Wed 07 Apr
You know a movie is bad when it makes me want to go see a Jim Carrey movie.
Fri 19 Dec
Instant Messenger spamming’s got me down.
Mon 17 Nov
You can have two-thirds of all my old comic books.
Mon 23 Jun
Ang Lee’s “The Hulk” is repeatedly intruded on by Stan Lee’s Hulk.
Fri 20 Jun
The advanced word for “The Hulk” sounds bad.
Wed 28 May
Serializer.net is a vibrant experiment in online comics.
Mon 26 May
“The Atomic Revolution” is a beautifully illustrated comic book relic from the atomic age.
Sat 03 May
Bryan Singer’s “X2: X-Men United” is a solid movie first and a faithful adaptation second.
Mon 31 Mar
Digging through my old comic books, I came across an amazing postcard from 1979.
Sat 27 Jul
Scans of every page of the first issue of Action Comics.
Sun 14 Jul
Lately Ive been thinking a lot about comics.
Mon 08 Jul
Hellboy is coming, Hellboy is coming.
Wed 12 Jun
The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art is holding art festival.
Sat 11 May
John Romita, Jr. is using his powers for good.
Tue 23 Apr
Reading The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay.
Fri 12 Apr
God-Man is on patrol, when
Tue 19 Feb
His new fighting technique is unstoppable.
Fri 07 Dec
A great interview with Frank Miller.
Sat 03 Nov
I’;s excited for “Justice League.”
Sat 18 Aug
Ghost World is the best comic book movie youre likely to see.
Fri 17 Aug
Aaron Bergerons Awesome Factory is hilarious.
Mon 13 Aug
The Superman mythose gets the Buffy treatment.