There was a time when, in certain quarters, comic books were reviled. Currently, in certain quarters, comic books are revered.
“Talent is always a joy to witness. But young talent like this is a very special joy.”
“The Tithe: Volume 1 is a welcome entry into not just the graphic novel market, but also the overall crime fiction genre.”
“so much fun to read.”
Today it is acceptable for a comic book hero to unravel, disappear, die, be reborn and on occasion, even be reincarnated in a different form, costume, or body.
Grand adventure stories often take place in exotic locations among exotic peoples and feature exotic creatures.
The Dresden Files is an exceptional series of 15 (and counting) novels written by Jim Butcher, in addition to tie-in short stories and a short-lived television series.
"[a] fine [example] of the art of comic books . . ."
Keef Cross’ DayBlack is not your typical graphic novel in terms of images or plot. Trained as both a tattoo artist and painter, Cross creates drawings reminiscent of tattoos, and the stor
“moving and deeply beautiful art illustrating stories of risk, choices, loss and life.”
“just like the monsters that haunt the pages, zombie storytelling never dies.”
“a collection of tightly written and deeply moving testaments to the brevity of life and the existential imperative to live it well.”
“Wormwood is an intergalactic, inter-dimensional, immortal, happy-go-lucky larval worm-thing with a liking for fine stout, strippers, and most of the other vices planet Earth has on offer.
Anyone who can figure love out is a genius.
“an essential entry into DC’s ongoing Celebration series of anthologies.”
The Golden Age pulp magazine Weird Tales wasn’t a pulp that featured cowboys or detectives or men with rocket-packs on its covers. It had odd, scary things on its covers.
“the work of a professional at the top of his game.”
“pure American art.”
“. . . a wonderfully horrific and funny collection . . . a rich river of bloody fun.”
"A graphic novel, Street View will entice all you voyeurs out there to peer inside uncovered city windows and fantasize about the human dramas unfolding inside."
“the best of European storytelling . . .”
“the work of a confident, skilled artist who made comics not only more fun, but also better in the process.”
“Neither Shakespeare nor Faulkner could have ever said it better.”
"The best combination of modern and classic Disney in one collection."
“Superman: The Golden Age Sundays 1946–1949 is the sound of America exhaling after facing nothing but stress for a long,