• The Comic Book Podcast Companion

    The Comic Book Podcast Companion

    An online review of a book of people talking about people talking about comics online. Carl F Gauze slams into a postmodern wall.

  • Grail Pages

    Grail Pages

    The inside skinny on collectors of original comic book art and Carl F Gauze‘s take on the guys who dig pictures of men who wear their underwear outside their pants.

  • The Flash Companion

    The Flash Companion

    If Gorilla Grodd, Captain Cold, the Pied Piper, and Captain Boomerang live on your bookshelf, you’ll be wanting this in-depth history of The Flash, from historians and the people who created him.

  • Rough Stuff

    Rough Stuff

    Bruce Phillips gets his fingertips all inky poring over the latest Rough Stuff.

  • The Best of Write Now!

    The Best of Write Now!

    Hey kid! Wanna write comics? Carl F Gauze suggests you read Danny Fingeroth‘s collection of interviews and articles from Write Now!, a magazine for Super Hero cartoonists, first.

  • Blue Beetle Companion

    Blue Beetle Companion

    Who was the Blue Beetle? Matthew Moyer finds that the back story for this overlooked superhero contains more mystery and intrigue than Charles Foster Kane’s. Rosebud? Scarab?

  • Modern Masters Volume 10: Kevin Maguire

    Modern Masters Volume 10: Kevin Maguire

    The talent of comics artist Kevin Maguire is nothing to bwa-ha-ha about. Shaun Corley gives us the rundown on the latest edition of the Modern Masters series, which runs down Maguire’s career.

  • All Star Companion Volume 2

    All Star Companion Volume 2

    Somewhere between comic fandom and pop culture research lives this exhaustive (but not exhausting) look at the first superhero club, the Justice Society of America. Matthew Moyer ponders the membership.

  • The Alter Ego Collection, Volume One

    The Alter Ego Collection, Volume One

    It’s just a comic, right? Wrong. Matthew Moyer examines this anthology from the celebrated fanzine Alter Ego, full of comics passion, knowledge and treasures.

  • Modern Masters Volume Eight: Walter Simonson

    Modern Masters Volume Eight: Walter Simonson

    It’s easy to appreciate a comic artist’s craft. But what goes on behind the scenes? How does a Great One get to be… well, Great? Matthew Moyer gets the scoop on Walter Simonson in the latest installment of TwoMorrow’s Modern Masters series.

  • Dick Giordano: Changing Comics, One Day At A Time

    Artist and editor Dick Giordano headed DC Comics’ editorial department through the ’80s. By a strange coincidence, that happens to have been the decade of Ben Varkentine’s "golden age" as a fan, so he’s here to get filled in on all the details.

  • Erik Truffaz

    Erik Truffaz at La Maison Francaise in Washington, DC on April 29, 2002. Concert review by Bill Campbell.

  • Herbie Hancock

    Herbie Hancock at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC on March 28, 2002. Concert review by Bill Campbell.

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