• John Romita… And All That Jazz

    John Romita… And All That Jazz

    Still depressed over that last Spider-Man movie? Matthew Moyer recommends you pick up this collection of interviews with Spidey artist extraordinaire Romita and travel back to a simpler time in Marvel Comics. Face it tiger, this is your lucky day!

  • Brush Strokes With Greatness

    Brush Strokes With Greatness

    All hail the lowly inker, whose work in comics is always seen but rarely noticed. Matthew Moyer takes a gander at this retrospective on Marvel’s Joe Sinnott and feels the impact.

  • Comic Book Nerd

    Comic Book Nerd

    After trolling through Comic Book Nerd‘s first issue, Matthew Moyer has only one thing to say: “Worst Comic Book Parody ever“. Or was that best?

  • Fantastic Four

    Fantastic Four

    “Flame on!” With that iconic phrase, Marvel Comics’ first super-group — the Fantastic Four — finally make their appearance on the big screen this summer. Can Tim Story’s presentation of the classic comic book possibly live up to the hype? More importantly, does the movie reach Spider-Man levels of filmmaking genius…or will it join Hulk and Elektra in the dustbin of superhero duds? Our resident Jack Kirby worshipper, Steve Stav, just might have the answer.

  • The Collected Jack Kirby Collector: Volume One

    Jack Kirby was the creator or co-creator of almost every Marvel Comics super-hero and villain you ever heard of, including The Fantastic Four, Magneto, the X-Men, and Doctor Doom. Ben Varkentine says this book may not be the place to start for newcomers, but fans will have a picnic.

  • The Life and Art of Murphy Anderson

    Comics legend Murphy Anderson finally gets his own biography, an event big enough to draw in reformed comic geek Aaron Shaul, who actually learns a thing or two along the way.

  • Wertham Was Right!

    Ben Varkentine returns to the mysterious plane of Mark Evanier’s marvelous Point Of View with a review of the writer’s new essay collection, Wertham Was Right! And it’s a gas…

  • Comic Books and Other Necessities of Life

    Ben Varkentine introduces you to Mark Evanier’s unique and interesting "Point Of View" with a review of the writer’s new essay collection, Comic Books and Other Necessities of Life.

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