Tag: Marvel

Age of TV Heroes

Age of TV Heroes

Print Reviews

A hardback history of Super Heroes on television, from the Man of Steel to the recent Aquaman series.

Collected Jack Kirby Collector Vol. 7

Collected Jack Kirby Collector Vol. 7

Print Reviews

The four issues collected in Twomorrows latest Jack Kirby Collector are packed with interviews, pseudo-scholarly/analytical pieces, and metric tons of artwork from comics’ favorite “working-class kid from the Bronx.”

Grail Pages

Grail Pages

Print Reviews

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.

Rough Stuff

Rough Stuff

Print Reviews

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

The Best of Write Now!

The Best of Write Now!

Print Reviews

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.

The Incredible Hulk

The Incredible Hulk

Screen Reviews

Bruce Banner is on the run as he tries to control the beast inside of him. You wouldn’t like Rob Levy when he’s angry, but you’ll like him even less when he’s disappointed by a summer blockbuster.

John Romita… And All That Jazz

John Romita… And All That Jazz

Print Reviews

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!

Modern Masters Volume 10: Kevin Maguire

Modern Masters Volume 10: Kevin Maguire

Print Reviews

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.

The Alter Ego Collection, Volume One

The Alter Ego Collection, Volume One

Print Reviews

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

Print Reviews

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.

Modern Masters: John Byrne

Modern Masters: John Byrne

Print Reviews

Everyone has lots to say about John Byrne. Matthew Moyer examines this collection of interviews and art that let the man and his work speak for himself.

The Punisher

Screen Reviews

Is The Punisher also punishing the audience, as many critics say? Rob Levy doesn’t think so, if you like your entertainment loud and bullet-riddled.

Dick Giordano: Changing Comics, One Day At A Time

Print Reviews

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.

X2: X-Men United

Screen Reviews

In reviewing the second installment of the X-Men series, Steve Stav reveals his secret alter-ego of “comic-book geek.” Guilty pleasures (and spoilers) await…

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Hold Me Tight

Hold Me Tight

Screen Reviews

Lily and Generoso review Hold Me Tight, the sixth feature directed by renowned actor Mathieu Amalric. Centered around a brilliant performance from Vicky Krieps (Phantom Thread, Bergman Island), Hold Me Tight is an unpredictable and remarkable psychological drama.

Sirens

Sirens

Screen Reviews

The fact that the band Slaves to Sirens exists is impressive, but that they live, love, and breathe to play metal takes things to another level. Sirens documents the journey. Review by Charles DJ Deppner.