- Music Reviews
- September 20, 2018
The Big Bad Blues (Concord Records). Review by Christopher Long.
Modern Masters 27 takes Carl Gauze on another wonderful journey into the life of professional cartoonist Ron Garney.
You’ve heard the tales of tempestuous duo Stan Lee and Jack Kirby… and you need the hear them again in The Wonder Years.
The Quality Companion stockpiles an embarrassment of riches for the serious comics fan.
Explore the world of Jeff Smith and his little buddy Fone.
A hardback history of Super Heroes on television, from the Man of Steel to the recent Aquaman series.
Carl F Gauze digs TwoMorrows’ Modern Masters interview with cartoonist Guy Davis, despite the artist’s nipple defect.
Pierre Comtois breaks down the first ten years of Marvel into three phases and the comics that epitomize them in his Field Guide.
This new tome from Michael Eury brings back Matthew Moyer‘s childlike sense of wonder even better than a real, live Captain Action plastic figurine would. No mean feat.
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.”
Matthew Moyer recommends Twomorrows’ last volume in the All Star Companion series to pop culture scholars of all stripes. It’s an essential element to any Golden Age history, when so many originals are still out of the reach of the casual fan.
Matthew Moyer finds Hawkman Companion‘s artwork to be its redemption.
Do you know an AFOL? Chances are some acquaintance is an Adult Fan of Lego. Carl F Gauze recommends Brick Journal to feed their obsession, or perhaps kindle yours.
Bruce Phillips gets his fingertips all inky poring over the latest Rough Stuff.
Bruce Phillips is cuckoo for this in-depth illustrated interview with Madman creator, Mike Allred.
Like a kid in a toystore, Matthew Moyer is agog over this photo collection devoted to Mego’s delightfully strange line of classic superhero action-figures from the late Seventies. They look like dolls to me….
Matthew Moyer is suitably intrigued by this new book about DC Comic’s science fiction titles of the Sixties, and how they summon up a vision of a brave new future that is even more distant now than it was back then.
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!
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.
Shaun Corley enjoys Twomorrows’ retrospective of the work of Neil Gaiman collaborator, and fellow Virginian, Charles Vess.