Category Archives: comic book criticism

On the new Ultimate Spider-Man

In an article in USA Today, Marvel’s revealed the hidden identity of the new Spider-Man in their Ultimates line title Ultimate Comics: Spider-Man.  A “re-imagining” of the regular storylines and characters of the classic Marvel comics, the Ultimate books have … Continue reading

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random comic review – “Batwoman: Elegy”

If your only exposure to the modern Batwoman character has been through cruising the Internet’s various blogs, message boards, Tumblrs, blah blah blah, then it’s pretty easy  to fall into one of two categories regarding how you view Kate Kane, … Continue reading

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random comic review – “Rat Catcher”

My opinion on DC’s VERTIGO CRIME series is no secret. I love them, I think that they’re an amazing concept with great stories, great themes,an awesome little hardcover format, it’s the perfect crime comic package. As crime and noir comics … Continue reading

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random comic review – Tales Of The Multiverse “Batman: Vampire”

I have been wanting to read this collection forever. There’s definitely an aspect of reading and discussing comics where you realize that the work as a whole is more than simply the sum of its parts.  It’s more than just … Continue reading

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On ESSEX COUNTY & Canada Reads

Picking up steam and recognition has been Jeff Lemire’s epically beautiful comic series Essex County and it’s climb up the ranks of rating as a potential winner of the Canada Reads literary debate, which was aimed at essentially picking THE … Continue reading

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On the “death” and end of Wizard

As of yesterday, the famous/infamous comic book/comic culture/entertainment magazine Wizard has effectively shut down. Technically “going public as a company” as well as transferring to a digital format and publishing plan, the magazine’s had an up-and-down history with comic book … Continue reading

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