Sunday Slugfest: Nameless #5

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on September 27, 2015. Nameless #5 Story: Grant Morrison Art: Chris Burnham Colors: Nathan Fairbairn Solicit: The soul-destroying origin story of the man known only as “Nameless” is uncovered in all its horror. What caused “Nameless” to surrender his identity? What are the sickening secrets of the Razor House Project? […]

Fastball Feedback: Comics Reviews for September 9

September is upon us, and with it the first signs of fall. The days are losing their heat and growing shorter. Before we know it, it will be October and Halloween. That creeping darkness of autumn has inspired imaginations and stories to touch upon our deepest fears for a very long time. This week we’re […]

Fastball Feedback: Comics Reviews for September 2

War isn’t contained purely to fields of combat. After battles are won, there is always the question of what comes next. In the case of invasions, that means soldiers must stay behind to ensure the land and resources conquered remain under their control. This week we’re looking at three different comics that examine occupying forces. […]

Leading Questions: Justice League Vs. Avengers

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on September 24, 2015. Every two weeks in a new installment of “Leading Questions”, the young, lantern jawed Mark Stack will ask Comics Bulletin’s very own Chase Magnett a question he must answer. However, Mark doesn’t plan on taking it easy on Chase. He’ll be setting him […]

The Joy of the (Next) Moment: SPX 2015

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on September 24, 2015. Keith Silva: I was long past exhaustion, but not so much as to impair my skill of lifting a rocks glass to my own mouth. The well gin had fused with melted ice chips and a desiccated lime wedge in my glass. I […]

Batman #44: Show Me a Superhero

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on September 17, 2015. Batman #44 is a unique addition to Scott Snyder’s wide array of Batman stories. The writer and his work on these series have become synonymous with grandiose epics that examine the nature of Gotham City, the Dark Knight, and his many allies and […]

REVIEW: I Hate Fairyland #1 is Absolutely Bananas

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on September 14, 2015. I Hate Fairyland, Skottie Young’s first creator owned comic at Image Comics, takes one of the most innocent premises for children’s stories and twists it into something darkly hilarious. It features Gertrude as a young girl who is swept off to Fairyland, a place […]

ComicBook Countdown for the Week of September 14

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on September 14, 2015. There’s nary a week when great comics, movies, or television shows aren’t all vying for our attention. It can be hard to keep up with it all, but that’s why we’re here. Each Monday at ComicBook.Com, we take a look at the five most […]

Why Superhero Movies Won’t Go the Way of the Western

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on September 12, 2015. I. Love. Westerns. Seriously, I was raised watching Westerns alongside my dad in the basement, specifically those with Clint Eastwood. Everything from Sergio Leone’s “The Man With No Name” trilogy to Paint Your Wagon could be found regularly on the television. He still hangs […]

What’s Next for Mind MGMT?

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on September 8, 2015. Usually it takes years or even decades to recognize the full import and value of a comics series. Whether something was just an interesting fluke, an enjoyable treat, or something well and truly special is difficult to determine as it comes out. But then […]