The Best Comics of 2015: Part Two

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 31, 2015. Earlier this week, we published the first half of ComicBook.Com’s Best Comics of 2015 list. It features a stunning diversity of styles and talent, along with the criteria for selection, that you should definitely check out before moving on to the list below. What […]

REVIEW: The Goddamned #1 is Every Bit as Tired as Its Lead Character

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on December 31, 2015. The Goddamned is biblical noir from Jason Aaron and R.M. Guéra, the acclaimed creative team of the rez noirScalped. It’s a genre and mood the two both understand very well, even if the setting and inspiration are radically different. The Goddamned #1 is […]

Leading Questions: Comics Writers Gonna Write, Write, Write, Write, Write

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on December 31, 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 […]

Review: Robin War #1: All of the King’s Horses and All of the King’s Men

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on December 30, 2015. I’ll give this to Robin War #1, it certainly lives up to its title. If the thing you have most fondly desired when looking at DC Comics for the past several years is to see all of Batman’s former wards and a bunch […]

The Best Comics of 2015: Part One

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 30, 2015. After another year of great new releases, translations, and continuing series in the world of comics, ComicBook.Com has returned to offer you our take on the 20 best comics of 2015. If you missed the list in 2014, you can check out both halves […]

5 Comics to Read Over the Holiday Break

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 26, 2015. The holidays are here with many off this upcoming week between Christmas day and New Year’s Day. Most of us will be getting a few extra days off of work to see our families, share some meals, and catch up on reading. It’s that […]

Planetary #14: And Here’s How It Really Happened

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on December 24, 2015. Ray Sonne: So, now that the relevant bit of what made Elijah Snow start The Planetary Guide is all said and done last chapter, Ellis and Cassaday move onto closing up the gap where readers wondered how Dowling got his hands on Elijah’s […]

Betty V Veronica: Dawn of Pegging

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on December 23, 2015. Original art created by Edgar Vega “Love or hate… life or death… Betty or Veronica…” – Paul Kupperberg, Life with Archie Mark O. Stack: My whole life has been a treatise on the subject of brand loyalty. My shoes are Vans, my soft […]

Advance Review: Patsy Walker A.K.A. Hellcat #1

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 22, 2015. After Patsy Walker (minus her costumed alter-ego) made a big splash in Jessica Jones on Netflix last month, she has also returns to Marvel Comics with her own title penned by two fan-favorite creators both of whom are new to Marvel, writer Kate Leth […]

Cannibals, Midwesterners, and Talking Horses: The Best TV of 2015

This article was originally published at Loser City on December 18, 2015. TV in 2015 was wonderfully weird and eclectic, with basic cable taking up more of the critical conversation and Netflix continuing its ascent as a major player. Our favorite shows this year ran the gamut, from pop superheroics on the CW to the […]