5 Comics Curmudgeons for National Curmudgeon Day

Today is National Curmudgeon’s Day, an opportunity to celebrate all of the crankiest, surliest, and most miserly individuals in our lives. In order to celebrate this odd holiday, we’ve decided to pick out a set of comic book characters that best embody the “virtues” of a curmudgeon. It’s a mean lot, but you can’t help […]

Leading Questions: The Siege of Secret Wars

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on January 28, 2016. 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 Vision #1-3: Manifestations of Humanity

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on January 25, 2016. The Vision may be the most honest comic being published by Marvel Comics today, but it’s predicated on a lie. On the second page of The Vision #1 George and Nora, a suburban middle aged couple, go to greet their new neighbors the […]

Leading Questions: 10 Questions for 10 Columns

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on January 21, 2016. 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 […]

5 Best Storylines from The Walking Dead

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 17, 2015. The Walking Dead has hit a monumental landmark this week: 150 issues. That’s nothing to scoff at no matter what the circumstances, but The Walking Dead doesn’t require any asterices next to this achievement. It has been going strong since issue one without a […]

What The Walking Dead #150 Means for Comics

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 14, 2015. Any comic series reaching 150 issues is a significant accomplishment, a representation of tens of thousands of hours of work and more than a decade of dedication and sales. The Walking Dead #150 is a truly special achievement though. Even if you ignore it’s […]

Leading Questions: Aquaman Swimming in an Ocean of Dicks

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on January 14, 2016. 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 […]

Interview: Rafer Roberts Digs Into the Hilarious Duo of Archer & Armstrong

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 11, 2015. This March Archer and Armstrong, the greatest comedic odd couple of Valiant Entertainment (sorry Quantum and Woody) will return in a new series: A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong. A new creative team will be coming on board with this new launch as […]

Planetary #15: Dreaming of a New Tomorrow

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on January 7, 2015. Chase Magnett: After everything we had to say about Planetary #14, certainly the simplest issue of the series to date, Planetary #15 reads like an interesting retort. Instead of following one plot, it loads the book with at least four distinct stories. Instead […]

The Fade Out #12: Burning in the Past

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on January 7, 2015. The Fade Out #12 is a very disappointing comic book. It’s an anti-climax with no big showdown, revelations, or deaths. The closest thing to any of this came at the end of The Fade Out #11, the series’ penultimate issue, when Gil Mason […]