Review: 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank #1 Squanders Its Promise

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on April 29, 2016. Comics readers walk into 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank with high expectations. The cover and title of this series are the best marketing campaign any comic book could ask for. It’s an absolutely killer title that beautifully simple premise packed with opportunities […]

Donny Cates is Ready for the Return of The Paybacks

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on April 28, 2016. When the final issue of The Paybacks was released by Dark Horse, it read like a cliffhanger rather than a finale. Writers Donny Cates and Eliot Rahal and artist Geoff Shaw never intended for the series to end at issue number 4 either. Just as it appeared that the story […]

Leading Questions: Whatever Happened to Truth, Justice, and DC Comics in 1997?

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on April 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 […]

Interview: Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo Discuss What Batman Means to Them

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on April 26, 2016. After almost five years on the title beginning with the very first issue at the start of the New 52, Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo are leaving Batman. This Wednesday Batman #51 will be released marking the end of their already iconic stint on the title. From “The […]

Civil War Crimes: Civil War #5

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on April 22, 2016. Civil War #5 continues all of the bad traditions of the miniseries we’ve discussed so far, while hinting at how it could have succeeded where it fails. The biggest and most consistent problem throughout Civil War is one of structure. Things happen, events […]

Leading Questions: Get Me Endings of Spider-Man!

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on April 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 […]

Crocked Critics: Star Wars Special: C-3PO #1

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on April 14, 2016. In “Crocked Critics” two comics critics are joined by their favorite companions: booze and sequential art. With minimal editing and maximal drinking, a pair of typically insightful writers take a serious look at a new comic while putting back drinks. For this particular […]

Leading Questions: Meet Young Animal Same as Old Vertigo

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on April 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 […]

Inhuman Touch: Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #5

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on April 8, 2016. Here at Comics Bulletin we’ve had Chase Magnett read through and review the offerings of Marvel’s two biggest franchises The Avengers and The X-Men in week long series. While these two families may have the most history and largest collection of team-based titles […]

Image Expo: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on April 8, 2016. Image Comics announced 19 new ongoing series at their most recent Image Expo, held this week in Seattle, Washington before Emerald City Comic Con. The event showcased a lot of excellent comics talent ranging from well-known creative teams like Babs Tarr, Cameron Stewart, and Brendan Fletcher […]