Review: Saga #37 Offers a Startling New Glimpse Into a World at War

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on August 31, 2016. Saga is back and the newest issue falls into a familiar pattern. The series is composed with its serialized model in mind and after a few months of hiatus writer Brian K. Vaughan is sure to reintroduce the status quo. Only a few days […]

Leading Questions: The Image Revolution Has Been Televised

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on June 9, 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 100 Best Comics of the First Half of the 2010s: Part Five, 20-1

This article was originally published at Loser City on December 11, 2015. People tend to reminisce about long gone eras, arguing that things were always better way back when. But when it comes to comics, there’s no denying that the 21st century has seen the medium explode in unprecedented and unpredictable ways. For many people, […]

Cliff Chiang Discusses Paper Girls, the 80’s, and His Changing Art Style

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on November 21, 2015. Paper Girls, the new series from the all-star team of Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang, and Matt Wilson,was released the week of New York Comic Con to widespread critical acclaim.ComicBook.com sat down with Chiang to discuss his development since leaving Wonder Woman, the creation […]

War Comes Home in Vaughan and Skroce’s Allegorical ‘We Stand On Guard’

This article was originally published at ComicsAlliance.Com on July 28, 2015. Political allegories don’t need to be subtle in order to be effective. Animal Farm, one of the most famous political allegory of all time, is nothing if not blunt. George Orwell was not interested in seeing how clever he could be or who might […]

Advance Review: Papergirls #1 is Tense, Personal, and Absolutely Absorbing

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on October 6, 2015. The most anticipated announcement at Image Expo this January was a pre-determined conclusion. Two of the most acclaimed creators, Brian K. Vaughan (Saga, Y: The Last Man) and Cliff Chiang (Wonder Woman, “Architecture and Morality”), combining to launch a new series with a 40-page, […]

2015 Eisner Awards: Which Creators Will Win?

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on July 2, 2015. The 2015 Eisner Awards are just around the corner! On Friday, July 10 many of the best creators in comics will gather at a gala in San Diego to celebrate the best works of the previous year. There are a LOT of categories and […]

REVIEW: Saga #25 Assesses the Big Picture in Five Stunning Pages

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 5, 2015. Saga returns this week with a broader scope than ever before. The cast of characters has continued to expand throughout the series, and after the events of Saga #24 there are three distinct plotlines running parallel to one another. Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona […]

Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang Discuss Paper Girls and We Stand On Guard (Exclusive Interview)

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 14, 2015. Last week at Image Expo in San Francisco Brian K. Vaughan (Saga, Y: The Last Man) announced two new series to be released by Image Comics in 2015. He is collaborating with Cliff Chiang (Wonder Woman) on Paper Girls and Steve Skroce (The Amazing […]

Saga #24 is Everything You Want It To Be in Three Pages (Review)

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on October 29, 2014. What more needs to be said about Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples’ Saga? Besides The Walking Dead, it is consistently the best selling creator owned comic in the American marketplace. It has made regular appearances at the biggest award ceremonies in comics since […]