10 Comics to Look Out for in April

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on March 25, 2017. April is almost upon us and you know what that means: A new month of comics! That’s right, it’s time to get in last second pre-orders and get ready for four more Wednesdays of exciting juxtaposed images. 2017 has already been a great year […]

The Top 20 Comics of 2016

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 30, 2016 in 2 parts. We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: 2016 was a great year for comics. It seemed that no matter where you looked, at any variety of publishers, genres, or creators, everyone was seeking to top themselves and one another. […]

5 Favorite Races and Chases in Comics

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 9, 2016. There’s no doubt about it: it’s hard to make car chases and races work in comics. Really hard. While these sequences are often the most exciting and memorable parts of actions films, they struggle to carry the same impact and excitement in the comics […]

Leading Questions: Make Sword Fights Great Again

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on December 1, 2016. Every week in a new installment of “Leading Questions”, the young, lantern jawed Publisher of Comics Bulletin Mark Stack will ask Co-Managing Editor Chase Magnett a question he must answer. However, Mark doesn’t plan on taking it easy on Chase. He’ll be setting […]

5 Comics to Look at After Luke Cage

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on October 28, 2016. If you’re a fan of Marvel’s Netflix series, then the odds are good that you have already finished Cage. It’s another installment in a successful line of series taking the style and cohesive universe of Marvel Studios to the streets of New York City. […]

Leading Questions: Who Edits the Comics Editors?

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on October 27, 2016. Every week in a new installment of “Leading Questions”, the young, lantern jawed Publisher of Comics Bulletin Mark Stack will ask Co-Managing Editor Chase Magnett a question he must answer. However, Mark doesn’t plan on taking it easy on Chase. He’ll be setting […]

Why Xenomorphs are The Greatest Villains in Comics

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on September 21, 2016. This week Dark Horse Comics launches Aliens: Life and Death in which characters from previous series will be pursued by hordes of the chitinous, black Xenomorphs. It accompanies Aliens: Defiance, another mini-series centered on this famous science-fiction monster. Comics readers won’t be surprised to […]

Leading Questions: Kickstarter Comics’ Heart

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on September 15, 2016. Every week in a new installment of “Leading Questions”, the young, lantern jawed Publisher of Comics Bulletin Mark Stack will ask Co-Managing Editor Chase Magnett a question he must answer. However, Mark doesn’t plan on taking it easy on Chase. He’ll be setting […]

Comics Presidents Worth Watching Out For

The Iowa caucuses are over and so the 2016 United States Presidential campaign has begun in earnest. While the results in Iowa only hint at what is still to come, that doesn’t make speculation any less exciting (or nerve wracking). There is a long, long road ahead though and focusing solely on primaries, caucuses, and […]

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 […]