Advance Review of Southern Bastards #15

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on November 1, 2016. One thing Southern Bastards has done consistently well since its debut is provide a complete package with each issue. The series is still defined and packaged in story arcs, but they are not stories that happen to be butchered into individual issues for sale. […]

The Super Bowl, Southern Bastards, and America’s Love of Football

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 7, 2016. Football season is drawing to a close. There’s only one game left and it’s today. Yet even now in the midst of hockey and basketball seasons, football is still on the lips of most Americans. Fans, both lifelong and casual, are discussing the follies […]

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 […]

2015 Eisner Awards Insight: Which Series Will Win?

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on July 1, 2015. The 2015 Eisner Awards are less than two weeks away! On Friday, June 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 […]

Five Comics That Would Fit Perfectly Into The World of True Detective

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on June 21, 2015. True Detective returns on HBO for its second season this Sunday. There’s an understandable buzz surrounding the premiere. The first season was a stellar achievement in television. Show creator Nic Pizzolatto and director Cary Fukunaga constructed a complex story told in three time lines […]

ComicBook Countdown for the Week of June 15

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on June 15, 2015. Welcome to the most diverse ComicBook Countdown yet. As it happens, this week’s best new comics, TV, and movies all land on opposite ends of the age appropriate spectrum.  We have a few entries that will delight young and old eyes alike, while others are some of […]

Review: Southern Bastards #8 Is A Glowing Statement On The Price Of Desire

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on March 31, 2015. I remember pleading with my father when I wanted something as a child. Looking at a new Transformer figure or Animorphs novel, I’d feel a need to have it. It was the kind of passionate, but transitory need that seems so common in childhood. So […]

The Best Comics of 2014: Part Two

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 11, 2014. Earlier this week we covered the first half of ComicBook.Com’s Best Comics of 2014 list. It was an incredible selection of comics from a wide variety of publishers including both ongoing series and standalone comics and collections. That is every bit as true for the […]

Southern Bastards #5: Blood on the Field (Advance Review)

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on October 28, 2014. I just returned from a college football game. The Nebraska Cornhuskers played the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, NE and won handily 42 to 24. Some fans may have been nervous in case of a potential upset, but the men of […]

ADVANCE REVIEW: Southern Bastards #4 – “You will cringe. It will hurt.”

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on September 2, 2014. I went to see the film Nebraska with three friends last fall. It’s a film that focuses on rural America and the experience of being part of a small community. We all enjoyed the movie to varying degrees, but I noticed an immediate disconnect […]