One More Year


Jun 01, 2017 Comic Books Issue #60 - Father John Misty

We've sung the praises of Simon Hanselmann and his cringe-worthy creations, Meg and Mogg, before.  More

May 31, 2017 Comic Books Issue #60 - Father John Misty

Erik Kriek's adaptation of five murder ballads, In the Pines is the rare graphic novel that comes with its own implied soundtrack.  More

May 23, 2017 Comic Books Issue #60 - Father John Misty

Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's long, wonderful run on the main Batman title came to an end last year, but fans of the Dark Knight were thrilled when Snyder announced he'd be moving on to write a new, in-continuity title, All-Star Batman More

The Golem’s Mighty Swing

Drawn & Quarterly

James Sturm

May 21, 2017 Comic Books Web Exclusive

From James Sturm, founder of The Center for Cartoon Studies, The Golem’s Mighty Swing is a beautifully written and illustrated account of Americana.  More

May 18, 2017 Comic Books Issue #60 - Father John Misty

This is a slightly disjointed book art-wise, with the first chapter's more realistic style contrasting mightily with the bulk of the book's kinetic, cartoony style by Brian Ching.  More

May 16, 2017 Comic Books Issue #60 - Father John Misty

If you've wondered whether Jeff Lemire will ever create anything less than amazing, the answer is a resounding "no." Five former superheroes and their loyal (female) robot stranded on a farm doesn't sound like engrossing reading, but Lemire's uncanny talent instantly makes Black Hammer a must-read.  More


Drawn & Quarterly

May 12, 2017 Comic Books Web Exclusive

In the dead of night on July 2, 1997, a group of men kicked in the door to Christophe André's room, dragged him out of bed, shoved him into a car, and drove off.  More

May 04, 2017 Comic Books Web Exclusive

In relaunching Birds of Prey, writers Julie Benson and Shawna Benson and artists Claire Roe and Roge Antonio have accomplished something rather elusive: honoring the characters' past incarnations while moving them forward, all against the backdrop of whatever line-wide continuity changes have been enacted from on high.  More

The Excavation


Apr 03, 2017 Comic Books Web Exclusive

Max Andersson's The Excavation is a warped, dark, pseudo-nightmare unlike anything in recent memory. A man brings his girlfriend home to meet his family, only to find that his home is not where he remembers it.  More