Mar 09, 2017 Comic Books Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

There is a lot to like in Greg Rucka's return to pop culture's most famous Amazon. Liam Sharp's pencils are beautiful. Appropriately epic, even.  More

Mar 07, 2017 Comic Books Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

From Thomas Bulfinch to Edith Hamilton to the d'Aulaires, there have been many successful endeavors over the last century or so to bring ancient Greek mythology out from the stuffy realm of academia and into the layperson's hands. More

Feb 27, 2017 Comic Books Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

Drew Friedman brings us another nearly four-score illustrations of comic creators from the past, with bios to accompany them.  More

Feb 24, 2017 Comic Books Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

The Caped Crusader teams up with an almost record-breaking number of Gotham vigilantes (as well as a former foe) in this DC Rebirth graphic novel.  More

Jan 11, 2017 Comic Books Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

Picking up the reins on a comic title is never easy. But doing so after a groundbreaking run on a legendary icon of comics? That's a near-impossible task. More

The Realist Cartoons


Dec 23, 2016 Comic Books Web Exclusive

Throughout the latter part of the twentieth century's, Paul Krassner's satirical magazine The Realist published some of the most lauded and controversial cartoons, lampooning every aspect of American culture.  More

Dec 19, 2016 Comic Books Web Exclusive

Writer and artist Box Brown's treatise on Tetris is a real treat. According to Tetris: The Games People Play, Alexey Pajitnov, Tetris' creator, "believed that games were the perfect confluence of humanity and technology. Games model the human experience. Not just physically, but mentally and emotionally." More

Oct 20, 2016 Comic Books Issue #58 - The Protest Issue

In terms of popularity, Superman is a paradox among superheroes. He is the heroic archetype, iconic and eternal. But when it comes to actual stories, nothing outside of his origins really come to mind, and most fans would even admit that the overpowered nature of Superman's abilities just makes him boring. More

Shade, the Changing Girl #1

DC/Young Animal

Written by Cecil Castellucci, Art by Marley Zarcone, Color by Kelly Fitzpatrick

Oct 11, 2016 Comic Books Web Exclusive

In so many ways, Shade, the Changing Girl is a prime example of the best of what comics have to offer. It is morally complex while elevating pulp tropes, and wonderfully illustrated. More