Some people like their hardboiled noir fiction in cinematic form. Some people prefer text only please–to enjoy, perhaps the racier metaphors and descriptions in The Maltese Falcon, say, over the screen adaptations. I like both. But what if I told you that you could get noir illustrated in […]
At Sup China, Tristan Shaw looks at the history of jiangshi / gyonshi / hopping vampire / “stiff corpse” moves from 1936 on and focusing on the iconic Hong Kong movie, Mr. Vampire (1985).
Bust looks at four women horror owes a lot to: Daphne du Maurier, Ida Lupino, Paula Maxa and Alice Guy-Blaché.
Rocko Jerome has seen and listened to a Cartoon Crossroads Columbus interview/panelette with Olivia Jaimes, the writer and artist on Nancy. He shares his notes and impressions here. “Olivia spoke about how the function of Nancy as a comic is problem solving. There’s a challenge of some kind, […]
Art Spiegelman writes about the history of superheroes and the rise of Fascism at The Guardian. And he includes his response to this very essay being cut from an upcoming compilation of golden age Marvel comics. “At this point, it might be worth pointing out (not out of […]
At Radio Times, there is an explanation of all the Captains Marvel. (Thanks, Ann!)