The Thing and the Hulk clobber and smash each other in mixed media. It’s the only way to resolve differences. (Make sure to follow the link through to the Stan Lee Excelsior Exhibit entries).
Thought Balloonists, the fancy new comics criticism blog, takes off with a discussion of Shaun Tan’s The Arrival, a heartbreakingly beautiful picture book.
Though he’s not much for superhero comics, Marc Sobel gets the joke that inspired so much “righteous, nerd rage”: “Ultimately, the Joker’s rebirth is a physical manifestation of the creative process… accompanied by a profound sense of disillusionment that none of it matters, for the cycle will begin […]
Good old comics controversy: Spider-Man gets rebooted (back to 1971!), and the response: “It’s magic, we don’t have to explain it!” You can already buy the t-shirt.
Read 61 pages of post-Rapture Chicago with a Raven and a Mummy from Therefore, Repent!, a graphic novel written by the Gutter’s founding editor and former Evil Overlord, Jim Munroe.
“Almost like a crazy person is holding the pencil.” My God, Mike Allred has created a comic featuring Fletcher Hanks’ disturbing and punitive hero Stardust. (Thanks to Again With The Comics)