Tag: comics

“Maximum Impact!”

Friend of the Gutter Colin Smith writes about Gerry Finley-Day and Dave Gibbons’ Dan Dare! “Anyone looking for insight as to how to create the sense of an exciting action-packed tale can note some perhaps surprisingly subtle strategies at work in writer Gerry Finley-Day and artist Dave Gibbons’ […]

“Yellowed Pages: Foolkiller”

At Loser City, friend of the Gutter Nick Hanover looks at Steve Gerber and J. J. Birch’s comics miniseries, Foolkiller. “Before the Foolkiller was given a maxi-series, the character had been a fringe background character  in Gerber’s Man-Thing, lasting all of two issues before dying. This incarnation of […]

“Black Panther: Second Take”

Jamaal Thomas takes another look at Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther and ponders four things. “Most of the Marvel films I’ve seen are entertaining but predictable – the identities of the heroes and villains are clear and the crowd leaves happy after the hero has vanquished their foes. In […]

I’m Holding Out for a Hero

There are so many superhero movies being made recently, and although I find most of them entertaining, I just don’t get the same feeling of happiness watching them that I used to with older versions like the original Superman movies (1978-1983), Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of […]