Friend of the Gutter, Sara Century takes a look at Swamp Thing: Becoming and sees the future. “With the most recent prior entry in the Swamp Thing story being a mini-series written by co-creator Len Wein in 2016, the 2021 series, The Swamp Thing Volume 1: Becoming, pans […]
This week, the Gutter’s own Carol is attending of conclave hosted by mysterious figures in scarlet robes. She’ll be back next month! In the meantime, enjoy this essays she wrote on The Sinister House of Secret Love, aka, Secrets of Sinister House… ~~~ Running from 1971 to 1974, […]
There was a time when no woman traveled without a diaphanous, preferably white, nightgown and robe in her luggage. In darkling hours, she might rise from her bed entranced to fling open French doors to dangerous passion and doom. She might flee a mansion after discovering her beloved’s […]
The Comics Journal takes an in-depth look a Tony Wong Yuk-Long, Ma Wing-Shing and the massive Hong Kong comics publisher, Jademan Holdings Ltd., and Jademan in North America: “He is a showman, this Tony Wong–a real Stan Lee, though I would argue that he is more interesting than […]
As part of its massive “reboot,” DC Comics will make Barbara Gordon Batgirl again. This means, though that her 20 year history as Oracle, peerless hacker and information broker with an eidetic memory, leader of The Birds of Prey and one of the few examples of a differently-abled […]
Alan Moore’s Saga of the Swamp Thing was my favorite comic in my younger, more gloomsome days. I probably liked it more than my other favorite comics at the time, Grant Morrison’s Doom Patrol and Neil Gaiman’s Sandman. But Swamp Thing wasn’t the only swamp monster in comics.