There’s something to be said for patience. Or for grim determination. Whichever you think best suits the situation. Sometimes, you endure something unenjoyable simply because you’re committed to an overarching principle, and in the end the investment of time in that unenjoyable stint results in blossoming appreciation for […]
In 2016, and here in the first month of 2017, we as a global society have started laying the shaky foundation for what can be politely referred to as “uncertain times” ahead. Between Brexit, the election of Donald Trump, the rise of ultra-right wing politicians in Europe, and […]
At our sister site, Pornokitsch, Jared shares a lot of good comics as well as his patented techniques for using Goodreads.
It’s the end of December, that time of year when I share ten comics I like and haven’t written about (much) and think you might like, too. Once again, my list is full of Dynamite and Image comics. But this year, I didn’t notice till I was making […]
At our sister site Pornokitsch, Becky Chambers writes about discovering new facets of Darth Vader in Rogue One. “In the moment, excited though I was to see the biggest of the Big Bads, I didn’t find the scene necessary. It reminded us of the timeline and that Vader […]
Not many comics start with a woman giving birth in the back of an old body shop asking, “Am I shitting? It feels like I’m shitting.” Hell, not many stories do period. But Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples’ Saga (Image) does. And when the baby is born, it’s […]
When I was a lad no older than ten, I was pretty sure I was going to become an archaeologist. This assumption regarding my future profession was based pretty much entirely on having just seen Raiders of the Lost Ark and figuring that the career would lend an […]