“Everything changes and nothing remains still … and … you cannot read twice the same book.” ~ Sorta Heraclitus. I think a lot about what it means for art to be good or bad. I think one of the signs of good art is that you always find something more […]
Friend of the Gutter Aaron Hanson and Brian McLachlan look at the use of color in conveying character for superheroes, supervillains and secondary characters. “Part I: Primary Heroes” here and “Part II: Secondary Characters” here.
The Vulture has a profile of and interview with comics creator Louise Simonson. Though Comics Beat notes that Simonson’s name was not included in the credits for X-Men: Apocalypse as creator of the film’s villain, Apocalypse.
Every October I like to write about something spooky. I’ve written about Frankenstein and Dracula, dead girls and dread, mummies and mutant sea creatures. This year, I thought I’d write about werewolves, but it didn’t work out. I considered Brian Michael Bendis and Marc Andreyko’s Torso, but Eliot […]
Comics Alliance has a gallery of supervillains in the style of Eighties album art by Rocky Davies.
Actor Richard Kiel has died. Kiel worked in both film and television, including performances in The Twilight Zone episode, “To Serve Man”; Eegah (1962); The Barbary Coast with William Shatner; Happy Gilmore (1996); Pale Rider (1985); as Vlad in Tangled (201); and as Jaws in The Spy Who […]