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I name two comic book characters. You then have to connect the two using only shared appearances in comic books (official appearances in comics only – no cameos like Terry Austin sneaking Popeye into the background of a panel and no outside comic book appearances, like cartoons and the like). You have to do so […]
Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Adam Hughes, and the stories are “Two Sides of the Man” in Warriors #1 and “A Tradition of Terror” in Blood of Dracula #4, the first of which was published by Adventure Publications and is cover […]
In honor of the seventy-fifth anniversary of Batman, we’re doing four straight months of polls having to do with Batman, culminating with the official 75th anniversary of Batman on July 23rd. We’ve done Batman covers, Batman characters, Batman creastors and now, finally, Batman stories! You all voted, now here are the results of what you […]
It’s EPISODE #067!!! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN ON PODBEAN OR – FIND US HERE ON iTUNES & SUBSCRIBE Inside this episode! So, first up we have a review of Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie’s The Wicked + The Divine #2. Up next is a review of the first Black Widow trade (collecting issues #1 – […]
Of the newer Image books, I’m mostly disappointed. Except for one. The one from the new guy. Zero revamps the ongoing series so that mechanics seep to the surface. Its single issue structure forces the plot into such a tight space, the reader has to engage the editing with the same consideration as the story beats. […]
Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Bernard Krigstein, and the stories are “In the Bag” in Shock SuspenStories #18 and “They Wait Below” in Uncanny Tales #42, the first of which was published by EC and is cover dated January 1955, the […]
In this feature I spotlight responses that amuse me for whatever reason by Mort Weisinger to letters fans wrote in to the Superman family of titles back in the 1950s and 1960s. Here is an archive of past installments. In this latest installment, we look at Weisinger letting kids know that Santa Claus is a […]
Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Bernard Krigstein, and the story is “Master Race” in Impact #1, which was published by EC and is cover dated April 1955. By now you know that these scans are from Messages in a Bottle: Comic […]
Be forewarned! The awesome longtime Line it is Drawn artist Brendan Tobin is having an art show in Brooklyn tonight. You’ll get to see cool stuff like Blitz Randall, Man of Action… If you’re in the Brooklyn area tonight, be sure to check it out!
Even with this large amount of comic books that have been collected in trade paperbacks, there are still a number of great comic books that have never been reprinted in print (I’d say roughly 60% of them are DC Comics from the 1980s through the mid-1990s). So in this feature I spotlight different cool comic […]
By the time you see this, Julie and I will be away on our first road trip of 2014; we are off to the north for a long weekend of bookscouting and goofing off. So in the meantime, here are various items that struck me as interesting enough to give a little space here, but […]
Kelly’s book, The Girl Who Would Be King, has been optioned as a film! What awesome news! Congrats, Kelly! 1 Comments At July 18, 2014, joshschr wrote: That is awesome! If they need a minor background thug, I may know a guy...
Welcome to the four hundred and eightieth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the previous four hundred and seventy-nine. This week, I accidentally did a rather morbid theme, as all three legends ended up being about death (well, two […]
Welcome to our weekly gallery of amazing art by our great collection of artistic talent, all working from YOUR suggestions! Go follow Comics Should Be Good on Twitter (if you have Twitter, that is – if you don’t, you can go sign up). Here is our Twitter page… http://twitter.com/csbg. And here are the Comics Should […]
Futures End is a comic about the future, structured in a way that evokes the future, yet it seems unable to escape the past. Part of that is the nature of a story set five years in the future. A surprising amount of it will unavoidably be devoted to what happened between now and five […]
Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Bernard Krigstein, and the story is “Liar” in Love Diary #2, which was published by Orbit-Wanted, also known as Our Publishing Company, and is cover dated October 1949. These scans are from Messages in a Bottle: […]
Longtime Line it is Drawn artist Brendan Tobin has an art show this Saturday in Brooklyn! One of the pieces he’ll be showing is Paging Dr. Bigfoot… If you’re in the area, be sure to check it out!
The cover theme game works like this: I’ll show you three covers. They all have something in common, whether it be a character, a trait all three characters share, a connection between all three characters, a locale, a trait all three creators share, SOMEthing. And it isn’t something obvious like “They all have prices!” “They […]
“I travel the world and the seven seas – everybody’s looking for something” Max Miller Dowdle was nice enough to send me a copy of his debut graphic novel, Shattered with Curve of Horn, which he published through his Artagem Graphic Library. It’s a very nice publication – it’s a keen hardcover, and the production […]
Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Bernard Krigstein, and the story is an untitled Buck Sanders tale from Prize Comics #34, which was published by Prize Publications, also known as Crestwood Publications, also known as Feature Publications, and is cover dated September […]