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There are 17 issues left now and this is the beginning of the final breather, I assume, before we head into that final stretch where it comes to a head with Brainiac and Brother Eye. This week, we’re given a quieter issue that follows up on the two recently resolved plots: the Firestorm/Madison/Red Robin plot […]
I don’t know why this ramps up the way it does every year around this time, but it always does. People ask me things. I mean, non-fan sorts of people. Maybe it’s Christmas shopping. There are an AWFUL lot of people that ask me about what to get for their nerd relatives. But many times, […]
Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Howard Chaykin, and the issues are Star Wars #8 and Cody Starbuck, the first of which was published by Marvel and is cover dated February 1977 and the second of which was published by StarReach Productions […]
On Thursday, we held a public chat with the man, the myth, the legend himself, Fred Van Lente. Here is the transcrpt from that chat! Brian Cronin: Welcome to our chat with Fred Van Lente! Happy Van Lente Day everyone! Fred Van Lente: Hello and welcome! Brian Cronin: While we wait for some more chatters, […]
The countdown begins now!!! Here are the first ten artists that you voted as your favorites of all-time (out of roughly 1,040 ballots cast, with 10 points for first place votes, 9 points for second place votes, etc.). Before we begin, let me note that anyone who didn’t expect a whole lot to change in […]
Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Howard Chaykin, and the issue is Marvel Premiere #32, which was published by Marvel (I know, right?) and is cover dated October 1976. Enjoy! I pointed this out on Facebook the other day, but did you […]
Today is the fifteen anniversary of the passing of Edvin Biukovic, the amazing comic book artist who left us way too soon. His friend Goran Sudzuka has put together a great Facebook page honoring Edvin here. Goran also let me share the tribute pieces he collected on the blog, as well. Read on a brief […]
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 […]
Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Howard Chaykin, and the issue is Weird Worlds #8, which was published by DC and is cover dated December 1973. These scans are from Ironwolf #1, a compilation of the entire story which DC put out […]
The chat is now open! Go here to chat with Fred!
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 […]
A column in which Matt Derman (Comics Matter) reads & reviews comics from 1987, because that’s the year he was born. Click here for an archive of all the previous posts in the series. The Punisher #1-4 (Marvel) by Mike Baron, Klaus Janson, James Novak (#1), Ken Bruzenak (#2-4), Carl Potts I’ve never been crazy about the Punisher. […]
This Thanksgiving leftover was leftover from our Thanksgiving leftover feature last week! John Trumbull tried to get this in for our Munch Week, but instead, we get to share it all with you all here! Enjoy! Great stuff, John! Check out John’s website here!
I’m in the midst of tabulating the votes for the Top 100 Writers and Artists countdown, but I thought something interesting for when I start revealing the results (which could be tomorrow, but there is a decent chance that I’ll do double-duty on Friday with the first group of artists AND the first group of […]
Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Mike Grell, and the issue is Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters #1, which was published by DC and is cover dated August 1987. These scans are from the trade paperback, which came out in 1989. Enjoy! […]
“You’re not a serious comic book reader.” “You have too many interests to be a real comic book geek.” “You have an outsider perspective on comic books.” “You only think you like comic books.” “You’re too outgoing to be a comic book nerd.” “You read too many different types of comic books to be a real […]
In this feature we spotlight the various characters, phrases, objects or events that eventually became notable parts of comic lore, like the first time someone said, “Avengers Assemble!” or the first appearance of Batman’s giant penny or the first appearance of Alfred Pennyworth or the first time Spider-Man’s face was shown half-Spidey/half-Peter. Stuff like that. […]
Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Mike Grell, and the issue is Jon Sable, Freelance #16, which was published by First Comics and is cover dated September 1984. These scans are from Jon Sable, Freelance Omnibus volume 1, which was published by […]
Kelly told me about this great news a little while ago and now it is public info! Kelly will be writing a Jem and the Holograms comic book for IDW with art by Ross Campbell! Awesome! Congrats, Kelly!
It is almost Fred Van Lente Day! This year, I’ll be having a public chat with Van Lente that everyone can join in on on Thursday, December 4th at 1pm Pacific/4pm Eastern time. The transcript of the chat will then go up on Saturday for this year’s Fred Van Lente Day! Just come by CSBG […]