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PREVIEW | <i>Mara</i> (Image Comics)
Published on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 by Fans of volleyball-themed coming-of-age manga such as Chikako Urano's classic Attack No. 1 and Mitsuba Takanashi's Crimson Hero will find a lot to like in Mara, Brian Wood and Ming Doyle's superhero comics-influenced spin on the genre. (more…)...
Leaving Proof 190 | Ghost Writer, Redux: On the overturning of <i>Gary Friedrich Enterprises v. Marvel Characters, Inc.</i>
Published on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 by We speculate on the implications of the latest twist in the legal battle over Ghost Rider's ownership, talk about surveillance and Brian K. Vaughan and Marcos Martin's The Private Eye, celebrate the history of Filipino comics creators, and more in today's Leaving Proof. (more…)...
Leaving Proof 185 | On the biology of super-speed and other stuff
Published on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by Leaving Proof's got running on the brain as we talk about the speculative science of comic book super-speed, do a running shoe review, share some marathon cosplay pics, and more. (more…)...
NEWS Round-up | Week of February 8, 2013
Published on Friday, February 8, 2013 by Amazing Spider-Man 2's official plot summary is released, His Airness gets a graphic novel biography, another round of DC cancellations, and more in the News Round-Up for the week of February 8. (more…)...
Leaving Proof 167 | Storytelling 101: The benefits of “3-D effects” in comics art
Published on Monday, January 7, 2013 by What does it mean to tell a story in 3-D in a 2-D medium like comics? Art from J. Scott Campbell, P. Craig Russell, Hiroaki Samura, and Jason Pearson sheds light on the notion. ALSO: Practical weight-loss tips for the new year, and is Hasbro changing its stance on fan projects? (more…)...
Leaving Proof 158 | The Occasional Digression
Published on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 by [UPDATED] On today's Digression: We take a look at the BrooklyKnight, the Marvel Comics-designed mascot for the NBA's Brooklyn Nets, share videos of Alan Moore singing and a working SHIELD helicarrier (sort of), and discuss our experience so far with Sony's Crackle service. (more…)...
Leaving Proof 153 | The Occasional Digression
Published on Sunday, October 14, 2012 by Combat sports (Rios vs. Alvarado, Donaire vs. Nishioka, Silva vs. Bonnar) and WayForward Technologies' Double Dragon Neon are the subjects of today's Digression. (more…)...
Leaving Proof 139 | Faster, Higher, Stronger: Sports, Super-Soldiers, and PEDs (Part 2)
Published on Saturday, August 4, 2012 by In the first part of this two-part feature, we looked at performance-enhancing drug (PED) use in early 20th century organized sport and World War II, and how the then-popular attitudes towards PED use were reflected in the superhero comics of the time. Have sensibilities regarding PED use changed in the years since? (more…)...
Leaving Proof 138 | Faster, Higher, Stronger: Sports, Super-Soldiers, and PEDs (Part 1)
Published on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 by Citius, altius, fortius. Faster, higher, stronger. Over the next couple of weeks, the Olympic motto will be repeated again and again, reminding us of the ultimate goal of the world's greatest athletes in these games: Victory. (more…)...
Leaving Proof 128 | The Weekly Digression
Published on Friday, June 22, 2012 by Time for another Weekly Digression into the world beyond comics! Today, we talk about last week's middleweight title bout between Mexico's Julio César Chavéz, Jr. and Ireland's Andy Lee, check in with my continued transition to minimalist running, share some of the more notable game trailer videos from E3 (more…)...
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