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Leaving Proof 318 | War is Hell: Comics and post-Cold War conflicts
Published on Friday, October 7, 2016 by In today's post: A brief digression on post-Cold War conflict, sensationalism, and statistics. Also, a list of recommended war comics and graphic novels situated in post-Cold War conflict settings. (more…)...
From the Fan’s Desk | On DC’s <i>Convergence</i>, “geek movie” overload, and more
Published on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 by In today's column: We talk about DC's upcoming Convergence event, the idea that we could be headed towards “geek movie” overload, and IDW's January 2015 solicitations. ALSO: Impressions of NBC's Constantine and some news for fans of Visionaries: Knights of the Magical Light. (more…)...
Leaving Proof 199 | Comics Confidential: On Anthony Bourdain’s <i>Get Jiro!</i>
Published on Thursday, August 29, 2013 by Author and chef Anthony Bourdain skewers "foodie" culture and the modern restaurant industry in Get Jiro!, but the resultant satire's message is somewhat muddled. ALSO: Links to some very interesting and thought-provoking (non-comics) articles. (more…)...
First Impressions | <i>Trillium</i>, <i>Robocop: Last Stand</i>, <i>Collider</i>, <i>Halo: Initiation</i>, and more
Published on Thursday, August 22, 2013 by [UPDATED] This week, we look at the first issues of Vertigo's Trillium and Collider, BOOM!'s Robocop: Last Stand, Image's Burn the Orphanage: Born to Lose and Sidekick, Dark Horse's Halo: Initiation and Station to Station, Action Lab's Zombie Tramp, Michalski/Lagos' Zoë: Out of Time, and more. (more…)...
First Impressions | The #1s of May 29 and June 5, 2013
Published on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 by [UPDATED] Troy and Zedric discuss X-Men #1, The Wake #1, Clive Barker's The Next Testament #1, Daredevil: Dark Nights #1, Astro City #1, King Conan: The Hour of the Dragon #1, Earth 2 Annual #1, and The Last of Us: American Dreams #1 in today's First Impressions. (more…)...
The Week In Troy #13.01
Published on Saturday, January 5, 2013 by The first week of 2013 has come to a close (yes, it's only Friday, but humor me) and it ends with a bang. (more…)...
Spirit-less DC Comics
Published on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The DC Universe was shaken up during the 2012 restart. For better or worse, DC stuck to their 52 week concept. Many characters books did not make the jump into the new continuity. Now it has been revealed that a few old pulp characters may not be DC anymore. (more…)...
REVIEW | <i>Scene of the Crime</i> Deluxe HC (Image Comics)
Published on Saturday, November 10, 2012 by Fans of modern crime/neo-noir comics—and great comics craft, regardless of genre—would do well to seek out Scene of the Crime by Ed Brubaker, Michael Lark, and Sean Phillips, now available in a deluxe, over-sized, hardcover edition from Image Comics. (more…)...
Weekly Reviews For 10/31/12
Published on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 by The last week in October, Halloween, and we look at A+X #1, the end of the New Mutants (again) (more…)...
Quick Thought Reviews For 09/19/12
Published on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by Lots of comics, lots of stuff happening in those books. The third month of DC's Zero Month, but what were the other publishers up to? (more…)...
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