While you’ve been reading all the comics that you’ve been reading over the past month or so, I’ve been reading these. Or at least, these are the ones that I most enjoyed. Or at least, the ones I found the most interesting. Those that I felt less positive about … can be left for another […]Read More August’s Declaration Of Interest: 23 Comic-Related Reads That The Blogger Has Been Enjoying In Recent Weeks
And so, with the new week thoroughly underway, might I present a modest and hopefully beguiling gallery of just a few of the kind of places where comics characters go to live and work? 1. from 2007’s X-Factor: Life & Death Matters HB, by Peter David, Dennis Calero, Cory Petit, Jose Villarrubia et al. 2. […]Read More Secret Bases & Supposedly Secure HQs: A Modest Gallery Of The Out-Of-Sight Places Where Comics Characters Retreat To.
By chance, I discovered that the second Hellboy story to appear in print, and the first that I ever saw, is now going for truly eye-watering amounts of money. A four-page black and white mini-comic that came with 1993’s Comics Buyer’s Guide #1070, it’s a slight and overly wordy tale that, for all the glee […]Read More A Few Thoughts On Mike Mignola’s Hellboy, World’s Greatest Paranormal Investigator.
In which the blogger, preoccupied as he is with a host of, sigh, real-world obligations this week, offers the welcome visitor the first of a series of galleries of fine comics pages, this one united by the theme of the sea, in lieu of normal service, which will, he trusts, resume shortly …. 1. from […]Read More The Sea! The Sea! A Modest Gallery Of Comics Pages Featuring The Ocean.