Again and again, Marvel return to the tired device of hero vs. hero. Is this evidence of creative bankruptcy or is it part of a long-term plan?
Devil Talk! Our Daredevil column catches up to the present with Mark Waid’s run. For once, Matt Murdock seems pretty chilled out. Will it last?
Seduction of the innocent created a nationwide panic in the 1950s about the effects of comics on children’s behaviour. Were Wertham’s allegations justified?
It’s 10 years since Bendis arrived in the mainstream Marvel U by destroying the Avengers. Has his huge body of work since then been a success or failure?
Devil Talk! This week we look at Brian Michael Bendis’s work on the Daredevil comic, and we wonder if Daredevil comics can be a little TOO dark…
Want to work in the comic book industry? Well the Top Cow Talent Hunt is on now and they want new writers and artists. Yes, that means you!
Hello and welcome to this weeks edition of my year-long reading challenge in which I take a look at stories from comic books past and present. That’s 52 books in… Read more »
When did readers stop caring about the Fantastic Four? With countless Avengers and X-Men titles, why do the FF struggle to support even a single title?
Secret Wars, what’s that all about then? Joseph goes through all the things we know so far about next year’s mega-event from Marvel and Jonathan Hickman.
The elephant in the room that can’t be avoided, however, is a perhaps unavoidable by-product of Stan’s skill at self-promotion, and that is the extent to which he deserves credit for many of the characters, titles and concepts that he is so associated with.