Author Archives: Craig Fischer

Devils and Machines: On Jonah Hex and All Star Western

This column fulfills a promise. Continue reading


Echoes of ’82

A series of filmed arguments for Jack Kirby’s legacy. Continue reading


The Ballad of Axe-Faced Anne: Comics, Criticism, Contexts

Horror, Robert Jauss’s horizon of expectations, the Skywald publishing line. Continue reading


Kirby: Attention Paid

Leading readers into cartoon spaces… Continue reading


Pluto and Doubling

In this column I’m looking for art in other genres, and I’ll begin with one of the most artistically accomplished genre comics of the last ten years, Naoki Urasawa’s Pluto (2003-2009). Continue reading