Author Archives: Joe McCulloch


THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (4/27/11 – No More Thinking)

On the ideological dialectic of Steve Ditko’s squiggles and how a slap is sometimes like a kiss. Plus: more comics; more drugs. Continue reading


THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (4/20/11 – Obvious Jokes Within)

Turbulence in the world of manga-in-English inspires a look into recent works by longstanding Japanese comics presences. Meanwhile, new comics encounter the horror of DRUGS. Continue reading


THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (4/13/11 – Thank you, Mr. Taro)

An enchanted train ride into the world of manga artist Gatarō Man, with several bags of savory nuts in the form of capsule entries for upcoming comics. Continue reading


THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (4/6/11 – World Comic Follies)

A misadventure in global awareness; a deluge of new comics. Continue reading


THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (3/30/11 – Mostly Reprints)

A few thoughts on this week’s new Dave Collier, after which I basically spill coffee on a time machine’s control panel. Continue reading


THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (3/23/11 – Multifarious Chills!)

Killer clowns! Buried publishers! Evil boots! Second printings! NEW COMICS. Continue reading


THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (3/16/11 – Winds of Change)

The last time I saw Matthias Schultheiss, plus all your favorite upcoming comics, unless you hate them. Continue reading


THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (3/9/11 – New History Detail)

“A weekly tip sheet for upcoming comics, eh?” the executioner laughed, raising his axe. Trembling, Jog thought back to how it all began… Continue reading