This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (10/12/11 – Nothing’s in order.)

Help, I am menaced by comics! Continue reading

Riff Raff

Frank’s Soapbox plus Philly Scene Report

Up with local comics scenes. Down with Marvel. Down with DC. Continue reading


The Burden of Promise: Fusion & The Comics of Michael DeForge

Michael DeForge is the most startling, fully-formed young cartooning talent to burst on to the scene since Dash Shaw. Continue reading

This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (10/5/11 – Huge Format Changes)

Yes, format changes, True Believer. I hope you’re as excited for the new season of the Metropolitan Opera as me! Continue reading

Mad About Music: My Life in Records

Part 12: The Conclusion

Our man dries out and finds a new love. Continue reading

Monsters Eat Critics

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

Riff Raff

Pittsburgh Roll Call

Y’all goin’ make me lose my mind. Continue reading

This Week in Comics

THIS WEEK IN COMICS! (9/28/11 – Works of Mighty Import)

A week of challenging and provocative works destined to spark controversy, discussion and rebuke. So naturally, it’s time for Eros Comix. Continue reading