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Queen of the Black Black

An engaging catalog of both the strengths that would come to characterize Kelso’s later work, and the weaknesses she’d overcome to get there. Continue reading

 
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Hark! A Vagrant

Any review of Kate Beaton’s first officially published book has to discuss her meteoric rise in the cartooning ranks. Continue reading

 
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Donald Duck “Lost in the Andes”

The inaugural volume in this new Barks reprint series starts things off strong and does not let up. Continue reading

 
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Habibi

Thompson created a great deal of interesting comics art and many memorable passages, but does he succeed in what he set out to do? Continue reading

 
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Tales of the Batman – Gene Colan, Volume One

A collection of moody noir stories. Continue reading

 
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Gangsta Rap Posse #2

Gangsta Rap Posse is best described as an Elseworlds tale in which NWA actually were a bunch of drug-dealing, ho-pimping, Uzi-toting mass murderers. Continue reading

 
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Ganges #4

Ganges #4 is the Godfather Part II of comics about insomnia: the rare sequel that tops the already excellent original. Continue reading

 
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The Hidden

A great big orgy of schlocky gore and cartoon deaths, the plot of The Hidden is every old horror film rolled into one glorious genre cliché. Continue reading