REVIEWS

Reincarnation Stories

I don’t know if I could say with any authority that Kim Deitch’s Reincarnation Stories is a perfect entry point for new readers, but it certainly does seem to be the most representative book of his to date — filled … Continue reading

 

No One Left To Fight

Battles against form and culture, ripping in full color. Continue reading

 

Canopus #1

Helen’s an astronaut, you see. She wakes up in a space suit on the surface of a planet orbiting the star Canopus, 309.8 light years from earth. She doesn’t know how she got there, what she’s supposed to be doing, … Continue reading

 

Familiar Face

Meditations on technology and its impact on the human psyche, both singular and conglomerate, often fall into unforgivingly bland navel-gazing territory. What we could once wax solipsistically about is now perfectly tied into every facet of our social, financial and … Continue reading

 

Little Lulu: Working Girl

I think, fairly often, about this thing someone said on the Comics Journal Message Board once: That comics snobs are the funniest and most ridiculous snobs because our platonic ideal of the high point of the medium is old Little Lulu comics. Continue reading

 

Year Of The Rabbit

Author and cartoonist Tian Veasna was born in 1975, three days after the fall of Phnom Penh, the Cambodian capital. His parents and the rest of his extended family were evacuated by the victorious Khmer Rouge amid rumors that the … Continue reading

 

The Resistance

The Resistance is a new series from AWA Studios, a recently launched concern fronted by Bill Jemas and Axel Alonso. It’s written by J. Michael Straczynski and drawn by Mike Deodato, who you might remember for collaborating on a long … Continue reading

 

The Man Without Talent

For most of his life, Yoshiharu Tsuge objected to having his work translated, because there was so much Japan-specific cultural context it would be misinterpreted anywhere else. Now in his eighties, he’s relaxed his position, and in addition to The … Continue reading