The Sandman: Overture 1

Neil Gaiman returns to the character that made him famous. Continue reading



Quickly, you realize this is not actually the story of Fran, the character, but a story about her, inseparable from the perspective of Frank, whom we come to realize is a bit more invested in this relationship than is Fran herself. Continue reading


March: Book One

The first in a trilogy, March: Book One details Congressman John Lewis’s childhood and his work in the burgeoning civil rights movement of the late 50’s and early 60’s. Continue reading


Black Eye 2

Black Eye manages to be dark but not downbeat; it’s laughing into the abyss. Continue reading


š! #14 Baltic Comics Magazine

The theme of the 14th issue of this Latvian comics anthology is Sports. Featuring an international roster of cartoonists from Latvia, Chile, Hong Kong, Sweden, and more. Continue reading


In the Days of the Mob

Not Pretty At the outset, Jack Kirby intended the only adult-oriented magazines he was ever to work on, In the Days of the Mob and its companion title Spirit World, to look much better than what DC offers in their … Continue reading


Iron Bound

Brendan Leach’s gritty crime noir set on the streets of 1961 Newark, New Jersey. Continue reading


Little Fish: A Memoir From a Different Kind of Year

Ramsey Beyer’s spirited, often warm chronicling of her real-life journey through her freshman year at college is as much driven by the familiar trappings of teenagedom as it is punk rock, against-the-grain sensibility. Continue reading