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Leo Geo and His Miraculous Journey Through the Center of the Earth

In his first book, Chad takes the blank-faced titular hero and puts him through a series of clever formal traps. Continue reading


The Walking Dead #100

Despite its problems, The Walking Dead remains one of the most compelling monthly genre comics on the stands. Continue reading


Fatima: The Blood Spinners #1

Some comics are created to tell a story, others to solve a problem, others to scratch an itch. Continue reading


The House That Groaned

This comic is as much a story of body horror as it is a slice-of-life comedy; it’s an uneasy mix that Fransman springs on an unsuspecting reader with great glee and skill. Continue reading


The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century: 2009

The promise inherent in all Moore’s work is also its peril. The meticulous, ostentatious authored-ness of his writing invites you do dig in and decipher, since there’s so obviously something to be dug into and deciphered. But only up to a point. Continue reading



The sheer scope and ambition of this project seems maddening: 54 different artists collaborate on a single story–the story of a single character over the course of her life. Continue reading



Using a mystical cartoon white rabbit as a sort of spirit-slash-tour guide — half Virgil, half Harvey — Interiorae depicts the discrete, discreet lives of various residents in an apartment building. Continue reading


Bowman 2016

With its attention to Bowman’s acquisition of objects and its loose, rambling plot, Bowman 2016 has a warts-and-all approach to sci-fi that recalls films like Alien or Silent Running as much as the heady, sophisticated Kubrick classic. Continue reading