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Isle of 100,000 Graves

The only time Jason has previously worked on a book that wasn’t entirely written by himself was The Iron Wagon, his comics adaptation of a novel. Isle of 100,000 Graves represents his first true collaboration, with writer Fabien Vehlmann providing a … Continue reading


The Game

A massive poster-sized production of a story originally in Kramers Ergot #7. Continue reading



This comic may not have a surprising answer for the “Will the hero save the girl?” question, but it delivers its cliches with a solid dose of panache. Continue reading


Citizen Rex

The Hernandez brothers’ sci-fi action-dramedy robot-rights allegory Citizen Rex is Mario’s finest work to date. Continue reading


Huntington, West Virginia “On The Fly”

Huntington, West Virginia “On The Fly” feels like his Pekar’s Dark Horse work. It’s small-scale and observational, applying a magnifying glass both to himself and to several people he meets. Continue reading


Level Up

Level Up represents a step forward in Yang’s development as a writer, in part because of his choice of Thien Pham as his illustrator. Continue reading


Special Exits

In Joyce Farmer’s powerful Special Exits the people are more people-like than I have encountered in comics in a long time. Continue reading


Black Eye 1

For an anthology of scabrous sick humor, Ryan Standfest’s Black Eye sure is tastefully designed. Continue reading