Tag Archives: Batman

The Dark Knight Returns: Art Makes Sense If You Force It To

A new comics reader decides to cram the titles that comics call their canon. In the first installment, it’s Frank Miller’s take on an aging Batman that gets the spotlight. Continue reading

 
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Pawn of the Demon

The story of the Event continues with a look at one of the odder Batman stories, a precursor to much in DC’s future. Continue reading

 

The Truth about America’s Superheroes; Or, Real-Life Revisionism. 

In one image, Daniel Clowes defeats the superhero. Also: Eugenics, Fetishes, Word Games, Race, Feminism, Fredric Wertham, Corporate Branding, Libertarians, Pajamas, Stan Lee, Graffiti, The Austrian School of Economics, and much more! Continue reading

 

You Needn’t Get Up on My Account

Like its predecessor, The Dark Knight Rises is a badly made movie redeemed by a single element that works. Continue reading

 

Archive Viewer: Issue 45

Featuring an interview with Joe Staton; reviews of Doonesbury, Batman, and the Superman movie; an essay on German comics. Continue reading

 

The Comics Journal No. 287, January 2008

Featuring interviews with Jeffrey Brown and Greg Rucka. Continue reading

 

The Comics Journal No. 289, April 2008

Featuring interviews with Robert Kirkman and Shaun Tan. Continue reading

 

The Comics Journal No. 282, April 2007

Featuring issues with Alison Bechdel and Fred Guardineer; reviews of Curses, Lucky, Shadowland, and more. Continue reading