Tag Archives: Frank Miller


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


Dustin Harbin on Batman Year One

Dustin Harbin joins me for a conversation about Batman Year One, by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli. Full disclosure, I went into this pick totally wanting to hate on it and hate on Frank Miller, but I have to stay … Continue reading


Run of the Miller

In this review from The Comics Journal #82 (July 1983) Kim Thompson reads and reacts to the first issue of Ronin. Continue reading


2011: A Year in Comic Ambition.

The first GRID of the new year looks at a handful of comics and graphic novels from 2011. Continue reading



A critical look at a book of conversations between Will Eisner and Frank Miller. Continue reading


Welcome to the Attic

This column will be my monthly report from the front—or, more accurately, from the rafters. Continue reading

Michael DeForge

St. Louis Shuffle

On the road. Continue reading

Jim Shooter by Don Simpson, TCJ 115.

Jim Shooter: Groundhog Day in the Land of the Apocryphiars

Running alongside his storied career as a comics writer, editor, and publisher, Jim Shooter began a second, parallel career sometime in the 1990s: that of recounting his first career in vainglorious prose and delusional detail. Continue reading