Tag Archives: Marc Sobel

The Best Comics of 2019

Comics Journal contributors chime in with their favorite comics, artists and reads from the year that was: 2019. Continue reading

 

Return To The Book Nook

Marc Sobel’s archaeological finds include The Miracle Squad, Steve Bissette classics, R.L. Stine (huh?) and a comic that was actually published in 2019: you read that right. Go ahead and open your presents early! Continue reading

 

A Visit Down South

Marc Sobel’s travels took him down South, to the legendary Book Nook, where TCJ’s editor once bought a bootleg version of “Cop Killer”, as sung by Soundgarden. Today, Marc is just talking comics. Continue reading

 

Bijou Funnies: The Conclusion!

Marc Sobel has a sermon on George Pérez, old Red Circle comics and classic pissed off Toth quotes for you. Put on a tie before you walk into this church, ya turkey! Continue reading

 

Comics in Drawers

You really can find comics just about anywhere, although most people would have left the comics in this column behind. Thankfully, Marc Sobel has a different plan in mind. Continue reading

 

Welcome to the Strip Mine

One of the great joys of comic book collecting is longbox surfing. You know what I mean, standing for hours sifting through filthy, disorganized boxes, carefully un-taping bags of one cheap floppy after another, scanning the credits, flipping the pages, … Continue reading

 

Give Me Liberty

Marc Sobel takes a long look back at Give Me Liberty, Frank Miler and Dave Gibbons exploration of fascism and heroics, to see if the book got anything accurate with its prediction of the future. Continue reading