Michel Fiffe returns with another look at a bin denizen of the not-so-recent past: Tom Tenney, whose work on the Marvel series Force Works brought a whole bunch of words that, according to Michel, were completely unnecessary.
An Interview with Trevor Von Eeden (Reprise)
Michel Fiffe’s groundbreaking 2009 interview with legendary artist Trevor Von Eeden, first published in The Comics Journal #298, makes its online debut.
OVERWORD 5 · Mark Gruenwald
Michel Fiffe’s OVERWORD series draws to a close with a long look at Mark Gruenwald’s impact–professional and personal.
OVERWORD 4 · Squadron Supreme & Quasar
OVERWORD RECAP 1 · TEEN TITANS – My need for colorful, clean-cut super heroics and my obsessive habit to hunt back issues in bulk met at the intersection of Wolfman & Pérez. My enthusiasm was destroyed by troubling story elements but was resuscitated by the excellent Titans Hunt storyline. 2 · JSA/ALL-STAR SQUADRON – A Roy… Read more »
OVERWORD 3 · Justice League of America
Michel Fiffe walks us down the garden path, and that garden path leads directly to an unabashed affection for Mike Sekowsky.
OVERWORD 2 · All-Star Squadron
Not everything had to be explained, and yet, paradoxically, here was Roy Thomas explaining everything, not leaving one single detail behind. This level of transparency clicked with me, and I think I know why.
OVERWORD 1 · Teen Titans
For a moment in time, the comic that mattered the most was the one with Nightwing in it. In this month’s installment of Michel Fiffe’s Files, he takes a long look back at The Teen Titans.
According to Fiffe, George Freeman’s got it all–but don’t let a blurb convince you. Fiffe’s got the man’s actual work here to make the case!
Baron and Messner-Loebs’ Flash
Fiffe had a Flash itch, and like any real comics fan, there’s only one true Flash: Wally West, the fastest IRS employee in the history of American taxation.
Some people shake off their cocoon slowly, while others incinerate it in glorious, immediate flame. Michel Fiffe returns to make the case that the latter description fits Vince Giarrano.
Simonson’s Fantastic Four
Michel Fiffe’s wandering eye makes its way to the pages of Walt Simonson’s run on Marvel’s Fantastic Four.
Forsman X Fiffe
This week sees the release of Michel Fiffe’s official continuation of Rob Liefeld’s Bloodstrike series, legally (and affectionately) known as Bloodstrike: Brutalists. Meanwhile, Chuck Forsman has set up shop at Patreon, where he’s currently serializing Automa. While the majority of their conversations take place at the conventions they often share a table at, some of them make their way into print: like this one you’re about to read.
Excerpt: Bloodstrike Brutalists
An exclusive preview of Michel Fiffe’s upcoming series for Image Comics, Bloodstrike: Brutalists.
Episode 21: Michel Fiffe
Michel Fiffe (Copra, Zegas) talks Hellen Jo, Larry Hama, Ernie Colón, and more.
“My Aim is to Be as Appealing as Possible”: An Interview with Michel Fiffe
The creator behind Copra and Zegas talks about breaking into comics, helping to found Act-i-vate, the perils of small publishing, and working for Marvel.