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    10 Best Comics of 2013: Part One

    2013 was a big year for comics, both mainstream and independent. DC celebrated Superman’s 75th birthday with the launch of the much hyped (and delayed) Superman Unchained by superstar creators Scott Snyder and Jim Lee. There were also the big crossover events “Trinity War” and its follow up Forever Evil which will continue into 2014.  This year also marked […] More

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    The Illustrated History of the Mini Comic Continues

    Treasury of Mini Comics by Michael Dowers (Editor) Fantagraphics This is the second collection of mini comics compiled by editor Michael Dowers and published by Fantagraphics Books. Like its predecessor, Newave! Underground Mini Comix of the 1980s, Treasury of Mini Comics is filled to bursting with dozens of the best mini comics ever produced. It […] More

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    Newave! Underground Mini Comix of the 1980s

      Newave! Underground Mini Comix of the 1980s by Michael Dowers (Editor) Fantagraphics Books Seems like the malaise of 1970s America inspired a lot of people to take matters into their own hands and create art outside of the mainstream. This was certainly true of the underground music scenes that were percolating on both coasts […] More