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Comics vs. Television: The Umbrella Academy

Column by BH Shepherd
A comparison of The Umbrella Academy TV show with its comic book origin.

Captain Marvel: Primer Plus Predictions

Column by Peter Derk
Headed to the theater to see "Captain Marvel"? Read this first!

The Best of Stan Lee's Soapbox

Column by Peter Derk
A sensational send-off for the spectacular Stan Lee!

When Calvin Met Hobbes: Calvin and Hobbes' Most Memorable Christmases

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
What better way to get in the holiday spirit than revisiting the adventures of precocious six-year-old Calvin and his anthropomorphic stuffed tiger, Hobbes?

Dear Mr. Gaiman: Why I Can't Re-Read Sandman

Column by Peter Derk
For Neil Gaiman's birthday: an apology, a thank you, another, unrelated apology, and a question about the value of memory.

Daredevil Season 3: Reconstruction

Column by BH Shepherd
A critical look at Season 3 of Marvel's "Daredevil" on Netflix.

Comics vs. Television: Iron Fist

Column by BH Shepherd
Why is Iron Fist the one hero Marvel can't spin into gold?

How Did Comics Become a Social and Political Battleground?

Column by Peter Derk
Drama of the highest order! Anger! Outrage! Defensiveness! Spider-Men!

Thanos: Marvel's Greatest Movie Villain

Column by BH Shepherd
What Thanos the Mad Titan can teach us about being a great villain.

Speculation On The Upcoming Marvel Movies

Column by Peter Derk
What will the six unnamed Marvel movies be? We dunno. But we can make some good guesses. And some really, really bad ones.

The Evolution of Brian Michael Bendis as A Writer

Column by Bart Bishop
From Luke Cage to Superman: As Brian Michael Bendis leaves Marvel for DC, we take a look back at his definitive run on "New Avengers".

What Do Superheroes Read?

Column by Gabino Iglesias January 22, 2018
They fly and run really fast and punch and save the world, but what do superheroes read? I interviewed a few of them and found out.

Netflix's 'The Punisher': Aggressively Average

Column by BH Shepherd December 5, 2017
A look at how faithful the new Punisher Netflix series is to its original source material.

13 Reasons Charles Addams is an Unsung Master of Horror

Column by Peter Derk
If you're a true horror fan, you need more Charles Addams in your life.

The Defenders: Defeated by Dull Writing

Column by BH Shepherd
An examination of how "The Defenders" failed to become more than the sum of its parts.

When Books and Music Meet: 18 Literary Creations That Rock

Column by Annie Neugebauer August 25, 2017
Music & books: every once in a while, an artist comes along who manages to build a bridge between the two, and when that happens the results can be pretty awesome.

The Insane True Story of How Doctor Wesley Snipes Wrote His First Novel

Column by Max Booth III August 18, 2017
It's an urban fantasy supernatural spiritual thriller.

10 Things About Writing I (Re)Learned From Graphic Novels

Column by Gabino Iglesias May 26, 2017
Graphic novels are a unique kind of literary creature, but binge reading them helped me remember a few things that all writers should keep in mind.

Book vs. Comic vs. Film: "Eight O'Clock in the Morning" vs. "Nada" vs. "They Live"

Column by Christopher Shultz
What better time to re-examine John Carpenter's satire on Reaganomics and its source material?

Comics And Comics Movies Need Good Villains

Column by Peter Derk April 14, 2017
Where have all the villains gone?
Bookshots: 'Bullet Gal' by Andrez Bergen

Bookshots: 'Bullet Gal' by Andrez Bergen

Review by Bart Bishop
A review of Andrez Bergen's 'Bullet Gal', an adaptation of his comic book series that takes an irreverent look at superheroes.
Stumbling Towards Jerusalem: Part 1

Stumbling Towards Jerusalem: Part 1

Review by Keith Rawson April 3, 2017
Part 1 of Keith Rawson's review of 'Jerusalem' By Alan Moore.

5 Comics Every Crime Writer Needs To Read

Column by Repo Kempt
Crime writers can learn a lot about their craft from well-written comic books. Here's five superb crime comics to whet your appetite.

Dystropia: The Threat Of Rape As An Agent of Fear

Column by Christopher Shultz
It's a trope so pervasive, you probably don't always register it when you see it...and that's a serious problem.

8 Lessons Bookstores Could Learn From Comic Book Stores

Column by Peter Derk
Listen up, bookstore snobs. Comic shops have something to say.