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On Crime Does Not Pay
Some of it is still shocking.
Miracleman, Chapter 3: “When Johnny Comes Marching Home”
We’ve introduced Miracleman and discussed its first and second episodes, plus the first page of chapter three. We now continue our look at that third chapter of Alan Moore and Garry Leach’s Miracleman stories, which… [more]
Two Books About Grant Morrison Now on Kindle
Sequart Research & Literacy Organization’s celebrated Grant Morrison: The Early Years and Our Sentence is Up: Seeing Grant Morrison’s The Invisibles are both now available on Kindle.
On Breast-Feeding and Boobery
I know that in my column here, which is unofficially titled “Living Fiction,” I usually adopt the hippy dippy angle of “comics are more real than we think” or whatever and apply it to whatever… [more]
Rethinking “Modern Era Comic Books Aren’t Bad… They’re Just Not Worth the Money”
In the Spring 2010 newsletter of the Comic Book Collector’s Association, I wrote an article called “Modern Era Comic Books Aren’t Bad…They’re Just Not Worth the Money.”
Deconstructing Batman and Robin : The Grayson Foils, Part 2
There is no one who could make a better foil for Dick Grayson than Jason Todd.
On Garth Ennis and Gary Erskine’s War Stories: Archangel
There’s such an obvious distinction to be made between the two, but there’s a lot of folks who consistently fail to do so.
Sex and the Super-Hero in Miracleman, Chapter 3
Having briefly introduced Miracleman and discussed its first and second episodes, let’s turn to the third of Alan Moore and Garry Leach’s Miracleman stories, which appeared in the legendary British magazine Warrior.
Superpowers, Reality, Celebrity
A new series launching from Image Comics in April titled America’s Got Powers will tell the tale of superheroes competing in an American reality show for a place on a superhero team.
Five Years Later: 52, the New 52, and the Elusive “New Reader”
DC Comics has never been shy about branding, their long line of multiverse spanning event comics don’t always feature the same titular influence, but it always seems like there’s some new form of Crisis looming… [more]
Deconstructing Batman and Robin: The Grayson Foils, Part 1
In all great works of literature, the hero must have a foil; that special character designed to enhance the inherent heroic qualities of the protagonist.
On “Vengeance of the Molecule Man!”, by Steve Gerber, Gil Kane, and Joe Sinnott
There’s something of the world before the meteor fell about the Marvel Comics of the mid-Seventies.
Miracleman, Chapter 2: “Legend”
Having briefly introduced Miracleman and discussed its first episode, let’s turn to the second of Alan Moore and Garry Leach’s earliest stories, which appeared in the legendary British magazine Warrior.
Sequart Podcast #3: World-Building
Host Cody Walker and guest Terry Bartley discuss world-building in corporate super-hero comics continuity.
Interview with China Mieville
In November 2010, I interviewed China Mieville for my website, Popgun Chaos.
The Girl with the Robin Tattoo
By now everyone has at least heard of, if not seen, David Fincher’s adaptation of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, a film that many are calling one of the best of the year.
The Power Ring and the Comic Book (Part 3)
Green Lantern #18 reads like something of a reprise of issue #11, with Sinestro once again playing mind-games on the hero and luring him to Qward as well.
Musings over Space Adventures #35
When I was a kid, I remember asking my dad which superhero was his favorite.
On Alan Brennert and Jim Aparo’s Batman story, “Interlude on Earth-Two”
It may not seem like so at first, but everything is broken in Alan Brennert and Jim Aparo’s Interlude On Earth-Two.
Miracleman, Chapter 1: “A Dream of Flying”
Having briefly introduced Miracleman, let’s begin looking at Alan Moore and Garry Leach’s earliest stories, which appeared in the legendary British magazine Warrior.
How Batman Made Me a Buddhist
As I write this, Hanukkah is in full swing and Christmas is days away.
Get Sequart’s Book on Batman Begins for 99 Cents
Sequart’s Improving the Foundations: Batman Begins from Comics to Screen, by Julian Darius, is now available digitally for 99 cents.
The Power Ring and the Comic Book (Part 2)
Green Lantern #3 makes the Weaponers of Qward the hero’s first repeat villains, as the extra-dimensional villains create an illusion to aid them in stealing Green Lantern’s power battery.
Ultimate Thor: Continuity Offender
Many mini-series set in the Ultimate Universe are known for being odd ducks indeed.
On Robert Crumb’s The Book of Genesis Illustrated, Genesis Chapter 22
What to do when trapped with a front-line, world-class bore?