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First Man Is a Remarkable Cinematic Achievement

Damien Chazelle’s First Man portrays space flight in a way audiences have never seen before. We’ve experienced the mythic macho of The Right Stuff, the absorbing tension of Apollo 13 and there’s also a small… [more]

Cursed Earth Carlos: In Memoriam of Carlos Ezquerra

I didn’t know Carlos Ezquerra, but I met him once at a con. He autographed the comics I held, and then I moved on and he preceded to do the same for the next hundred… [more]

An Open Letter to Guys

Editor’s Note: The author of this piece requested anonymity. Dear Guys, It sucks being a woman these days. I am a straight, cisgender, white woman, and there is not a day that goes by that… [more]

Jason Aaron & Steve Dillon’s PunisherMAX: Kingpin Becomes Walter White

Though many fans will rightfully clamor for Ennis’ Punisher, Aaron & Dillon’s 22-issue run on the Punisher is the greatest Punisher story ever told. Beginning with Wilson Fisk rising in the criminal world. [more]

Review of A Study in Honor

(I am a Harper Voyager Super Reader: HarperVoyager gives me free advance copies of upcoming science-fiction and fantasy titles, and in return I write honest reviews. This one is spoiler-free; I reveal nothing you couldn’t… [more]

Review of George R.R. Martin’s A Clash of Kings

In honor of George RR Martin’s 70th Birthday, here’s a review of the second book in Martin’s captivating series. [more]

Spotlight on Classics on Infinite Earths

With DC expanding its movie and TV offerings, we thought we’d remind you about our big book on the Justice League and DC’s universe-wide crossovers, written by Julian Darius. In this series, acclaimed comics scholar… [more]

Sarararara: All-American Girl Review

I got a chance, recently, to read through the first print collection of the web-comic Sarararara: All American Girl (by Olivia Hicks, with some pages contributed by Robbie. D. Kieran, Georgia Battle, David Robertson, and… [more]

Two Sequart Products Spotlighting Comics History

Most Sequart books and movies address some aspect of comics history, but the two releases below are especially designed to investigate and further our understanding of the history of this medium we love. The British… [more]

Julian Chambliss Discusses MSU’s Comics Forum and Commitment to Pop Culture Studies

Leaving the peninsula of Florida for the peninsula of Michigan, Dr. Julian Chambliss is now a professor in Michigan State University’s Department of English. As a scholar of comic books and popular culture, Chambliss will… [more]

Always Number One?

In 1991 Slave Labor Graphics published Evan Dorkin’s four issue series Milk and Cheese in a rather unique fashion – the issues were called Milk & Cheese #1, Milk & Cheese’s Other Number One #1,… [more]

Advance Review: Vita Nostra

(I am a Harper Voyager Super Reader: HarperVoyager gives me free advance copies of upcoming science-fiction and fantasy titles, and in return I write honest reviews. This one is spoiler-free.) Vita Nostra easily wins the… [more]

Advance Review: Hannah Green and Her Unfeasibly Mundane Existence

(I am a Harper Voyager Super Reader: HarperVoyager gives me free advance copies of upcoming science-fiction and fantasy titles, and in return I write honest reviews. This one is spoiler-free.) Who in the world is… [more]

Grant Morrison: Talking with Gods is Now Free on YouTube

Sequart Organization and Respect Films are proud to announce that their feature-length documentary Grant Morrison: Talking with Gods is now available for free on Sequart’s YouTube channel SequartTV. Grant Morrison is one of the most… [more]

Awards, Rewards, and Definitions: On Sabrina’s Man Booker Prize Nomination

On July 24th the longlist of nominations for the prestigious Man Booker Prize for Fiction was published. Not, in itself, news of much appeal to me (or to the usual sites I visit), but this… [more]

Review of George R.R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones

Looking back on the epic debut novel of A Song of Ice and Fire. Before the Game of Thrones TV Show, there was George RR Martin’s fantasy novel. But is it a good book? [more]

“Be Careful”: Dumbest Advice Ever

Some cinematic clichés just refuse to die. We’ve heard these lines a bajillion times, and yet still, “They’re everywhere!” (another cliché). “You just don’t get it, do you?” “Are you crazy?” “I’m getting’ too old… [more]

Curtain Call: On The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and LoEG: The Tempest #1

So here we are. The last League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Not the latest, the last. If one believes the hype, this will be the final comic book published by either Moore or O’Neill – making… [more]

Sequart Releases The Cyberpunk Nexus: Exploring the Blade Runner Universe

Sequart is proud to announce the publication of The Cyberpunk Nexus: Exploring the Blade Runner Universe, edited by Lou Tambone and Joe Bongiorno. In 1982, a new benchmark was set for science-fiction film with the release… [more]

Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts is Now Free on YouTube

Sequart Organization and Respect Films are proud to announce that their feature-length documentary Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts is now available for free on Sequart’s YouTube channel SequartTV. Captured Ghosts features the most extensive interview ever… [more]

Ben Fritz Discusses His Book The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies

For every show and movie a person enjoys, the story behind how those shows and films got made is often just as a fascinating because the business of entertainment production is a never-ending drama. And… [more]

A Flying Jatt: A Superhero Movie a la Bollywood

No one knows better than Sequart’s readership that there are tons of superhero movies out right now. Especially now, in fact, as high “popcorn movie” season, a/k/a summer, is just beginning. If you know the… [more]

Why Latinx Superheroes Matter: An Interview with Eisner Nominee Frederick Luis Aldama

I first met Professor Frederick Luis Aldama in 2015, at a conference held by the International Society for the Study of Narrative in Chicago. His talk on mixed-race superheroes was part of a larger panel… [more]

“Also, It’s Congruent with Lovecraft’s Ideal State of Ataraxia…” – Providence #12 and the Acceptance of Apocalypse

“…of all the space unoccupied by familiar material objects not one particle was vacant. Indescribable shapes both alive and otherwise were mixed in disgusting disarray, and close to every known thing were whole worlds of… [more]

Hellboy Omnibus

The new collection initiative from Dark Horse is, potentially, a chance to give us a fresh outlook on Hellboy – already one of the most reprinted and talked-about comics of the last twenty-five years. The… [more]