Web Arted Jan 13th

A gathering of wonderful art spotted by yours truly these last seven days. The Spirit by Darwyn Cooke. Source. Kraven by Mike Mignola. Source. Powers by Michael Avon Oeming. Source. Secret Avengers cover by Art Adams. Source. Rawhide Kid splash by Jack Kirby. Source. Fantastic Fanzine cover...

Web Arted Jan 6th

A gathering of wonderful art spotted by yours truly these last seven days. Great stuff by Watterson, Mignola, Miller, Rude and many more!

2011 In Review: Best One Shot: Hellboy House Of The Living Dead

Continuing with my best of 2011, this week we look at my favorite one shot/graphic novel of the year, Hellboy: House Of The Living Dead. Please note, for those of you who may not be fully caught up on Hellboy, there are a few old spoilers located below.

Nursery Rhyme Comics Nov17

Nursery Rhyme Comics

Something out of the ordinary hits comic book shop shelves last month: Nursery Rhyme Comics from First Second. Having seen some previews and a substantial build up I anxiously read it through. First Second is very proud to present Nursery Rhyme Comics. Featuring fifty classic nursery rhymes...

#2: Cosmic Odyssey

Welcome back to Absolute-ly, a feature that focuses on what comic should receive the “absolute” treatment: any story from any publisher.  A call to arms of hardcover comic book fans. Mike Mignola was in the second phase of his career; after starting at Marvel he packed up and moved to DC. ...

Jiminy Christmas! | Absolute Mistake Dec21

Jiminy Christmas! | Absolute Mistake

DC solicitations for March 2011 went online yesterday and I was shocked, shocked, to see Absolute Promethea Volume 3 solicited. The final Absolute edition of Alan Moore’s epic collects issues #24-32 with the spectacular artwork of J.H. Williams III! ADVANCE SOLICITED • On sale AUGUST 17, 328...

Review | The Amazing Screw-On Head and Other Curious Objects

I’m a big Mike Mignola fan, admiring his work since Marvel Fanfare.  The Amazing Screw-On Head was a one shot comic published in 2002 but somehow I missed it so I was anxious to pick up The Amazing Screw-On Head and Other Curious Objects hardcover.  Here’s the publisher’s...