Category Championing Comics

Championing Comics

You Must Buy This: Sweet Tooth #1

It’s very rare these days to find a writer/artist getting their own on-going series. (Well, unless you’re Paul Pope.. but I’m sure even he had to start somewhere – Kodansha if memory serves.) So the fact that Jeff Lemire, a…

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Late art in books

Nothing like some good old fashioned mud slinging about late art in comic books. Take a gander at the quotes by Bryan Hitch and John Byrne and take away what you can. There’s a lot of great discussion about whether…

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Review: West Coast Blues by Jacques Tardi

West Coast Blues is the first book resulting from Fantagraphics’ recently announced commitment to bring more work from French new wave creator Jacques Tardi. Tardi has long been one of the most highly regarded artists in Europe, Art Spiegelman writer/artist…

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Four Colour Crime.

Warren Ellis once said, sometime, somewhere long ago that, “the idea of superheroes dominating comic books was as ludicrous as all novels only being written about nurses.” What he means is that we have in ‘sequential art’ is a intelligent…

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