Category Suddenly/ Meanwhile…

The Fantastic Farel Dalrymple

It’s been a pretty good few years for the Fantastic Four/Future Foundation (no matter what Eddie Campbell says). After being largely neglected by the comics community at large – probably since the Waid/Wieringo era – it seems like the books…

Auteur Theory

So the DC Comic Solicits were released yesterday to a big underwhelming thud. It’s not that there weren’t any interesting ideas shown; see the wonderful solicit for Wonder Woman. It’s just I’m underwhelmed with a sense of not caring. I…

Suddenly/Meanwhile | Something Other

In which Peter takes wild leaps about Grant Morrison's evolution as a comic writer, wonders how is the right way to write a comic, talks up the amazing Emily Carroll and asks you to suggest him some good books.

Suddenly/Meanwhile… | Thirty Three

“I thought we had moved on from a time when a non-white Anglo-Saxon character might be seen as unusual.” – Writer David Hine addresses recent controversy over the introduction in Detective Comics of Nightrunner, a French Algerian Muslim recruited by…

Suddenly/Meanwhile… | Quick Shots

Before I talk about Batman, Let’s start with some X-Men: First Class. Since they announced that XMFC was going to be a period piece I was pretty pumped for it. With the exception of Sandman Mystery Theatre we haven’t had…

Suddenly/Meanwhile | Robot Sci-Fi Pulp Noir

Wherein Pete talks up Bryan Lee O'Malley, Jason Armstrong's Ferro City, the gang at ComicTwart and links you to a cool old Alex Toth story. Warning: Contains a Moebius gif that will destroy your mind and leave you feeling awesome.