It feels odd touting my own stuff directly on this site, but if you're looking for a different kind of superhero GN, email me at caseyjonescaseyjones at gmail and I'll give you the details. » 8/23/14 12:52am Saturday 12:52am

Saga #13, or Them Bones, Them Bones

And now, for something completely different. One of the things that makes Saga such a great read: the world-building Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples have done. The war between Landfall and Wreath has been going on for decades. Both sides have damaged veterans, doing their best to cope with the fallout. The lesson:… » 8/17/14 5:22pm 8/17/14 5:22pm

Amazing Spider-Man #5 Is In Full Swing

I'm a big fan of classic comics, and classic comic tropes. The Amazing Spider-Man has been playing catch-up, reclaiming his life, his career, and his reputation as everyone's favorite neighborhood web-slinger. Dan Slott's in fine form, working beautifully with Humberto Ramos and Edgar Delgado, as per usual. Let's… » 8/13/14 6:17pm 8/13/14 6:17pm

All-New X-Men #30 Takes a Breather, For Better Or Worse (Spoilers)

So... Yeah. After another fight for their lives, the X-Men hiding out at the renovated Weapon X facility (or Charles Xavier's School For Gifted Mutants) have a second to catch their breath. After so much urgency and, y'know, attempted murder, it's gratifying— in theory— to let up on the action. The actual result is… » 8/13/14 2:23pm 8/13/14 2:23pm

Courtesy of Watchmen:
I heard joke once: Man goes to doctor. Says he's depressed, life is harsh and cruel. Says he feels all alone in threatening world. Doctor says, "Treatment is simple. The great clown Pagliacci is in town. Go see him. That should pick you up." Man bursts into tears."But doctor," He says, "I am… » 8/11/14 7:38pm 8/11/14 7:38pm