Fraggin Bastiches

So I rediscovered an anti-hero from my youth recently. [amazon_link id="1401216692" target="_blank" container="" container_class="" ]Lobo[/amazon_link]. Pretty cool right? He’s a ridiculously overpowered alien biker with a penchant for murder, mayhem, and oddly enough: cute little fishies. Honestly, his antics are so silly it’s difficult to take the mass...

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Fables

Once upon a time there was a rich world of fairy/folk/fantasy/tall/–tales to be drawn from. So a couple of writers did it. The result is a community of your favorite storybook characters,with mythic powers intact, living in a corner of New York City in the early 21st century. Sound interesting? I think so. The Fables comic series is the brainchild of Bill Wilingham,...

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Best Villians

We all love to hate. Just admit it. You’ll feel a lot better. And if you don’t want to admit it, then you’ll probably hate me for bringing up your ethical failings, so I still win. Everyone hates a winner. But you know what I hate? Lousy villains. So naturally, I love (hating) the good ones. So seeing as I just wasted over 1500 words on a silly list of...

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Preachin’ to the choir.

Ugh… Am I really gonna write about [amazon_link id="1563892618" target="_blank" container="" container_class="" ]this[/amazon_link]? You ever run into somebody, and immediately you just know: “I should not fuck with that guy”? That’s this guy right here. For those of you who haven’t heard of the Preacher comics by Garth Ennis and artist Steve...

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Ever wonder what would have happened if Superman were a Communist?

Superman fights for Truth, Justice, and the American way. But what if he fought for Stalin, Socialism, and the international expansion of the Warsaw Pact? The cold war just entered the Superhuman arms race. America’s answer: The smartest man on the planet, a man so brilliant that he thinks up of a formula to balance the American budget on his coffee break while...

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