The Grammar Of Comics In BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR

Blue has a straightforward structure that the reader can follow to get the most out of the graphic novel without being overwhelmed by complex, medium specific, constructs.

Review: OXYGEN #1 RED Is An Exhilarating Breath Of Fresh Air

Oxygen is a surprisingly action paced comic despite the fact that it serves simply as an introduction to Wildman’s new world without giving anything away.

Review: REAVER #8 Brings The Deep Impact

REAVER #8, out now from Image, brings the impish Rekala and gigantic Essen Breaker ("Ess") back together to stop Stagger from abducting the townschildren....

Review: BATTLECATS #3 – These Are The Thundercats You’re Looking For

BATTLECATS: TALES OF VALDERIA #3, available from Mad Cave Studios on June 10th, tells the origin story of the next team to be promoted...

Review: Hellfighter Powers Up In HELLFIGHTER QUIN #2

HELLFIGHTER QUIN #2, available from Mad Cave Studios on June 10th, follows Quin through the first round of the tribunal. Every combatant wants the...

The 2020 Eisner Award Nominations Are In, And…

Comic-Con International has announced the 2020 Eisner Award nominees, and Image leads the publishers with 17 total nominations. Dark Horse takes the 2nd place spot...

Review: BIRDS OF PREY #1 Has Unused Potential

The Birds of Prey are Back? The Birds of Prey have recently stepped back into the spotlight thanks to the movie a few months back....

Exclusive AfterShock Preview: DARK RED #10 – It’s Bloodbath

Dark Red #10 hits your local comic book shop on July 1, but thanks to AfterShock Comics, Monkeys Fighting Robots has an exclusive four-page...

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Featured Reviews

Review: OXYGEN #1 RED Is An Exhilarating Breath Of Fresh Air

Oxygen is a surprisingly action paced comic despite the fact that it serves simply as an introduction to Wildman’s new world without giving anything away.

Review: REAVER #8 Brings The Deep Impact

REAVER #8, out now from Image, brings the impish Rekala and gigantic Essen Breaker ("Ess") back together to stop Stagger from abducting the townschildren....

Review: BATTLECATS #3 – These Are The Thundercats You’re Looking For

BATTLECATS: TALES OF VALDERIA #3, available from Mad Cave Studios on June 10th, tells the origin story of the next team to be promoted...

Review: Hellfighter Powers Up In HELLFIGHTER QUIN #2

HELLFIGHTER QUIN #2, available from Mad Cave Studios on June 10th, follows Quin through the first round of the tribunal. Every combatant wants the...

Review: BIRDS OF PREY #1 Has Unused Potential

The Birds of Prey are Back? The Birds of Prey have recently stepped back into the spotlight thanks to the movie a few months back....

Review: CRITICAL ROLE: VOX MACHINA ORIGINS II #6 — The Exorcism Of Grog

Vox Machina has finally found the necessary ingredients for a mystical exorcism that will save their beloved Grog. CRITICAL ROLE: VOX MACHINA ORIGINS II...
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Review: REAVER #8 Brings The Deep Impact

REAVER #8, out now from Image, brings the impish Rekala and gigantic Essen Breaker ("Ess") back together to stop Stagger from abducting the townschildren. Justin Jordan's writing and Niko Henrichon's art combine for a high fantasy chapter that's surprisingly introspective. Cover Art Becky Cloonan's cover is mesmerizing. Rekala needs to bleed...

Review: BATTLECATS #3 – These Are The Thundercats You’re Looking For

BATTLECATS: TALES OF VALDERIA #3, available from Mad Cave Studios on June 10th, tells the origin story of the next team to be promoted to the rank of protector over Valderia. Kelthan, the main protagonist of this issue, is educated on the rich history of Valderia as part of...

Exclusive Previews

Exclusive AfterShock Preview: DARK RED #10 – It’s Bloodbath

Dark Red #10 hits your local comic book shop on July 1, but thanks to AfterShock Comics, Monkeys Fighting Robots has an exclusive four-page...

Get Lost in 70’s Grindhouse-Noir with a BLACKING OUT Playlist

Writer Chip Mosher and artist Peter Krause's Blacking Out is an original graphic novel available to be backed on Kickstarter, and Mosher came up with a...

Exclusive Preview: AFRAID OF EVERYTHING With Special Message From Adam Tierney

Afraid of Everything hits your local comic shop this week, but thanks to IDW Publishing, Monkeys Fighting Robots has an exclusive preview and message...

AfterShock Comics Exclusive Preview: DEAD DAY #2

DEAD DAY #2 hits your local comic book store August 19th, but thanks to AfterShock Comics, Monkeys Fighting Robots has an exclusive four-page preview...

ComiXology Exclusive Preview: YOUTH #3

Youth #3 (of 4) hits comiXology on May 26, but thanks to the publisher, Monkeys Fighting Robots has an exclusive four-page preview. In issue...

Exclusive: Check Out Jim Lee’s Latest Sketch Benefitting Comicbook United Fund

DC Comics Publisher and Chief Creative Officer, Jim Lee is on a mission to help struggling comic book retailers during the COVID-19 pandemic by...

Review: Hellfighter Powers Up In HELLFIGHTER QUIN #2

HELLFIGHTER QUIN #2, available from Mad Cave Studios on June 10th, follows Quin through the first round of the tribunal. Every combatant wants the orbs power to defend their clan, and Quin forms an alliance to get it. Deadeye and Glass Assassin join the fight in an issue packed...

The 2020 Eisner Award Nominations Are In, And…

Comic-Con International has announced the 2020 Eisner Award nominees, and Image leads the publishers with 17 total nominations. Dark Horse takes the 2nd place spot with 14, and Fantagraphics leaps ahead of last year's showing to tie DC for 3rd place with 12 nominations. The entire nominee list is below: Best Short...

Review: Hellfighter Powers Up In HELLFIGHTER QUIN #2

HELLFIGHTER QUIN #2, available from Mad Cave Studios on June 10th, follows Quin through the first round of the tribunal. Every combatant wants the...

Review: REAVER #8 Brings The Deep Impact

REAVER #8, out now from Image, brings the impish Rekala and gigantic Essen Breaker ("Ess") back together to stop Stagger from abducting the townschildren....

Review: CRITICAL ROLE: VOX MACHINA ORIGINS II #6 — The Exorcism Of Grog

Vox Machina has finally found the necessary ingredients for a mystical exorcism that will save their beloved Grog. CRITICAL ROLE: VOX MACHINA ORIGINS II...

Exclusive Preview: AFRAID OF EVERYTHING With Special Message From Adam Tierney

Afraid of Everything hits your local comic shop this week, but thanks to IDW Publishing, Monkeys Fighting Robots has an exclusive preview and message...

How HAWKEYE VOL. 1 Bridges the Gap in Storytelling

Hawkeye Vol. 1: My Life As A Weapon is one of my top favorite series for all of the messages it brings with it, and all of the storytelling gaps it bridges.

Exclusive Interviews

Interview: Curt Pires Pushes The Industry With YOUTH

The final issue of Youth season one drops June 2 on Comixology and Monkeys Fighting Robots wants to get you excited for issue four...

Interview: Jeff Lemire And Phil Hester Build A Tight Bond With FAMILY TREE

Family Tree, Vol. 1: Sapling hits your local comic book shop this week, but thanks to Image Comics, Monkeys Fighting Robots gets a chance...

Interview: Deep Dive With Remy Boydell Creator Of 920LONDON

920London hits your local comic book shop on June 10, but thanks to Image Comics, Monkeys Fighting Robots gets to take a deep dive...

A Conversation With KILL WHITEY DONOVAN Writer Sydney Duncan

I got to talk with wildly talented novelist and comics writer Sydney Duncan about the recently finished first volume of "Kill Whitey Donovan" and...

Self-Published Spotlight: KNIFE HITS DIGEST By Gloom Wvlf Comix

Welcome to Self-Published Spotlight, a regular interview column where I will be highlighting self-published comics and the creators and small print publishers who make...

Self-Published Spotlight: THE CELERY STALKS By Patrick Ian Rooks

Welcome to Self-Published Spotlight, a regular interview column where I will be highlighting self-published comics and the creators and small print publishers who make...

Review: BIRDS OF PREY #1 Has Unused Potential

The Birds of Prey are Back? The Birds of Prey have recently stepped back into the spotlight thanks to the movie a few months back. Since then, two titles were announced. One by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palimot and another by Brian Azzarello and Emanuela Lupacchino. The latter was announced...

Exclusive AfterShock Preview: DARK RED #10 – It’s Bloodbath

Dark Red #10 hits your local comic book shop on July 1, but thanks to AfterShock Comics, Monkeys Fighting Robots has an exclusive four-page preview of the contemporary and horrifying tale of vampirism in the heart of America. About the book: The epic conclusion of the controversial second...

AfterShock Comics Exclusive Preview: DARK ARK: AFTER THE FLOOD #2

DARK ARK: AFTER THE FLOOD #2 hits your local comic book store December 4th, but thanks to AfterShock Comics, Monkeys Fighting Robots has an...

SKULLDIGGER & SKELETON BOY #2 – It’s Called A Montage

Meet the man behind the mask in Skulldigger and Skeleton Boy #2, out this week from Dark Horse. First Impressions Jeff Lemire expands on his Black...

ARRIVAL’s Eric Heisserer Leads Valiant’s SECRET WEAPONS With Visionary Artist Raul Allen

For immediate release: As revealed today at Vulture, Valiant is proud to announce that Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Eric Heisserer, writer of the internationally acclaimed, smash-hit motion picture...

Review: The Heroic Rotary Phone is Reborn in DIAL H FOR HERO #1

Dial H for Hero Returns for a New Generation! Dial H for Hero was a comic device in the 1960s that allowed a kid to...

Review: GREEN LANTERNS #43 Concludes The Arc With Great Art But Not Much Else

The conclusion of the recent Green Lanterns arc ends with a “meh” instead of a bang. After the disappearances of several heroes on earth, the...

Self-Published Spotlight: KNIFE HITS DIGEST By Gloom Wvlf Comix

Welcome to Self-Published Spotlight, a regular interview column where I will be highlighting self-published comics and the creators and small print publishers who make...