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I’d Buy That For A Dollar: EAGLE #1 (September 1986)

Welcome to 'I'd Buy That For A Dollar' a column where I will be exploring the weird and wonderful world of dollar bin diving....

Medium Clash: THE BOYS Comics And TV Themes

The Boys is creator Garth Ennis' gigantic middle finger to mainstream comics and its reliance on superheroes. With supes all but dominating the big...

I’d Buy That For A Dollar: LOBO INFANTICIDE #3 (December 1992)

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How Is Superman Loved By Everyone?

Superman is the quintessential superhero character, serving as one of comics' highest thresholds. With over 80 years of history, the Man of Steel inspires...

King’s BATMAN Run is a Masterpiece, and BATMAN #83 is Just Another Reason Why

To talk about all the amazing things in Batman #83, written by Tom King, with art by Mikel Janín, colors by Jordie Bellaire and...

I’d Buy That For A Dollar: NEW MUTANTS #22 (December 1984)

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THE AUTEUR: How Narratives Warp Reality

The Auteur, written by Rick Spears, with art by James Callahan and Luigi Anderson is a series from Oni Press known for its absurdist...

I’d Buy That For A Dollar – ‘X-FORCE #8 and WHISPER #8

Welcome to 'I'd Buy That For A Dollar' a column where I will be exploring the weird and wonderful world of dollar bin diving....

A Change of Consciousness: The Legacy of Alan Moore

Few writers in any language have been able to bring about a flurry of political and artistic discussion upon the release of each new...

Music In Comics: Breaking Not Just The Sound Barrier

The music scene and the comic book industry have been trying to sing in harmony for quite some time, but they might finally be...

What Does LEGION OF SUPERHEROES #1 Mean For Rebirth?

With Brian Michael Bendis' Legion of Superheroes #1 finally hitting the shelves this week, many of us are wondering: What does this mean for...

How ALL-STAR SUPERMAN Changed My Concept of What a Comic Book Could Be

In a time when countless comic book writers have attempted to give dark twists to the characters we know and love, All-Star Superman stands out...

When Is A Movie Not A Movie? The Beauty Of Comic Book Adaptations

Times have changed, however, comic book adaptations of movies haven’t gone away, instead they have evolved over time, embracing endless possibilities.

How Grant Morrison’s ANIMAL MAN Changed My Concept of What a Comic Book Could Be

The relationship between art and the artist has always been intriguing. The complicated, messy balance between self-infatuation and emotional sacrifice has perhaps never been...

10 Scary Image Comics to Read on Halloween

The big two comic book houses have their share of horror books to read on a chilling Halloween night. But it’s safe to say...

How GROO Changed My Concept of What A Comic Book Could Be

A bulbous, busted nose and a goofy grin, framed by a barbarian’s standard-issue headband and matted, unbarbered mane. Balloon-like muscles and ham-sized hands clutching...