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Longbox Legends: Why FALCON #1 (1983) Was A Step Forward In Social Commentary

FALCON #1, released in November 1983, was the first comic dedicated to Captain America's high flying superhero partner. Readers in the past only saw...

Review: The Start of a Grimy Yarn in NOVEMBER Vol. 1

Writer Matt Fraction and artist Elsa Charretier have constructed a series of mysterious and shady tales with the first volume of "November." Along with...

Review: THE LOST CARNIVAL Is A Near-Perfect YA Graphic Novel

THE LOST CARNIVAL, available from DC on May 5, is a YA-focused graphic novel about an adventure in the early life of Dick Grayson....

Longbox Legends: THROUGH THE WOODS – Storytelling At Its finest

Emily Carroll may not be a household name yet, but every comic she creates is a horror-filled masterpiece. My first brush with her name...

Review: THE GENTLEMAN Updates Lovecraftian Detective Horror

THE GENTLEMAN, available now from Evoluzione Publishing, is an intriguing new series about the exploits of a former occult detective coaxed out of retirement...

Review: DISASTER INC. Invites You On A Trip Of A Lifetime

With Disaster Inc. Joe Harris has created a fascinating collection of travellers and one hell of an intriguing world for them to explore.

Brian K. Vaughan and Tony Harris’ EX MACHINA: Where Heroism Goes to Die

Brian K. Vaughan and Tony Harris' Ex Machina ran on DC Comics' WildStorm imprint from 2004 to 2010, and sits as one of the more...

Longbox Legends: How THE FLASH (2011) #1 Reminded Us Why We Love Barry Allen

THE FLASH (2011) #1, released in 2011, signaled the first solo story for Barry Allen after his return to the DC landscape. It was...

DC: THE NEW FRONTIER is a Wonderful Callback to the Silver Age

The Silver Age of DC Reborn The late Darwin Cooke is famous for his fantastic art style. He usually was called in for stories published...

Longbox Legends: BOOSTER GOLD #5 Goes To Hell And Back

Booster Gold may seem like a complete imbecile on the outside who's only chasing fame, but Booster Gold (VOL. 2) #5 shows just how...

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...

Longbox Legends: SPIDER-MAN/DEADPOOL #14 Showed Us Spidey At His Limit

SPIDER-MAN/DEADPOOL #14, published back in February 2017, takes place in the midst of writer Joe Kelly's Itsy Bitsy storyline. But unlike most mid-act story...

Unpacking The Destruction On The PLANET OF THE APES

The Planet of the Apes franchise, movies, books, and comics included, is packed with violence and destruction.

Review: THE DREAMING #20: The Point is Simply to Feel

Writer Si Spurrier and Artist Bilquis Evely, along with colorist Mat Lopes and letterer Simon Bowland finally bring their saga to a conclusion with ...

A Conversation With Dan Abnett – RAI, COVID-19, And The Future Of Comics

Dan Abnett is responsible for creating more than a handful of epic stories during his 30-plus year writing career. Over the past year, he...

Review – HEXAGON #2: The Tutorial Ends And The Main Story Begins

Hexagon #2 is the issue where the series' main plot truly begins. Whereas the previous issue is about character introductions, this issue highlights how...

SUPERGIRL and COMBAT COLIN: Two Peas In A Pod?

When reading comics such as Supergirl from DC Comics it is important to look past expectations and embrace different modes of storytelling.

SUPERMAN FOR ALL SEASONS – A Boy Becomes A Man

To an outsider, Superman is not an easy character to like. He's an all-powerful boy scout with a stupid disguise and a cheesy suit....

ALL-STAR SUPERMAN : The Greatest Clark Kent Story Ever Told

Superman Lives If there’s anyone who has the potential to go on bizarre comic adventures, it’s Superman. He’s an all-powerful hero that can travel to...

JSA: THE GOLDEN AGE is Really About Superheroes and Their Costumes

Comics have historically presented a complex relationship between superheroes and their costumes. The Amazing Spider-Man #50 famously sees Peter Park dump his costume in...