Happy could have been amazing. Teaming up a cartoonish sprite with a hardboiled killer can be good comics. Having a symbol of innocence floating around a hardened kill in a brutally dark setting – I’d like to see it done well and I say I’d like to see it done because in Happy, the series […]
This week, I interviewed my boss, and perennial success story, Luke Herr, about his ongoing Kickstarter project. Hit the jump to see more.
Godzilla: The Half Century War #1 Art and Writing by James Stokoe Review By Luke Herr Godzilla: The Half Century War is a gigantic explosion of James Stokoe art and writing which for me means giant spreads of tiny details and that is pretty dang fantastic.
Jack the Bastard and Other Stories By Micah Nathan With Illustrations By Phil Noto, Michael Allred, Russ Nicholson, and Tradd Moore Review by Luke Herr Jack the Bastard and Other Stories was a tonal shift in what I’ve been reviewing over the past few months – mostly comics. To be honest it has been some time since […]
The Underwater Welder Written and Illustrated by Jeff Lemire Review by Luke Herr The Underwater Welder is a book about fear and the power of isolation that it brings. Compounded with visually stark imagery, powerful metaphors and fear, Jeff Lemire creates an intense comic experience.
Wander: Olive Hopkins and the Ninth Kingdom is my jam. It was briefly discussed in the Nerdcenaries MonkeyBrain Roundtable how we don’t need to be handheld in comics and how a good comic should feel free to toss us into the pool. Wander: Olive Hopkins and the Ninth Kingdom does a great job introducing us […]
I had a weird flashback this morning to choir back in high school. A friend and I were discussing webcomics and I was like “oh cool!” and he suggested Penny Arcade. I went to the site, checked out the page and couldn’t work my way around the navigation. They had small buttons and archive issues […]
The October Girl #1 Written and Illustrated by Matthew Dow Smith Reviewed by Luke Herr
Ziah Grace challenged me to make a 7 Soldiers of Victory style series using any character making a pitch every day for a week. I laughed. And then I picked a buncha Bob Powell characters that almost nobody heard of and made 7 pitches that tie into the same story. Except each one takes place […]
Established during the brief period that the Thunderbolts were used as a corporate tie-in, Thunderbrunch was established as an unofficial theme restaurant for the team by New York millionaire Milo Gorgon who came from a rich Greek family. Gorgon used his wealth to secure costumes, collectibles and actual tools from the members of the Thunderbolts […]