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The Stuff of Cities: Victor Hussenot’s The Spectators Brings the City to Life

The first thing you notice about Victor Hussenot's The Spectators is the color. A blocky face juts out of the cover, composed of myriad other faces, all represented with different colors, unified by bright white cylinder eyes, interrupted only by the blocky man shape's mirror eye, a spot intended as a way for you to insert your own face, your own eye, your own habitat. The … [READ]

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The Ghost Engine

A high-stakes art thief. (she mouths off a lot) A reality show bounty hunter. (he’s kind of a sleaze) The ghosts that live inside their heads. (one good, one’s … [BUY]

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Play by Play: Ballers S1E01 and S1E02

We asked resident Entourage apologists Rafael Gaitan and Mark Stack to team up and discuss each week of the spiritual Entourage sequel Ballers. This week they weigh in on both the pilot and the follow up episode and try to decide whether the show is first line … [READ]

Hawkworld Tim Truman

Yellowed Pages: Hawkworld

Sometimes we just want to talk about old comics we found in bargain bins or antique stores or in our garages. Is that so wrong? In this installment, we look back at Tim Truman's 1989 miniseries Hawkworld, which sought to reinvent Hawkman for the modern comics … [READ]

Penny Dreadful Memento Mori

Penny Dreadful S2E08 “Memento Mori” Review

A tip of the hat to creator and writer John Logan. Beyond the occasional pacing issue, he's kept Penny Dreadful a rich and smart show, but most of all treated the audience with respect. He's avoided drawing out plots that could easily become frustrating — … [READ]

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Money In Comics

Last week, Big Trouble in Little China artist Brian Churilla made a post on his Tumblr regarding the financial realities of making comics. He writes: So you want to be a comic book artist..? Here’s some sobering information. One year. 12 issues. 264 pages. … [READ]