Today the folks at Aurume Publishing sent me a review copy of Lance Parkin’s Alan Moore biography, Magic Words, and some small part of me went mushy.
When the guys at DC comics came up with the idea of Before Watchmen they must have felt like Butch and Sundance looking over that gulley.
2010, Vertigo Crime Story: Denise Mina Art: Antonio Fuso, Lee Burmejo (cover) If countless books and movies are anything to go by, we do love to watch middle classed families fall apart. Denise Mina’s A Sickness in the Family, the latest in DC’s Vertigo Crime imprint, is a gruesome study of one such affluent and […]
2009, DC/Vertigo Written and Illustrated by Jeff Lemire With Canadian artist/writer Jeff Lemire’s Sweet Tooth currently receiving widespread acclaim, his previous efforts Essex County Trilogy and The Nobody are justly receiving a great deal of backdated attention. But it’s easy to appreciate why The Nobody slipped under the radar last year; this contemporary take on […]
Vertigo, $1.00 Story: Chris Roberson Art: Michael Allred Colours: Laura Allred iZombie is an odd first issue, in that for a title debuting at an alluring $1 it offers little in the way of a hook, or any reason that readers might want to return next month. That isn’t to say that it’s a bad […]
Vertigo. 2010 Story, Art: Jeff Lemire Colours: Jose Villarrubia There’s a certain sense of intimacy that comes through whenever an independent comic creator handles both the art and writing duties on a comic. When Eisner-nominated Jeff Lemire (Essex County Trilogy) moved to Vertigo, these indie sensibilities thankfully remained intact in The Nobody, an eerie homage […]