I recently re-read the two-volume edition of American Flagg! jointly published by Image and Dynamic Forces in 2008, which reprints issues 1-14, and it holds up surprisingly well. It’s also surprisingly relevant in today’s political climate. Aside from being alarmingly prescient, it’s a perfect illustration of one of my adages, “satire is prophecy.”
Mega Princess 1 is a comic book that makes me want to have kids for the sole reason of being able to introduce them to comics with this book. It’s that good.
Baggywrinkles, Lucy Bellwood’s comic about tall ships and some of the history of sailing, is funny, charming, and wonderful to look at. What more could you want?
A review of ‘Black Canary and Zatanna: Bloodspell’ and a startling revelation regarding Travis and fishnets!
Don’t Look! is a horror anthology from a few years ago with some very interesting and creepy stories. Let’s check it out!
My friends, these are trying times, I know. The world is topsy-turvy, nothing makes sense, and we’re left scrambling for answers, for explanations, for a raison d’être, even. Our heroes …
House to Astonish, Scotland’s premier comic book podcast, comes to the Atomic Junk Shop! After several years of being syndicated at Comics Should Be good, Paul O’Brien and I have joined the rest of the gang here to bring you comic book news and reviews (and some messing around with the Official Handbook of the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe).