Markley’s Fevered Brain: Words

DCeased

DCeased


Comics, at their finest, are a wonderful blend of words and pictures. Wayne Markley doesn’t like it at all when words overtake the pictures. Instead of focusing on offenders, he spotlights two writers he thinks get it right – Tom Taylor and Mark Russell.

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Interview: Laura Lee Gulledge on The Dark Matter of Mona Starr

The Dark Matter of Mona Starr

The Dark Matter of Mona Starr


Teenager Mona Starr is sweet, geeky, and creative. But sometimes the world gets to be too much for her and she struggles with her Matter, what she calls depression. Creator Laura Lee Gulledge pulls back the curtain on The Dark Matter of Mona Starr, her thought provoking upcoming graphic novel.

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DC Graphic Novels for Young Adults

Batman Tales: Once Upon a Crime

Batman Tales: Once Upon a Crime


DC’s line of young reader and young adult graphic novels are picking up steam. Want to know more about them? KC Carlson reviews two recent releases, Batman Tales: Once Upon a Crime and Shadow of the Batgirl.

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For Your Consideration: Marvel’s She-Hulk by Dan Slott Omnibus

She-Hulk by Dan Slott Omnibus

She-Hulk by Dan Slott Omnibus


Jennifer Walters, AKA The She-Hulk, has always been a larger than life character, even breaking the fourth wall to talk directly to the readers. When Dan Slott wrote her adventures, he put the lawyer side of her character firmly on display while keeping the stories fun and full of guest stars from throughout the Marvel Universe. Slott’s entire run is collected in She-Hulk by Dan Slott Omnibus, and Robert Greenberger fills you in on this wonderful collection.

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YIKES! Just YIKES!

The EC Archives: Psychoanalysis

The EC Archives: Psychoanalysis


There are lots of new comics every week and it can be a bit overwhelming. KC Carlson’s got your back with a look at some recent releases including The EC Archives: Psychoanalysis, Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1, and DC Crimes of Passion.

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Interview: Paul Levitz on Unfinished Business from Dark Horse

Unfinished Business HC

Unfinished Business HC


A priest, a minister, and a rabbi walk into a bar… But this is no joke as their lives, or more accurately their deaths, depend on taking care of some Unfinished Business in this original graphic novel by Paul Levitz and Simon Fraser from Dark Horse. Levitz gives you more of the setup for this intriguing story.

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For Your Consideration: DC Goes to War HC

DC Goes to War HC

DC Goes to War HC


DC collects stories from some of its greatest war comics by some of its best creators in the DC Goes to War HC. You’ll find adventures with Sgt. Rock, The Unknown Soldier, Enemy Ace, and many others in this amazing volume. Robert Greenberger is your guide to what you’ll discover.

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Beauology 101: Sub-Mariner and Aquaman: Two Many Fish In The Sea

Aquaman In My Head.

Aquaman In My Head.


Aquman. The Sub-Mariner. Which is better? Beau Smith says you don’t have to choose.

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Markley’s Fevered Brain: What’s New?

Metal Men #1

Metal Men #1


There are so many first issues being released that it can be a bit overwhelming keeping track of them all. Wayne Markley’s here to help as he looks at some recent releases including Thor, Metal Men, and Everything.

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Interview: Garth Ennis on The Boys: Dear Becky from Dynamite

The Boys: Dear Becky #1

The Boys: Dear Becky #1


The Boys are back in an untold story from their past in The Boys: Dear Becky by Garth Ennis and Russ Braun. Ennis shares some details about this action-packed series from Dynamite.

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