Markley’s Fevered Brain: A Series of Thoughts about Series


DMZ Vol. 1

DMZ Vol. 1



Westfield’s Wayne Markley recommends several series of graphic novels including SC/Vertigo’s DMZ by Brian Wood, Riccardo Burchielli, and others; Jeff Smith’s Bone; and Marvel’s Hulk Visionaries: Peter David.

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Roger’s Comic Ramblings: A Difficult Question


100 Bullets Vol. 1

by Roger Ash

So, I’m at a party Friday night at which I don’t know most of the people. I strike up a conversation with a friendly couple and we’re soon joined by another couple and have a fun conversation about TV and movies (apparently I’m missing out by never having seen The Wire. Guess I’ll check that out.). In the course of talking with one of the guys, it comes out that I work for Westfield and he asked me what sounds like a simple question: “Are there any comics you’d recommend?” This, or variations on it, is the most common question I get about comics and it’s a more difficult question than it appears. The quick reaction would be to start listing comics I like, but that’s not necessarily helpful. Let me explain.

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