It’s hot and the air already feels like unset Jell-O, but you still have some time to prepare for summer, because all the list-happy magazines and websites tell me, summer must be prepared for. Dig out your seersucker suit! Bob your…
I’m surrounded by a stack of comics and one illustrated novel all set in the same world as that 1968 film, The Planet of the Apes and my head is swirling with Cicero. I’ve been thinking about why I prefer one comic to the other, what exactly it means for a character to be relatable and what it means to be a person. As an ape, nothing ape is strange to me.
image: Betrayal of the Planet of the Apes #4 by Declan Shalvey.
The cover of issue #2 of Meteor’s 1995 Vampire! that collected the vampire stories of Gerald Carr including his yellow peril vampire stories featuring Fire Fang and the Brothers of Fire Fang. (For more, see Comic Editor Carol Borden’s article at the Gutter).
It’s the beginning of January, cold and dark where I am. The critics are all putting out their best of year lists, and maybe you’re looking for something to read. So here’s my entry into annual lists: 10 comics I liked in 2011 that I haven’t written about. Well 9 comics I haven’t written about and one that I did.