Reading Comics! Daytripper by Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba

Daytripper by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá, is dang good.  Just missed this when it came out but glad I grabbed a copy of the collected series.  The structure of it is really interesting – -I guess the structure of the story is a bit of a spoiler? but it’s been out since 2011 so I’m not sure it’s a big deal. Every chapter the main … Continue reading Reading Comics! Daytripper by Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba

10 Years of ACT-I-VATE Comix

Update in 2018:  I haven’t checked back on the site in quite awhile so I have no idea if it was only down for a couple of days or years but hooray, it’s up again and the archives seem to be working well. A little sad to realize ACT-I-VATE Comix is busted.  The website – http://activatecomix.com/ – is still there but all of the images … Continue reading 10 Years of ACT-I-VATE Comix

League of Regrettable Heroes by Jon Morris

Calamity Jon Morris has a book out called the League of Regrettable Heroes. For every superhero hitting the big time with a blockbuster movie, there are countless failures, also-rans, and D-listers. The League of Regrettable Superheroes affectionately presents one hundred of the strangest superheroes ever to see print—from Atoman to Zippo—complete with backstories, vintage art, and colorful commentary. Drawing on the entire history of the … Continue reading League of Regrettable Heroes by Jon Morris

Jason Shiga’s Demon

Have you been reading Jason Shiga’s webcomic Demon?  It’s a fantastic book — thrilling, disturbing and thought-provoking.  If you’ve ever read past comics by Shiga (and you should!) you know he has an almost cute, but precise cartoony art style which he combines with a passion for puzzle-driven narratives and  logic-driven characters. Demon is about a man who discovers that he is a demon who … Continue reading Jason Shiga’s Demon