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Watchmen – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Alan Moore (Part 2)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week. Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work.  Well here it is, the “grand finale” of this weekly challenge.  The 52nd writer, the 104th post, and I most certainly saved the best for last.  My girlfriend is … Read More →

The Names – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Peter Milligan (Part 1)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week. Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Peter Milligan Peter Milligan’s earliest work in comics came with the start of his career back in the early 1980’s, providing short stories for 2000AD.  It wasn’t until the … Read More →

The Sandman – 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Neil Gaiman (Part 1)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman’s first published comic stories were four short stories within the pages of the British comic, 2000 AD.  Gaiman struck up a friendship with comic writer … Read More →

DMZ – 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Brian Wood (Part 1)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Brian Wood Brian Wood is a creator who has loomed within comics since the late 90’s, truly breaking out as a creator in the early to mid 2000’s.  A … Read More →

100 Bullets – 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Brian Azzarello (Part 1)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Brian Azzarello Brian Azzarello first truly gained prominence in the comic industry through his work on his creator owned title “100 Bullets”.  Drawn beautifully by Eduardo Risso, the sprawling … Read More →

Hot Comics You Should Be Reading

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A common question around any comic store or forum is “What good comics are out there?” People are usually referred to the monthly heavy hitters such as Batman, The Walking Dead, Daredevil or Hawkeye, but I have 6 other comics that you may want to consider picking up in the near future. Read More →