Author Archives: Alison Baker

Review: DETECTIVE COMICS #33

DETECTIVE COMICS #33 Written by Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato Art by Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato Published by DC Comics Release Date: July 9, 2014 Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato continue to bring a fresh crime-drama feel to Detective Comics with part four of their inaugural arc, “Icarus”. Harvey Bullock and Batman finally have a confrontation,

Interview: SEX CRIMINALS – Brimpin’ Ain’t Easy with Matt Fraction & Chip Zdarksy

This is usually the part where I would write a really plucky introduction about Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky’s creator-owned hit Sex Criminals, published by Image Comics, but no time can be wasted diving into this interview. Sirs Fraction and Zdarsky were kind enough to submit themselves to an interview in advance of Heroes Con.

Review: TREES #1

TREES #1 Written by Warren Ellis Art by Jason Howard Published by Image Comics Release Date: May 28, 2014 Trees, the new Image series from Warren Ellis and Jason Howard, has received less advance publicity than one might expect for this particular publisher/creator combination. People are justified in comparing today’s Image with 90’s Vertigo, and

Review: THE WOODS #1

THE WOODS #1 Written by James Tynion IV Art by Michael Dialynas Published by BOOM! Studios Release Date: May 7, 2014 Here’s your premise: high school drama. Alien abduction. Monsters. Creepy forest. Band of misfits. Mysterious quest. The Woods celebrates the authentic teenage angst of Freaks & Geeks, the sci-fi weirdness of Buffy, and a splash of horror. Throw

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