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Marvel Comics’ untold story: Interview with Sean Howe
In Sean Howe’s masterful new book, hundreds of interviews with Marvel insiders yield an intriguing tale as gripping as any X-Men story arc.
| December 07, 2012
We need to talk about Hans Rickheit
I want to have sex with Hans Rickheit.
| June 15, 2012
Meditations on 'My Friend Dahmer'
It's possible that you already know how the cartoonist, Derf Backderf's, latest graphic novel ends.
| March 23, 2012
Brilliant images can't lift Mr. Dangerous's gloom
You've got to wonder why graphic novels are always so depressing.
| June 10, 2011
Boston Phoenix artist Karl Stevens has been named a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist
We're popping bottles up in here for KARL STEVENS, who has been named a finalist for the prestigious Los Angles Times Book Prize, in the...
| February 23, 2011
Gift Guide 2010: Graphic novels and comic anthologies
There's something about getting a book as a gift that makes you not want to read it.
| December 10, 2010
Sam Costello is Rhode Island's king of dark comics
The farmer desperate to save his dying wife. The aging photographer trying to resurrect his career. The funeral director who goes to extreme measures to cut costs.
| October 29, 2010
Photos: Rock & Shock 2010 Horror Convention
Attendees, vendors, and horror-themed merch on the convention show floor of the seventh annual Rock & Shock.
Rock & Shock Horror Convention | DCU Center | October 15-17, 2010
| October 22, 2010
Is it Calvin and Hobbes or an issue of Joe Hill's Locke and Key comic? Even better: It's both.
In Joe Hill's Keys to the Kingdom , a bloodthirsty wolf pack's feeding frenzy filtered through the youthful lens of Bill Watterson's Calvin and Hobbes comic strip can only be described as disturbing. But it's these details that make the comic, which w
| August 20, 2010
Photo: Boston Comic Con 2010
Ghouls, Ghostbusters, and murderous clowns: Bullpen bulletins from Comic Con 2010
Boston Comic Con 2010, at the Westin Boston Waterfront, April 10, 2010
SHAULA CLARK AND MADDY MYERS
| April 16, 2010
Slideshow: Inside today's graphic novels
Images from graphic novels like World War 3 , Drunk , Asterios Polyp , and more.
An exclusive look into a collection of graphic novels
| October 16, 2009
Hans Rickheit versus the novel
In high-school English class, we're taught that literature features three basic types of conflict: man versus man, man versus environment, and man versus himself.
Exploding Cow Dept.
| October 02, 2009
Friday Literary Links
Jack Romanos, president of Simon and Schuster is retiring, and Carolyn Reidy is in. Looks like ...
| September 07, 2007
Art Spiegelman's graphic novel Maus won the Pulitzer Prize back in 1992. I finished the first book i...
| July 26, 2007
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