Deadshirt is Reading: Wacky Raceland, New Avengers, WicDiv, and more!

Deadshirt Is Reading… is a weekly feature in which Deadshirt’s staff, contributing writers, and friends-of-the-site offer their thoughts on Big Two cape titles, creator-owned books, webcomics and more. Adam Pelta-Pauls is reading… Wacky Raceland #1 Written by Ken Pontac Art by Leonardo Manco Colored by Mariana Read More …

30 Purple Years: 9. Purple Rain

Wednesday, June 25th, marks the 30th anniversary of the release of Prince and The Revolution’s Purple Rain. In honor of this, Deadshirt presents an entire week of art and essays that explore and celebrate one of the greatest albums of all time. Dig, if you will.  By Andrew Read More …

Deadshirt Is Reading… Genderswaps, Cat People, and Sexy, Sexy Insects

Deadshirt Is Reading… is a weekly feature in which Deadshirt’s staff, contributing writers and friends-of-the-site offer their thoughts on a diverse array of comics, from name-brand cape titles to creator-owned books to webcomics. Max Robinson and Joe Stando are reading… This week saw the release of Read More …

Preview: Dark Horse Comics’ Vandroid #2 Robot Rocks

The second issue of Dark Horse’s Vandroid from the creative team of writers Tommy Lee Edwards, Noah Smith and artist Dan McDaid kicks down comic shop doors this Wednesday and offers babes, bullets, and bikers galore as sinister corporate interests conspire against The Machine That Read More …

Let Him Drive His Van Into Your Heart: Talking Vandroid With Artist Dan McDaid

British writer-artist Dan McDaid made his comics debut in the pages of Doctor Who Magazine with a serialized story fittingly titled “The First.” Trying to pin down McDaid’s style as an artist is tricky; his work has flashes of past masters like Kirby and Eisner with Read More …

The Joker – Crimes of the Times

Reprinted from the Fall 2010 issue of SemiSecret Society, “Bludhaven’s Only Punk Rock and Supervillain Zine” There are certain well-worn punchlines that we in the supervillain journalism community are honor bound not to perpetuate: No backwards headlines about Bizarro, no reusing the puns from your Read More …