Deadshirt is Reading: Ghostbusters International and Venom: Space Knight!

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.  Max Robinson is reading… Ghostbusters International #1 Written by Erik Burnham Art by Dan Schoening Colors by Luis Read More …

Deadshirt New Comics Shopping List: Rocketeer at War and Venus!

It’s Wednesday, and that means new comics. Let Deadshirt steer your wallet in the right direction with reviews (and preview pages) of titles out today from Image, Dark Horse, IDW, BOOM! Studios, Archie, MonkeyBrain, Oni, Fantagraphics, Top Shelf, Action Lab, and more! Rocketeer at War #1 Written by Marc Read More …

Deadshirt New Comics Shopping List: Monstress, Brooklyn Animal Control, and InSEXts!

It’s Wednesday, and that means new comics. Let Deadshirt steer your wallet in the right direction with reviews (and preview pages) of titles out today from Image, Dark Horse, IDW, BOOM! Studios, Archie, MonkeyBrain, Oni, Fantagraphics, Top Shelf, Action Lab, and more! Monstress #2 Written by Marjorie Liu Art Read More …

Your Deadshirt New Comics Shopping List: Twice the Transformers!

It’s Wednesday, and that means new comics. Let Deadshirt steer your wallet in the right direction with reviews (and preview pages) of titles out today from Image, Dark Horse, IDW, BOOM! Studios, Archie, MonkeyBrain, Oni, Fantagraphics, Top Shelf, Action Lab, and more! Transformers: Sins of the Wreckers #1 Written Read More …

Deadshirt New Comics Shopping List: Jem and the Holograms and I Hate Fairyland!

It’s Wednesday, and that means new comics. Let Deadshirt steer your wallet in the right direction with reviews (and preview pages) of titles out today from Image, Dark Horse, IDW, BOOM! Studios, Archie, MonkeyBrain, Oni, Fantagraphics, Top Shelf, Action Lab, and more!   I Hate Fairyland #1 Story and Read More …

Your Deadshirt New Comics Shopping List for: September 30th, 2015

It’s Wednesday, and that means new comics. Let Deadshirt steer your wallet in the right direction with reviews (and preview pages) of titles out today from Image, Dark Horse, IDW, BOOM! Studios, Archie, MonkeyBrain, Oni, Fantagraphics, Top Shelf, Action Lab, and more! Zodiac Starforce #2 Written by Kevin Panetta Read More …

Tom Scioli and the Scale and Appeal of IDW’s Transformers vs. G.I. Joe [Interview]

At last weekend’s Small Press Expo, Deadshirt comics editor Max Robinson sat down with writer-artist Tom Scioli (AdHouse Books’ American Barbarian, Image’s Gødland) to discuss his latest project, Transformers vs. G.I. Joe from IDW. MR: Before you got started on the book, I would see Read More …

Otheredbots: Windblade and the Issue of Gender Representation in The Transformers

 Female Autobots?  I thought they were extinct! – Shockwave, “The Search for Alpha Trion” (aired 1985) The problem began very early. Hasbro had enlisted Bob Budiansky, a prolific writer and editor at Marvel Comics, to provide profiles and backstory to a series of toys they Read More …

Monster of Monsters: Your Guide To IDW’s Godzilla Comics

Godzilla made his first US comics appearance in a legendary two year-spanning series at Marvel from Doug Moench and Herb Trimpe. The early issues represented a historic re-imagining of the character.  Coming out before Toho re-invented Godzilla in 1984, they were the first rebirth of Read More …

More Than Meets the Eye #27 (Dark Cybertron Chapter 10) Review

So those of you who have been following “Dark Cybertron” (if not, check out my review of chapter 8) know that we have had three plotlines running simultaneously: Optimus Prime vs. his corrupt antecedent Nova in the Dead Universe, the crew of the Lost Light Read More …