Deadshirt is Reading: Paper Girls and Haunted Horror!

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… Paper Girls #11 Written by Brian K. Vaughn Art by Cliff Chiang Colored by Read More …

Live Fast, Deity Young: Image’s The Wicked + The Divine#1 [Advance Review and Preview]

By Adam Pelta-Pauls Nobody holds a concert in a comic book like Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie. The one that opens the action of the first issue of The Wicked + The Divine is everything a good concert should be: bright, loud, more than a little Read More …

The Deep-Fried Hate of Image’s Southern Bastards #1 [Advance Review and Preview]

It feels like we’re in the midst of a transitional period for Jason Aaron. His first original series, the hardboiled Native American crime noir Scalped, finished in 2012 and, although he’s turned in some excellent work at Marvel recently, the debut of Southern Bastards from Aaron and Read More …

Creators as Brands: A Look At The 2014 Image Expo

If Grant Morrison and his Batman Incorporated collaborator Chris Burnham announced that they were putting out a creator owned book through Image Comics called Dildo Factory, about a living, breathing motorized sex toy coming to terms with its newfound sentience, would you buy it? Now, Read More …

Deadshirt’s Top 5 (but actually 11) Comics of 2013

It’s the end of December, which means It’s time to take a look back at what’s been an exceptional year for comics. There’s been a lot worth reading, but these three Deadshirt writers can agree – there are some clear standout successes. Christina Harrington 1. Read More …