The Secret Wars Commentary, Part Five: “Owen Reece Died For Our Sins”

We’re back for the fifth installment of annotations/commentaries on Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic’s Secret Wars, the climax not only of Hickman’s expansive New/Avengers run but also his entire career at Marvel Comics as a narrative universe architect. The worlds in which a solid 99% of every single published Marvel Read More …

The Secret Wars Commentary, Part Four: “All the Angels Sing, All the Devils Dance”

We’re back for the fourth installment of annotations/commentaries on Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic’s Secret Wars, the climax not only of Hickman’s expansive New/Avengers run but also his entire career at Marvel Comics as a narrative universe architect. The worlds in which a solid 99% of every single published Marvel Read More …

The Secret Wars Commentary, Part Three: “The Eye of Doom”

We’re back for the third installment of annotations/commentaries on Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic’s Secret Wars, the climax not only of Hickman’s expansive New/Avengers run but also his entire career at Marvel Comics as a narrative universe architect. Last issue, the worlds in which a solid 99% of every single Read More …

The Secret Wars Commentary, Part One: “The End Times”

I said I was out, but fuck it. I dunno if I’ll do this for every issue (actually, I already did it for #2…), but I think this one warrants it. Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic’s Secret Wars is the conclusion not only of Hickman’s expansive Read More …

Deadshirt Is Reading… Of Gods and Gorillas

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. For more of our thoughts on this week’s new comics, take a look at Wednesday’s Deadshirt Comics Shopping List. Read More …

Your Deadshirt New Comics Shopping List for: January 28th, 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! Casanova: Acedia #1 Written by Matt Fraction Read More …

Deadshirt Is Reading… NEW STAR WARS

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. For more of our thoughts on this week’s new comics, take a look at Wednesday’s Deadshirt Comics Shopping List. Read More …

Deadshirt is Reading… Miracles and Marvels

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. For more of our thoughts on this week’s new comics, take a look at Wednesday’s Deadshirt Comics Shopping List. Read More …

Deadshirt’s Top Ten Comics of 2014

Looking back at the comics that came out this year, there’s no shortage of great work. From capes and tights superheroics to more grounded stories of the human experience, 2014 was a damn good year for an artistic medium that’s in the midst of serious Read More …

Your Deadshirt New Comics Shopping List for: December 9th, 2014

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! Bitch Planet #1 Written by Kelly Sue Read More …