The Rundown: A Meditation on Masks, Madness and Morality in The Death of Jean DeWolff

In The Rundown, Deadshirt dives into our cardboard long boxes to shine a light on important, unusual or otherwise remarkable comic runs (mainstream or otherwise) from a specific creative team or teams. The Series Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #107-110 Written by Peter David Pencils Read More …

Deadshirt Is Reading… The Old Familiar

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…Big Gooey Eyeballs and Pleasant Surprises

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. Kayleigh Hearn is reading… Saga #19 Written by Brian K. Vaughan Art by Read More …

Join Us for Deadshirt Date Night: Spider-Man

This Wednesday we’ll be hosting another Deadshirt Date Night, and this time we’ll be watching Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man. We’re not far away from another installment of Sony’s ongoing efforts to ensure we never get to see Spidey in an Avengers, so why not revisit the glory Read More …

Ultimate Marvel: A World of Consequences

  Two mighty forces ensure the immortality of superhero characters. On the one hand, you have the massive corporations who own the characters, who profit from keeping them alive, successful and popular, but frequently misinterpret the appeal of the characters. On the other, you have Read More …

Deadshirt Is Reading…All-Marvel, Apparently

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. Joe Stando is reading… Ultimate Comics: Spider-Man #200 Written by Brian Michael Bendis Read More …

Deadshirt is Reading…Spymasters! Remasters! Kung-fu! Creeps!

Deadshirt is Reading… is a weekly feature in which Deadshirt’s staff, contributing writers and friends-of-the-site offer brief recommendations for a diverse array of comics, from name-brand cape titles to creator-owned books to webcomics. Max is reading… Black Dynamite #1 Written by Brian Ash Art by Ron Read More …

Ultimate Spider-Man: The Slap that Broke the Spider’s Back

In the latest issue of Ultimate Spider-Man, the young former wall-crawler Miles Morales chooses not to get involved in a street fight between 3 super-people, and Gwen Stacy slaps him in the face. Miles quit being Spider-Man after his double life cost his mother her Read More …