Monthly Archives: September 2012

Indie Comic Review: Memorial

Memorial is the kind of book that, as an adult, you feel like you have read before. But, if you were a kid (or “Young Adult” in the literary vernacular) Memorial would be a fantastic story which brings together familiar … Continue reading

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Brian Wood’s Mara is Ready for Action

After months of teasing and dropping little hints, it looks like Brian Wood and Ming Doyle are ready to unleash Mara on the world. The real question is, “Is the world ready for a Rollerball inspired volleyball comic?” Hopefully the … Continue reading

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Indie Comic Review: Flash Gordon on the Planet Mongo

Before Superman. Before Batman. Before any of the characters who we think of as superheroes, there was Flash Gordon. Strong, handsome, and able to single-handedly take on the galactic despot Ming the Merciless. Now, almost seventy-five years later, Titan Books … Continue reading

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Fantagraphics Debuts Black Lung

Fantagraphics continues its impressive line of art comics with the release of Chris Wright’s Blacklung. Chris Wright’s Blacklung is unquestionably one of the most impressive graphic novel debuts in recent years, a sweeping, magisterially conceived, visually startling tale of violence, … Continue reading

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Image Comics Loves Trouble

Image Comics is poised to debut their latest creator-owned title. Coming in December, I Love Trouble by Kel Symons and Mark Robinson tels the story of a down-on-her-luck girl who discovers she has the ability to teleport! Felicia Castro, the … Continue reading

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Put This on Your Calendar: Film Noir Night With Jamie Rich

Jamie Rich is more than just a comic writer and part-time facial hair model. He is also a connoisseur of film. He regularly reviews new and classic films for both the Portland Mercury and DVDTalk.com. For one night only he … Continue reading

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Indie Comic Review: The Voyeurs

Stanley Kubrick’s final film, Eyes Wide Shut, opens with a scene of Nicole Kidman undressing. It is deliberate. Kubrick knows that the audience expects to see nudity. So he puts it up front to not only get it out of … Continue reading

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