Written by Erin Jameson Monday, 29 October 2012 17:25
When is a stick figure not just a stick figure? When it's Randall Munroe's smart, hilariously perceptive webcomic xkcd, which does so much with so little that it has Lovefool pondering the very nature of creating art.
Written by Mick Martin Friday, 26 October 2012 06:18
Paul Grist's latest superhero yarn is equal parts parody, homage, and update to classic superheroism, but is fortunately far more than just for laffs.
Written by PLAYBACK:stl Friday, 26 October 2012 00:00
Roy Pulsipher and Nick Walker are officers in the Rest in Peace Department, sworn to serve the Almighty and protect the living from evil’s foul corruption. Their current case has them chasing a ghostly fanatic determined to undo all of creation in R.I.P.D.: City of the Damned #1.
Written by Brent Mueller Wednesday, 24 October 2012 14:19
The King City creator launches Multiple Warheads in the U. City Loop this Friday.
Written by Jason Green Tuesday, 23 October 2012 19:52
Our Lovefool's on a much-needed vacation, so her Fearless Editor steps in with a look at one of the more maligned romance comics genres: the harem comedy.
Written by PLAYBACK:stl Tuesday, 23 October 2012 16:24
Quantum is a decorated Army tactical officer. Woody is a goofy white guy, whose idea of detective work is hanging a suspect out a window. Together they’re the world’s worst superhero team, and soon all of their adventures are going digital starting with Quantum & Woody 1-12.
Written by PLAYBACK:stl Friday, 19 October 2012 12:00
Everyone’s favorite merc with a mouth faces off against George Washington and Gerald Ford in Deadpool #1! Then, the following week, four adults, two kids, and one FantastiCar begin an epic journey through all of infinite time and space in Fantastic Four #1. And finally, the mighty Thor is on the trail of a fearsome force that threatens to consume his past, present and future selves. How far will he need to go to unravel the gruesome mystery of the God Butcher in Thor: God of Thunder #1.
Written by Mick Martin Friday, 19 October 2012 00:00
The infamous Western outlaw and his band of pals set off on another adventure. The big question, though, is: who the heck are they?
Written by Brent Mueller Friday, 19 October 2012 00:00
Despite numerous similarities to a certain classic '80s hybrid horror/holiday movie, this latest OGN from Earthworm Jim creator Doug TenNapel has enough depth to impress.
Written by Erin Jameson Wednesday, 17 October 2012 20:36
Lovefool goes meta this week, digging around for comics material on tumblr and finding, well, about what you'd expect.
Written by PLAYBACK:stl Wednesday, 17 October 2012 20:00
The first storyline of one of the year’s most acclaimed series concludes with a bone-breaking, psyche-smashing battle for the fate of the Valiant Universe in Harbinger #5.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Friday, 12 October 2012 00:00
Chris Ware (Acme Novelty Library) tells small stories in a huge format, using a huge diorama to add a tactile element to these tales of the residents of a three-story Chicago apartment building.
Written by Elizabeth Schweitzer Friday, 12 October 2012 00:00
In the final installation of this three-part continuation of the acclaimed animated series, The Avatar, the Fire Lord, and the Earth King square off against each other to control the destiny of the Yu Dao colony.
Written by Erin Jameson Monday, 08 October 2012 19:05
What's the very best thing in the universe? Why, love of course! That's the not-so-subtle theme of one of Lovefool's all-time faves, Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time, and something that (naturally) Hope Larson's new adaptation of same has in spades.
Written by PLAYBACK:stl Sunday, 07 October 2012 14:21
In their search to find the fragments of the mythical Boon, Archer and Armstrong come across another member of the Archer clan in Archer & Armstrong #3. Plus everyone’s favorite nanite-enhanced commando recovers a piece of his forgotten past hidden beneath the grounds of Atlee, Nevada in Bloodshot #4.
Written by PLAYBACK:stl Friday, 05 October 2012 00:00
Can X-O Manowar recover from his chilling defeat at the hands of Ninjak? Place your bets because it's a close quarters rematch in that will decide the fate of all mankind in X-O Manowar #6.
Written by PLAYBACK:stl Friday, 05 October 2012 00:00
After a crushing defeat at the hands of his would-be mentor, Peter Stanchek lies critically wounded. The first battle against the Harbinger Foundation has been decided, but the war is just beginning in Harbinger #6.
Written by Erin Jameson Friday, 05 October 2012 00:00
What if your favorite feline joined the ranks of the purring dead?
Written by Erin Jameson Monday, 01 October 2012 19:04
Lovefool explores the creepy hero/sidekick dynamic developing in the pages of Matt Fraction and David Aja's Hawkeye.
Written by PLAYBACK:stl Friday, 28 September 2012 12:00
You’ve heard “it’s coming,” experienced “no more Avengers,” and now it all comes to an explosive end in Avengers VS. X-Men #12!
Written by PLAYBACK:stl Monday, 24 September 2012 18:18
New Orleans falls prey to a madman of unspeakable power as Mr. Twist tears through the Big Easy looking for Shadowman in Shadowman #2.
Written by Erin Jameson Wednesday, 19 September 2012 19:56
Matthew Sweet once sang "Nothing Lasts," but his interview with our own Lovefool went so long we split it in two! This second half sticks to Sweet's non-musical pursuits: comics, animation, art, and the vast reaches of space.
Written by Erin Jameson Monday, 10 September 2012 00:00
Lovefool's got homework this week. Her assignment: Raina (Smile) Telgemeier's Drama, a romance set in the drama-filled world of middle school theatre.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Friday, 07 September 2012 00:00
The first volume in the Complete Flash Gordon Library collects Alex Raymond's beloved space-faring hero's adventures in all their fully restored, large format glory.
Written by Erin Jameson Monday, 03 September 2012 00:00
Lovefool's most anticipated comic of the summer finally arrives, but the results fail to bring the whole point of "Reversedale" home.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Friday, 31 August 2012 00:00
The long out-of-print adaptation of Ridley Scott's classic sci-fi film (by comics masters Archie Goodwin and Walter Simonson) finally returns to the comic shelf.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Friday, 24 August 2012 00:00
Christopher Hart’s latest instruction manual teaches “How to Draw the Supercute Characters of Japanese Comics.”
Written by Erin Jameson Monday, 20 August 2012 10:09
Rick Geary studies a torrid love affair gone gruesomely wrong in Lovers' Lane, the latest in his ongoing series of true life murder mysteries.
Written by Elizabeth Schweitzer Friday, 17 August 2012 00:00
Fans of the acclaimed animated series by Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino can continue the adventure! Friendships and loyalties are tested as the drums of war seemed poised to strike once more. What’s an Avatar to do when friends break promises, and all the choices before him lead to chaos?
Written by Erin Jameson Monday, 13 August 2012 18:46
This week, Lovefool pens a spoiler-filled love letter to 5 Centimeters Per Second, Yukiko Seike's manga adaptation of the wistful Makoto Shinkai film of the same name.
Written by Erin Jameson Monday, 06 August 2012 00:00
Taiga gets more than he bargained for when he finds out that the object of his affections is a diehard yaoi fangirl in Rize Shinba's My Girlfriend's a Geek.
Written by Erin Jameson Tuesday, 31 July 2012 20:15
The world's biggest Smiths fan meets the love of his life in Wuvable Oaf, a delightfully different sort of romance from Ed Luce.
Written by Bryan A. Hollerbach Monday, 23 July 2012 00:00
Herein, with customary crankiness and prolixity, our columnist bids adieu for the foreseeable future to funnybook follies. Please hold your applause till Elvis has well and truly left the building (or, more precisely, been sent sprawling in the trash-strewn alley beside it).
Written by Erin Jameson Monday, 23 July 2012 00:00
Does a great romance require tension? Not in the hands of Kosuke Fujishima, who crafts the utlimate super-quirky boy-meets-girl-sent-from-heaven love story in the pages of Oh My Goddess!
Written by Bryan A. Hollerbach Monday, 16 July 2012 00:00
Our cranky columnist all but crucifies everyone involved with Punk Rock Jesus #1. He sings the praises of Sparrow and Crowe #1, though, and also lauds The Lone Ranger: Snake of Iron #1, Tales Designed to Thrizzle #8, and Wolverine & the X-Men #13.
Written by Erin Jameson Monday, 09 July 2012 00:00
Workplace romances are seldom a good idea, and even less so when your job is killing zombies, as the heroine learns in Gilbert Hernandez's Fatima: The Blood Spinners.
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