Category: Comics

Review of Altered Boys, Volume One: The Book of Billy

Review of Altered Boys, Volume One: The Book of Billy

Perhaps the most devastating, heinous, and heartbreaking story of my lifetime is the decades-long cover-up of sexual abuse by the Catholic Church. The idea that an organization would fail to root out a cadre of pedophiles preying upon its own flock is inexcusable. But when that organization purposely ignores the problem, making it even worse … Continue reading Review of Altered Boys, Volume One: The Book of Billy

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Review of Lawrence Block’s Eight Million Ways to Die, Adapted and Illustrated by John K. Snyder III

Review of Lawrence Block’s Eight Million Ways to Die, Adapted and Illustrated by John K. Snyder III

If you’ve hung around my dingy corner of the Internet for any amount of time, you know that Lawrence Block is one of my favorite writers (click here to see me get all gushy about the man, as well as to read my review of his hilarious novel, Ronald Rabbit Is a Dirty Old Man). … Continue reading Review of Lawrence Block’s Eight Million Ways to Die, Adapted and Illustrated by John K. Snyder III

How They Stack Up: Marvel Unlimited vs. Comixology Unlimited

How They Stack Up: Marvel Unlimited vs. Comixology Unlimited

I’m guessing most folks couldn’t care less about comic books.  However, if people kept an open mind, they would find numerous adult titles that don't deal with characters flying around in capes and tights. Some of the world’s best storytellers are working in the comic-book business; couple them with the incredible artists who also work … Continue reading How They Stack Up: Marvel Unlimited vs. Comixology Unlimited

The Best of 2017

The Best of 2017

Well, 2017 is in the rearview mirror, and what a year it was: the introduction of a divisive president; a rash of deadly shootings, including the atrocity in Las Vegas; myriad high-profile stories about sexual harassment and improprieties by men against women; deadly hurricanes that devastated the southern states; and on and on. While each … Continue reading The Best of 2017

Number Twenty-Two: Triggerman and Peepland

For more than a decade, Hard Case Crime has been the preeminent publisher of fantastic pulp fiction. Gathering a diverse array of classic hard-to-find/never-before-published material from the masters of the genre as well as new fiction from today’s brightest stars, Hard Case’s ever-growing library has been keeping readers rapt since its initial release of Lawrence … Continue reading Number Twenty-Two: Triggerman and Peepland