2000 AD ABC: ABC Warriors

2000 AD ABC: ABC Warriors

Borag Thungg, Earthlets! Welcome to a brand new column that will help introduce some of 2000 AD’s greatest characters to those of you that might have been living under a rock. Each week, we’re going to feature one of these character spot lights as we push on into the world of 2000 AD. Strap yourself ..

Comic Valhalla #1: Fear Agent

Comic Valhalla #1: Fear Agent

This is Comic Valhalla. Consider it a way to… shake off writer’s block, rust and, most importantly, ride the rainbow bridge to fantastic comic series that have ended. No real “professional” writing structure, just you and I having a conversation about books that have gone to the drinking halls of comic books that I love and ..

Triple Take: Well It’s a Jump Start!

Triple Take: Well It’s a Jump Start!

Thanks to this system [Jump Start] in the magazine, manga which likely would not have seen the light of day in the west was made available as a sample for readers

A Modest Pitch

A Modest Pitch

A Modest Pitch For Preventing The Comics Industry From Being Aburden to Their Fans or Creators, and For Making Them Beneficial to The Public By Alex Mansfield (after Jonathan Swift) It is a melancholy object to those who walk through their local comic shop or travel the Amazons, when they see the shelves, the aisles, ..

Growing up Star Trek

Growing up Star Trek

When I was young, Star Wars was the franchise that made me feel like a kid and Star Trek was the one that made me feel like an adult. If Star Wars was all mystic space monks, cocky blaster-happy smugglers, imperialistic evil, exciting galactic dog-fights, and beyond awesome laser swords, then Star Trek was…well, it ..

Collector’s Corner: The First Valiant Gold Books

Collector’s Corner: The First Valiant Gold Books

“More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth…” ― Napoleon Hill Since the early 1990’s Valiant Entertainment has maintained a tradition of rewarding fans, collectors, & retailers with limited edition Gold Variants. Today “Gold Books” are gems in the crowns of many collectors. While Valiant initially began publishing comic books ..

Spinner Rack #3

Spinner Rack #3

They call comic books the “The Medium of Angels.” I didn’t find it to be that, exactly. But I’ll allow there are some nice folks there. ‘Course I can’t say I’ve seen London, and I ain’t never been to France. And I ain’t never seen no queen in her damned undies, so the feller says. ..

Spinner Rack #2

Spinner Rack #2

Spinner Rack is back! Who knew? Not me. Did you? What other secrets are you keeping from me? How dare you. Anyway, because literally no one demanded it, here’s more of my ineloquent ramblings regarding funny books that’ve been spinning around my hippocampus this week. I want to like the new Black Panther run so ..

Spinner Rack #1

Spinner Rack #1

Hello. *sips coffee* Please, join me. *sips brandy* Welcome to the first, and possibly only (we’ll see!), installment of Spinner Rack. *sips the blood of my enemies from a goblet made of their ancestors’ bones* Below you’ll find my musings of the week on comics and comics-accoutrement that’s been spinning around in the old head ..

Valiant Femmes: “Don’t Touch Me I’m a Real Livewire”

Valiant Femmes: “Don’t Touch Me I’m a Real Livewire”

One of the Valiant Femmes’ best known female heroes is Livewire. Debuting in Harbinger, presiding over Unity, and set to appear in Imperium, Livewire is a femme to watch. She’s tough, honorable, and refreshingly vulnerable. She’s generally shown as part of a team, and as such, the significance of her contributions sometimes get overshadowed by ..