It’s hard to believe that Charles Darwin was born over 200 years ago today, considering how many millions of Earthlings we have left to convince of his now-obvious theory of evolution. But now even the knuckle-dragging unbelievers have as cool a point of entry as the bleeding-edge believers with journalist Eugene Byrne and artist Simon [...]
(NOTE: This is Friday night’s final draft, written after the horror in Colorado, which followed the death of a friend Thursday in California. It was an emotional process, so I wanted to post it here for posterity. My streamlined Bat philosophy appears on Wired.)
Anyone who knows anything about Batman knows that his parents were gunned [...]
Watchmen‘s capitalization proceeds in earnest, and with renewable controversy, in Minutemen, Darwyn Cooke’s Before Watchmen prequel series opener. But perspective is everything.
There are few things I love more than comics and social justice. One is the scoop, and another is a scoop about comics and social justice, starring one of the most insightful minds of this century and last. In the latter department, I recently posted an article at Wired on Alan Moore’s addition to Halo-8′s [...]
Billions of dollars change hands in the comics game, which now stretches from last century’s pamphlets and graphic novels to today’s immersive videogames and popcorn blockbusters. The venerable DC Comics changed that game last month with a sprawling reboot of its legendary hero and villain roster. But did its revolutionary relatability upgrade explore any undiscovered [...]