Tag Archives: 90’s

Calvin and Hobbes

This time Donny reviews a comic strip. Calvin and Hobbes 1985-1995 By Bill Watterson So, you open up your newspaper to the Sunday comics section, and there you have your same old Garfield, and Wizard of Id, and the Family … Continue reading

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Poe

Donny reviews Poe. He also quotes Scott McCloud, who is awesome. Poe Vol. 1 (#s 1-6), Vol. 2 (#s 1-24) and the Poe Color Special 1996-2000 by Jason Asala Sometimes I think Jason Asala stole my life. You see, I … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Marvels

Donny reviews a bunch of paintings put into comic book form. Marvels#1-4 1994 Kurt Busiek & Alex Ross (story and art) Alex Ross (art) Alex Ross had been doing painted covers, but he wanted to try and do an entirely … Continue reading

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Comic Review: From Hell

Donny literally gives us the review From Hell. From Hell 1989-1996, collected volume published 1999 Alan Moore (story) Eddie Campbell (art) Once, years ago, my wife tried reading From Hell while I was away for the weekend and she was … Continue reading

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Violent Cases and Mr Punch

Donny shows he’s in love with Dave McKean by reviewing two more of his comics. Violent Cases (1987) The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch (1994) Neil Gaiman (story) Dave McKean (art) Violent Cases (like Gaiman’s Sandman) is … Continue reading

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Kingdom Come

Donny reviews a comic book about superheroes and the end of the world. Kingdom Come 1996 Mark Waid & Alex Ross (story) Alex Ross (art) Even while Alex Ross was still working on Marvels (1994) for Marvel Comics he decided … Continue reading

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Cages

Donny reviews a graphic novel with some frikken’ amazing art. Cages By Dave McKean #’s 1-10 published 1990-96 Collected book published in 1998 Coming in at 500 pages, this is certainly one of the longest graphic novels in my library. … Continue reading

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Will Eisner: Two Autobiographic Works

Donny reviews two works by Will Eisner, winner of the Will Eisner Award. The Dreamer, 1986 To the Heart of the Storm, 1991 Will Eisner was basically the Orson Welles of comic books (only he was a much better businessman … Continue reading

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The Marat/Sade Journals

Donny lays a comic review on us from the guy who taught Scott McCloud. This guy must be awesome! The Marat/Sade Journals 1994 by Barron Storey The book opens with a quote attributed to Charlotte Corday, “What I have to … Continue reading

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Nirvana Meets Paul McCartney

I love this video! Rock music totally took the world by storm two times in history. The Beatles lead the first movement, and Nirvana lead the second. So what does Nirvana think of Paul McCartney? They love him! In fact … Continue reading

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