Tag Archives: Graphic Novel

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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Wolverine

Bub, here is Donny’s review of the best comic there is at what it does. Wolverine 1982 Chris Claremont and Frank Miller (story) Frank Miller (art) The first line of this book has become iconic: “I’m the best there is … Continue reading

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Y: The Last Man

Here’s the latest comic review from Donny. Y: The Last Man #’s 1-60 2002 – 2008 Brian K. Vaughan (story) Pia Guerra (art) Let’s do a thought experiment. Imagine if the world were going to end shortly after you die, … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Donny reviews a Daredevil parody that became ludicrously successful. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #’s 1-11, Raphael, Michelangelo, Donatello, and Leonardo one-shots 1984-87 Kevin Eastman & Peter Laird (story & art) (TMNT #8 also included contributions by Dave Sim and Gerhard) … 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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The Dark Knight Returns

Donny reviews Frank Millers best selling graphic novel about Batman, sunshine, rainbows and unicorns.;) The Dark Knight Returns 1986 by Frank Miller Here’s a question: If you had to choose an absolute ruler, what would your ideal monarch’s spirit animal … Continue reading

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