Holiday Gift Guide Part 3
With Christmas next week it’s getting down to the wire to find that special gift for the geek or nerd in your life. While the previous list PART 1 & PART 2 covered a lot of ground I thought what about that younger nerd that sometimes can be hard to... Read more
Graphic Ink The DC Comics Art Of Darwyn Cooke Review
  With the holidays right around the corner there are lots of great book ideas for that special comic book reader in your life and one of the books at the top of the list needs to be Graphic Ink The DC Comics Art of Darwyn Cooke. This is... Read more
Comic Book People Celebration
  Jackie Estrada On Saturday afternoon at Meltdown comic was a celebration of Jackie Estrada’s new book Comic Book People Volume 2. The first volume covers the 1970’s and 1980’s and the new book covers the 1990’s. Jackie has been attending comic conventions for over 40 years and most... Read more
Comic Book People Release Party
Jackie Estrada (pictured above with her husband Batton Lash) has been going to the San Diego Comic Con since the early days of the show and has been taking personal photos of the incredible comic book industry talent was there over the years. She has now collected some of... Read more
WonderCon 2015 The Sergio & Mark Show
One of the best panels of WonderCon was also one of the first. If you ever get a chance to go to a Sergio (Aragones) and Mark (Evanier) show at a convention, do yourself a favor and make time to go to this panel. The description of this years... Read more
WonderCon 2015 IDW Artist Edition Panel
  This is the 3rd year that Scott Dunbier has hosted the IDW Artist Editions panel at WonderCon. IDW President Gary Goldstein arrived later in the panel after Scott had announced the current and upcoming slate of titles. The one noticeable thing about the panel was the smaller attendance... Read more
Kelley Jones Batman Gallery Edition Review
Kelley Jones Batman Gallery Edition Graphitti Designs Pencilled by Kelley Jones, Written by Doug Moench, Inked by John Beatty, Lettered by Todd Klein, Colors by Greg Wright, Original Series Editor Dennis O’Neil Design by Brainchild Studios/NYC, Edited by Bob Chapman 248 pages 12×17 trim size NOTE: I have included... Read more
Tales From The Shelf: Bad Machinery The Case of the Good Boy
Bad Machinery: The Case of the Good Boy (Hardcover) Oni Press Writer and Artist John Allison This weekend while at WonderCon the good folks over at Oni Press had a booth and while talking to a couple of women at the booth they highly recommended a set of books... Read more
Tales Form The Shelf: Beautiful Darkness
One of the things that I want to do with Tales From the Shelf is to spotlight both mainstream publishers and smaller publishers books to show the diversity of books that are out there. Today I look at Drawn & Quarterly’s release of the French Graphic Novel Beautiful Darkness... Read more
Tales From the Shelf: Batman By Doug Moench & Kelley Jones
Here is the first of hopefully many to come of reviews of graphic novels and collections that would make fine additions to your bookshelf. I can’t think of a better book to christen this off with then one of my favorite Batman runs with writer Doug Moench and Kelley... Read more