Pigs: Panel and Page

(Warning: The images in today’s post contain foul language.) Pigs #1 is old-school cool, a vicious, dark, and funny look at the way the past defines — and harms — the present. The story follows the actions of a second-generation Communist sleeper cell, so right off the bat you know …

Mystic: Limited Perspective

Most comics use omniscient third person to tell their stories. In other words, the comic’s narrative eye knows and sees everything happening in the comic’s world. With omniscient narration, comics can relate events occurring in different times or thousands of miles apart. The comic can share events that are otherwise …

Xombi: Playing with the Gap

When I first heard about Xombi, my ever-overwhelmed brain picked up “nanotechnology” and “asian hero” and stopped there. I was interested in learning more about the title, but even my excellent library system didn’t carry any collected editions. I didn’t have another opportunity to look at the comic until last …