Junji Ito, master of horror manga, has a clear whimsical side. It comes through in everything he does, no matter how horrific the subject matter – the hideous hopping of Jack’s corpse in Uzumaki is the epitome of the man’s ability to balance fear and hilarity. This particular talent of his is more evident than ever in his short manga story, Junji Ito’s Cat Diary.More?
I’ve been having great fun with Death To Stock Photo’s writing prompts on Medium. This was a response to the “Safe Space” prompt.More?
Firefly lives on in comic book form!More?
I met Darryl McDaniels of Run DMC and Darryl Makes Comics, and thank god I got more for it than this awkward photo.More?
Seeing your teenage favourite band live is a pretty overwhelming experience; even more so when mortality hangs over the group so acutely. This is what I had to make of it.More?
A few reviews and bits that I wrote while on a college internship with Rhythm Magazine … More?
Till Lindemann joins Peter Tägtgren of PAIN and Hypocrisy for a bizzarely perverse English-language album.
Warning: This review would probably be considered NSFW (depending on your W).
An interview with the creator ofMore?
Following up from East of West in the post-apocalyptic theme, this week I read The Massive, Brian Wood’s newest end of the world saga. Nothing about this is religious however; The Massive is concerned by the environmental damage we are … More?
Sin Titulo is a rare kind of graphic novel, a mad combination of noir thriller, Lovecraftian myth and Matrix-style philosophy.More?
Making new years resolutions – and, crucially, following them – has never been a strong suit of mine. So this year it’s an easy one – 50 pieces of art inspired by cats. Want to join me?More?
A graphic novel marriage of philosophy and architecture.More?
Oh, Thought Bubble. Highlight of my social calendar, pinnacle of the annual comic world. It’s gotten bigger each year but managed to maintain its charm. Despite only managing a day of this year’s convention, I had an incredible time and … More?
A fantastic comic book sequel to the epic movie Pacific Rim.More?
Greg Rucka writes another incredible woman in Stumptown.More?
A suitably immature continuation of Tank Girl.More?
The diary of Mrs Samsa, partly in haiku form – because.More?
Important: There are spoilers-aplenty. I originally tried to write this without any but found it far too difficult for an in-depth review and analysis, so here are we are. First off: I am a huge fan of Batman and have … More?
Things I loved about the Doctor Who Christmas special The Snowmen.More?
The graphic novel Monocyte, crafted by Kasra Ghanbari and Menton3.More?