Remember When Issue #1 Meant Something?

There was a time when the first issue of a comic was a BIG DEAL.  Something new.  Something worth collecting.  Something a serious collector might buy in multiples because reading issue #1 could spoil its pristine nature.  Sadly, much of this is behind us now.  Big business wants bigger money.  If issue #1 sells more than any other issue, then logic states that more money … Continue reading Remember When Issue #1 Meant Something?

Make A Perception Check

If you play Dungeons & Dragons or similar games, you may be familiar with some of the related comics.  There are a number of stories tied into the worlds of the Forgotten Realms (D&D) and Golarion (Pathfinder), as well as those featuring Minsc and Boo, in an appeal to fans of the Baldur’s Gate computer games.  These are the obvious D&D comics. The next time you are … Continue reading Make A Perception Check

Space Can Be This Beautiful

We were discussing comic books at work and wholeheartedly agreed that the art matters.  A lot.  A good story with weak art or a confusing layout doesn’t work.  The art is such an important half of the book.  Do you read comics for just the text bubbles?  You read the pictures too, even if it’s not where you focus your attention.  A fun example of reading … Continue reading Space Can Be This Beautiful