graphic novels

So, here starts part two of my Homage to Image, this time featuring the strange and turbulent tale of Cowboy Ninja Viking.  If the name alone doesn’t grab your attention then you have earned my respect for having a tremendous tolerance for the bizarre.  The first thing I said when I heard it was, “Are you serious?” Read Full Article

 

So this week I’m starting a compendium of my favorite Image series, the kind of series that have effectively redefined the way I view Image as a publisher, so I thought what better way to start it off than to talk about an Eisner Award winner and one of my all time favorite comics, Chew. Read Full Article

For the longest time I had a slight prejudice against anything produced by Image Comics.  It wasn’t because of any particular creator, character or event, but mainly because most Image creations seemed the same to me, or at least they weren’t shockingly different than most of the other comic creations out there.  True, they tended to dwell on a darker breed of superhero with more muscles and less realistic proportions, but they were still your typical superhero stories.  Battles were fought, villains defeated, and the status quo maintained, nothing Marvel and DC didn’t do or didn’t do better. Read Full Article