Best Articles of 2013 Compilation

Here are the most best things I wrote this past year.  I think this averages out to one great piece per week.  I am pleased by this. COMIC BOOKS The Strange History of Marvel Comics’ ULTIMATE ADVENTURES with Hawk-Owl and Woody Peter Milligan and Brendan McCarthy, Pt.1 Milligan and McCarthy, Pt.2 Jeffrey Brown on VADER’S […]


Check these out as part of a “What Our Writers are Reading” holiday feature — and maybe find some gift ideas! Read the reviews here!

Jim Rugg on AFRODISIAC, ONE MODEL NATION, THE GUILD with Felicia Day and More

Image, Marvel, Dark Horse: A Comics Renaissance Man By Zack Smith A year ago, Jim Rugg was almost ready to leave comics.  Now, he’s doing books with the likes of Courtney Taylor and Felicia Day. Read his story here!


It’s Raining Supernatural Cats & Dogs at Dark Horse By Zack Smith Dark Horse Comics is known for their fan-favorite supernatural books, from the over-the-top zombie-whupping of The Goon to the world-threatening menaces battled by Hellboy and the B.P.R.D..  But these supernatural heroes aren’t exactly into two-fisted action…in fact, they don’t even have fists. Though […]

Werewolves on the Moon Vs. Vampires

Land & the Fillbachs on Werewolves on the Moon vs. Vampires By Zack Smith  ENLARGE IMAGE It was a quiet day on Moonbase Alpha…until they showed up. Hairy, savage, out-of-control wolf-men bent on destruction. And just as the moon-cops had them subdued, they found their problems were just beginning…that a gang of ruthless bloodsuckers were […]

Larry Marder on BEANWORLD

Beanworld’s Back: Talking to Larry Marder By Zack Smith   Larry Marder’s getting his Christmas present early this year. The writer and artist, who’s mostly worked behind the scenes at Image Comics and McFarlane Toys, gets to see his cult hit Tales of the Beanworld return to comic shelves this week. Read the full interview […]

Guy Davis on THE MARQUIS

Guy Davis – Talking About The Marquis and More By Zack Smith An artist’s artist, Guy Davis’ detailed, atmospheric work has adorned many acclaimed projects, including Sandman Mystery Theatre, Baker Street, The Nevermen and of course his long run as artist on BPRD at Dark Horse. But many fans consider his best work on his […]

Dark Horse Reprints HERBIE!

SHAWNA GORE ON DARK HORSE’S HERBIE COLLECTIONS by Zack Smith Once in a while, we at Newsarama are privileged to report on the return of a legend. This is one of those times. Tony Isabella declared him “the greatest character of all time.” Bob Burden teamed him up with the Flaming Carrot. Dan Nadel declared […]