Long Walk To Valhalla: An Homage to Unconventional Heroes

“Rory of Arkansas, you’re gonna die today”                                                                                —-Sylvia What does it mean to be a warrior? What earns a person the right to take Odin’s side in the halls of Valhalla? Are the true battles of a warrior exclusively the smoldering and bloody fields found in traditional combat, or are warriors everywhere, fighting concealed […]

Private Eye: a Thorough Investigation

Private Eye, written by Brian K. Vaughan and illustrated by Marcos Martin with Muntsa Vicente, is finally collected in print for the first time after formerly only being available online. This collection, ten installments in all, is set in L.A. in the year 2076 and follows an illegal private eye as he travels this somewhat […]

The Killing Joke: Portrait of an Absurd Sadist

    “To an absurd mind reason is useless and there is nothing beyond reason” —Albert Camus “Reflect upon life, and all its random injustice” —The Joker                                                                                                     Alan Moore’s, The Killing Joke is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential Joker stories in DC comics history. Any list enumerating preeminent Joker lore […]