comic books

School Spirit: Kate Leth interview

Dork Shelf sat down with "School Spirit" writer Kate Leth to discuss her enthusiasm for romance comics, her process, and her views on the future of the genre.

Eisner Review: Lumberjanes

[Editor’s Note: If you’ll recall from the last Eisner Review, Heather’s completion of the Eisner Watch series was cruelly delayed because of jury duty. This is the last of the series, focusing on the 2015 Best New Series winner, Lumberjanes.] Have you ever been to summer camp? Have you ever had a group of friends […]

Eisner Review: Rocket Raccoon

The Eisners may be over, but there's still a couple titles left to review! Rocket Raccoon, another title nominated in the Best New Series category, came right in the middle of an entirely unexpected phenomenon.

PREZ #1 Review

DC Comics' Prez #1, the first installment in a 12-issue miniseries, is a reboot of a concept DC first tried for a four-issue run in 1973. The basic premise is the same: an 18-year-old gets elected President of the United States.

Eisner Watch: The Wicked + The Divine

As we get closer to the 2015 Eisner Awards, I thought it was time to reflect on some of the incredible nominees this year, in particular the titles up for Best New Series. This category is an especially important one, because it often reflects the tone of comics as whole for that year – the […]

Three Doctors Walk into a TARDIS…

Fear-eating demons try to ruin a Día de los Muertos celebration. A space dog escapes from its owner while a corrupt organization brainwashes theme park patrons. A quadrillionaire terraforms an entire planet and unleashes an ancient evil. And all before tea! Since October, Titan Comics has given us three – yes, THREE – Doctor Who […]

TCAF Director Chris Butcher talks Comics vs. Games 3D

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival's co-founder talks about once again taking over the Toronto Reference Library this weekend, and its collaborative work with video games, Comics vs. Games, now entering its third year - and the third dimension.

The Auteur #1 Review

Readers will enjoy The Auteur's send-up of the Nathan T. Rex, but it's not enough to compel Jay to follow the adventures of a main character with no redeeming qualities.