Jab’s Image Deep Dive: Jim Valentino!

First of all: we lied. Jab wasn't QUITE done with Rob Liefeld yet! Because he initially forgot about YET ANOTHER team book Rob created for Image... Yes, Rob Liefeld created ANOTHER friggin’ superhero team in his first couple of years at Image Comics, the NEW MEN. Here, they’re another band of X-Men knockoffs who are... Continue Reading →

Stew’s Reviews: Azumanga Daoih

Hey, it’s a volume of Stew's Reviews that ends in the number eight, so it must be time to review a manga series! It’s Manga Week! Ma… me… M8nga Week! No? No, I don’t think that works either. Actually, I think is just a happy accident. It was volume eight when I covered Dragon Ball,... Continue Reading →

Today In Speculative Fighting

One of my absolute favorite things to do is speculate over who would "win" a completely hypothetical battle that could never actually happen. As someone who grew up reading comic books; it just makes sense. Larger than life heroes and villains throw down all the time there. And I've even argued that taking part in... Continue Reading →

Entertainment Rex: February Part 1

My back is not yet 100%, but it's miles ahead of where it was at this point in January. It turns out that I have a mutant healing factor! OR I was being a hypochondriac. But probably the healing factor. That seems more likely. Anyway: it's Valentine's Day! Happy Valentine's Day to lovers, young and... Continue Reading →

Jab’s Image Comics Deep Dive – Brigade

BRIGADE:Inexplicably, despite releasing his old “Youngblood” concept with a book featuring TWO whole teams of characters, and having a knack for delivering art late, Rob Liefeld’s “Artist’s Disease” led him to create a seond book for Image Comics in 1992, entitled Brigade . And of course it was ANOTHER “Paramilitary-Style Superhero Team”, which was almost exactly what... Continue Reading →

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