We’ve all got our own, personal, horror stories, don’t we? And they’re all likely in the telling, aren’t they? Perfect for the October season, these likely stories are the horrifically likeliest of all!
One important element of a great comic book anthology is to fill it with a variety of stories created by some of the industry’s best talents.
The 160-page Aftershock SHOCK Anthology hardcover has got them.
“Ninety percent of everything is crud.” – Theodore Sturgeon Greetings and welcome to another installment of The Ten Percent! Every two weeks (well, roughly), Ensley F. Guffey and I … Continue reading The Ten Percent – Gaiman’s Pages
Gods, immigrants, the old world, the twenty-first century, road trips, deceits, magic and battles. Under the pen of award-winning author, Neil Gaiman, you know that those seemingly disparate elements will … Continue reading Hit The Road With ‘American Gods: Shadows #1’ On The Wednesday Run
Has it been twenty years already? I was already familiar with Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed work through his monthly Sandman series, published by DC Comics. Of course, the brilliant artist Dave … Continue reading Duck And Weave Your Way To The Magical Mr. Punch On The Wednesday Run
It’s a tough job to break down the single best comic book issues of all-time when you’ve been regularly reading comics for over three decades. I know there are some … Continue reading February Faves: JP Fallavollita’s Favourite Comic Book Issues
In the world of comic books and pop culture, what would it take, to save from obscurity, an already derivative (some might even say blatantly copied) superhero character with over … Continue reading Man, It’s A Miracleman #1 On The Wednesday Run–January 15, 2014
“You woke up.” That’s how the story ended in The Sandman, issue #72. The fan favourite and critically acclaimed series would continue for three more, single-chapter issues outside the scope … Continue reading Dreams Come True With The Sandman: Overture #1 On The Wednesday Run–October 30, 2013
A bespeckled and awkward twelve year-old boy (with parental issues no less) discovers that he’s possibly the world’s most powerful practitioner of magic. Oh! And he has an owl for … Continue reading Before Harry Potter There Was Timothy Hunter And The Books Of Magic On The Wednesday Run – January 30, 2013
Despite the recent chill across much of the northeast of this continent, spring is still upon us. There’s landscaping to be done in the backyard and those colourful impatiens are … Continue reading Spring Black Orchid Picking On The Wednesday Run – April 25, 2012
The groundbreaking, award winning, much loved The Sandman series from Vertigo Comics ended quite some time ago. Over fifteen years ago, actually. But that fact hasn’t gotten in the way … Continue reading Get Winter Term Essay Writing Help From Annotated Notes And The Sandman On The Wednesday Run – January 4, 2012
Halloween is over, alas. That means that as of 12:00:01 AM, November 1st, stores have already stocked their shelves with upcoming “holiday” goods. Actually, I’m hearing stories from shoppers that … Continue reading The Wednesday Run – November 2, 2011 – Absolute Sandman Volume 5