Archive for the ‘WTF?’ Category

Top 10 Comics of 2011

January 4, 2012

(10) Some boring bullshit

(2)  Some boring bullshit

 

And the number one comic of 2011 is….
(1) My awesome comic. It’s reprinted below; I’m really proud of how this one turned out.

Eisners, here I come

It’s titled “Your Mom”

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The Top 10 Cerebus characters of all time

September 20, 2011

The comics hive mind has decided it’s time to talk about Cerebus again.  Here’s my contribution to the ongoing critical discourse, in the form of a list of the ten greatest Cerebus characters of all time. But you already knew that from the post’s title — UHOH SPOILER. Enjoy the list; you’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll wonder why I’ve broken into your apartment and started rooting through your linen cupboard while hyperventilating.

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Top 10 Cerebus characters of all time:

10. Alec

9. The fake Oscar

8. Missy

7. The something that fell

6. Viktor Reid

5. Ham Ernestway

4. Mary Ernestway

3. Flaming Carrot

2. That one incarnation of Astoria that briefly appeared in a flashback during Church and State (tie)

2. Yoohoo (tie)

….

and

1. Dirty Drew McGrew

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But not Rick. Man, I fucking hate Rick.

WTF…

April 14, 2010

is Ken Smith smoking? And where can I get some?

Hire me, please

April 27, 2009

Last Son of Melmac

The canon

March 2, 2008

In no order, the real comics canon:

  • Detective #whatever it was that Batman first appeared in
  • DC Comics Presents #87 (first appearance of Superman Prime)
  • Every Millennium crossover except for The Outsiders #28
  • That issue of X-Men where Wolverine is all like “I’m gonna bust yo ass” on the Hellfire Club
  • Fantastic Four #286 (return of Jean Grey)
  • Secret Wars #9 (no particular reason)
  • Avengers #58 (“Even an android can cry!”)
  • Kingdom Come/Marvels (first appearances of Alex Ross)

…I toyed with the idea of including some “indy” comics like Spawn or Invincible, but I thought it best to stick to the widely recognized classics. If they are still reading comics in a hundred years, these are the works of sequential fiction they will be reading.

Excelsior!

Index verborum prohibitorum

November 6, 2007

In the interests of furthering internet discourse, I offer the following list of words that “graphic novel” bloggers should no longer be allowed to use. Surely we can all agree that our lives would be better if we never had to read or write these words again.

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Meta-

Deconstruction

Art comics, or similar phrases [but “Cancer Comics” is acceptable]

Autobio

Mythos

Mythology

Franchise

Age (as in: “Golden Age”, “Silver Age”, etc.)

Objectification

Fun

Barnes and/or Noble

Editorially dictated

Joe Quesada

Blog

Graphic novel

Spatula

The

You demanded this, too!

September 27, 2007

Top 10 Marvel characters of all time:

10. Dracula

9. Madelyne Pryor as the Goblin Queen

8. Zombie Mary-Jane Watson

7. Lila Cheney

6. The In-Betweener

5. Willie Lumpkin

4. Heimdall

3. The Whizzer

2. Daken

and

1. Wolverine

Because you demanded it!

September 27, 2007

The Top 10 DC characters of all time:

10. Jerry Lewis

9. “Goody” Rickles

8. Doiby Dickles

7. Alexander Luthor of Earth-3

6. Pariah

4. Sugar (tie)

4. Spice (tie)

3. The Spirit

2. Jean Loring/Eclipso

And…

1. Quisp