All posts tagged "comics"

  • Artists back away from Superman and Boy Scouts due to anti-gay controversies

    An illustrator for DC Comics says he will not work on a new Superman project due to controversy associated with one of its authors, Orson...

  • The Best Medicine

    Nearly 10 years ago comic Suzanne Westenhoefer told Metro Weekly she had quit smoking, in part because of the Mautner Project. ''I'm not going to...

  • Stuck

    Myths are a special kind of story. They're always changing, adding new colors and flavors to time-tested formulas. No two versions need be the same,...

  • Comic Culture

    Fandom has reached something akin to a roaring pitch on the fringes of today's pop culture. For every hit television show or movie, dozens of...

  • De-Clawed

    What happens when the badass becomes the sweet and sensitive one? You lose the edge. And that's exactly the problem with X-Men Origins: Wolverine. There's...

  • Stand-up Guy

    There's no doubting Eddie Sarfaty is a funny man. Maybe you've heard his unique style of connecting the dots that, for example, begins with gays...

  • Funny Business

    If ever you've been torn between stand-up or improvisational comedy, comic Jennie McNulty feels your pain. ''It's not a sketch show, not just stand-up --...

  • Gold Rush

    ''Oh, goddammit, fuckhead ass!'' Judy Gold's phone won't stop making loud bleeping noises. And it's getting on her nerves. And the one thing you don't...

  • Heroic Exploits

    Maybe it was the tights, but something about superheroes fascinated me when I was a little boy. I certainly wasn't alone in this interest. My...

  • Banal Bunch

    Well... it's better than the first one. Faint praise, indeed, but it's really the best you can say for the second installment of the Fantastic...