Tim reads three newish comics and one old, unfamiliar classic. Wolverine, pseudo-literary ennui, hipster detectives & crazy dreamscapes battle for his attention!
This week, Tim provides the straight truth as he responds to reader questions about the best comics of the Silver Age, the importance of art criticism, and the legacy of Nu-Marvel."
Tim concludes his countdown of the Top 10 Superhero Role-Playing Games of All Time, featuring powers taken to the ultimate, the art of Geof Darrow and George Perez, and a world turned savage.
Tim returns to AFTER THEY WERE FAMOUS with a look at Peter Milligan's brief run on "Animal Man," where nothing was quite what it seemed.
Tim explores the death and violence of the Lord's Resistance Army via David Axe and Tim Hamilton's well-intentioned but problematic "Army of God."
In a twist on BEFORE THEY WERE FAMOUS, Tim takes a whole new angle with AFTER THEY WERE FAMOUS with a look at the Rick Veitch written-and-drawn "Swamp Thing" #65, the first post-Moore issue of the series.
Tim talks with "Voltron" and "Miranda Mercury" writer Brandon Thomas about his experiences adding emotional depth to a literal cartoon character, his tendency to jump around in time, and the future.
Tim checks in on the new "Voltron" comics from writer Brandon Thomas and finds more to like in those glossy pages than in any episodes of the still-surprisingly-fondly-remembered animated series.
Tim boots up the old iPad for a fantastic voyage into the land of digital-first comics, and sets his sights on a familiar crew of characters from a not-too-distant-future in "Justice League Beyond."
Tim reads three new first issues, "Saucer Country," "Hell Yeah" and "The Manhattan Projects," calculating the odds he will continue to read each series. Plus, a bonus look at Michael DeForge's new "Incinerator" comic.
Tim discusses his origins as a comic book reader and the two issues of "Uncanny X-Men" and "Justice League of America" that forever changed the direction of his life.
Tim recounts his experiences at Baltimore Comic-Con last weekend, where he met friends both new and old and learned a lot about waffles, cowboys, and astronauts.
Tim cracks open the Rebellion collection of Pat Mills and Simon Bisley's "SlÃ¡ine: The Horned God," and why this violent barbarian tale is different than you might expect.
Tim considers how best to read certain serialized comics and spotlights recent books of interest like Paul Cornell's "Action Comics," Rozum and Irving's "Xombi," and Jeff Parker's "Thunderbolts."
This week, Tim reports on his adventures at this year's New York Comic Con, featuring tales of tragedy and thrills aplenty. Mainly thrills surrounded by mild annoyance. And the genius of Grant Morrison, on film.