I Wanna Be Literated #150

The MAXX: Maxximized, Volume 1-4 by Sam Kieth, William Messner-Loebs   I have to give the Maxx and Sam Keith a lot of credit. Jon Spencer once said that good rock music has to at least be a little bit weird. Well the Maxx did the same for me and comics. I have no idea what first attracted me to the comics (maybe the crossover with Gen13 which was my gateway comic?), but once I started, I was hooked and...

Thursday, 06 April 2017
From The GC Archives: Safari Honeymoon

Safari Honeymoon by Jesse Jacobs (Koyama Press) Well, now I am completely convinced that Jesse Jacobs is trying to fuck with us. Or maybe it’s Koyama Press for putting this book out. You know I can’t quit you, Koyama. But honestly, having read Jacobs’ previous work (By This You Shall Know Him), I should actually be thankful that this is Jesse Jacobs’ more grounded work of the two. Not that that’s a good thing. While the narrative of By This...

Tuesday, 04 April 2017