web stats

John Layman Archives - Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

What I bought – March 2014 selections

cannon10001

On the narrow Augesd dam where for so many years the old miller had been accustomed to sit in his tasseled cap peacefully angling, while his grandson, with shirt sleeves rolled up, handled the floundering silvery fish in the watering can, on that dam over which for so many years Moravians in shaggy caps and blue jackets had peacefully driven their two-horse carts loaded with wheat and had returned dusty with flour whitening their carts – on that narrow dam amid the wagons and the cannon, under the horses’ hoofs and between the wagon wheels, men disfigured by fear of death now crowded together, crushing one another, dying, stepping over the dying and killing on another, only to move on a few steps and be killed themselves in the same way. (Leo Tolstoy, from War and Peace)
Continue Reading »

Sunday brunch: Links for the week of 5-11 May 2013

Give your mother a big hug, and then ignore her for the rest of the day while you check out some links! Come on, you know you want to!
Continue Reading »

Ecce liber cum picturis … ex futuro: Chew #33

Chew33c (3)

John Layman was nice enough to send me a .pdf of Chew #33, which comes out on Wednesday, so I’m going to review it!
Continue Reading »

Chew #24: Yep, still a good comic

Chew #24 comes out on Wednesday. Should you buy it? Well, duh, of course you should. But let’s see some reasons why you should!
Continue Reading »

Comic-Con 2011: I am described as “persnickety” and other anecdotes from San Diego

Yes, it’s time for the Mother of All Con Reports! No panel coverage, no breaking news, no fascinating interviews – just stories from the convention trenches! See: Superheroes struggle to text! Read about: The man with no sunglasses! Behold: Your humble author’s clothing! Nothing is sacred, not even the reputation of our newly-minted Eisner-award-winning Grand Poobah!
Continue Reading »

A review a day: Bay City Jive

Now, why on earth would I be reviewing a decade-old mini-series that has never been collected? Find out below!
Continue Reading »

Categories

Review Copies

Comics Should Be Good accepts review copies. Anything sent to us will (for better or for worse) end up reviewed on the blog. See where to send the review copies.

Browse the Archives