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Locke & Key: The Golden Age

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) Jun 19. 2 Replies

 

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Crossover Vol. 2: The 10-Cent Plague

Crossover Vol. 2: The 10-Cent PlagueDonny Cates, story; Geoff Shaw, art; Dee Cunniffe, colors; John J. Hill, letters & designImage Comics, 2022The melding of the real world with the world of comic books continues in this second collection (this time the subtitle is a reference to David Hajdu's history of the great comic-book scare of the 1950s). The story begins to…See More
Tuesday
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Emerkeith Davyjack's discussion How's 'that' situation going now?
"As a church musician my wife has always had higher odds of exposure than me, and last week she finally tested positive (from exposure to one of the ministers who had tested positive, we think). A couple of days later I started showing symptoms…"
Monday
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod)'s discussion Locke & Key: The Golden Age
"I'm sure you'll dig it, Cap! "
Jun 19
Captain Comics replied to Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod)'s discussion Locke & Key: The Golden Age
"I read the first issue of the crossover and really enjoyed it. If I wasn't inclined to get the whole collection before, you review has certainly led me there, Mark."
Jun 19
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) posted a discussion

Locke & Key: The Golden Age

Locke & Key: The Golden AgeJoe Hill, writer; Gabriel Rodríguez, artist; Jay Fotos, coloristIDW Publishing, 2022The stories in this collection were developed over the course of a decade: the oldest story was written and drawn in 2011, while the most recent issue was published in late 2021. But they have one thing in common. Set in the early twentieth century, they are…See More
Jun 19
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) posted a discussion

Stray Dogs

Stray DogsTony Fleecs, writer; Trish Forstner, artist; Brad Simpson, colorist; Tone Rodriguez, layoutsImage Comics, 2021At the outset, this is a story about a group of talking stray dogs. They are Disney-cute, completely devoted to their master, and doing their best to greet the new dog (Sophie) and make her comfortable. But there's a private room where they are not…See More
Jun 17
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) posted a News post

Mr. Vertigo Reviews 101

Mr. Vertigo Reviews 101Basilisk Vol. 1 and The Ghost in You. More Cullen Bunn and Brubaker/Phillips.See More
Jun 15
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) posted a discussion

Snow Angels by Jeff Lemire & Jock

Snow AngelsJeff Lemire, writer; Jock, artist & coverComixology Originals, 2021Lemire and Jock told this story in the form of two Seasons, totaling almost 250 pages. It takes place in a stark, frozen dystopia, opening with a family skating down…See More
Jun 9
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) posted a News post

Mr. Vertigo Reviews 100

Mr. Vertigo Reviews 100For the big 100th entry: DC Horror Presents: The Conjuring – The Lover; and Wynd Book One – Flight of the Prince. No Vertigo, but at least there's a horror title from DC.See More
Jun 1
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) posted a discussion

Bionic

BionicKoren ShadmiTop Shelf Productions, 2020Bionic opens with a moody, wordless sequence of a bleak futuristic robotics plant. Then it shifts to a scene of geeky teenager Victor getting ready for his first day of the new year at high school. Despite being an outsider, bullied by the BMOCs, he develops a crush on his beautiful classmate Patricia. All the makings of a…See More
May 30
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod)'s discussion The Many Deaths of Laila Starr
"I loved this story. It reminded me of Gaiman, too. And thanks for the reminder that I should really read Daytripper! I actually have those comics -- I think even close at hand! -- yet somehow never read more than the first couple issues."
May 26
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The Many Deaths of Laila Starr

The Many Deaths of Laila StarrRam V., writer; Filipe Andrade, illustratorBOOM! Studios, 2022This five-issue miniseries is set in India, and pursues its questions about life and death in a Hindu context. As the story begins the avatar of Death (who is drawn to look like Kali, with blue skin and multiple arms) is summoned to a meeting with God (who is drawn to look like…See More
May 24
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Happy birthday, Craig!
"Happy belated birthday, Craig!"
May 23
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man's discussion What Comic Books Have You Read Today?
"Caught up on a couple of older things this weekend.  Shade, The Changing Girl Vol. 1: Earth Girl Made Easy was part of Gerard Way's Young Animal line at DC. I really enjoyed this, and thought it caught the look and feel of the Peter…"
May 22
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) posted a discussion

Made in Korea

Made in KoreaJeremy Holt, story; George Schall, art; Adam Wollett, letteringImage Comics, 2022A Korean engineer makes a breakthrough Artificial Intelligence discovery, but realizing that he did it on company equipment he quickly moves to keep it for himself. It needs a real-world test, so he installs it in a nine-year-old female android named Jesse and arranges for an…See More
May 22
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Randy Jackson's discussion League of Extraordinary Gentlemen reboot
"Since the original film barely used anything from the comics beyond the title and the basic concept, there is certainly plenty of room for improvement. I'd watch it."
May 18

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Mr. Vertigo Reviews 101

Posted on June 15, 2022 at 11:25pm 0 Comments

Mr. Vertigo Reviews 101

Basilisk Vol. 1 and The Ghost in You. More Cullen Bunn and Brubaker/Phillips.

Mr. Vertigo Reviews 100

Posted on June 1, 2022 at 11:30pm 0 Comments

Mr. Vertigo Reviews 100

For the big 100th entry: DC Horror Presents: The Conjuring – The Lover; and Wynd Book One – Flight of the Prince. No Vertigo, but at least there's a horror title from DC.

Short Cuts 60

Posted on May 15, 2022 at 5:32pm 0 Comments

Short Cuts 60

Ice Cream Man Vol. 7 – Certain Descents; Static; and Chronophage all get brief reviews.

Mr. Vertigo Reviews 99

Posted on April 30, 2022 at 9:16pm 0 Comments

Mr. Vertigo Reviews 99

Night Mary and The Nice House on the Lake Volume One

Rick Remender and Kieron Dwyer reprinted on Image, and James Tynion IV, Álvaro Martínez Bueno, and Jordie Bellaire on DC Black Label. All horror, all the time!

DC Finally Drops The Other Shoe

Posted on February 18, 2010 at 2:10pm 18 Comments

Big series of announcements from DC today.

On the DC site: http://dcu.blog.dccomics.com/

Over at The Beat: http://www.comicsbeat.com/

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At 2:35pm on March 25, 2014, steve kortus said…

Mark, I don't know my way around this site - I saved my first my submission titled "Krona-Higgs". Please let me know if it is appropriate. What happens next?         

At 4:30pm on June 1, 2013, Rob Davis said…

Thanks, Mark. Just clearing up a question a friend made of me about the review of Don Quixote (I'm NOT that Rob Davis). This looks like a fun place, though I doubt I'll have much time to visit often.

At 10:05am on May 14, 2010, Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) said…
Happy birthday, Sully.
At 4:32pm on November 24, 2009, The Baron said…
Hope you like cider!
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