Friday 06th May 2016,
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Browsing the "Noir" Tag

ExMortis

ExMortis #1-4: Comic Book Gold

I’ve been diving into ExMortis, a gritty B&W comic with historical fiction and monster goodness. ExMortis is written by The Williams Brothers (Pete & Paul Williams), adapted by Andi Ewington, with art by Raymund Bermundez. Raymund Bermundez is a fantastic [...]

April 12, 2016 Features, Small Press
Fade Out

Image Comics Review: The Fade Out 1

“The Wild Party” Writer: Ed Brubaker Artist: Sean Phillips Hollywood, 1948. The Fade Out #1 begins with screenwriter Charlie Parish waking up in a bath tub after a long night of partying. He pulls himself out of the tub and tries remember [...]

August 23, 2014 Features, ZDONOTUSE
Noir #1

Review: Noir #1

Webster defines noir as “crime fiction featuring hard-boiled cynical characters and bleak sleazy settings.” When I hear the word noir, I think of dime store detective novels and a dirty city full of stories. Maybe I have just watched too [...]

November 17, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
Satellite Sam #1 Cover

Review: Satellite Sam #1

Live television broadcasting in the early 1950’s. Smokers, drinkers and businessmen, the world of Satellite Sam. This brand new adult comic book series from Matt Fraction, Howard Chaykin, and Image Comics follows employees of a science fiction television show in [...]

July 6, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
Happyfeature

Comic Review: Happy #1

The highly-anticipated new four-issue comic miniseries, Happy, from Grant Morrison, Darick Robertson, and Image Comics starts this week. As everyone probably knows by now, Grant Morrison is currently taking a break from superheroes for the most part to work on [...]

September 25, 2012 Features

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