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CBH Report: Lex Luthor Not Happy With Election Results

Yesterday the world found out that President Obama was going to stay in office for another four years.  Today the world found out who was a sore loser and who wasn’t.  One sore loser sticks out the most, as he [...]

November 8, 2012 Reviews
Magneto was right comics get political

Editorial: Election Politics in the Entertainment Industry

The 2012 Presidential Election is approaching in The United States, and everyone is talking politics – except me of course.  I’m an entertainment journalist, so I don’t have to.  That isn’t to say the job is always cake, even in the entertainment [...]

November 5, 2012 Features
Saucer Country #8 cover

Review: Saucer Country #8

More intellectually curious than it is viscerally satisfying, Saucer Country (from Paul Cornell and Ryan Kelly) continues in its eighth issue to pick away at great American myth-making. UFOs, aliens, and government cover-ups are on the brain, certainly, but Cornell [...]

October 19, 2012 Reviews
The Absolutes #1

Review: The Absolutes #1

​Full Disclosure:  Writer Seth Jacob is a fellow contributor here at Comic Booked. Though they don’t break ground that hasn’t been dug through by ​​The Authority​, Seth Jacob and Robert Rath do offer a scathing view of the cape comic [...]

August 30, 2012 Reviews
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BBC HARDTalk Alan Moore Interview Now on YouTube Worldwide

What could be better than watching 24 minutes of Alan Moore being interviewed on the BBC’s HARDTalk? Not much in my book. Topics covered include: Watchman, V For Vendetta, the co-opting of the the Guy Fawkes mask (the rights to [...]

April 12, 2012 Reviews
A Rebuttal: The Politics of Archie

A Rebuttal: The Politics of Archie

All comics are liberal. All comics are conservative. Yesterday, Comic Booked ran an essay whose thesis was that Archie Comics, unlike other mainstay publishers in the direct market, was clearly pushing a liberal “agenda,” that “Archie and his Riverdale gang [...]

February 24, 2012 Features, Reviews
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Editorial: Archie Comics’ Liberal Agenda

Archie Andrews has been around since 1941, and during that time, his greatest concern has been whether Archie will finally choose between Betty or Veronica. After all these years of dealing with the issue of blond or brunette, the comic-book [...]

February 22, 2012 Features, Reviews
Obama and Spidey feature

All Art is Propaganda: Politics and Social Issues in Comics

Many people argue that politics have no place in comics.  For better or worse, politics have always been part of comics, as anyone who reads them can tell you.  Sure, we have all seen the faces of political leaders staring [...]

January 10, 2012 Features, Reviews