art & culture

Brian K Vaughan Wings and Horns

TV ad using the Panasonic Orbitel TV set. In her depiction of the robots, Fiona Staples gives us a sort of disturbing sideshow representation of an alien race that is grotesque in a very good way. The race of robots…

The Flash Rogues Revolution

From The Flash Volume 2 Rogues Revolution: A gorilla priest explains how the Flash will save Gorilla City from ruination. In my review of the first New 52 Flash book I called the Flash the anti-Batman because despite losing his…

The Batmanification of Spider-Man

The Spider-Man Noir cutscenes from Shattered Dimensions have a Sin City feel that makes it noir. I call it the “Batmanification” of Spider-Man, the darkening of a usually wise-cracking, trickster spirit into something severe and brooding. My first introduction to…