What is Left (Beer #1)

What is Left (Beer #1)

Surely I should be focused on "unpacking the work" or some such pretentiousness. That made it hard to write about What is Left because I knew I couldn't help but start by expressing how, quite simply, I am in awe of the book.…

In Situ

In Situ

“Fucking—Fucking shit—” Michon lunged as much as he was able in order to reach his cellphone on his nightstand. Well, it wasn’t his nightstand— It was hers. But she was gone. Michon didn’t have a nightstand. Or an end table. Or really much of anything but a bed. Before she started staying with him pretty regularly it was just the one, big industrial window (no curtains), and…

I Read Comics This Week #1

I Read Comics This Week #1

Square panel after square panel, 15-panel-grid after 15-panel-grid, weirdly specific put down of a woman after weirdly specific put down of a woman, how am I going to connect with your comic about late-onset white-guy-emotional-underdevelopment?…

Foggy Catches the FUCK Up #1

Foggy Catches the FUCK Up #1

At the close of 2017, I was officially a full year behind on reading Weekly Shonen Jump, a crime against my past self and all possible future selves. It's sort of hard to overstate what a lot of the material out of Jump means to my writing about comics, let alone my entire experience of the medium, so, let's just get going with stuff that hit me in the January…

Comic-splaining

Comic-splaining

More and more I wonder, are we just Rap Genius for good comics that don't need our help?…