Hearwax’s self-proclaimed comics expert Karsten School and his plucky band of helper-monkeys tackle Week 1 of the DC Comics Relaunch, featuring zombies, faith-healing, terrorists, malevolent celestial bodies and much, much more!
Part two of our countdown of the greatest comics of all time, featuring zombies, cowboys and the most metal comic ever!
There are certain questions that new comic readers like to ask and old school collectors will endlessly debate- what are the greatest comic books of all time? Was Watchmen really as good as people say? How does Batman: Year One stack up against The Dark Knight Returns? How about comics that aren’t about superheroes? For the benefit of you, the Hearwax Universe, I’ll be answering these questions for you over the coming months as I count down the Two Hundred and Fifty Greatest Comics of All Time.
Karsten’s Pull List returns, with all new reviews!
Follow @hearwax There’s something undeniably special about being with people who are united for one single purpose. Be it for whatever reason such as sports, a concert, a film or a convention, there’s a great energy to which everyone contributes. You feel a connection even though you’ve never met most of the people there. This [...]
Follow @hearwax Batman: The Odyssey #1 (DC Comics) Neal Adams (writer and artist). So, here’s a quick history lesson for all you amateur Batmanologists out there. In the early 1970s, artist Neal Adams and writer Dennis O’Neil were instrumental in ridding Batman of the campiness inspired by the Adam West TV show, bringing the character [...]
The Summer of 2010 is a good time to be a fan of Marvel’s Armoured Avenger. The movie “Iron Man 2″ is currently tearing up the box-office, pleasing critics and viewers alike. On the printed page, Matt Fraction and Salvador Larroca’s Invincible Iron Man is consistently one of Marvel’s best monthly comics, and Iron Man stands front and centre in Marvel’s hottest new title, the relaunched fourth volume of The Avengers. Starkamania is running wild, but what is it about the man in the red and gold armour that so captures fans’ imaginations? In a comic book world of gods, monsters and mutants, radioactive spider bite victims and Hitler-punching patriots, what makes a guy in a souped up tin can stand out?
Have you ever wanted to be a superhero?