5BC: Five Best Comics of 1988

After fifteen issues in which other artists illustrated his stories, Matt Wagner returned to both write and draw this and the following three issues, a flashback tale to the time of the original Grendel, Hunter Rose. Besting WATCHMEN, Wagner subdivided each page into 25 panel areas, carrying out his story with masterful syncopation. The back-up … Continue reading 5BC: Five Best Comics of 1988

BHOC: WARRIOR #1

Warrior #1 - March, 1982 I bought WARRIOR #1 at Port Comics towards the end of 1981, right before my family moved away to Delaware. It would be years before I’d be able to track down the subsequent issues. WARRIOR was a noble failure, an attempt to provide an alternative to the more kiddie-oriented fare … Continue reading BHOC: WARRIOR #1