Posts Tagged ‘Frank Miller’

Review: Batman-The Dark Knight Returns Part One | Y&P

Review: Batman-The Dark Knight Returns Part One | Y&P.

By Todd Matthy

What sort of person goes out into the pouring rain to attend a screening of The Dark Knight Rises? This guy. So was it worth it? HELL YEAH! Want to know why? Read on but be weary, there are a few MINOR SPOILERS…. (more…)

When discussing “Holy Terror,” Frank Miller has been very upfront that it’s a propaganda piece. Its goal is to paint the enemy in the most awful light possible to rally support. So when I read people like Wired.com’s Spencer Ackerman saying it is “completely uninterested in any nuance or empathy toward 1.2 billion people he conflates with a few murderous conspiracy theorists” I ask, “Why should it?” It’s propaganda. Propaganda is supposed to be one-dimensional. Did you expect it to be anything else? So onto the next question, is it any good? (more…)

Conducted by Todd Matthy

Flint Dille was born to write. His father was the publisher of the original “Buck Rogers” comic strip and he’s followed in the his footsteps as an acclaimed writer of both animation and video games. During the eighties, Flint served as both a writer and Story Editor on a little known series called “Transformers”, including the mini-series, “Five Faces of Darkness” that revealed the origin of the Transformers. So what was it like working on one of the greatest cartoons of all time? What were the politics of writing such a show? Click to below to find out.  (more…)

With New York Comic Con starting tomorrow I’ve decided to get into the spirit by sharing with you my favorite comics. I’m going to start off with my favorite comics from Marvel. Now just to clarify this is NOT A COMPLETE LIST but the ones off the top of my head. So, if you’ve read these, agree with me, or disagree with me, feel free to post. Feel free to post something I missed too. And if you’re heading to the show and haven’t read any of these think of this as a list of stuff to look for. (more…)