it’s already dead
No, not a lost song from Wire, but my list of my favorite records from 2018. Across the genres, across the ages, all very Arpad.
Batman’s Bookcase asked me for comic book recommendations, and there aren’t ever enough characters to contain all my feelings. Here’s an attempt.
My goal for 2018 was to read more manga and boy have I. Capsule reviews of classics, neo-classics, and ongoing titles I have enjoyed for the equally curious.
Melissa McCarthy stars in a movie about forgery and celebrity.
My favorite OGNs and TPBs that came out in 2017. Capsule reviews, art samples, good gifts, good grief.
5 variations on the rock band from the back half of this year. Capsule reviews and streaming links.
Here are the deeper cuts, art that makes you think and feel as well as remember. If you don’t believe Bazinga! The Novel is for you, one (or more) of these five things just might be.
a vision of you is following me all around
The internet, bassicaly.
Gotham City’s White Knight is one of many classic DC figures re-imagined under the Young Animal imprint. Violet Paige isn’t an alternate Batman, more of a rival, and her series is a showcase of different flavors.
Transcendent audiophile potpourri from a year shrouded in darkness. Four records worth the time. Art by Paola Escobar.
Merseyside’s Matthew Barnes created a 45 minute version of the Björk track. Alien alchemist weather patterns that draw a map perfectly the both of them.
In addition to finally receiving a streaming release date, the hand-drawn sci-fi epic is launching a chatbot game. March is the month of Nova Seed. Strap yourself in, it’s gonna get weird.
Contemporary torch singers. Video games. Hot guitars. Underground and mainstream. Pop stars and friends. A streaming mixtape and a best of list.
Ms. Marvel and Friends came into being on the Observation Deck a little over a year ago. Sometimes uptight, mostly whimsical, a gag strip. But then our political system capsized in the night.
12 more albums from 2016. Music and videos to stream and capsule reviews to read. Angry women and textures and stand-up. Princess Nokia vs. White Tiger
Nick DiLiberto’s film drops a second trailer before it tours North American film festivals. Last year, less than a minute of footage had us enthralled. Here’s about triple that.
Beyoncé et Solange. Both address the now. How?