By R.C. Baker
It turns out that the Joker -- pop culture's pre-eminent villain -- was created by one of the good guys.
N.C. Christopher Couch's new book, Jerry Robinson: Ambassador of Comics (Abrams ComicArts, 224 pp., $35.00), recounts how, in 1939, Robinson, then a 17-year-old preparing t ... More >>
Pulp Fictions may be on hiatus, but the comics just keep on coming. Here's what's been turning my pages recently:
A Drifting Life
Drawn & Quarterly
Lauded for his downbeat short works collected in The Push Man and Other Stories and Goodbye, Yoshihiro Tatsumi depicts his early y ... More >>