Sequential History: The Birth of Sequential Art (Pre-History to the Platinum Age)

What is sequential art? Who were the first people to use this art form to tell stories? How did it evolve into what we can pick up today at our local comic shop? Over the course of the next few Sequential History columns, IR...
by Eli
13

 
 
 

It’s A Boys’ Life

Like anything in the world of art, there are these little hidden gems we find on occasion. John Lennon covering a song by Buddy Holly, Quentin Tarantino playing a cameo in a Takashi Miike film, and for comic-art it’s the ...
by Drew
10

 
 
 

Here Comes (Shudder)…Marmaduke?!?!

So maybe you think this is a joke. Maybe you think someone is trying to ruin your Christmas spirit. Maybe you think the Mayans were off and the world will end in 2010 instead of 2012. This is the comic-to-film adaptation we hav...
by Drew
9

 

 
 

Celebrating 90 Years of Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!

Today, December 19th, 2009 marks the 90th Anniversary of the Ripley’s Believe It Or Not comic panel that is still being published! Now some may debate and say it’s the 91st birthday since the panel started a year ea...
by Drew
8

 
 
 

From Friendly Ghosts to Gamma Rays: Marvel/Timely, Prince Valiant and the Atom!

Welcome to this week’s From Friendly Ghosts to Gamma Rays! I hope everyone had a great holiday filled with such nerdtastic items as Land Of The Lost Sleestak bobbleheads, Animal Boxing for the Nintendo DS, and DVDs like t...
by Drew
8

 
 
 

From Friendly Ghosts to Gamma Rays: Tin-Tin and Nausicaa

LISTEN UP, GUMSHOES! Umm-Bop-Dip-Dap-Da-Daoh-Umm-Bop-Where In The World Is From Friendly Ghosts to Gamma Rays Columnist Drew McCabe?!?!?! Attention All Gumshoes: Interpol is after one ComicAttack.net Columnist, Drew McCabe and ...
by Drew
8

 

 
 

Artist of the Month: T. Motley

I discovered Tom Motley’s artwork while doing research for an entry into Comic Attack’s Unsung Characters of Comicdom column. I had the first issue of  Tom’s self-published comic, Steel Pulse, but I didn̵...
by Josh
8

 
 
 

ComicAttack.net’s Top 10 Kids Titles of 2010!

Welcome to our final installment of Friendly Ghosts to Gamma Rays until the first week of January 2011. I’m going on a little winter break here, heading down to Florida and away from snowy Buffalo until next year. Its be...
by Drew
7

 
 
 

Comics Are My Religion: Sinfest

Welcome to Comics Are My Religion, a look at theology through the lens of comic books.There are some basic ground rules about engaging in respectful dialogue about religion in this column. Be warned, if you haven’t read t...
by Jeff
7

 

 
 

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays: Ferd’nand and The Green Hornet

Welcome back to From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! This week we take a peek at some awesome Sunday fun with Ferd’nand and the classic serial epic of The Green Hornet! Sundays Rock:  Ferd’nand Ferd’nand is th...
by Drew
6

 
 

Ink Stains 78: Third Rail

If you like golden/silver age fantasy and horror, these names will ring a bell…Al Williamson, Reed Crandall, Stephen Bissette and Tom Yeates! All in Third Rail! Third Rail 1: June, 1981 Editor/Publisher: Ken Feduniewicz The c...
by kenmeyerjr
6

 
 
 

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays: Spider-Man J and Charlie Brown

Welcome to this week’s From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! This week we take a peek at the Marvel-manga fun of Spider-Man J and the TV special You’re Not Elected, Charlie Brown. Collection of Awesomeness: Spider-Man...
by Drew
6