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


From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays: Gil Jordan, Monster, Malinky Robot and Iron Man!

This column is pretty big this week. I had a friend in high school who’d say instantly to something like this, “How big was it?!?!?!” and I would yell out, “This big!” and do a hand measurement. Ho...
by Drew


Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 08/19/15

Adventure Time Fionna & Cake Card Wars #2 (Boom!) NickZ: Cake shows off her impressive skillz at Card Wars! (seriously, I wish this game was real) Astro City #26 (Vertigo) Martin: 4/5 stars. 20th anniversary. Busiek, Anders...
by Arnab



Ink Stains 23: Fantastic Fanzine 11

Face Front, kiddos! It’s a Jim Steranko special and Fantastic Fanzine 11! Fantastic Fanzine 11, 1970 Editor and Publisher: Gary Groth Those of you that have read this column from the start know that one of my favorite fa...
by kenmeyerjr


Bento Bako Weekly: Wandering Son volume 1

Title: Wandering Son Author: Shimura Takako Publisher: Fantagraphics Books Volume: Volume 1 (ongoing), $19.99 (HC) Vintage: 2002 by Enterbrain in Japan, June 2011 by Fantagraphics Genre: Drama, slice-of-life, LGBT issues Nitori...
by Kristin


FFGtGR: Prince Valiant, Classics Illustrated and The Rescuers!

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, No.111 : Classics Back In Action! Hello surfers of the inter-webs, and welcome back to another week here at your all-ages goodness column, From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! This week we hav...
by Drew



Showcase Your Wit and Win a Free Copy of “RIP M.D.”!

Showcase your witty skills and win a free copy of the RIP M.D. graphic novel from Fantagraphics Books! Lincoln Butterfield Animation is hosting a graphic novel giveaway from December 13th-19th and entering is pretty darn easy. ...
by Andy


The 2010 Eisner Award Nominations

It’s that time again, Comic Attackers!  That’s right, Eisner Award season is upon us.  Each year, the best of the best and some of the rest are awarded for their excellence in the comic book industry. May I have t...
by Aron


Film Fatale: Ghost World

Ghost World was written and illustrated by Daniel Clowes and published by Fantagraphics Books in 1997. Set in the 90’s in an unnamed town, the story follows the lives and happenings of two teenage girls post high school. ...
by The Movie Lady



From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays: Adventures of Venus, Ernest and Rebecca and Garfield!

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, No.101: A.K.A. FFGTGR Point One So here we go, the hundred and first time we are back for all-age comics coolness with From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays. In the tradition of when things star...
by Drew


Chirpin’ Tuesday Reviews 09/30/15

Batman Annual #4 (DC) Arnab: That was a surprisingly good issue. Oh wait, that’s right, no robot Gordon-Batman. Martin: 4/5 stars. The best part, other than the art, is watching Alfred tap-dance to keep Bruce from remembe...
by Arnab


From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays: Classic Disney, Myth Adventure Muses and The Freedom Force!

You know, if we could open with a jingle we would have this whole cool weekly episode vibe to our column. I don’t have one, but if you have one reader and want to submit it to us, shoot me an e-mail and I will open the ne...
by Drew