Tag: Kenneth Kimbrough

Commentary: Reactions to the 2015 Eisner Award Nominations

Last month the Two Guys with PhDs recorded a special episode of The Comics Alternative, one devoted to the 2015 Eisner Award nominations. The Comics Reporter himself, Tom Spurgeon, joined the guys on that show, and the three of them discussed the various

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Review: The Image Revolution

by Kenneth Kimbrough The Image Revolution – Dir. Patrick Meaney (Sequart Organization) Presented as an oral history of Image Comics’ founding, The Image Revolution, from director Patrick Meaney, features interviews from the company’s original partners — Todd McFarlane, Jim Lee, Erik

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Review: Photobooth: A Biography

by Kenneth Kimbrough Photobooth: A Biography – Meags Fitzgerald (Conundrum Press) It’s difficult to begin expressing just how much I enjoy Meags Fitzgerald’s debut graphic novel, Photobooth: A Biography. At first glance, the plot is deceptively simple. One part lavishly illustrated history and

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Review: Cannon

by Kenneth Kimbrough Cannon – Wallace Wood (Fantagraphics Books) Wally Wood’s provocative secret agent strip, Cannon, is perhaps one of the manliest comics ever created. Reading it induces the compulsion to shave, down a bottle of Jack, and wrestle a crocodile — or any

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Review: Bee and PuppyCat #1

by Kenneth Kimbrough Bee and PuppyCat #1 – Natasha Allegri, Garrett Jackson, and Madéleine Flores (KaBOOM! Studios) Bee and PuppyCat is adapted from a ten-minute short created by Natasha Allegri that exploded in popularity after its debut on YouTube. Riding on the heels of

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Review: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys

by Kenneth Kimbrough The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys – Gerard Way, Shaun Simon, and Becky Cloonan (Dark Horse Books) Becky Cloonan, Gerard Way, and Shaun Simon’s The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys is somewhat of a comics oddity. On

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Review: Free Comic Book Day 2014, Part II

by Kenneth Kimbrough Free Comic Book Day 2014 – Kid-Friendly Comics So you want to take your kids to Free Comic Book Day? I certainly don’t blame you. FCBD is what happens when you combine Christmas and Halloween and…Disney World…? I’m not

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Review: Free Comic Book Day 2014, Part I

by Kenneth Kimbrough Free Comic Book Day 2014 Free Comic Book Day, or FCBD for those in the know, is an annual tradition taking place on the first Saturday of May. Local comic stores give away a selection of free comics and

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