Posts Tagged ‘BPRD’

The Pull List 3/12/08

March 19, 2008

Ok, so I missed posting about last week’s comics, so I’m making up for it here. The official excuse is that I got two teeth pulled, but honestly, I was just too busy. Nevertheless, last week had several great comics hitting the shelves. As for this week, the complete list can be found here. I’ve been saying for years that Diamond should release an RSS feed of their shipping lists, it would make everything so easier. Anyway …


A kid, a killer, and a paranormal investigation team: some good comics

January 12, 2008

Franklin Richards

So I spent so much time talking about what I didn’t like about Marvel and DC recently, I figured I would talk about some things that were still good.  The image above is from a title I like, called Franklin Richards, Son of a Genius.  It isn’t published regularly, and it seems very much influenced by Calvin and Hobbes– or at least that is what it reminds me of.  I don’t know why I like it so much, it’s silly, it’s funny, but it works.  It almost begins to feel like it would work much better as a comic strip, or as a one-page supplement each month at the end of a Marvel comic (like the good old Rufferto one pages on the back cover of one of my favorite books from back in the day, Groo the Wanderer).  Anyway, I don’t read many “funny” comics, but this is one of the few that is worth doing so, if you are even marginally into Marvel comics.