As a long time fan of cartoonist Dave Cooper, I really enjoyed Jim Rugg and Ed Piskor going over Cooper's comic books of the late 1990s and early 2000s. I agree with them that Cooper belongs in the pantheon of Chris Ware, Dan Clowes, Charles Burns, Jim Woodring, and the Hernandez brothers.
I really enjoyed watching filmmaker Elvis Deane talk about his experience in creating a comic book using the Midjourney AI art program. I love some of the analogies he uses—that working with a current AI is kind of like trying to communicate with your dog, or like having an infinite number of monkey artists who… READ THE REST
The 1981 Heavy Metal anthology film, based on the popular science fiction / fantasy magazine of the same name, was the stuff of legends amongst my friend group growing in the late 90s. It had the edginess of underground comix, with all the nerdy goodness you could hope for, plus scintillating women and a sick… READ THE REST
Sure, Watchmen might be generally revered as the greatest graphic novel of all time. But I'm sure one or two people have wondered: how much better could it have been if Dave Gibbons' art had more pouches and big guns and fewer feet? In other words: what if Alan Moore's script had been illustrated by… READ THE REST
A sharp, reliable knife is one of those tools most folks don't think about carrying around, but there are countless everyday situations where a blade might be useful. You can use it to slice through hard-to-open packages, start fires, clear brush while hiking, cut food during camping trips, and much more. Still, a utility knife can be… READ THE REST
Is there any feeling as satisfying as the one you get after demolishing a tough stain? A clean house is a happy house, but anyone who's only wielded a vacuum cleaner or a broom knows it's surprisingly hard to maintain that aura of cleanliness for more than a moment. All those cleaning supplements can add up; the last element you're… READ THE REST
Everybody likes to add a touch of luxury to their lives, right? The good news is it doesn't have to be expensive to do that. Adding a little luxury to your day can be as easy and affordable as getting amazing bedding for a great price. The Cariloha Classic Bamboo Bed Sheet Set offers the same experience as most high-end bedding… READ THE REST