Nightwing, vol. 6: Big Guns

This is the sixth volume in the Nightwing series, and rumor has it the last one DC is planning on releasing in trade paperback form (rumor being the ever helpful guys at my local comic store). Just because Blockbuster is…

Route 666, vol. 1: Highway to Horror

Cassandra Starkweather hadn’t seen ghosts since she was eight years old. She used to see them all the time, until she found a way to make the visions-and the visits to the psychiatrists- stop. Then her college roommate died in…

WJHC: On the Air!

Jane Smith Fisher is a woman with a mission. Her object: a really good comic for all ages. I’m full of admiration for Fisher, who spent the last six years finding creative ways to put her comics in readers’ hands.…

Vögelein: Clockwork Faerie

Whenever I see disappointing heroines in fantasy tales, from books to films to comics, I’m usually irritated by the fact that, whether they be magicians or knights, rarely do these supposedly powerful women stand on their own. Too often they’re…