Despicable Deadpool Vol. 1 | Review

This title brought about a strange collection of feelings for me. I would have liked to have written a “Look Deeper” post about it, but I may need to separate myself from it a little more before being able to do that. As of right now the dominant feeling this book has brought forth is……

X-Factor: Tribute the Third | Review

This story not only has emotional weight and significance, it also pairs nicely with the short-story “The Killing Stroke” by Fabian Niceza in showing what happened to the members of Freedom Force that caused them to disband as the government’s super-team

Rogue & Gambit by Kelly Thompson #1 (2018) | Review

Rogue & Gambit (2018) #1 by Kelly Thompson Rogue and Gambit wee my absolute two favorite heroes growing up. I there is an entire generation of people who learned to read in the early 90s for whom this was their first introduction to the idea of “tragic love,” the sort of love that’s doomed to…

Maverick: Last Stand | Review

Maverick spun out of Wolverine-centric X-Men stories and was essentially a mercenary with ties to Wolverine’s past in general and Weapon X in specific. If that sounds familiar, it should: it could also describe Deadpool. In fact, the Maverick ongoing series started around the same time as the Deadpool ongoing series did.

Is Matt Murdock insane? | “Root of Evil” | Look Deeper

Ever since Frank Miller reinvented the character in the 70s, Daredevil has been an anomaly in mainstream comics: a character whose stories are more rules by theme than by plot. Some of the best Daredevil stories before the 1998 relaunch were adult not only in their subject matter but also in their storytelling methods, taking…

Faces by Jay Paulin | Review

Faces by Jay Paulin My rating: 5 of 5 stars The spooky shapes he sees everywhere frustrate a lonely boy. Will he be pushed too far? Faces by Jay Paulin and Kristina Neuman is one of those rare comic books that actually defies the conventions of the medium. It’s a wonderful book and an example…