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Interview: Adam Warren
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If you don’t know who Adam Warren is, you just don’t know your comics. The man behind the Dirty Pair and Gen13 has been at it for decades putting out some of the funniest and visually stunning work out there and has been an unsung hero in the medium. In recent years he’s best known for being the one-man-tank behind Empowered: a work mixing anime, superheros, comedy, and sci-fi all in one. It would be tough to argue that it’s...

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Thursday, 15 August 2019
I WANNA BE LITERATED! #128
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The Goon Volume 14: Occasion of Revenge by Eric Powell   There is no doubt that Eric Powell’s Goon series stands as one of the most unique comic works out there. Especially when you look at the earlier issues, Powell had managed somehow to mix horror, fantasy and comedy with a compelling story and a – what I’m going to call gangster/depression era motif. Now, more than 15 years later Occasion of Revenge finds us at a bit of a...

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Thursday, 22 September 2016
I Wanna Be Literated! #127
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Empowered Unchained Volume 1 by Adam Warren You want to learn a thing or two about comics, go ahead and read Adam Warren. The man gets punk rock DIY with his “mainstream” comics. Or about as mainstream as one can get without getting jumbled up in the messy tripe that the “big two” are involved with. I say punk rock, because Adam Warren has figured out how to make it in comics on his own terms, and completely in control...

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Friday, 16 September 2016
I Wanna be Literated! 118
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A critical evaluation of Hellboy in Mexico by Mike Mignola, Richard Corben (Illustrations) and Paul Gulacy (Illustrations)   Hellboy has always been one of the coolest comics. It’s actually one of those titles that I know I love but I don’t read enough. I partly blame it on my recent avoidance of mainstream comics in search of what the smaller guys have been up to. Turns out that the independent publishers have been knocking it out of the park all...

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Friday, 22 July 2016