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Portland, OR, United States

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Past articles by Matthew:

First look: Swoon over space pirates in Image Comics' Twisted Romance #3

Love knows no boundaries. Whether it's trying to be restricted by gender, genre, distance or duty, love always finds a way in the end, and nowhere is that more true than in the upcoming comic book anthology Twisted Romance from writer Alex de Campi and publisher Image Comics. → Read More

New Comics for the week of December 27, 2017

All of the latest comic book and graphic novel releases from the industry's biggest publishers, including Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse, IDW, and more! → Read More

Watch: Marvel’s Runaways in 2 minutes

From a magic staff to a genetically engineered velociraptor with a septum piercing, it's humanly possible to find out everything you need to know about Marvel's The Runaways before binge-watching it on Hulu, even if you've never read the comic. → Read More

Watch: Batman's Top 5 Justice League stories

Batman is a loner who doesn't work with anyone. Just don't tell that to Robin. Or the Outsiders. Or Batgirl. Or the other three Robins and two other Batgirls. Or to the Justice League. → Read More

Watch: Justice League in 2 minutes

The most legendary team in all of comics is about to finally make the leap to the big screen this week with the highly-anticipated release of Justice League. But the movie is only the latest chapter in the story. → Read More

WATCH: 7 essential Steve Ditko stories

There is no denying the immense contributions of Steve Ditko in the world of comics, but it's only recently that his power is beginning to be felt in the movies. → Read More

New Comics for the week of Nov. 1, 2017

The weekly list of the Wednesday-releasing comic books from the industry's biggest publishers, including Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse, IDW, and more. → Read More

WATCH: 7 essential Mark Millar stories

Next time someone tells you that you’re wasting your time reading comic books, just remind them that it can eventually lead to you getting knighted and a big Netflix deal. At least, that’s how it has worked out for Scottish comic book writer Mark Millar. → Read More

Then vs. Now: Marvel's The Falcon #1

In this Then vs. Now feature, we compare and contrast the first issue of The Falcon's first Marvel Comics series in 1983 to the just-released first issue of his Legacy ongoing. → Read More

Opinion: Marvel Comics sends a terrible message by partnering with a military contractor

Anyone who pays attention to the geek-o-sphere will probably know that it has been a rough year for Marvel at large. While the company continues to dominate the box office, their TV and comic divisions have made a series of P.R. blunders that have turned many fans critical of the House of Ideas. → Read More

Mr. Higgins, Luther Strode, and 7 more scary-good October graphic novels

In the latest monthly list of must-read graphic novels, we spotlight the latest work from comics icons like Mike Mignola and Warren Ellis, as well as collections of classic superhero stories, cult hits, and much more! → Read More

Watch: Sex Criminals writer Matt Fraction on his inspirations for the book

There really isn’t anything on the comic book racks (or the bookshelves, or the big or small screens) quite like Sex Criminals. Created by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky in 2013, the Eisner Award winning series explores the sexual awakening of its two main characters in a way more honest, fun, and gut-bustingly hilarious than has been done in comic books before. → Read More

New Comics for the week of September 27, 2017

All of the week's new comic book and graphic novel releases, from the biggest publishers in the industry, including Marvel, DC, IDW, Image, Dark Horse, and more. → Read More

Watch: 7 Essential Black Manta stories

This original video gives seven of the most brutal Black Manta comic book story arcs from Aquaman and other DC Comics series. → Read More

Hellboy may have found new Ben Daimio in Lost's Daniel Dae Kim

The pre-production of Lionsgate's highly-anticipated Hellboy reboot hit a rough patch last month when they cast Ed Skrein as Major Ben Daimio. Fans were less than pleased with the decision to cast a white actor for the part of the Japanese-American character, but it appears that the studio may be correcting course after the outcry. → Read More

RCCC 2017: David Walker and Sanford Green reveal new Image series, Bitter Root

At Portland's Rose City Comic Con, Image Comics announces a new historical horror series, Bitter Root, from David Walker, Sanford Greene, and Chuck Brown. → Read More

Watch: 7 Essential horror comics for Stephen King fans

There are few writers who have had as big of an effect on the state of modern fiction as Stephen King. One of the best-selling authors of all time, King has undoubtedly left his mark on the literary and cinematic worlds with his many novels and their adaptations, most recently with the release of ​It. → Read More

The Powerpuff Girls are getting a fourth member

There comes a time in every superteam’s career when they are shaken to their very core and changed forever: When the Avengers found Captain America. When the X-Men lost Jean Grey. When the Teen Titans were betrayed by Terra. → Read More

Extremity, Moon Knight and 7 more must-read September graphic novels

Comics famously have an "unlimited special effects budget," in comparison to movies and TV. Unlike the complications of bringing certain images to life on screen, in comics, if an artist can imagine it and put it on a page, then it can be in the story. This has lead to all sorts of wild experimentation with genres in comic book form, because they'd be impossible stories to tell any other way. → Read More

New Comics for the week of September 6, 2017

Another week, another New Comic Book Day! Every week on Wednesday, there are hundreds of comics released from dozens of publishers, and we’ve got the list of releases from the industry’s biggest publishers to help you make your shopping list for your trip to your local comic book shop tomorrow. → Read More