When Words Collide
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Mon, February 14th, 2011
Tim and Ryan K. Lindsay conclude their month-long exploration into the major runs that have made "Daredevil" so special, or not-so-special, in the pre-Marvel Knights era. This week: Nocenti, Chichester and more.
Mon, February 7th, 2011
This week, Tim continues THE DAREDEVIL DIALOGUES with Ryan K. Lindsay. In part 3, they talk about the topic everyone has been waiting for: Frank Miller's Daredevil. Is it really as good as its reputation?
Mon, January 31st, 2011
Tim continues THE DAREDEVIL DIALOGUES with Ryan K. Lindsay as they look at the Roy Thomas run on the character, analyze the move to San Francisco and explain why Steve Gerber is one of the best ever.
Tue, January 25th, 2011
Tim begins a lengthy look at Daredevil with the help of CBR reviewer Ryan K. Lindsay. From Stan Lee to Ann Nocenti and Ed Brubaker, they discuss the essentials of the Man Without Fear in "The Daredevil Dialogues."
Mon, January 17th, 2011
Tim concludes his look at Robert Kirkman's X-Men by considering the subtle genius of a Wolverine from the future and exploring how Kirkman breaks the Professor X vs. Magneto pattern with the help of Yanick Paquette.
Mon, January 10th, 2011
This week, Timothy continues his look back at Robert Kirkman's run on Ultimate X-Men, explaining how everything isn't always what it seems, and shows how everything can be undone by a little magic.
Wed, January 5th, 2011
Tim joins us for a special Wednesday installment of WHEN WORDS COLLIDE to discuss the recent news of a Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely "Flex Mentallo" hardcover and why it's such an important comic book series.
Mon, January 3rd, 2011
In preparing to talk about Robert Kirkman's fascinating X-Men comics, Tim reflects on the way the Ultimate universe diverged from its original intent and how it has influenced mainstream Marvel comics today.
Tue, December 28th, 2010
Tim looks back on some of the important - and not-so-important - events of 2010, offering his perspective on everything from digital comics to "Shadowland" to "Brightest Day" to Frank Santoro's sense of Fusion.
Mon, December 20th, 2010
Tim gives his rankings for the Best Comics of 2010 and talks about why Deadpool and Wolverine stories made the list along with work by the likes of Chris Ware, Dan Clowes, Grant Morrison, Brecht Evens and others.
Mon, December 13th, 2010
This week, Tim concludes his look at Howard Chaykin's formative Cody Starbuck comics, exploring the combination of swashbuckling adventure, virtuoso storytelling and the passionate energy of punk.
Mon, December 6th, 2010
Tim looks back at the early work of Howard Chaykin this week as he explores the roguish Romanticism of the latter days of "Weird Worlds" and Ironwolf and the beginnings of the revolutionary "Star*Reach."
Mon, November 29th, 2010
Tim makes his list and checks it twice to see what's worth buying for you and your loved ones this season. With upcoming books, old favorites and even a game or two, this is the shopping list you've been waiting for.
Mon, November 22nd, 2010
As Grant Morrison kicks off a new phase in the Batman franchise, Tim looks back at the writer's years on the character, reflects on what worked and what didn't, and debates the run with guest comics expert Matt Seneca!
Mon, November 15th, 2010
Tim looks at Nick Spencer's T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents relaunch and compares it to the glory days of the series, when men were men, superspies were duplicitous, and sexy women dressed head-to-toe in suits of armor.
Mon, November 8th, 2010
This week, Timothy tackles five burning questions, including what's the deal with Doctor Hurt? How does "Casanova" fare in color? What are the five most underrated comic book series of all time? All this and more!
Mon, November 1st, 2010
In this week's WHEN WORDS COLLIDE, Timothy reflects on some old-school literary theory and how it applies to an important little piece of crime fiction by the always-impressive Darwyn Cooke.
Mon, October 25th, 2010
Tim is thinking about Best of the Year material and this double-header from PictureBox was a great way to begin with new works from C. F. and Brian Chippendale, featuring bizarre fantasy worlds and the post-apocalypse.
Mon, October 18th, 2010
Tim takes a close look at one of the best stories of the year - and maybe the best Wolverine story ever - from Marvel's "Strange Tales II" anthology by the amazingly multi-talented Rafael Grampa.
Tue, October 12th, 2010
This week, Tim reports on his adventures at this year's New York Comic Con, featuring tales of tragedy and thrills aplenty. Mainly thrills surrounded by mild annoyance. And the genius of Grant Morrison, on film.
Mon, October 4th, 2010
This week, Tim reflects briefly on the Adam West "Batman" television show before going in-depth on the topic in a conversation with Jim Beard, editor of the upcoming anthology, "Gotham City 14 Miles."
Mon, September 27th, 2010
In light of last week's news about the shuttering of Wildstorm, Tim takes a look back at all the goodness from the DC Comics imprint from over the years and lists the Twenty Best Wildstorm Comics of All Time.
Mon, September 20th, 2010
In this week's WHEN WORDS COLLIDE, Tim finds himself lost in a forgotten classic as he explores the early days of the legendary Howard Chaykin and a bounty hunter with a heart of, well, certainly not gold.
Mon, September 13th, 2010
This week, Tim finally continues his discussion with incoming "Detective Comics" scribe Scott Snyder as the two get to the good stuff: exactly why it is Grant Morrison comics are so important.
Tue, September 7th, 2010
With the Scott Snyder conversation on hold for yet another week, Tim takes the time to delve into some of the earliest work of Grant Morrison and finds out what Abraxas, Batman, Superman and Doctor Who have in common.
Mon, August 30th, 2010
Tim ditches the Scott Snyder conversation for a week to attend the Baltimore Comic Con, where he finds Paul Pope, Cliff Chiang, Jeff Parker, and learns about the intersection between art and memory.
Mon, August 23rd, 2010
- Scott Snyder: From Vegas to Gotham
This week, Tim spoke with writer-on-the-rise Scott Snyder about vampire vacations in Vegas and the the grim greatness of Gotham City as they look behind the scenes on Snyder's upcoming run on "Detective Comics."
Mon, August 16th, 2010
This week, Timothy delves deeply into Warren Ellis and John Cassaday's "Planetary" #7, reflecting on the landmark issue's Vertigo influence and explaining what it all means.
Mon, August 9th, 2010
This week, Tim Callahan returns from his family summer vacation with tales of bacon eating contests, digital comics and the overall state of the medium. Yes, he's finally faced the iPad and lived to tell about it.
Mon, August 2nd, 2010
Tim looks to the future of comics this week as he highlights the artistry of the best comic book artist you haven't yet heard of and sits down for a conversation with the man himself, Mr. Jason Latour.
Mon, July 19th, 2010
This week, Tim returns from a comic book workshop with stories to tell about what comics mean to the average person and why and what might be wrong with the inevitable shift to digital distribution.
Mon, July 12th, 2010
Tim reflects on the impact of Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon on the comics industry and identifies where the current DC House Style comes from, all the while considering how it relates to a special country called Brazil.
Tue, July 6th, 2010
This week, Tim reads "Neil Young's Greendale," by Josh Dysart, Cliff Chiang and Dave Stewart and explains why it just might have a lot in common with a certain blockbuster movie you have probably heard about...
Mon, June 28th, 2010
With the year half over, Tim considers the question of whether or not 2010 has been a good year for comics up until this point, and in the process ends up exploring his own Best of the Year So Far list.
Mon, June 21st, 2010
Tim pulls a classic interview out of the archives and presents a never-before-seen conversation with Paul Levitz where the one-time DC Comics publisher discusses his original approach to the Legion of Super-Heroes.
Mon, June 14th, 2010
This week, Tim considers the role of artistry and style in comic books as he looks back to the eighties at the greatest "Firestorm" issue of all time in order to publicly ponder the timeless mystery of J. J. Birch.
Mon, June 7th, 2010
In celebration of the recently released giant-size "Wednesday Comics" hardcover, Tim looks back at the series, describes what works and what doesn't in this new format and explains why "The Flash" is still so amazing.
Tue, June 1st, 2010
Tim explores the atomic wasteland of 1986 to learn more about the cave men of New York, the wonder of jazz, and the power of positive thinking as he takes a close look at DC Comics' new "Atomic Knights" hardcover.
Mon, May 24th, 2010
Staring down the Heroic Age, Tim takes a look at two recent comic series reboots - Bendis's "Avengers" and Levitz's "Legion of Super-Heroes" - and explores how they intersect both with each other and the past.
Mon, May 17th, 2010
After last week's interview, Tim spends some time thinking about Joe Casey and Tom Scioli's Kirby-inspired "GØDLAND" series, and provides a few digressions that lead to this summer's second "Celestial Edition."