Published every Monday, Timothy Callahan examines the world of comics and graphic novel with indepth analysis in his new weekly column WHEN WORDS COLLIDE.
Tim rereads Frank Miller's often-overlooked "Elektra Lives Again" graphic novel and wonders why it seems to be forgotten by fans.
Frank Miller failed to conquer Hollywood in 1990, but he did collaborate with some of the greatest talents in the comics industry.
Tim reads three newish comics and one old, unfamiliar classic. Wolverine, pseudo-literary ennui, hipster detectives & crazy dreamscapes battle for his attention!
Tim concludes his two-part history of Power Man and Iron Fist in time for you to be interested in the characters again thanks to Marvel's Netflix deal.
Tim recounts the history of the exploitation-tastic "Power Man and Iron Fist" with the help of some behind-the-scenes info from writer Jo Duffy.
This week, Tim watches a Chris Claremont documentary, reads a couple of Ben Marra and Geoff Johns comics and reflects on the life and times of Jim Henson.
Tim jumps back to 1935 and reflects on Alex Raymond, "Flash Gordon" and "Jungle Jim" and IDW's oversized collection of those classic comics.
Check out Timothy Callahan's comprehensive history of Marvelman/Miracleman in preparation for the Marvel revival of the character in January.
Tim looks at Paul Pope's long-anticipated "Battling Boy" and finds a fantastic superhero comic exploding to the surface. And it's a great-looking surface.
Tim looks ahead at what's coming from the world of collected editions and graphic novels and finds only a few things worth getting excited about: The Top 5 things, specifically.
Tim rereads a collected edition of Ann Nocenti and Art Adams's "Longshot" miniseries and finds the big bang that would help kick off Image Comics...and a story that's not quite there.
Tim chats with soon-to-be-superstar artist Aaron Kuder about what it's like to write and draw comics and how his upcoming "Superman: Parasite" Villains Month one-shot came to be. Plus, exclusive art!
Tim reads "Forever Evil" #1 and "Infinity" #2 and has some deep thoughts: When is the Deathstorm and Friends comic coming out? What does Black Bolt sound like? And can we just ignore Ex Nihilo?
This week, Tim provides the straight truth as he responds to reader questions about the best comics of the Silver Age, the importance of art criticism, and the legacy of Nu-Marvel."
Tim reconsiders "Spaceman," the mostly-ignored sci-fi miniseries from the "100 Bullets" team of Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso, and finds a comic that is not at all what it first seems to be.
Tim has an in-depth discussion with Joe Casey about the upcoming "Gødland Finale," the legacy of the series and what it all means. Also: an exclusive glimpse at new Tom Scioli art!"
Tim concludes his countdown of the Top 10 Superhero Role-Playing Games of All Time, featuring powers taken to the ultimate, the art of Geof Darrow and George Perez, and a world turned savage.
Tim begins counting down the Top 10 Superhero Role-Playing Games of All Time, with classic villains, alternate realities, a Marvel method, mutants, and even some masterminds.
Tim answers some reader questions about overrated comics, the best stuff on the superhero shelves and the final verdict on Grant Morrison's just-wrapped Batman run.
Tim returns to AFTER THEY WERE FAMOUS with a look at a Green Lantern story in which the hard-travelling heroes face their greatest challenge: terrible comics.