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Last week, Tim caught up with some comic book reading. Today, he discusses what he discovered, including some classic Batman stories, "Uncanny Avengers," "FF," "Happy" and more.
Tim talks with Greg Smallwood, artist of Dark Horse's upcoming "Dream Thief" series, about comics, process, crime films of the 1970's and the influence of Eclipse, circa the mid 1980s.
Tim takes a look at Michael DeForge's "Very Casual" collection from Koyama Press and finds a disturbed Peter Parker, troubled relationships, peculiar organisms and plenty to love.
Tim reflects on Brian Michael Bendis and Bryan Hitch's "Age of Ultron" and its time travel conceit, pitting the series's intricacies and plot against the empty history of DC Comics' New 52.
In this week's installment of WHEN WORDS COLLIDE, Timothy Callahan looks at Mike Mignola, Roger Stern and P. Craig Russell's "Superman" #23, the issue following the end of John Byrne's run on the Man of Steel.
Tim returns from the new-and-improved MoCCA Festival 2013 with a stack of comics worth talking about, including new releases from Dash Shaw, Matt Seneca and Blutch.
Tim conducts a multifaceted conversation with writers Adam P. Knave and Sean E. Williams about Mark Twain, "Fables," and the dangerous edges of "Artful Daggers."
This week, Tim answers questions about Jonathan Hickman's "Avengers," Grant Morrison's "Action Comics," the most overlooked series of the past decade and more!
Tim returns from Minnesota with tales of role-playing and camaraderie, stories of Mythic Fiction and the pleasures of good company. This is no mere convention report. This is Fabletown and Beyond.
Tim checks out a handful of recent releases, including Keith Giffen's return to the Legion, the tragedy of Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham's "Batman Incorporated," a fresh new voice via Monkeybrain and more!
Inspired by the upcoming "Age of Ultron," Tim pauses to celebrate the life and times of the villainous robot and his first unforgettable appearance in the pages of Roy Thomas and John Buscema's "Avengers."
Tim previews the first two issues of Jai Nitz and Greg Smallwood's upcoming Dark Horse series "Dream Thief," discovering a superstar artist in the making and a comic that's well worth a look.
Tim opens THE HELIX FILES and looks back on Howard Chaykin and Don Cameron's short-lived 'Cyberella" to see if the sci-fi satire of 1996 remains worthwhile today.
Tim concludes his conversation with Jason Latour as they discuss more Marvel comics, the influence of successful peers, working on Mike Mignola's "B.P.R.D." and the fate of the long-awaited "Loose Ends" #4.
Tim checks in with writer/artist Jason Latour to find out what he has planned for "Winter Soldier," which singer-songwriter is most similar to Captain America and what happens when you watch too much TBS Superstation.
As Grant Morrison's run on "Action Comics" nears its end, Tim looks back on the series meant to establish Superman's role in the New 52 and wonders where it all went wrong.
Tim reflects on the CBR Top 100 Comics for 2012 and looks back at the Best of the Best since 2008 to find out what has emerged from the CBR hivemind and what's still worth talking about.
Tim reveals his TOP 10 COMICS OF 2012, featuring the work of Matt Fraction, Alan Moore, Michael DeForge, Ryan North, and many other top comic book talents to today.
Tim begins his countdown to the Best Comics of 2012 by looking at the ten that almost made the Top Ten, including works by Brandon Graham, Jason Aaron and Charles Forsman.
In the newest exciting installment of BEFORE THEY WERE FAMOUS, Tim looks at '"Doom Patrol" #18, examining Paul Kupperberg's gang of oddball superheroes right before Grant Morrison came in and changed everything.
Tim dives into Fantagraphics recent collected edition of Basil Wolverton's "Spacehawk" and declares it to be, with hyperbole appropriate to the subject matter, one of his favorite comics of all time.
This week, Tim checks out some new first issues of comics that are completely worth your time to check out from talents like Matt Fraction, Mike Allred, Brandon Graham, Zack Soto, Kathryn Immonen and more!
With the return of BEFORE THEY WERE FAMOUS, Tim looks at Bill Manto and John Romita Jr.'s "Iron Man" #115 - the issue immediately before David Michelinie and Bob Layton redefined what it meant to be Tony Stark.
Tim spoke with filmmaker Patrick Meaney about what he's learned from Grant Morrison and Warren Ellis, and what's in store for the upcoming documentary feature, "The Image Revolution."
Tim returns from the 2012 Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival with a stack of books and he highlights some interesting work from Michael DeForge, Ben Marra, Joe Kessler, Michel Fiffe and more.
In response to a reader question, Tim takes a step back from the crush of current comics to reflect on what would make his All-Time Top 10 comics list. Can Kirby, Moore and Giffen make the cut?
Tim takes a look at two new books from Fantagraphics and explores the artistic recontextualization of Wally Wood alongside the sketchbook-come-to-life that is Steven Weissman's "Barack Hussein Obama."
Tim returns from New York Comic Con with some thoughts on the show, brief reviews of some recent comics, and plenty of opinions to share about costumed archers and sci-fi gods.
Tim sits down with Chris Ware's massive "Building Stories" and Sean Howe's fascinating "Marvel Comics: The Untold Story" and declares them both to be two of the most important books of the year.
Tim reunites with his Splash Page podcast partner and former CBR reviewer Chad Nevett to discuss the "Avengers vs. X-Men" event and where it ranks compared to Marvel crossovers of the past.
Tim looks back on a few prominent movie adaptations from the height of 'Heavy Metal' magazine and finds a lot to love in the new reprinting of Archie Goodwin and Walt Simonson's "Alien: The Illustrated Story."
Tim has read every last one of DC Comics' Zero Issues this month and he reflects on the past year of the New 52. Is he impressed with the magnificent quality or disappointed by what he finds?
Tim considers three overlooked movies that changed comics forever, particularly when in comes to the work of Grant Morrison, Matt Fraction, and Alan Moore.
Tim looks back at when the Hulk was gray (again), before Joe Fixit came to town, and before Peter David launched his monumental run. Yes, it's BEFORE THEY WERE FAMOUS, with Al Milgrom's 'Incredible Hulk' #330."
Tim reflects on the first eight issues of Brandon Graham's "Prophet" series from Image Comics, and, in tribute to Bret Easton Ellis, explores what it means to be "Extreme" or "Post-Extreme."
Tim continues to ignore his growing stacks of unread comics and shines the spotlight on a few worthwhile issues from creators like Ryan North, Tom Gauld, Matt Fraction, Jason Latour and Sean Murphy.
Tim follows-up with Joe Casey after the surprise announcement of the end of "Butcher Baker" and finds out why it was always planned as a limited series all along, and why the readers weren't told about the plan sooner.
"Butcher Baker: The Righteous Maker" scribe Joe Casey talks about the creator-owned comic, the status of the comic landscape as a whole and discusses the concept of capital-A Art.
Tim brings us back before Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli redefined Batman's origin and two relatively young creators took a shot at exploring the inner conflict of Bruce Wayne in Before They Were Famous: "Batman" #403.
This week, Tim considers the strengths and weaknesses of certain genre explorations in comics, spurred by a recent read of Ethan Young's first "Tails" collection.