Archive for May, 2011

No Face in the Mirror

What isn’t there in Paul Verhoeven’s “The Hollow Man.”

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Genius, Disempowered

IDW’s first volume of their Alex Toth biography is visually gorgeous, but the text supports misconceptions about Toth and about the role of the artist in comics.

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Utilitarian Review 5/28/11

This weeks blogs and links. And remember our poll!

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Adrianne Palicki Will Not Wear the Venus Girdle

Wonder Woman the TV show is cancelled. Why should I care?

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Wonder Woman: Amazon. Icon. Hero.

Wonder Woman: Amazon. Icon. Hero. Feel your heart stir? Hear those strings swell? Smell the tangy scent of inspiration, with just a little whiff of plastic?

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Gluey Tart: Lonesome, Ornery, and Mean

Blu, I will miss you more than I can say. Even thinking about it makes me emo and cross and stabby. Fucking economy. Fucking Stuart Levy. The world is now a darker place. It seems fitting to send Blu off with a column about a release that I kind of love, Crimson Snow.

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Can Wonder Woman Be a Superdick? (Part 2)

Wonder Woman trades places with a nurse who looks exactly like her and has the same name. Moreover, the nurse has the same problem; she needs to find a way to get to the man she loves. The two switch places, but they’re able to do it only because they were already in each other’s places to begin with.

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