Author: Abraham Riesman

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Carol Corps assemble: The first full-motion look at your hero has arrived. Captain Marvel is the searingly anticipated next installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe,... [Read More]
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It was bound to happen. Honestly, it's surprising it didn't happen sooner. After the wild cineplex success of this February's Black Panther, it was only... [Read More]
The Predator is a homecoming for Shane Black, and perhaps that's its original sin. The writer-director had a small role in the original Predator way... [Read More]
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Many factors are holding the genre back. But that won't always be the case. [Read More]
Many factors are holding the genre back. But that won't always be the case. [Read More]
Each month, Abraham Riesman offers recommendations of comics media, including book-length graphic novels, comics-format nonfiction, ongoing series, and comics-related items in other forms. With any... [Read More]
"You won't know the shape of your own unraveling until it happens."So speaks the inked avatar of Rachel Lindsay a few pages into her debut... [Read More]
Artist Marie Severin died today at the age of 89. Within the comics world, she loomed large, though she was never a household name in... [Read More]
Oak Park and River Forest High School is an odd place. I speak from experience: I spent the first 18 years of my life in... [Read More]
As we've previously noted, we're currently living in a tale of two Supermen. On the one hand, there's Henry Cavill's version of the Man of... [Read More]
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The most important and contentious battles in Steven Weisman's "The Chosen Wars: How Judaism Became an American Religion," including a riot over the Messiah, scandals... [Read More]
To paraphrase Orwell: If you want a picture of the future, imagine pop stars writing tortured tweets about Israel — forever. Or at least until... [Read More]
Tony Stark got in just under the wire. When Iron Man premiered in May of 2008, the Great Recession was technically in its sixth month,... [Read More]
Some spoilers for BlacKkKlansman below.Through the eyeholes of the Klansman's hood, it looks like there is no tighter bond than that between the black person... [Read More]
Ice Cream Man is easily one of the most unsettling comics on stands today. The Image Comics series, written by W. Maxwell Prince with art... [Read More]
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The co-founder of an Israel-criticizing activist group called IfNotNow was detained and questioned at an Israeli border crossing yesterday. It's part of a recent spike... [Read More]
Each month, Abraham Riesman offers recommendations of comics media, including book-length graphic novels, comics-format nonfiction, ongoing series, and comics-related items in other forms. With any... [Read More]
Spoilers for Teen Titans Go! to the Movies below.Teen Titans Go! to the Movies isn't a very hard movie to understand. It's targeted at sugar-stoned... [Read More]
It's been a wild few years for Tom King, and an even wilder few days. A former CIA officer, his first published comics work only... [Read More]
Very mild spoilers for Nick Drnaso's Sabrina below.Talk to Nick Drnaso for more than a few seconds and you hear in his laconic, muted voice... [Read More]
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