Doom Patrol’s Gospel of Strangeness

In my latest for Think Christian, I write about one of my favorite DC Comics teams: the Doom Patrol. The team has been largely defined by Grant Morrison’s ground breaking run in the late 80s/early 90s, but the current series revisits many of Morrison’s themes and puts them in a more positive and surreal perspective….

The Insufficient Gods of Mister Miracle

The current Mister Miracle series by Tom King and Mitch Gerads is, to my mind, the best superhero series published by the big two right now. And I’m a little surprised by that, because it kind of sounds like the “grim ‘n gritty” nonsense that usually hate in comics. In this story, DC big bad…

Watchmen: A Tale of Care and Understanding

I’m VERY late in posting this piece I wrote for Tor.com about the Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons story Watchmen. It’s impossible to overstate Watchmen‘s influence on modern comics, but I fear that most took the wrong lessons from the story. Rather than follow its formal experiments or fully embrace its themes, too many creators…