Hungry Ghosts #1 Berger Books, January 2018 Writers: Anthony Bourdain, Joel Rose Hungry Ghosts is a new horror anthology comic book series from Berger Books. It is notable in several respects. First, it is co-written by celebrity chef and TV personality Anthony Bourdain (and indeed many of the stories within the anthology bear a thematic
Savage Things #1 Vertigo Comics, March 2017 Writer: Justin Jordan In the 1963 paper titled “The Threat to Kill,” psychiatrist J.M. Macdonald proposed the concept of a so-called “homicidal triad” – animal cruelty, pyromania, and persistent bedwetting – as directly linked to homicidal or sexual predatory behavior upon reaching a certain age.
Lucifer #14-15 DC Comics, January-February, 2017 Writer: Richard Kadrey The 14th issue of Vertigo’s relaunch of the Lucifer comic book series is notable for two reasons. First, it marks the start of a new story arc. The previous issue (which we have reviewed before) was a holiday special that serves as a much needed break
Lucifer #13 Vertigo, December 21, 2016 Writers: Holly Black, Richard Kadrey We reviewed the 1st issue of DC Comics’ 2016 relaunch of the Lucifer comic book series a year ago. In that first review of the first issue, we were of the opinion that the relaunch itself is inherently problematic by virtue of bringing back