Dominic Umile writes about comics and other books. He formerly covered new music for REMIX, THE BROOKLYN RAIL, ORLANDO WEEKLY, MIAMI NEW TIMES, and more. firstname.lastname@example.org
A close look at American horror comics of the 1950s and the censorship campaign that killed them off.
On Thi Bui's comics debut -- an effort to understand the refugee experience and her place in her family's history.
On the photographic sensibility of Ben Katchor's comics.
On the hallucinatory drawings and comics in Sean Karemaker's 'The Ghosts We Know.'
Threadbare’s comics and essays demonstrate how the apparel industry is “keeping women in poverty around the world.”
On 'The Eternaut' and Argentinian comics pioneer Héctor Germán Oesterheld, who was kidnapped by his own government in 1977.
Matt Huynh's interactive comic is an adaptation of Nam Le's "The Boat," a short story about the plight of Vietnamese "boat people."
Memoir comics from Dean Haspiel trace his life in NYC and Meags Fitzgerald recounts what shaped her self-perspective.
On the scandal-plagued 'Golden Age' of Hollywood and a provocative noir comic series from Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips, and Elizabeth Breitweiser.
On a work of magic realism called The Divine and a collection of unconventional memoir comics called The Realist.
For a new digest of comics stories and intricate, free-standing illustrative work, artist and writer Tim Lane profiles familiar, typically unshaven folk: bar flies, train-hopping drifters, biker types.
This deluxe hardcover celebration of comics creator Paul Pope’s late-1990s work is big and bold in size.
California-born, Brooklyn, New York–based comics writer and artist Gabrielle Bell diarizes as often as she contemplates the very idea of memoirs in 'Truth Is Fragmentary: Travelogues & Diaries.'