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
Gothic-styled heartbreak figures into Becky Cloonan's self-published trilogy, but that ain't the half of it.
A difficult new work of nonfiction graphic journalism chronicles human rights atrocities in Central Africa.
Serial killer Gary Ridgway's legacy is horrific, and the 'Green River Killer' graphic novel sheds light on this tragedy's most marginalized victims.
Most of the action in Brendan Leach's graphic novel 'Iron Bound' boils over with smashed car fenders and swollen knuckles in Newark, New Jersey.
For Daytripper, Brazilians Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá explored a volley of riches and failure from the desk of an obituary writer.
Each page that comics creator Matt Kindt produces is marked by an ability to communicate nostalgia that is immediate and striking.
Brian Wood's comic series 'DMZ' is a work of extremes, but its parallels to our real-life civil liberties crackdown are integral to the story.
Writer Mark Long reconstructs childhood memories to depict Houston's monumental and harrowing events in a black & white graphic novel called 'The Silence of Our Friends.'
The forest in Sean Ford's strange and beautiful graphic novel is a vast, intimidating place.
Writer Matt Hawkins couldn’t have chosen a more appropriate time to introduce Think Tank, a new black & white monthly comic about a US weapons developer.
Kevin Colden's 'Fishtown' tells the story of a real-life Philadelphia murder and a jarring scarcity of contrition.
My affinity for Ray Bradbury's work is rooted in his accidental novels, as well as in the collections that plunder what is seemingly a limitless vault of manuscripts.