Tag Archive: sex

Jun 30 2014

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of June 2014

Each month, hundreds of comics are released to stores for the hungry masses of fans around the world. To stand out on the shelves, you have to put the great art up front. You can judge a book by its cover. Welcome back to our continuing monthly column. At least it would be if we hadn’t missed it …

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Nov 06 2013

Digital gatekeepers: Matt Fraction’s ‘Sex Criminals’ ban on iOS continues trend

Writer Matt Fraction has reported on Twitter that his comic Sex Criminals #2, released through Image Comics, has been officially blocked by Apple from being sold through iOS apps. Quoting a message he received from the company, the issue was blocked as it “contains content that many audiences would find objectionable which is not in compliance with …

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Aug 29 2013

Graphic Bits Reviews: Captain Marvel #15, Lazarus #3, New Avengers #9, Sex #6 and Thanos Rising #5

Don’t have time for full reviews of comics? Then check out Graphic Bits: bite sized chunks of comic book goodness designed to get behind the panels and into your hearts. This week (28 August 2013) at Captain Marvel #15 and New Avengers #9 (both Marvel) tie into Infinity, Image brings back Lazarus and Sex, and the …

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Aug 04 2013

Graphic Bits Reviews: Amala’s Blade #4, Batman Inc #13, Daredevil #29, DC Annual #2, Five Ghosts #5, Guardians of the Galaxy #5, Pandora #2, Sex #5, Wake #3 and What If? AvX #4

Don’t have time for full reviews of comics? Then check out Graphic Bits: bite sized chunks of comic book goodness designed to get behind the panels and into your hearts. This week (31 July 2013) we bid farewell to both Amala’s Blade (Dark Horse) and Grant Morrison’s Batman Incorporated (DC Comics), while Five Ghosts: The Haunting …

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May 26 2013

Graphic Bits Reviews: Five Ghosts #3, Miniature Jesus #2, Occupy Comics #1 and Sex #3

Don’t have time for full reviews of comics? Then check out Graphic Bits: bite sized chunks of comic book goodness designed to get behind the panels and into your hearts. This week (22 May 2013) is so big that we’ve gone into a second column! For the other one, see here, you! First up, we check out Five …

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Apr 15 2013

Behind The Panels Issue 54 – The Death of Captain Marvel

In this issue, Saga is banned and then not again raising the question: are there digital gatekeepers to sex in comics?  Meanwhile Man of Steel opens up the DC Cinematic Universe THEN all the latest headlines. PLUS what we’ve been reading this week, some new music and our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week: the classic …

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Apr 13 2013

Graphic Bits Reviews: Batman #19, Batman and Red Robin #19, Colonized #1, Hawkeye #9, Saga #12 and Sex #2

Don’t have time for full reviews of comics? Then check out Graphic Bits: bite sized chunks of comic book goodness designed to get behind the panels and into your hearts. This week (10 April 2013), Scott Snyder takes a side-step in Batman #19 (DC Comics), while the dude in the cowl continues to work out his demons in Batman …

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Apr 10 2013

Digital gatekeepers: What the ban of Saga #12 means for comics

UPDATE: It has since been announced that it was not Apple that banned the issue, but rather Comixology strictly interpreting that policy. In a statement, David Steinberger, CEO of Comixology said: “We did not interpret the content in question as involving any particular sexual orientation, and frankly that would have been a completely irrelevant consideration …

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Apr 01 2013

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of March 2013

Each month, hundreds of comics are released to stores for the hungry masses of fans around the world. To stand out on the shelves, you have to put the great art up front. You can judge a book by its cover. Welcome back to our continuing monthly column, where the covers tell a story of their …

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Mar 09 2013

Graphic Bits: Age of Ultron #1, Green Arrow #18, Guardians of the Galaxy: Infinite #1, Last Vegas #1, Sex #1 and Snapshot #2

Don’t have time for full reviews of comics? Then check out Graphic Bits: bite sized chunks of comic book goodness designed to get behind the panels and into your hearts. This week (7 March 2013), the Age of Ultron #1 (Marvel) begins with a bang, not to mention a foil cover. Jeff Lemire’s Green Arrow #18 …

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Jun 25 2012

Behind The Panels Issue 32 – Archie Meets Kiss

In this issue another gay Green Lantern, Dr. Mark Millar, Yahoo looks at motion comics, The Dark Knight Rises goes viral and the Dredd trailer revealed. THEN our kick-ass (should we still call it that?) pick of the week: Archie Meets Kiss (or Archie 627 – 630). Our next reading assignment: The Death of Gwen Stacy (or The Amazing …

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