Author Archives: James Dowling

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Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

By | Jun 5, 2023 | Reviews

Across the Spider-Verse is, almost obviously, excellent. It’s a film that genuinely challenges itself visually, consistently working to surprise every demographic placed in front of it. This is the kind of story that is vital to the generative lifeblood of animation, even when it concedes to tropes or stacks its plate too high. You can […]

Feature: Miss Truesdale and the Fall of Hyperborea #1 (Mignola variant) Reviews
Mignolaversity: “Miss Truesdale and the Fall of Hyperborea” #1

By and | May 17, 2023 | Reviews

Artist Jesse Lonergan makes his Mignolaverse debut with “Miss Truesdale and the Fall of Hyperborea” #1, showing a near-perfect synthesis between two creators obsessed with formalism in art. Spanning the intrigue of Victorian London and the Conan-esque Sword and Sorcery of Hyperborea, “Truesdale” takes the reader into uncharted territory for the Hellboy Universe. Written by […]

Feature: Koshchei in Hell #3 Reviews
Mignolaversity: “Koshchei in Hell” #3

By and | Mar 1, 2023 | Reviews

“Koshchei in Hell” takes a detour from epic storytelling into something smaller in this third issue, and yet it loses none of its impact. Mike Mignola and Ben Stenbeck continue to take this story beyond our expectations. Read on for our spoiler-filled review. Written by Mike Mignola Illustrated by Ben Stenbeck Colored by Dave Stewart […]

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Tyler Boss Brings Giallo to Comics and “Four Kids” To The Silver Screen

By | Jan 24, 2023 | Interviews

Tyler Boss is one of the most recognizable in the contemporary generation of American cartoonists, with an idiosyncratic style that pokes through on his collaborative projects like “Four Kids Walk Into a Bank,” or his solo passion projects like “Dead Dog’s Bite.” Multiversity sat down with Boss to discuss the Image ongoing, “What’s the Furthest […]

Feature: Frankenstein: New World #4 Reviews
Mignolaversity: “Frankenstein: New World” #4

By and | Dec 28, 2022 | Reviews

“Frankenstein: New World” #4 brings this arc to an end, but it’s clearly just the first chapter of something much bigger. Read on for our spoiler-filled review. Written by Mike Mignola, Thomas Sniegoski, and Christopher Golden Illustrated by Peter Bergting Colored by Michelle Madsen Lettered by Clem Robins Lilja and Frankenstein’s exploration of the surface […]

Feature: Hellboy in Love #1: Goblin Night – Part 1 Reviews
Mignolaversity: “Hellboy in Love” #1

By and | Oct 19, 2022 | Reviews

Hellboy meets Anastasia Bransfield, an adventurous archaeologist who will lead the hero into a traintop punch-up, a chase across the countryside, and maybe even into romance. The issue swings to the fences in terms of genre appeal, playing into the best of adventure stories from the late ’70s setting. Mild spoilers to follow. Goblin Night […]


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