Author Archives: Matthew Garcia

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Lost-in-the-Andes-featured Reviews
“Lost in the Andes”

By | Aug 29, 2017 | Reviews

High adventure, wild humor, and spectacular artwork all come together in Carl Barks’s “Lost in the Andes.” A classic of the medium, let’s take a moment to admire a true comics achievement. Written and Illustrated by Carl Barks Colors by Rich Tommaso Donald and the nephews embark on an expedition to Peru to find where […]

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Five Thoughts on Cowboy Bebop‘s “Mushroom Samba”

By | Aug 29, 2017 | Television

All right, everyone. Here we have it. “Mushroom Samba” is my favorite session of Cowboy Bebop. Over the top, bursting with energy, consistently hysterical, genre-mashing, spontaneous, and insane, this session just hits every note perfectly. As always, spoilers for this session and potentially the other sessions proceeding it. 1. Ed’s Got the Gig Like always, the Bebop is […]

100-featured-paul-pope Reviews

By | Jul 18, 2017 | Reviews

With “100%,” Paul Pope wanted to make a “fictional story where everything in the story is absolutely true.” He mined stories of what happened to him, to his friends, to other people he knew, crafting this science-fiction romance comic. It was also originally conceived when he was working for Kodansha, and though Vertigo finally released […]


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