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Dance, Monkey!: Jess Sutich

On beachfront property in Ohio, idealistic pizza, and interspecies relations
Every week we put a comic in the hot seat. This week's victim is...
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  April 01, 2009

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From the Phoenix archives: All things are Watchmen
Watchmen is that too rare work of popular entertainment, one that succeeds on many levels and that rewards your attention to every level it employs.
By M. HOWELL  |  March 04, 2009

Interview: Alan Moore, author of Watchmen

From the Boston Phoenix archives: the watchmaker speaks.
The winner of several "Best Comics Writer" awards on both sides of the Atlantic, he's best known in America as the author of the DC Comics series Swamp Thing and, of course, Watchmen.
By M. HOWELL  |  March 05, 2009

Review: Watchmen

As a reimagining of the past, Watchmen is at times jaw-dropping.
When Watchmen concentrates on violence, it comes alive. When it meanders into metaphysics, which it does frequently and at length, it loses its way.
By A.S. HAMRAH  |  March 06, 2009

Interview: Zack Snyder of Watchmen

Zack Snyder is a cheerful dude who's mounting one of the most perilous assaults on pop culture.
"Every movie I've made, starting with Dawn of the Dead, has been, like, death threats."
By JAMES PARKER  |  March 04, 2009

Dance Monkey: JR STRAUSS

JR Strauss
We Put A Comic On The Hot Seat. This Week's Victim . . .
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  February 02, 2009

Dance, Monkey: Ripps McCoxen

Dance, monkey!
Ripps vs. Dice
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  February 09, 2009

Dance, Monkey: Baron Vaughn

We put a comic on the hot seat. This week's victim...
We're not far off from a time when discontented McCain supporters will say things like, "Argh! I stubbed my toe! Damn you, Obama, and your move-around-my-furniture-while-I'm-sleeping ways!"
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  November 11, 2008

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