Articles by jason sacks

  1. DC: The New Frontier #3  Cover Image

    DC: The New Frontier #3

    Remember the rush you got the first time you read Dark Knight , or your first manga comic, or your first Jack Kirby comic? The first comic you ever read by Alan Moore, or the first time you cracked the pages of Sandman or Preacher ? Remember that spark when everything came together; old influences and new, comics and television and real life and a certain inexpressible special spark that made the book special? Remember how it felt like a bolt of lightning striking, sparking a whole new direction for comics? New Frontier is such a comic.

    Comic Review Article Jason Sacks April 2, 2004
  2. Hard Time #2 Cover Image

    Hard Time #2

    Plot: Ethan Harrow, having been sentenced to a fifty-year jail term for his part in a Columbine-like massacre, is sent to jail.

    Comic Review Article Jason Sacks March 25, 2004
  3. The Warren Companion Cover Image

    The Warren Companion

    Plot: This 270-page trade paperback traces the history of Warren Publishing from its inception, through its golden era, to its decline, rise again and then final fall.

    Book Review Article Jason Sacks March 3, 2004
  4. Hard Time #1 Cover Image

    Hard Time #1

    Plot: The comic opens with a scene reminiscent of the Columbine High School massacre.

    Comic Review Article Jason Sacks March 1, 2004
  5. BAMF! The Dave Cockrum Treasury  Cover Image

    BAMF! The Dave Cockrum Treasury

    If you’re a reader of the columns on this website, you’re probably aware that Dave Cockrum, who co-created (with writer Len Wein) the new X-Men in 1975, had a stroke in December and has been rehabbing a bed in the Bronx VA Hospital ever since.

    Book Review Article Jason Sacks March 1, 2004
  6. Plastic Man 80 Page Giant #1 Cover Image

    Plastic Man 80 Page Giant #1

    Plot: This comic presents five different Plastic Man stories by four different creative teams, each from a different era.

    Comic Review Article Jason Sacks February 25, 2004