[ Message Board · Trouble with Comics · Reviews · Essays · Interviews · Audio Interviews · Facebook · writeblog · A Criminal Blog · Kochalkaholic · FAQ · E-Mail ]

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

 
Paul O'Brien is Not A Comics Critic -- Shocking, I know, but it's a conclusion I came to some time ago. And Dick got me talking about it in the comments after this excellent post.

Labels: ,


1 Comments:

Blogger Stephen said...

Alan: I posted this over there, but in case you didn't see it, my reply:

Alan, I see your point -- although I wonder if you're not putting it too strongly; he has positively reviewed some non-superhero comics that I can remember. But yeah, mostly he does the tights.

But I think I'd emphasize the part where O'Brien is a damn good comics reviewer, rather than anything else. Judging from your blog (which of course I also read regularly), I read fewer superhero comics than you do -- but I read O'Brien's X-Axis regularly, because he's such a damn funny writer. I can't even judge his taste for the most part, since I haven't read what he's writing about -- but he writes reviews that are themselves fun to read. And every once in a while if he praises something, it pushes it a bit further into my "maybe read" slot.

So I think maybe the emphasis is off here.

12 September, 2007 22:08  

Post a Comment

<< Home

---

---

---

FEATURED RESOURCES

Banks are regarded the best option for making a safe investments as well as having world wide accepted creditcard. People are not only facilitated by loans but also provided debt management consolidation by the leading banks. Students can also get loans as well as apply for student loan consolidation. At the same time high flying insurance companies also contribute to the any one’s life through offering different plans of life, health and dental insurance. Along insurance of life one can also enhance its home security through installing latest home security systems.


This page is powered by ADD.